Building peace in the minds of men and women

Official Visit by UNESCO Director-General to Norway

On 23-25 March, Irina Bokova will undertake an official visit to Norway. In the course of the visit, the Director-general will meet with Mr Børge Brende, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Torbjørn Røe Isaksen, Minister of Education and Research, Mr Knut Olav Åmås, Vice-Minister for Culture, and the Vice-minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Hans Brattskar, as well as other officials, including with the National Commission of Norway for UNESCO.

Within this framework, the Director-General will open the International Conference on the UNESCO Conventions of 1972, 2003 and 2005, organised at the University of Bergen.

During this visit, Irina Bokova is expected to sign on behalf of UNESCO a new Programme Cooperation Agreement that will deepen Norway’s engagement further in support of UNESCO’s work for sustainable development and lasting peace.