The Declaration of the Third Meeting of the Pacific Ministers of Culture held on 25 May in Hagatna, Guam, calls for strengthening creative industries through the ratification of UNESCO’s Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. This is a major development following Samoa’s ratification of the Convention in 2015, making it the first Pacific Island to have ratified the Convention to date. Continue reading
This bimonthly newsletter will tell the stories of UNESCO’s work throughout the region – spotlighting the people and programmes carrying out our organization’s mandate to build peace through the fields of education, the sciences, culture and communication and information.
From the beginning of time, we have been fascinated by light, its magic and beauty. It has inspired many thinkers, scientists, philosophers or artists. In 2015, the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies celebrated all of its applications, raising awareness of their potential to achieve a sustainable future. Continue reading
Do you believe in the power of sport? Have you seen the impact of sport values in your community? If so, we want to see the evidence! Share one photo with us which captures the power of sport values and their impact on young people within your community. The best 15 photos will be published in a UNESCO photo book on sport values and exhibited at the Organization’s Headquarters. Continue reading