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.
This is enshrined in its constitution, and summarised as ‘since wars begin in the minds of men and women, it is in the minds of men and women that the defences of peace must be constructed.’
UNESCO’s duty is to reaffirm the missions of education, science, culture and communication and information by acting as a laboratory of ideas, setting international normative standards, building capacity, and acting as a catalyst for international dialogue and cooperation between its Member States. It does this through its specialised expertise in:
Provide independent policy advice on UNESCO related topics;
Represent the UK at, or brief UK representatives attending, UNESCO and other international meetings
Maintain a network of independent experts able and willing to offer high calibre, pro-bono advice to the UK and devolved governments
Providing them with advice on UNESCO policies, strategy and quality assurance procedures.
Facilitating networking between designations;
Identifying the value of UNESCO designations to the UK and to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Support the UK agenda in UNESCO;
Celebrate UK best practice;
Promote the work of UNESCO and its values internationally.