Satellites and World Heritage Sites, Partners to Understand Climate Change

The Exhibition at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France

In the light of the results success of this project and the positive feedback received, the Exhibition was mounted set up from 25 of September to 15 November 2011 on the exterior fences of UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, from 25 of September to 15 November 2011 during the 187th session of the UNESCO Executive Board and the 36th Session of the General Conference (27 September – 11 November 2011). These major UNESCO meetings constitute key moments to attract the attention of representatives of the Organization’s Members States, observers from Non-Members States and intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, as well as the general public, in order to highlight UNESCO’s work on education, science and culture (specifically on climate change issues and World Heritage sites) and to promote real change.

The UNESCO Exhibition was officially opened on 24 of November by the Minister-President of the Government of Flanders, H. Exc. Mr Kris Peeters, and by Ms Gretchen Kalonji, Assistant Director-General for the Natural Sciences.

The exhibition had thousands of visitors saw the exhibition, including states representatives, space partners, representatives of non-governmental organizations and the general public.