Meeting of representatives of National Commissions for UNESCO
These meetings are designed to update and brief representatives of UNESCO's National Commissions attending the 195th session of the Executive Board on activities which require their involvement. The meetings will take place on 22 and 23 October 2014 at 8:30 am until 10 am.
The meetings will focus on the following three topics:
• Guidelines for Interface and Cooperation between UNESCO Field Offices and National Commissions for UNESCO (distribution of the updated text of the Guidelines, following the consultation with UNESCO’s Field Offices, on the text revised at the First Interregional Meeting of National Commissions, held in July 2014, in Astana, Kazakhstan);
• 70th Anniversary of UNESCO (role of the National Commissions to mobilize NGOs, Clubs and the Civil Society for the celebration);
• International Decade for the Rapprochement of Cultures (2013-2022), for which UNESCO has been designated as lead agency for the United Nations system (role of the National Commissions to mobilize various partners for the Decade).