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May 2016
Contents

  • 15 – 17 June 2016 – Forum for Future Ocean Floor Mapping, Monaco, Principality of Monaco
  • 10 – 20 July 2016 – 40th session of the World Heritage Committee, Istanbul, Turkey
  • UNESCO Publications
  •  A new policy paper titled No more excuses, jointly released by the UNESCO Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report and UN High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) ahead of the World Humanitarian Summit, reveals new data showing that only 50% of refugee children are in primary school and 25% of refugee adolescents are in secondary school. You can download the paper in English study under this link.

  •  The new publication Keeping History alive – Safeguarding cultural heritage in post-conflict Afghanistan highlights the rich and varied cultural resources of Afghanistan, drawing on selected projects implemented between 2002 and 2013. Contributions from a wide range of specialists offer insights into many famous historic monuments and landscapes, while highlighting aspects of some of the country’s lesser-known heritage. Available in English only, you can download this publication following this link.

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