Meeting of National Commissions for UNESCO attending the 205th session of the Executive Board

When :

from Tuesday 9 October, 2018
to Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Type of event :

Meeting by Member States or Institutions

Where :

UNESCO Headquarters, Room XII, 7, place de Fontenoy, 75007, Paris, France

Contact :;

On the occasion of the 205th session of Executive Board of UNESCO, a meeting of the National Commissions for UNESCO will be held on 9 and 10 October 2018 from 8:30 am to 10 am, in Room XII.
After a brief introduction by Mr Nicolas Kassianides, Assistant Director-General for External Relations and Public Information (ADG/ERI ) a.i., the discussion of the first day will focus on the follow-up of the 5th Interregional meeting of National Commissions held in June last in Diani, Kenya. This session will start with a brief presentation of the Strategic Transformation of UNESCO by Mr Xing Qu, Deputy Director-General, to be followed by a presentation, by some National Commissions, of follow-up initiatives taken since the Diani meeting. The second morning will be devoted to the presentation of major activities carried out in the sectors for Education, Culture and Communication and Information, by the newly appointed Assistant Directors-General respectively.