The right to science is key for stronger scientific cooperation to address COVID-19 and future pandemics
Scientists and scientific knowledge have been widely praised for helping to combat the COVID19 pandemic and its consequences not only by discovering vaccines in record time but also by helping to keep our societies and the economy functioning At the same time we have also witnessed increasing rejection of science and scientific outcomes and growing objections to and restrictions on scientists work In its Brief on the Right to Science and COVID19 UNESCO draws attention to the importance of the human right to share in scientific advancement and its benefits alias the right to science enunciated in Article 271 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the context of the COVID19 pandemic
How to strengthen social inclusion through artistic practice in Chad?
The arts have proven to be a powerful tool to support reconciliation rehabilitation and reintegration Many reports highlight the transformative power of art when working with populations with populations whose rights are denigrated Artistic activities are a powerful vector of social integration connecting people across their differences They can help people to look forward to a new life and a better future
#IAmAntiRacist – Are you? Join our social media campaign!
As you can imagine racism occurs all the time and everywhere Have you been a bystander or a victim yourself We invite you to share your experience You can reduce racism through your own actions We need to STOP racism together
Migration and inclusive societies
UNESCO places emphasis on the human face of migration It addresses the implications of the movement of people within its fields of competence firmly embedding its interventions in a human rights framework
"Arab Latinos!" initiative promotes intercultural dialogue for social cohesion
Building on the centuriesold ties between the Arab region and Latin America and the Caribbean UNESCO organized the first expert meeting on Arab Latinos in São Paulo Brazil on 22 August 2022 The main purpose of this initiative of UNESCO Social and Human Sciences Sector is to encourage intercultural dialogue and tolerance for social cohesion
UNESCO/Juan Bosch Prize for the Promotion of Social Science Research in Latin America and the Caribbean
Cat II – Intergovernmental meeting, other than international conference of States
Award Ceremony of the 2021 UNESCO/Juan Bosch Prize
The Award Ceremony of the UNESCOJuan Bosch Prize for the Promotion of Social Science Research in Latin America and the Caribbean will take place in in the Convention Center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Dominican Republic Santo Domingo Dominican Republic on 11 November 2022 Jason Haynes St Vincent and the Grenadines was designated as the laureate of the 2021 Edition of the Prize by UNESCOs DirectorGeneral on the recommendation of an international jury