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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
UNESCO taking a bottom-up approach to water management
Global water use is projected to grow by 1 per year over the next 30 years driven by demographic growth and rising living standards The challenge will be to meet these growing needs without exhausting polluting or confiscating water resources stated UNESCOs Director General Audrey Azoulay at the Ninth World Water Forum in Dakar Senegal in March Humanitys security is at stake she warned especially in this period of accelerating climate change
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
Launch of the Italian translation of the UN World Water Development Report 2022
The translation of the United Nations World Water Development Report 2022 in Italian was presented on 22 March on occasion of World Water Day
UNESCO finds that some iconic World Heritage glaciers will disappear by 2050
New UNESCO data highlight the accelerated melting of glaciers in World Heritage sites with glaciers in a third of sites set to disappear by 2050 But it is still possible to save the other two thirds if the rise in global temperatures does not exceed 15°C compared to the preindustrial period This will be a major challenge for COP27
UNESCO launches Water Security project in Bhutan
On 2 September 2022 UNESCO in partnership of National Center for Hydrology and Meteorology in Bhutan launched a yearlong project to work towards water security in Bhutan
Connecting the water agenda to the climate agenda: the Intergovernmental Hydrological Programme’s contribution to COP 27
"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