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Imagine having ONE movie-screen per 787,402 people. In Africa, this is the reality. For the 1st time, UNESCO's new report has a complete mapping of the African film & audiovisual industries. ๐Ÿ“In Paris? Register to join the publication launch at UNESCO:on.unesco.org/3zr38cRIb
#DYK that 93% of natural #WorldHeritage sites provide recreation & tourism benefits? On #WorldTourismDay discover how our irreplaceable heritage contributes to #Tourism4InclusiveGrowth! on.unesco.org/3sZ5luF
Today is #WorldTourismDay! How do #WorldHeritage sites contribute to inclusion, growth, & development? Find out more about tourism's value in protected areas: on.unesco.org/3sZ5luF
๐Ÿ”ต Meet the Winners of the 3rd edition of the UNESCO Youth Eyes๐Ÿ‘โ€๐Ÿ—จ on the Silk Roads Photo Contest! Discover the incredible culture, traditions & stories of the people living along these routes captured in the winning images ๏ฟฝon.unesco.org/3u33q8Z2K8#UNESCOSilkRoadsRFdStv
UNESCOโ€™s 1970 Convention provides countries with the legal and practical framework to prevent illicit trafficking, and to ensure that recovered items are returned to their rightful place. Watch and learn about this success story.
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UNESCOโ€™s 1970 Convention provides countries with the legal and practical framework to prevent illicit trafficking, and to ensure that recovered items are returned to their rightful place. Watch and learn about this success story.
#COVID19 increased levels of poor mental health by 6X among young people. UNESCO's Youth as Researchers findings reveal that young people think governments should do more about mental health. Take action here: yar.bangkok.unesco.org #YouthResearchers
Almost zero. That was the number of girls in primary school in #Afghanistan 20 years ago. It increased to 2.5 million in 2018. Today 4 out of 10 students in primary education are girls. Everyone has the #RightToEducation! More: on.unesco.org/2VumrnI #HerEducationOurFuture
Only with equality for all women can we achieve our #GlobalGoals. We must dismantle the power structures that allow discrimination, violence and economic hardship to keep one half of humanity down. We must insist on gender equality, everywhere, now.
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Young people โ€“ a powerful voice - are fully mobilized in the global fight for #ClimateAction. They will inherit the consequences of the decisions adults make today - good and bad. Our actions must live up to their demands and aspirations.
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๐ŸšจHolocaust denial and distortion are on the rise ๐Ÿ“ˆ When we do not actively remember this history, we allow antisemitism and prejudice to flourish. @UNESCOSCO a@HolocaustMuseumeumโ€™s mission to educate about the Holocaust is more vital than eve#HolocaustRemembrancenE1b
Itโ€™s time to challenge our conceptions of African presence in Europe. When we talk about migration from Africa to Europe, we tend to trace it back to the slave trade. However, there is a shared history much older than that. More in the @UNESCOCourier: on.unesco.org/3tLfJqg
UNESCO's Director-General Audrey Azoulay praises US and Iraq cooperation over restitution of Gilgamesh Tablet. "Their work has allowed the Iraqi people to reconnect with a fundamental chapter of their history."
In #Afghanistan, there has been enormous progress in enrolment at all education levels -from around 1 million students in 2001 to around 10 million in 2018. But today, the #RightToEducation is at stake. @UNESCOโ€™s 20-year review on education in the country: on.unesco.org/2VumrnI
๐Ÿ‘ A landmark moment in the fight against the illicit trafficking of cultural goods: โ–ถ๏ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธThe return of the Gilgamesh Tablet to Iraq๐Ÿ‡ฎ๏ฟฝ@UNESCONESCO Director Gen@AAzoulayoulay says it "will give Iraq back an element essential to the soul of the nation." RT to celebrcdJqV
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The future of #Afghanistan depends on educated girls & boys. @UNESCO warns about the irreversible consequences, if girls are not allowed to return to school at all levels of education swiftly. Their #RightToEducation must be upheld. ๐Ÿ“„ Full statement:on.unesco.org/2XugBU516
๐Ÿ‘ A landmark moment in the fight against the illicit trafficking of cultural goods: โ–ถ๏ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธThe return of the Gilgamesh Tablet to Iraq๐Ÿ‡ฎ๏ฟฝ@UNESCONESCO Director Gen@AAzoulayoulay says it "will give Iraq back an element essential to the soul of the nation." RT to celebrcdJqV
Have you seen Nazi symbols on media/your community? โ–ถ๏ธ 56% of young Americans report seeing this The hatred is rising, just as we lose the last generation of Holocaust survivors. ๐Ÿ“ข Let's#ProtectTheFactss and educate about the Holocaust. @HolocaustMuseumme
๐Ÿ‘ A landmark moment in the fight against the illicit trafficking of cultural goods: โ–ถ๏ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธThe return of the Gilgamesh Tablet to Iraq๐Ÿ‡ฎ๏ฟฝ@UNESCONESCO Director Gen@aaudreyudrey says it "will give Iraq back an element essential to the soul of the nation." RT to celebrEvZFV
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๐Ÿ‘ A landmark moment in the fight against the illicit trafficking of cultural goods: โ–ถ๏ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธThe return of the Gilgamesh Tablet to Iraq๐Ÿ‡ฎ๏ฟฝ@UNESCONESCO Director Gen@aaudreyudrey says it "will give Iraq back an element essential to the soul of the nation." RT to celebrEvZFV
Congratulations to Sharon Wright winner of the Michel Batisse Award for her outstanding work in Noosa #BiosphereReserve & to 8 committed researchers receiving the MAB Young Scientists Awards. More: on.unesco.org/3nDpqpG
We need accurate information to respond to #HumanitarianCrises, stop #disinformation and protect #PressFreedom and #HumanRights. Join @WFPChief , @mariaressam, @AAzoulay and more in this International Forum hosted by @UofSC Go to the livestream here: bit.ly/39BgCsi
How is the digital revolution shaping society & culture? ๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿค” #DigitalAnthropologygy has got the answers! ๐Ÿ’ก Check it ouon.unesco.org/3tWUW2QdAG5C
This restitution from US to Iraq is a victory for the international community, over those who mutilate heritage & traffic it to finance violence and terrorism. @smithsonian @StateDept @IraqiEmbassyUSA @DHSgov @TheJusticeDept @HassanNadhem #unesco
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Education is a fundamental human right of every woman, man and child. Despite major challenges, #Afghanistan made huge gains in expanding the #RightToEducation over the past 20 years. A setback now is not an option! Learn more: on.unesco.org/3lbwN4W
In the world of algorithms, robots and even self-driving cars, global cooperation on #AI issues is more important than ever. With global partners, UNESCO has developed GlobalPolicy.ai. Get live AI news and resources at a touch. >> globalpolicy.ai
The Gilgamesh Dream Tablet - one of the oldest surviving literary works in history - is to be returned to Iraq by the United States today. This is a major victory over those who mutilate heritage & then traffic it to finance violence & terrorism. More: on.unesco.org/3kt1enX
"The absence of digital skills remains the largest barrier to Internet use." - @AAzoulay We must bridge the #DigitalDivide to ensure that #LearningNeverStops. New @UNBBCom report - Connecting Learning Spaces: Possibilities for Hybrid Learning broadbandcommission.org/publication/coโ€ฆ
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๐Ÿ†• Relaunch of an international education programme: 1๏ธโƒฃ To address violent pasts &#PreventGenocidee 2๏ธโƒฃ By@UNESCOO &@HolocaustMuseumm The lessons of the Holocaust are universal.#HolocaustRemembrancee and education a global duty. Learn more:bit.ly/2W4r8VKZL
โ€œToday, more than ever, we must fight against antisemitism and other hatreds by supporting education and remembrance.โ€ - UNESCO Director-General @AAzoulay
The newly-designated Mura Drava Danube Biosphere Reserve is the first to connect the cultural and biological diversity of 5 countries along Europeโ€™s best-preserved river system. Join us in this ride through the new #UNESCO Biosphere Reserves. #ItsAboutLife
"We thought the world has stopped, but it continues to move forward. Every choice we make is the beginning of change." -- @BTS_twt came to UNHQ to support action for the #GlobalGoals & a better world for everyone. Watch their special musical performance and get inspired.
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I was honoured to have Dr Jill Biden @FLOTUS and First Teacher, with us at a reception for #UNESCO hosted by the legendary Esther Coopersmith in Washington #education @UNESCO
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Nelson Mandela put it best: no one is born a racist, but if they can learn to hate, โ€œthey can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.โ€ Letโ€™s act โ€“ today โ€“ on his word and recommit to #FightRacism.
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Almost zero. That was the number of girls in primary school in #Afghanistan 20 years ago. It increased to 2.5 million in 2018. Today 4 out of 10 students in primary education are girls. Everyone has the #RightToEducation! More: on.unesco.org/3lbwN4W #HerEducationOurFuture
๐Ÿ‘ UNESCO celebrates a significant victory in the fight against the illicit trafficking of cultural objects with the US handover of 3,500-year-old Gilgamesh Tablet to Iraq. โžก๏ธ Learn more:on.unesco.org/3kt1enXEC
Unique in environmental diversity, spectacular settings and traditional sustainable practices, #JuzurFarasan became the first #BiosphereReserve in #SaudiArabia. Join us in this ride through the new #UNESCO Biosphere Reserves.
My #UNGA message to world leaders this week: We are on the verge of the precipice. Wake up. Step back. Change course. Unite.
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The climate alarm bells are ringing at fever pitch. Scorching temperatures. Shocking biodiversity loss. Polluted air and water. My message to every member country this #UNGA is: Donโ€™t wait for others to make the first move. Do your part.
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Looking to host the next #JazzDay? @UNESCOโ€™s call for applications is an exciting opportunity unlike any other to promote the rich culture and music of Jazz in 2022 with an All-Star Global Concert and educational & outreach activities. Find out more: on.unesco.org/35K9kjL
H.E. Reem Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, meets with @UNESCO Director-General @AAzoulay on the sidelines of #UNGA. #UAExUNGA76 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช๏ฟฝ3Mjw
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The literacy rate in #Afghanistan increased from 32% in 2011 to 43% in 2018, but still remains among the lowest in the world. New report by @UNESCO on whatโ€™s at stake in the country: on.unesco.org/2VumrnI #RightToEducation
Five letters. One word. On #PeaceDay, all we want is... Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace Peace ๐Ÿ•Šon.unesco.org/PeaceDayfu
Soon it is #PeaceDay. Our hearts go out to the people of #Afghanistan & especially Afghan women & children. @UNESCO is scaling up efforts to help restore peace & ensure progress made is kept in place. #HumanRights International Day of Peace
Globally, 97M people have fallen into poverty due to #COVID19. This means that 97M people not living in peace. Deep inequalities must be addressed to #BuildForPeace: on.unesco.org/2Nu8Qrl #PeaceDay
Bullets will never kill words. On #PeaceDay, join us & use the power of words to promote PEACE. on.unesco.org/2Nu8Qrl
Because we need a healthy planet Because we need inclusive societies. Because we want a better future. For you. For them. For all. On #PeaceDay and everyday, we say #IChoosePeace. And you? on.unesco.org/PeaceDay
Us humans, we are not violent by nature. Just as waging war is a choice, building peace is too. We choose peace. What about you? #PeaceDay on.unesco.org/2Nu8Qrl
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