Yazid Sabeg

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Mr. Yazid Sabeg, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador

Yazid Sabeg, former Commissioner for Diversity and Equal Opportunities of France, was appointed UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador in February 2010, in recognition of his commitment to support youth, his work in favor of cultural diversity and its support for knowledge digitization projects.

In his capacity as a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, Mr Sabeg helped launch the International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures by providing guidance on how to strengthen tolerance, reconciliation and balance within of our societies and around the world.

In addition, he participated in a conference entitled "Diversity, a formidable force for human formation and equal opportunities", held in January 2011 at UNESCO Regional Office in Dakar, Senegal.

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