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News & Events - 2008 

UNESCO signs partnership with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

2 December 2008, Tokio, Japan

Dr. Keiji Tachikawa, President of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Koïchiro Matsuura, Director-General of UNESCO signed a cooperation agreement through which JAXA will assist UNESCO by bringing the benefits of space technology to the monitoring of World Heritage sites.

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Special side event at UN CBD: space supporting the Rio, World Heritage and Ramsar Conventions

26 May 2008, Bonn, Germany

On Monday 26 May, the European Space Agency (ESA) invited UNESCO to take part in the 9th Conference of the Parties of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), held in Bonn, Germany. The conference was well attended and UNESCO took part in a special side event organized by its partner, ESA.

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