Ukraine: UNESCO implementing new emergency measures to protect journalists
Today UNESCO announced new emergency measures to protect journalists in Ukraine to help displaced Ukrainian journalist unions to continue their work and to support the free flow of information about the war The Organization is providing an initial batch of 125 sets of Personal Protective Equipment as well as training on hostile environments
New report: Is the solution to water crises hiding right under our feet?
Groundwater accounts for 99 of all liquid freshwater on Earth However this natural resource is often poorly understood and consequently undervalued mismanaged and even abused According to the latest edition of the United Nations World Water Development Report published by UNESCO the vast potential of groundwater and the need to manage it sustainably can no longer be overlooked
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Governance of the IPDC
The Intergovernmental Council of the IPDC is composed of 39 member states elected by UNESCOs General Conference and formally meets once every two years The Council elects amongst its members a Bureau which meets every year and is composed of a Chairperson six ViceChairpersons and one Rapporteur
Civil Servant 2.0: Brainstorming with Southeast Asian experts on digital competencies for policymakers
Public entities use digital technologies to design and implement public policies engage with citizens and improve the delivery of public services However to build an enabling environment for a just inclusive green digital transformation and to face the challenges of digital era governance civil servants require a new set of skills and competencies for the future
What are the digital competencies for civil servants in Africa?
The public sector leverages on digital technologies to design and implement public policies engage with citizens and improve the delivery of public services However to build an enabling environment for digital transformation and face the challenges of digital era governance civil servants require a new set of skills and competencies for the future
Sustainable Rural Regeneration Conference
Cultural and natural heritage in all its manifestations are pillars of the identity cohesion and wellbeing of communities The transformative power of cultural and natural heritage is increasingly recognized as a key enabler for sustainable development particularly in rural areas facing chronic economic social and environmental challenges The Conference on Sustainable Rural Regeneration taking place at UNESCO Headquarters on 910 June 2022 aims to foster knowledge exchange and reflections on the future of rural development in Europe and beyond Organized by UNESCO and partners of the RURITAGE project it will bring together practitioners and international experts on rural development local communities implementing heritageled actions as well as representatives of the European Commission and of EU funded projects