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New Broadband Commission call to action provides guide to close digital gender gap

Unesco Most Programme - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 11:48
15 March 2017

Hong Kong -- The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development's Working Group on the Digital Gender Divide, co-chaired by the GSMA and UNESCO, released a new report, Recommendations for action: bridging the gender gap in Internet and broadband access and use, which sets specific recommendations to address the barriers women face in access and use of the Internet.

The report highlights key action areas for different types of stakeholders as part of the group's efforts to ensure that all women and girls can fully participate in the online world.

Despite worldwide endeavours, the global Internet user gender gap widened from 11% in 2013 to 12% in 2016, with the gap highest in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) (31%) and Africa (23%). Moreover, Internet penetration rates remain higher for men than women in all regions of the world.

"The continuous development of new technologies and their application to economic, political and social processes is creating new opportunities that can enhance the quality of human life," said Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO. "To be sustainable, all new opportunities must be available to all, to empower all, for the benefit of all - especially girls and women."

 Structural inequalities remain and impede women's full and equal participation in the digital economy. Greater Internet access and use can not only have a positive impact on women's lives, but can deliver significant benefits to the wider economy and society, and support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, in particular Goal 9c, which contains a target for universal and affordable access to information and communications technologies (ICTs) in LDCs by 2020.

 "Addressing the digital gender divide is critical to realizing the significant potential benefits that the Internet can bring for women, their families and communities" Mats Granryd, Director General of the GSMA, said. "We hope that the recommended actions in this report will lead to concerted efforts to reduce the gender gap in Internet access and use. Working together, we can make significant strides to erase the digital gender divide, in full support of the SDGs."   

  • Compile detailed evidence: collect, analyze and track sex-disaggregated data to inform policy, particularly at a national and sub-national level, through a greater understanding of the issue.
  • Integrate policy: integrate gender equality targets and key performance indicators into strategies, policies, plans and budgets, involving women and relevant local communities from the onset.
  • Address the barriers women face: confront barriers that impede gender equality online, including affordable access; issues around safety; digital literacy and confidence; and the availability of relevant content, applications and services.
  • Support multi-stakeholder cooperation: develop tools and policies to support national and international efforts, and effective sharing of best practices to address the digital gender gap.

The report recognizes the different but complementary roles of various actors, including governments and policy-makers, private sector, intergovernmental organizations, NGOs, and academia and research institutions, and outlines detailed recommendation action points for each stakeholder group.

The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development was established in 2010 and comprises of more than 50 leaders from across a range of government and industry sectors. They are committed to actively supporting countries, UN experts and NGOs to fully leverage the potential of ICT to drive national Sustainable Development Goal strategies in key areas such as education, healthcare, gender equality and environmental management.

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Call to Action to Close Digital Gender Gap

Unesco Most Programme - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 11:14

Effective and tangible action is urgent, says new report

On 15 March, UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, co-chaired the Working Group on the Digital Gender Divide, with the Chief Executive Officer of GSMA, Mr Mats Granryd. The event was held within the framework of the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Digital Development in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China.

The Working Group launched the new report, “Recommendations for action: bridging the gender gap in Internet and broadband access and use”, which sets specific recommendations to address the barriers women face in access and use of the Internet for all stakeholders.

The report highlights key action areas for all stakeholders as part of the group’s ongoing efforts to ensure that all women and girls can fully participate in the online world.

Despite worldwide efforts, the global Internet user gender gap grew from 11% in 2013 to 12% in 2016, with the estimated gap highest in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) (31%) and Africa (23%). Moreover, Internet penetration rates remain higher from men than women in all regions of the world.

“The continuous development of new technologies and their application is creating new opportunities that can enhance the quality of human life,” said Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO. “To be sustainable, all new opportunities must be available to all, to empower all, for the benefit of all -- especially, girls and women.”

“Addressing the digital gender divide is critical to realizing the significant potential benefits that the Internet can bring for women, their communities and the broader economy,” Mats Granryd, Director General of GSMA, said. “We hope that the recommended actions in this report will inspire concerted efforts to reduce the gender gap in Internet access and use. Working together, we can make significant strides to address the digital gender divide, supporting the SDGs.”

Structural inequalities remain and impede women’s full participation in the digital economy. Greater Internet access and use can not only have a profound impact on women’s lives, but can deliver significant benefits to the wider economy and society, and support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

In addition, closing the gender gap in mobile phone ownership and usage in low- and middle-income countries represents an estimated USD170 billion market opportunity for the mobile industry from 2015 to 2020.

Sustainable Development Goal 9c contains a target for universal and affordable access to ICTs in LDCs by 2020.

The report identified four specific action areas for closing the digital gender gap:

  • Detailed evidence: collect, analyze and track sex-disaggregated data to inform policy, particularly at a national and sub-national level, through a greater understanding of the issue.
  • Policy integration: integrate gender equality targets and key performance indicators into strategies, policies, plans and budgets, involving women and relevant local communities from the onset.
  • Action: confront barriers that impede gender equality online, including affordable access; issues around safety; digital literacy and confidence; and the availability of relevant content, applications and services.
  • Multi-stakeholder cooperation: develop tools and policies to support national and international efforts, and effective sharing of best practices to address the digital gender gap.

The report recognizes the different but complementary roles of various actors, including governments and policy-makers, private sector, intergovernmental organizations, NGOs, and academia and research institutions, and outlines detailed recommendation action points for each stakeholder group.

"We need new leadership at every level," said the Director-General, "starting with Governments and with all actors, including the private sector, to show by example and lead the way."

The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development was established in 2010 and comprises of more than 50 leaders from across a range of government and industry sectors. They are committed to actively supporting countries, UN experts and NGOs to fully leverage the potential of ICT to drive national Sustainable Development Goal strategies in key areas such as education, healthcare, gender equality and environmental management.

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Harnessing New Technologies to Enhance Quality Education

Unesco Most Programme - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 11:01

On 15 March, UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, and Mr John Galvin, Vice President of Intel, co-chaired the newly launched Broadband Commission Working Group meeting on Education, which aims at harnessing the power of new technologies to enhance quality education and widen access – with a focus on identifying the digital skills and competences necessary for today and tomorrow.

The Working Group was held in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China, with the participation of the President of the Republic of Rwanda, H.E. Mr Paul Kagame, President of the Carlos Slim Foundation, Mr Carlos Slim Helú, represented by Mr Carlos Jarque, and the Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union, Mr Houlin Zhao.

“The digital revolution must be a development revolution for all,” declared the Director-General. “This means widening access to ICTs and broadband – it means also ensuring every girl and boy, every woman and man, has the skills to make the most of new technologies”.

The Director-General highlighted that “our goals is to build inclusive knowledge societies, where all participate, all voices are heard.”

John Galvin noted the importance of leadership in driving the digital revolution forward in education -- in policies, in schools, in and outside classrooms, with and for students.

“I believe our starting point is clear -- education is a human right that is essential for dignity and empowerment and a transformational force for societies and economies,” continued Irina Bokova.

She underscored that new technologies can be essential motors to advance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – specifically Sustainable Development Goal 4, to ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning by 2030.

Referring to the next steps to take this forward, the Director-General highlighted the focus of the Working Group on identifying the digital skills relevant for societies today and tomorrow and on clarifying how public policies can best advance this agenda - through new education strategies, new approaches across the education sector and new partnerships.

“In this spirit, I believe the Compendium Document we are preparing will open new doors not just for education but for societies as a whole,” said the Director-General.

The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development was established in 2010 and comprises of more than 50 leaders from across a range of government and industry sectors. They are committed to actively supporting countries, UN experts and NGOs to fully leverage the potential of ICT to drive national Sustainable Development Goal strategies in key areas such as education, healthcare, gender equality and environmental management.

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Harnessing Broadband for Sustainable Development, in Hong Kong SAR, China

Unesco Most Programme - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 15:49

From 15 to 16 March, UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, in her capacity as Co-Vice Chair, will participate in the meeting of the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Digital Development, which will explore how to nurture the full power of broadband and new technologies for inclusive sustainable development.

On 16 March, the Director-General open the session with the President of the Republic of Rwanda, H.E. Mr Paul Kagame, President of the Carlos Slim Foundation, Mr Carlos Slim Helú, represented by Mr Carlos Jarque, and the Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union, Mr Houlin Zhao, and a wide range of Commissioners.

The meeting will take place with Ms Sun Yafang, Chairwoman of Huawei Technologies, which is hosting the event in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China. 

On 15 March, the Director-General and Mr John Galvin, Vice President of Intel, will co-chair the Broadband Commission Working Group meeting on Education, which aims at harnessing the power of new technologies to enhance quality education and widen access – with a focus on identifying the digital skills and competences required for today and tomorrow.

On 15 March, with the Chief Executive Officer of GSMA, Mr Mats Granryd, the Director-General will co-chair the Working Group on the Digital Gender Divide, during which they will launch the “Report of the Working Group on the Digital Gender Divide -- on Recommendations for Action: Bridging the Gender Gap in Internet and Broadband Access and Use.” This session will highlight a series of concrete actions necessary by all stakeholders to bridge the digital divide, to promote quality education and skills with all girls and young women.

The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development was established in 2010 and comprises of more than 50 leaders from across a range of government and industry sectors. They are committed to actively supporting countries, UN experts and NGOs to fully leverage the potential of ICT to drive national Sustainable Development Goal strategies in key areas such as education, healthcare, gender equality and environmental management.

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Mobile Learning Week, technology providing a lifeline for teaching in emergency situations

Unesco Most Programme - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 11:43
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In Romans Manyiel Garang’s classroom, there are 180 students, some as old as 35—ten years older than Garang himself. Garang is a primary school teacher in Kenya’s Kukuma Refugee camp, responsible for providing refugee children and some adults with a pathway to a brighter future while they wait to be resettled. But without books, pedagogical aids, or adequate learning materials, in a room packed with learners who have experienced trauma and been displaced from their homes and family, Garang teaches in what the United Nations has called the ‘toughest classroom in the world’.

Garang is not completely on his own.  As part of a teacher training and support program called “Teachers for Teachers,” Garang communicates by WhatsApp on his mobile phone with teachers outside of Kukuma, including a peer teacher and facilitator named Kevin. These peers offer psychosocial and professional support and advice for the challenges he faces in his classroom. The program is possible due to the wide ownership of mobile technology, even in camps like Kukuma. “When there is an issue that I’m facing, I post it to the group,” Garang told UNESCO. “Then Kevin, the global mentor, or my other teacher colleagues give feedback on how it could be tackled.”

Garang left South Sudan when he was seven years old, fleeing over the southern border into Kenya. He began teaching at Kukuma in 2015 equipped with a secondary school degree and without any previous teaching experience. For Garang and teachers like him, the ability to connect with a network of teachers and collaborate on teaching methods and problem-solving makes him feel that he is part of a larger community where support is readily available. Comparing my ideas with others helps me grow as a teacher, Garang said. His engagement with other teachers also helps him value his own experience as a teacher in Kukuma. Garang regularly responds to questions posed on the ‘Teacher for Teachers’ mobile portal, contributing to a shared knowledge base that lies at the heart of the project. “I have a lot I can share to help teachers overcome their challenges,” Garang said. Through mobile-mentoring Garang added, “we are working together to overcome these challenges.” 

In a few days, Garang will speak at Mobile Learning Week, UNESCO’s flagship conference about the intersection of technology, education and development.  The event is being organized in partnership with UNHCR under the theme of ‘Education in Emergencies and Crises’ from 20 to 24 March at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.

At Mobile Learning Week, Garang will share information with education experts from around the world, as well as a wide range of representatives from NGOs, government ministries, international organizations and private sector companies. He will speak on a panel discussion about how affordable mobile technology can support teachers in emergency contexts. On the panel he will be joined by Edem Adubra, the UNESCO Section Chief for Teacher Development; Peter Ballesis, the Executive President of Jesuit Worldwide Learning, and Mary Mendenhall, a professor of education at Columbia University in the United States, who is a partner in the ‘Teacher for Teachers’ project that aids Garang and other refugee educators.

The practical and psychosocial support offered by programs like ‘Teach for Teachers’ is just one of the many ways educators, learners and ministries of education are leveraging mobile technologies to expand and improve educational opportunities in difficult environments.

“We have to reach people where they are,” said Mark West, the UNESCO coordinator of the five-day event. “Our work indicates that mobile technologies offer unique advantages for making education accessible to displaced people and others on-the-move. Mobile Learning Week is where solutions and cutting edge ideas are shared.”

The Mobile Learning Week event is programme is online and registration is free and open to the public.See website for details. You can hear more from Garang on 20 March.

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Violence against children in the Syria Crisis

Europaid - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 11:38
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LERAL THIOSSANE s’affiche à nouveau ! (in French)

Unesco Most Programme - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 17:33

Encore une fois l’UNESCO et Ker Thiossane se sont associés pour revivre l’expérience immersive LERAL THIOSSANE à la Villa pour l’Art et le Multimédia Kër Thiossane ce 10 mars 2017. Artistes et organisateurs se sont réunis, lors d’un apéro, pour partager avec le public dakarois cette expérience unique, fruit d’une résidence artistique à Dakar en Novembre 2016. Cette soirée a été l’occasion de diffuser un reportage consacré à la création de cette œuvre et de faire une démonstration en live de vidéo mapping. Elle aura également été une opportunité de présenter la Convention de 2005 sur la protection et la promotion de la diversité des expressions culturelles, notamment les nouveaux enjeux politiques du numérique dans le domaine des industries culturelles et créatives.

En décembre dernier, les murs de l’UNESCO à Paris avaient pris les couleurs de l’installation numérique LERAL THIOSSANE. Pendant quatre jours, le 10e Comité intergouvernemental pour la protection et la promotion de la diversité des expressions culturelles s’est placé au carrefour de la création contemporaine avec une œuvre de vidéo mapping spécialement conçue pour l’occasion.

Alliant graphisme, codage et musique, LERAL THIOSSANE, a été réalisée par une équipe internationale dont plusieurs artistes sénégalais – Djibi Ba, Esi Demawu Atiase, Lamine Dieme, Seydou Keita – une équipe bien rodée après l’expérience de Carrefour des Cultures pendant la biennale Dak’Art 2016. Elle est un modèle de coopération internationale ayant associé des jeunes talents du Nord et du Sud de différentes disciplines et nationalités.

Sous l’égide de Kër Thiossane, centre de recherche, de formation et de création multimédia soutenu par le Fonds international pour la diversité culturelle en 2011, et depuis 2010 par l'Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF), l’initiative LERAL THIOSSANE a été soutenue par l’OIF afin de mettre en lumière la qualité de la création contemporaine au Sénégal, et les artistes dans le cadre de l’agenda 2030 et de la liberté de création et d’expression.

L’apéro LERAL THIOSSANE en photos sur le lien suivant : https://www.flickr.com/photos/unescoafrica/albums/72157681271437146/with/33376518916/

Pour plus d’informations sur l’installation LERAL THIOSSANE à Paris, cliquez sur les liens suivants : http://www.unesco.org/new/fr/dakar/about-this-office/single-view/news/senegalese_artists_showcase_their_work_through_a_video_mappi/

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LERAL THIOSSANE s’affiche à nouveau ! (in French)

Unesco Most Programme - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 17:33

Encore une fois l’UNESCO et Ker Thiossane se sont associés pour revivre l’expérience immersive LERAL THIOSSANE à la Villa pour l’Art et le Multimédia Kër Thiossane ce 10 mars 2017. Artistes et organisateurs se sont réunis, lors d’un apéro, pour partager avec le public dakarois cette expérience unique, fruit d’une résidence artistique à Dakar en Novembre 2016. Cette soirée a été l’occasion de diffuser un reportage consacré à la création de cette œuvre et de faire une démonstration en live de vidéo mapping. Elle aura également été une opportunité de présenter la Convention de 2005 sur la protection et la promotion de la diversité des expressions culturelles, notamment les nouveaux enjeux politiques du numérique dans le domaine des industries culturelles et créatives.

En décembre dernier, les murs de l’UNESCO à Paris avaient pris les couleurs de l’installation numérique LERAL THIOSSANE. Pendant quatre jours, le 10e Comité intergouvernemental pour la protection et la promotion de la diversité des expressions culturelles s’est placé au carrefour de la création contemporaine avec une œuvre de vidéo mapping spécialement conçue pour l’occasion.

Alliant graphisme, codage et musique, LERAL THIOSSANE, a été réalisée par une équipe internationale dont plusieurs artistes sénégalais – Djibi Ba, Esi Demawu Atiase, Lamine Dieme, Seydou Keita – une équipe bien rodée après l’expérience de Carrefour des Cultures pendant la biennale Dak’Art 2016. Elle est un modèle de coopération internationale ayant associé des jeunes talents du Nord et du Sud de différentes disciplines et nationalités.

Sous l’égide de Kër Thiossane, centre de recherche, de formation et de création multimédia soutenu par le Fonds international pour la diversité culturelle en 2011, et depuis 2010 par l'Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF), l’initiative LERAL THIOSSANE a été soutenue par l’OIF afin de mettre en lumière la qualité de la création contemporaine au Sénégal, et les artistes dans le cadre de l’agenda 2030 et de la liberté de création et d’expression.

L’apéro LERAL THIOSSANE en photos sur le lien suivant : https://www.flickr.com/photos/unescoafrica/albums/72157681271437146/with/33376518916/

Pour plus d’informations sur l’installation LERAL THIOSSANE à Paris, cliquez sur les liens suivants : http://www.unesco.org/new/fr/dakar/about-this-office/single-view/news/senegalese_artists_showcase_their_work_through_a_video_mappi/

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Caribbean tests tsunami warning system

Unesco Most Programme - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 15:20
13 March 2017

A tsunami early warning exercise will take place in the countries bordering the Caribbean Sea on 21 March to assess and update their reactivity. The exercise will test the Tsunami and Other Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions established in 2005 under the auspices of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC-UNESCO).

The exercise will test three scenarios simulating separate earthquakes: one off the coast of Costa Rica, another off the coast of Cuba and a third northeast of the Lesser Antilles. It will feature fictitious messages sent by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC) to the 48 countries taking part in the exercise.

Known as Caribe Wave 17, the exercise will test the effectiveness of early warning provisions involving those responsible for the management of emergencies in the region, including national Tsunami Warning Focal Points, weather forecast centres, national coast guards, and emergency relief services. Interested countries will also be able to conducts tests at the local level.

Over the last 500 years, 75 ocean tsunamis have occurred in the Caribbean, nearly 10% of the worldwide total over the same period. Tsunamis caused by earthquakes, landslides or volcanic activity have claimed more than 3,500 lives in the region since the middle of the 19th century (according to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA). The region has become ever more vulnerable to such risks due to massive population growth and the development of tourism in coastal areas.

The Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Tsunami and Other Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions (ICG/CARIBE EWS) was established in 2005 to help Member States establish tsunami warning and response systems. It replicates the models of the Pacific, Indian Ocean, Mediterranean and Northeast Atlantic systems, created under the auspices of the IOC.

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Contact: Agnès Bardon, UNESCO Division of Public Information:+33 (0) 1 45 68 17 64  a.bardon@unesco.org

More about Caribe Wave 17

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Director-General meets with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

Unesco Most Programme - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 14:38

On Tuesday, 13 March, UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, held a bilateral meeting with Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar, to discuss priorities for cooperation in the fields of education and cultural heritage.

"The cooperation between Qatar and UNESCO is very strong and we believe in what you do," said the Emir. "Your action to safeguard and promote cultural heritage at risk is especially critical today". 

The Director-General highlighted UNESCO's determination to protect heritage under attack and mentioned the role of the Organization as coordinator of global initiatives in this field, as the guardian of international cultural norms and treaties and as an actor on the ground. "There is a great deal of passion and interest on behalf of many countries for heritage protection and this commitment is positive and encouraging. These initiatives must be carefully coordinated and UNESCO will play its full role in this field as the recovery process will take decades", she said.

The Emir stressed the importance of cultural diversity for the identity of the Arab region, especially in Iraq. "Iraq is a land of cultural and religious diversity, with Christians, Muslims of different sensitivities, and this is something we are very proud of as Arabs. Preserving this diversity is important for Iraq but also for the whole region, and it is important to make people understand what we are," he continued.

In the context of repeated attacks on cultural heritage, the Director-General also welcomed Qatar's commitment to UNESCO and its decisive contribution to the Emergency Fund for the Protection of World Heritage, which funded its first emergency safeguarding operations, in Iraq, notably. "You can count on our support," concluded the Emir.

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“Investing in culture is investing in people,” says the Director-General at the Art for Tomorrow Conference in Doha

Unesco Most Programme - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 14:30

On 13 March, UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, participated in the International conference “Art for Tomorrow”, organized by the New York Times in Doha. She called for a greater protection of cultural heritage in the framework of the #unite4heritage global movement powered by UNESCO.

Held a few days after the liberation of the Mosul Museum in Iraq, this Conference was an opportunity to highlight the power of culture for countering violent extremism and to foster dialogue and mutual understanding.

“Protecting heritage is not about stones and monuments. In Mali, when UNESCO rebuilt the mausoleums in Timbuktu, I have seen the power of culture to heal, to bring people together and I had the feeling we were giving identities back to the people,” she declared.

“Extremists know too well the power of heritage to bring people together, and this is why they seek to destroy it. This is not a concern for heritage professionals – it is a peace and security imperative,” she continued.

In a panel discussion with Georgios Kaminis, Mayor of Athens and Adrienne Clarkson, former Governor General of Canada and founder of the Institute for Canadian citizenship, the Director-General shared evidence of the contribution of culture to long-term development and sustainability of urban development. “Investing in culture is not charity. It is not lost money. It is investing in people, in skills, in the future – as well as in sustainable jobs,” she said giving the example of creative industries that represent some 30 million jobs in the world today, which is more than the global automobile industry.

The Director-General also highlighted the key role of museums and cultural institutions to foster intercultural skills and learn to live together in ever more diverse societies. “Museums are not merely places where our common heritage is preserved – they are key spaces to prepare the future, to foster education for global citizenship.”

The 3-day Conference brought together over 200 world-renowned art and cultural influencers from more than 30 countries, including museum directors, gallerists, curators, auction houses, collectors, entrepreneurs, investors, financial institutions, lawyers, artists, architects, designers, urban planners, government officials and tourism organizations, as well as corporate and civic leaders at Art for Tomorrow. The event examined the role of art as a catalyst for economic growth and development, a mechanism for city or corporate branding, and a unifying force in public life.

While in Qatar, the Director-General met with H.H. the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. She held bilateral working meetings with the Minister of Education H.E. Mohammed Abdul Wahed Ali Al Hammadi, with Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al-Thani, Vice Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, to discuss cooperation projects on emergency education notably. She also met with Fahad AlSulaiti, CEO of the Education Above All initiative, to discuss support for Emergency education programme in Pakistan and Iraq.

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