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The tectonic island of Anglesey includes more than a hundred different rock types and the oldest fossils in England or Wales with 1,800 million years of Earth’s history.
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To provide expert, individual policy advice to the UK and devolved governments on UNESCO related issues.
To support the UK government’s agenda to help UNESCO achieve its core goals.
To advise and assist individuals and institutions in the UK and its’ Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies, with accessing UNESCO accreditation and prizes.
To support and enhance the value of the UK’s 165 UNESCO sites and projects
Provide independent advice to the UK government and devolved governments in the fields of education, science, culture and communication, and assess the merits of UNESCO’s various programmes.
Provide independent advice in the development of the UK government’s policy on UNESCO’s programmes, and support its agenda to help UNESCO achieve its core goals.
Advise the UK Permanent Delegation to UNESCO during UNESCO’s biennial General Conference.
Represent the UK and advocate its priorities and needs at UNESCO meetings.
Draw on the UK’s expertise to contribute to and help shape UNESCO’s global policies and programmes and exchange expertise with its 195 Member States.
UNESCO Biosphere Reserves
The UNESCO Chairs and UNITWIN Network Programme
UNESCO Creative Cities
UNESCO Global Geoparks
UNESCO Memory of the World Register
UNESCO World Heritage Sites