• UNESCO

    Another First for Candidates for UN Secretary-General? Tweeting

    by  • April 19, 2016 • Secretary-General • 

    Helen Clark Twitter page

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyThis is not your grandfather’s election cycle. Will this be the year a woman is elected to one of...

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    What Can Save Unesco? Advice From an Insider

    by  • December 15, 2015 • BOOKS • 

    Irina Bokova

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyFounded in 1946 with noble goals, namely “to contribute to peace and security by promoting collaboration among the nations...

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    Eastern Europe Presses Its Claim to the Secretary-General’s Office  

    by  • April 13, 2015 • Secretary-General, Security Council, Unesco, US-UN Relations, Women's Issues • 1 Comment

    Vladimir Putin

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyIn 70 years of United Nations history, Eastern Europe has been the only regional group in the organization that...

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    Caribbean Nations Preserve a Complicated Heritage

    by  • March 1, 2015 • Caribbean, UN Agencies, Unesco • 

    Castillo San Felipe del Morro. Zug/Flickr

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyDORADO, Puerto Rico — When Europeans first invaded the Caribbean beginning in the late-15th century — more by chance than...

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    The Noose Tightens on Money Flows to Jihadists in Iraq and Syria

    by  • February 12, 2015 • Gender-Based Violence, Human Trafficking, Middle East, Security Council • 

    Syria

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyThe Russian-sponsored resolution to fight more precisely the financing of the Islamic jihadists who control swaths of Iraq and...

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    Favela Girls Pirouette Out of Poverty in Brazil

    by  • January 27, 2015 • Education, Poverty • 

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    Saving Timbuktu’s Manuscripts, One Ancient Page at a Time

    by  • August 25, 2014 • Africa, Security Council, UN Peacekeeping • 

    Technicians working for Savama, digitizing the manuscripts.

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyBAMAKO, Mali — The deliberate burning of thousands of ancient manuscripts by the Islamic jihadists who seized Timbuktu and...

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    It’s Time to Pay Teachers Better, Unesco Emphasizes

    by  • February 23, 2014 • Africa, Asia, Education • 

    Teacher and class in Niger.

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyWhat can be done to educate the 250 million children, mostly in South Asia, West Asia and sub-Saharan Africa,...

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    The US, as Predicted, Loses a Valuable Vote at Unesco

    by  • November 10, 2013 • Education, UN Agencies, US-UN Relations • 

    Irina Bokova of Unesco

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyAs predicted by PassBlue, the United States has lost its voting rights in Unesco, since it stopped paying its...

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    The US Could Soon Lose Its Voting Ability at Unesco

    by  • October 17, 2013 • UN Agencies, US-UN Relations • 

    Monticello, a Unesco World Heritage Site

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyThe United States may be ineligible to vote in Unesco’s November elections to choose members of the agency’s executive...

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