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
Biosphere and Heritage of Lake Chad (BIOPALT)
The inhabitants of the Lake Chad basin face many challenges Years of drought with 95 of the lakes surface area reduced and unsustainable management have led to significant imbalances in ecosystems which were not compensated by the recent increase of the lakes area since the 2000s The main sources of livelihoods in the basin agriculture livestock farming and fisheries depend on healthy environments The degraded ecosystems added to political and security unrest compromise these resources
UNESCO supports Beni Biological Station Biosphere Reserve, Bolivia, to confront a social, environmental and health emergency
The biosphere reserve together with indigenous community members medics volunteers and community brigades built capacity in the management and prevention of fires prepared community monitoring plans and carried out health checks in indigenous communities throughout the site
Bolivia’s Vice President and Minister of Culture and Tourism co-sign letter for the protection of documentary heritage