How to strengthen social inclusion through artistic practice in Chad?
The arts have proven to be a powerful tool to support reconciliation rehabilitation and reintegration Many reports highlight the transformative power of art when working with populations with populations whose rights are denigrated Artistic activities are a powerful vector of social integration connecting people across their differences They can help people to look forward to a new life and a better future
Launch event of the Recovery Plan for Cultural Industries and the Arts in Peru – We do it together
The huge power in every woman and every little girl to transform ocean science and conservation
Kerstin Forsberg the founder and Director of Planeta Océano discusses the importance of marine conservation illustrating our dependence on the ocean and how we can contribute to its sustainability She started this nonprofit organisation focused on empowering communities in marine conservation as she completed her undergraduate studies in biology In 2018 she featured in TIMEs Next Generation of Leaders for her work in protecting giant manta rays in Peru and was among Fortune Worlds 50 Greatest Leaders 2019 Kerstin Forsberg won the Rolex Award for Enterprise in 2016 and other several international and local awards More so she is an Ashoka fellow and recognised as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader
Lake Chad: UNESCO promotes the consideration of the ecological crisis at the Berlin Conference
UNESCO and the partners of the Biosphere and Heritage of Lake Chad BIOPALT project participated in the HighLevel Conference on the Lake Chad Region held in Berlin from 3 to 4 September On this occasion UNESCO emphasised the need to address the ecological crisis together with the humanitarian and security crises in order to reduce poverty and promote peace and development in the Lake Chad basin