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The Brazilian Secretariat of Human Rights of the Presidency of the Republic has opened the inscriptions for the Human Rights Prize 2010 - 16th edition. The prize, comprised by a sculpture and a governmental certificate, is given by the federal government to personalities and organizations which deserve public recognition for their work in favor of the human rights' agenda.
The national edition of L’Oréal/UNESCO For Women in Science Program celebrates its fifth year, with a ceremony on Thursday (23/09/2010), 19:00h, at the Copacabana Palace Hotel, in Rio de Janeiro.
Fortaleza, Sep/23/2010 – The State University of Ceará (Uece) honored the French thinker Edgar Morin with the Doctor Honoris Causa degree. The University Council’s (Consu) solemn session was held at the Paulo Petrola Hall, Campus Itaperi.
In a celebration night in Rio de Janeiro, seven young women scientists are honoured with the Brazilian version of L’Oréal/UNESCO For Women in Science Prize. Each one received a US$ 20.000 grant to be used in the development of researches.
Fortaleza, Sep/23/2010 – How could our times’ incertitude be used as dynamic and positive element to change the education reality? This was the key question of the discussion that gathered educators, students and education researchers during the dialogue circle on one of the Edgar Morin’s seven complex lessons: face incertitude.
In the press conference held this Wednesday during the International Conference on Seven Complex Lessons in Education for the Present, in Fortaleza, Vincent Defourny, UNESCO Representative in Brazil, stated that “Brazil and the Latin America are the strongest supporters to Edgar Morin’s thoughts” related to the development of education for the future.
Human understanding is the way toward peace. Education for the future demands teaching ethics, solidarity and responsibility that walk hand-in-hand in today’s globalized world. With these statements, the French thinker Edgar Morin highlighted to more than 1,300 educators and researchers who attended the International Conference on Seven Complex Lessons in Education for the Present (September 21st to 24th) the need of investing in “education for civilization" which is expected to open new global civilizing paths. “What doesn’t regenerate, degenerates” Morin said.
"Education for civilization" is the new knowledge highlighted by the French thinker, Edgar Morin, author of “Seven Complex Lessons in Education for the Future”. The ideas of Morin’s are being discussed during the International Conference on the Seven Complex Lessons in Education for the Present (September 21st to 24th), in Fortaleza.
21.09.10 UNESCO and ALAIC establish a partnership to promote freedom of expression and pluralism in Latin America
An agreement with UNESCO aims at restructuring the website of the Latin American Association of Communication Researchers (ALAIC).
UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova and her recently appointed Senior Management Team held intensive consultations over the weekend of 11-12 September 2010, to establish effective and shared leadership principles aimed at promoting initiative and increasing the visibility and impact of the Organization’s work.