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 designates 8 new Global Geoparks
UNESCOs Executive Board has approved the designation of 8 new UNESCO Global Geoparks bringing the number of sites participating in the Global Geoparks Network to 177 in 46 countries Two new countries Luxembourg and Sweden this year join the Global Network with the designation of their first geoparks
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Helsingin Sanomat Foundation renews its support to UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize
Photo Mr Moez Chakchouck right and Ms Tarja Turtia left from UNESCO with Ms Ulla Koski president of the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation while visiting the Päivälehti Museum Last May 2019 Myanmar reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were released from prison after more than 500 days behind bars The Reuters journalists conviction to seven years in jail sparked an international outcry The announcement of their release prompted a display of solidarity message from the international community as well as expressions of support to the importance of press freedom around the world Four days before the announcement Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were the recipients of the UNESCOGuillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize