Building peace in the minds of men and women

Celebration of the 80th birthday of Mr. Koïchiro Matsuura, UNESCO Director-General from 1999 to 2009.

When, local time: 
Friday, 18 May 2018 -
10:00am to 7:00pm
France, Paris
Type of Event: 
Special Event
Georges Kutukdjian -

The celebration will include a morning session of tributes in the presence of the Director-General and her predecessors as well as a number of UNESCO High Officials and Goodwill Ambassadors, followed by two panels discussions bringing together former DDG, ADGs and Directors, on Programmes and Governance respectively under the two mandates of Mr Matsuura.
These meetings will be followed by a special concert by Missa Johnouchi, UNESCO Artist for Peace.

Tributes and Panel discussion will be held in Room IV (testimonies from 10 am to 1 pm & Round tables from 3 pm to 5:30 pm) and Concert in Room I at 6 pm

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