UNPFII Side event "From Global to Local: Making the International Decade of Action for Indigenous Languages"
Working group meeting
Revision of the UNESCO “Education in a multilingual world” position paper - Language expert meeting
International Translation Day 2022 “A World Without Barriers: Translation and Interpretation in Indigenous Languages’’
Cat V – Advisory Committee
6th Meeting of the Global Task Force for Making a Decade of Action for Indigenous Languages (IDIL 2022-2032)
Working group meeting
Discussion on the International Decade of Indigenous Languages 15th session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Cat VII – Seminar and training
Webinar - Launch of Publication "State of the Art of Indigenous Languages in Research"
All-girl team from the Philippines wins Sustainable Engineering Hackathon on UNESCO’s World Engineering Day
An allgirl team of university students from the Philippines has won a hackathon marking UNESCOs World Engineering for Sustainable Development Day on 4 March Ghia Luwalhati Nicole Elizabeth Tan and Reaner Jacqueline Bool from the WONDERPETS team 1 from Batangas State University in the Philippines used Metal Organic Frameworks which are novel adsorbents to turn recycled plastic bottles into a type of sponge that is extremely porous making it an effective means of removing pollutants from water Better still the sponge can be used again and again
UNESCO signs agreement with Ghana for new International Centre of Excellence in Engineering, Innovation, Manufacturing and Technology Transfer
On 7 April UNESCO formally endorsed the establishment under its auspices of the International Centre of Excellence in Engineering Innovation Manufacturing and Technology Transfer in Ghana The tripartite agreement was signed by UNESCO DirectorGeneral Audrey Azoulay Her Excellency Ms Anna Bossman Ambassador of Ghana to UNESCO and Prof Ellis OwusuDabo ProVice Chancellor of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology KNUST
Preparing the groundwork for a network of geoparks in Africa
The Republic of Congo came a step closer towards setting up a geopark between 13 and 18 June when it was one of 14 African countries which sent delegates to a training course on geological heritage in the departments of PointeNoire and Kouilou The 25 young geologists left the course vowing to inventory the geological heritage in their respective countries