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    May - June 2016 News
On the occasion of the World Environment Day (5 June 2016), UNESCO New Delhi Cluster Office, launched a social media campaign #Science4Sustainability...Read More

3 new Indian sites inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List  

Kerala Tourism and UNESCO rediscovering the Spice Route Heritage

A preliminary meeting with Diplomats of various countries and representatives of the Department of Tourism of Kerala & UNESCO was held on 7th June, 2016 in Ashok Hotel, New Delhi, to foster dialogue on..... Read more
UNESCO Photo Contest on #Science4Sustainability launched on the 
World Environment Day

UNESCO New Delhi Office joined the World Environment Day Celebrations with TERRE Policy Centre - not in air-conditioned conference halls or in 5-star hotels, but with rural communities in remote Western Ghats in Vandre village in Mulshi Taluka some 100 kms from Pune.

This was a unique event not giving theoretical sermons on sustainability but launching UNESCO Science for Sustainability Photo Contest with Sustainable Development actions in remote hills of Western Ghats of India
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New Report: Estimating the Number of Out Of School Children: Methodological Problems and Alternative Approaches   

In this paper the enrolment data for 2005 from several data sources was examined, and the proportion of the children in the 6-13 years age group who were out-of-school was compared. The estimate for the out-of-school children varied widely: The 2011 census data showed a figure of nearly 20 per cent out-of-school.. Read More
Developing Gender-Sensitive Guidelines for Women in Media in South Asia

Following the observance of World Press Freedom Day 2016 (3 May), UNESCO organized a regional consultation in New Delhi on the theme ‘Developing Gender-Sensitive Guidelines for Women in Media.... Read More
UNESCO New Delhi observes World Press Freedom Day 2016

On 3 May 2016, UNESCO observed World Press Freedom Day in New Delhi on the theme ‘Access to Fundamental Freedoms: This Is Your Right!’.  Organized by UNESCO, in collaboration with its knowledge partners the Centre for Media Studies and the Centre for Communication Governance, the event consisted of an inaugural session and a high-level panel discussion on the theme... Read More
Launch of UNESCO–IFJ report: The Road to Resilience: Press Freedom in South Asia 2015–16

UNESCO and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) marked World Press Freedom Day 2016 with the launch of the report, The Road to Resilience: Press Freedom in South Asia 2015–16. The latter is UNESCO and the IFJ’s fourteenth annual joint report on press freedom and the media environment across eight South Asian countries... Read More

#WPFD2016 Selfie Contest: Announcement of Results 

UNESCO New Delhi Cluster Office announced the results of the #WPFD2016 Selfie Contest. Mr Navin Vatsa, a resident of New Delhi was declared the winner of this contest. The jury unanimously selected Mr Vasta as the winner, owing to the creative and innovative technique used by him to come up with this wonderful composition. This picture had been taken at Agarsen Ki Baoli ... Read More
UNESCO GYM Update   for May
gives information on the about contributions for the Working Group on Migration, deal with UNU Institute on Globalization, Culture and Mobility, the Asian Forum on Global Governance and a vacancy......... Read more
 UNESCO GYM Update    for  June
gives information about a call for contributions to the International Organization for Migration’s ‘i am a migrant’ campaign and the Draft Indian National Policy for Women  and more...... Read more
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