The exhibition of “Colours of the Great Steppe”, UNESCO HQ, Paris, France

Kazakhstan National Federation of UNESCO Clubs in cooperation with the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Permanent Delegation of Kazakhstan to UNESCO organized an Exhibition “Colours of the Great Steppe” at UNESCO HQ from 8 to 12 April, 2019. This exhibition was initiated to foster the rapprochement of cultures towards peace and to promote Kazakhstan’s state programme “Rukhani Zhangyru”.

The seminar on “the 2019 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report”, Russia

A seminar on the 2019 “Global Education Monitoring Report” was organized by the Ural-Siberian Federation of UNESCO Clubs, Centres and Associations. During the session, a presentation of the 2019 GEM Report “Migration, displacement and education: Building bridges, not walls” and the discussions on the 4 themes were carried out. Over 400 people from all Ural-Siberian Regions took part in this event. The participants inspired by the principles and ideals of UNESCO and recommendations from the Report have intentions to provide quality education for everyone and inclusion, and to adept education policy to the specifics of the Ural-Siberian Region.

The Seminar “1979-2019: UNESCO and FICLU 40 years of collaboration, what future?” Rome, Italy

The National Assembly of the Italian Federation of Associations, Clubs and Centres for UNESCO (FICLU) took place on 5-7 April, with around 50 participants to a seminar entitled “Live in Peace. The contribution of Italian Clubs for UNESCO to the 2030 Agenda”. During the Extraordinary and Ordinary Assembly of the Federation, the 2019/2020 guidelines of the Federation were approved, focusing on the themes including the 2030 Agenda, education and training, promotion and safeguard of material and immaterial heritage, gender equality.


Call for Nomination: The International Competition of “The Factory in the Landscape”

The 2019 edition of the International Competition “The Factory in the Landscape” is organized by the Italian Federation of Clubs and Centres for UNESCO (FICLU), in cooperation with the Club for UNESCO in Foligno.

This competition aims at raising awareness that the landscape and the environment shall cooperate in developing local cultures and are an important part of cultural and natural heritage, contributing to the welfare and satisfaction of human beings and to the consolidation of national identity and that sustainable development is based on the balanced relationship between social needs, economic activities, and the environment.

It is divided into two sections:

  1. reserved to private entrepreneurs who have built or renovated their factories or headquarters;
  2. reserved for administrations and institutions that have promoted and implemented initiatives of public and social utility in the field of land planning and management.

The deadline for the submission of the nominations is 30 June 2019.

For more information about the International Competition of “The Factory in the Landscape”, please CLICK HERE.

Training Seminar on “Human Rights at 70”, Noida, India

The Confederation of UNESCO Clubs and Associations of India (CUCAI), in collaboration with Peoples UNESCO Club of Noida, Uttar Pradesh, successfully organized a Training Seminar on the theme “Human Rights at 70”, from 20 to 22 December 2018, at Panchsheel Balak Inter College (Uttar Pradesh). About 100 UNESCO Club Leaders from 18 States in India and students attended the programme.

During the three days programme, ten lectures/presentations on topics related to Human Rights, UNESCO and UN Programmes were delivered by the Guest Speakers. Students of Panchsheel Balak Inter College presented various cultural performances. Visits to Akshardham and Iskon Temples were also organized.

Training Seminar on “Youth and Agenda 2030”, Imphal, India

Confederation of UNESCO Clubs and Associations of India (CUCAI) in collaboration with People’s UNESCO Club of Manipur and Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Manipur University organized a Training Seminar on the theme “Youth and Agenda 2030”, from 12 – 14th October 2018 at City Convention Hall, Imphal, Manipur (North Eastern State of India). About 700 local youth and 58 UNESCO Club Leaders from 15 states attended the programme.

Lectures on topics related to Role of Youth in Achieving SDGs, Impediments of Sustainable Development, Skill Development and Education Programme for Rural Women and Cultural Heritage were organized.

Minister of Education, Labour and Employment, Member of Parliament (Upper House) of Manipur, Senior Administrative Officer of the Government of India, University Professors addressed the participation. Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Government of India (Honorary President of CUCAI) and Mr Eric FALT, Director and UNESCO Representative to Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka, UNESCO Office in New Delhi sent a video message.

As part of the programme, visit Myanmar Border, Cultural and Heritage Sites, performances depicting arts and dances of Manipur were organized. The event was widely covered by electronic and print media.