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© UNESCO / Michel Ravassard 2009
Since 1952, UNESCO has awarded international prizes to outstanding and innovative efforts to promote its activities in its fields of competence. Today, there are 23 of these prizes.
International Year of Astronomy 2009
UNESCO commemorates anniversaries of eminent personalities and historic events, in some cases, by issuing medals. It also observes important dates proclaimed by the UN General Assembly.