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UNESCO is the United Nations agency responsible for coordinating international cooperation in education, science, culture and communication. It’s goal is to help prevent war by building the defences of peace in the minds of men and women. These programmes page are built around four thematic pillars that help the organisation achieve its global mission. We invite you to discover how the UK contributes to culture, education, science and communication, our policy work, the UKs leading expert and specialists, alongside our sites and initiatives.

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UNESCO Convention on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage

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Improving UNESCO’s Category 2 Centre Network

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The Value to the UK of Ratifying The 1954 Hague Convention on the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and its two Protocols of 1954 and 1999

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Running more Effective International Conferences

04

Using Remote Access Technologies

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Redefining the UNESCO-Geoparks Relationship

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What should be the Criteria to Evaluate UNESCO’s ‘Global Priority Gender Equality’?

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Developing the Role of UNESCO Chairs and UNITWIN Networks

08

What could be the contribution of the UNESCO Social and Human Sciences SHS Sector?

09

Education for Sustainable Development ESD in the UK – Current status, best practice and opportunities for the future

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Proposed UNESCO Global Monitoring Report 2013 – The UK National Commission’s Submission to the Consultation

11

Enhancing and Harmonising the Strategic Management of UNESCO’s Goodwill Ambassador Programme

12

What are the implications for UNESCO of the proposed post-2015 EFA goals?

13

An evaluation of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission’s role in global marine science and oceanography.

14

A critical analysis of results reporting at UNESCO current situation and future opportunities

15

The ‘S’ in UNESCO key challenges for UNESCO’s science programmes and priorities

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How can UNESCO successfully map the capacity and impact of its Category 2 Centres network?

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UNESCO Convention on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage Next steps for the UK Government

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Technical evaluation of World Heritage Site (WHS)

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UK submission to the review of the UNESCO review of the Recommendation on the Status of Scientific Researchers key issues for inclusion

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An evaluation of the World Social Science Report Challenges and potential

21

A National Experience of the Management of the UNESCO Prizes Process – Perspectives and Recommendations

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Practical considerations for the UK in applying and communicating the new UNESCO Recommendation on protecting documentary heritage including in digital form

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“On one hand I am deeply honoured to represent the UK on such an important international body that defends, and seeks to extend, media freedom; on the other hand I am saddened that such campaigning is still required.”

Professor Gaber, Speaking of his re-election to the IPDC

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