Qatar Celebrates The International Day to Protect Education from Attack In partnership with UNESCO
On 9th of September the UN have celebrated with an online event the 2nd International Day to Protect Education from Attack under the auspices of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education of Qatar with the partnership of Education Above All Foundation together with the UNESCO and UNICEF offices based in Doha
Working with Communities for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Qatar
Doha 21 February 2021 Today the UNESCO Office for the GCC and Yemen in partnership with the Qatari National Commission for UNESCO and the Ministry of Culture and Sports launched an online workshop on Inventories of the Intangible Cultural Heritage with the Participation of Communities This initiative is taking place in the framework of UNESCOs continued support to safeguard Qatars living heritage in line with the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
Radios in the Gulf region celebrate World Radio Day 2021
Each year on February 13 UNESCO celebrate the World Radio Day Proclaimed in 2011 by the Member States of UNESCO and adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012 as an International Day the World Radio Day WRD celebrates radio as a powerful medium for celebrating humanity in all its diversity and constitutes a platform for democratic discourse At the global level radio remains the most widely consumed medium This unique ability to reach out the widest audience means radio can shape a societys experience of diversity stand as an arena for all voices to speak out be represented and heard Radio stations should serve diverse communities offering a wide variety of programs viewpoints and content and reflect the diversity of audiences in their organizations and operations On the occasion of World Radio Day 2021 WRD 2021 UNESCO calls on radio stations to celebrate this events 10th anniversary and the more than 110 years of radio This edition of WRD is placed under the theme New World New Radio Evolution Innovation Connection EVOLUTION The world changes radio evolves This subtheme refers to the resilience of the radio to its sustainability INNOVATION The world changes radio adapts and innovate Radio has had to adapt to new technologies to remain the goto medium of mobility accessible everywhere and to everyone CONNECTION The world changes radio connects This subtheme highlights radios services to our societynatural disasters socioeconomic crises epidemics etc UNESCO GCC and Yemen office proposed to its partners in Kuwait Qatar and Yemen two activities to celebrate this year edition Activity 1 Social Media Campaign What does radio mean to you UNESCO invites radio listeners to register themselves on an up to 2 minutes videos or audio recording explaining how the use of radio has impacted or not their lives in the recent years and especially in the COVID 19 era Activity 2 The evolution of radio in the Gulf through the eyes of a senior radio professional UNESCO invites senior radio professionals from the Gulf region to share their experience with radio and how its use audience and way of working has changed throughout the years Those personal narratives will be converted into webarticles that will be shared online on the UNESCO GCC and Yemen website as well as on its social media
Conversation with Lech Wałęsa, 1983 Nobel Peace laureate: "Peace and justice: the path of humanity towards sustainable development"