A Regional Forum “Gender Equality as a Millennium Value”
On 5-7 December 2012 the UNESCO Moscow Office in cooperation with the UNESCO Chair on Culture of Peace and Democracy at the Russian State University for the Humanities and Council for Consolidation of Women’s Movement organize a Regional Forum “Gender Equality as a Millennium Value”. The Forum shall become a platform for research-policy dialogues on gender equality in the context of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the post-2015 framework, as well as wider regional gender equality related issues.
2012 World AIDS Day Campaign: Outcomes
To mark World AIDS Day 2012, dance4life project (Russia), the UNESCO Office in Moscow and UNAIDS Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, as a part of the regional project "Prevention ONLINE" activities, ran a photo/card contest for young people, aiming at promotion HIV-related stigma and discrimination prevention and to support people living with HIV, their friends and relatives.
Arts Education in CIS countries
Taking into account the importance of Arts education and education through Arts for social and cultural development of personality and its role in supporting and promoting cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue, UNESCO and the Intergovernmental Foundation for Educational, Scientific and Cultural Cooperation (IFESCCO) are supporting the pilot long-term project “Arts Education in CIS countries: Building Creative Capacities for the 21st Century” (2009-2014).
THE UNESCO AND IFESCCO PILOT PROJECT “RUNNING A MUSEUM – XXI CENTURY
The UNESCO/IFESCCO Project “Running a Museum: 21st Century” is designed and implemented within the frame of the Agreement between UNESCO and the Intergovernmental Foundation for Educational, Scientific and Cultural Cooperation (IFESCCO) on Cooperation in the Field of Museum Development in the CIS countries.
Competition for schoolchildren for the best flash-animation starts on 20 May, on the Volga Day
On the 5th anniversary of the Volga Day on 20 May 2012 the UNESCO Moscow Office and Coca-Cola Hellenic in Russia within the partnership programme “the Living Volga” with the support of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education announce the start of the children competition “Your cartoon about the living Volga”. The developer of the best flash-animation receives an iPad as a prize.