UNESCO’s “Next Normal” campaign

UNESCO was founded in the wake of the World War II, born of the conviction that the unprecedented conflict could give rise to a better, more united world. Since wars begin in the minds of men and women, it is in the minds of men and women that a better world must be constructed, argued the Organization’s founders. Their idea is more pertinent than ever as countries begin to emerge from the global COVID-19 crisis, which has called into question our priorities, our ways of life and the functioning of…

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Cambodian celebrities join UNESCO in combating false information about Covid-19

False information, rumors and fabricated news have been spreading like wildfire in social media since the Covid-19 pandemic hit the world. Cambodia has not been immune to this “infodemic”, which consists of an excess of information related to the virus flooding the internet and therefore, making it difficult for the public to access the right information that they need to stay healthy and safe. To address this phenomenon, UNESCO, as the UN specialized agency for the protection of free flow of ideas and information, has invited five Cambodian artists and…

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UNESCO Launch “Next Normal” campaign

UNESCO was founded in the wake of the World War II, born of the conviction that the unprecedented conflict could give rise to a better, more united world. Since wars begin in the minds of men and women, it is in the minds of men and women that a better world must be constructed, argued the Organization’s founders. Their idea is more pertinent than ever as countries begin to emerge from the global COVID-19 crisis, which has called into question our priorities, our ways of life and the functioning of…

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APO Group joins UNESCO’s Global Education Coalition for COVID-19 Response

APO Group, the leading pan-African communications and business consultancy, today announced it has joined the UNESCO Global Education Coalition for COVID-19 Response. Some 1.2 billion students and young people across the planet are affected by school and university closures due to the COVID-19 outbreak. In response, UNESCO launched the Global Covid-19 Education Coalition, with the private sector, multilateral organization and civil society in order to facilitate synergies and leverage partners’ capacities to help countries deploy remote learning systems so as to minimize educational disruptions and maintain social contact with learners.…

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UNESCO in partnership with RNW Media Run Successful Cultural Awareness-raising Campaign by 70 Young Collaborators

In the context of protracted conflict in Yemen and in order to increase cultural heritage appreciation amongst Youth as a source of income and social cohesion, UNESCO, in partnership with RNW Media, implemented a media campaign, which included diverse educational contents using storytelling and factual data. This initiative is part of the EU-funded project Cash for Work that covers four historic cities in Yemen (Sanaa, Shibam, Zabid and Aden). The campaign included conducting a survey on youth perception of the preservation of cultural heritage, field interactive workshops, and a series…

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