Countess Setsuko Klossowska de Rola

UNESCO / Countess Setsuko Klossowska de Rola, UNESCO Artist for Peace

Countess Setsuko Klossowska de Rola was designated UNESCO Artist for Peace in January 2005, in recognition of her commitment to the promotion of World Heritage education for young people and her active participation in UNESCO’s cultural cooperation programs.

In her capacity as a UNESCO Artist for Peace, she supports the World Heritage Youth Education Program. Launched in 1994, the project seeks to encourage young people to engage in heritage conservation at both local and global levels, as well as raise youth awareness on the importance of World Heritage and the UNESCO World Heritage Convention of 1972.

In March 2003, she participated in the World Heritage Education Planning Meeting at UNESCO Headquarters.

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