UAE chairs Unesco national committees meeting
Paris April 14 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has chaired a session held on the sidelines of the 204th edition of the Unesco Executive Council to strengthen cooperation and scale up joint operations between the international organisation s national committees in areas of mutual interest.
The session brought together a number of members at Unesco s offices here the report said on Saturday. The meeting chaired by Amal Mohammed Al-Koos Director of the UAE National Commission for Education Culture and Science addressed issues including sustainable development the UNESCO-affiliated school network cultural and heritage projects.
Al-Koos underlined the importance of supporting the work of Unesco s national committees to develop more innovative ways of enhancing constructive strategic partnerships that can best deliver the agency s vision mission and values across the world.
She noted that it has been agreed to hold a future meeting in Kenya to address such issues in a more practical way through brainstorming sessions and workshops to come up with an integrated framework that ensures holistic solutions to current challenges.