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Katmandu, 14 April – UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova will visit Nepal, at the government’s invitation, for the main purposes of monitoring the post- earthquake recovery process and to visit Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. She will also visit UNESCO’s project sites, including World Heritage sites and Community Learning Centers. Joint programmes by UNESCO and the Government of Nepal in the fields of education and culture will also be launched during her stay from 17 to 19 April 2016, which concludes with a press conference. Ms Bokova will meet the President, the Prime Minister, among other officials, including the ministers of education, culture and foreign affairs to further discuss cooperation between Nepal and UNESCO in all fields of the Organization’s competence, especially in the efforts of post-earthquake reconstruction and rehabilitation. It will also give momentum to expanding UNESCO programmes in the fields of education, culture, science and media development.
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UNESCO ,   (2016 )
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Press Release in English
Keywords:
EARTHQUAKES, NATURAL DISASTER, NATURAL PHENOMENA, EARTHQUAKE ZONES, CULTURAL HERITAGE, RECONSTRUCTION, CULTURE, EDUCATION, PARTNERSHIP, GENDER EQUALITY, LITERACY, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, SCIENCE, COMMUNICATION, REHABILITATION, COOPERATION BETWEEN ORGANIZATIONS, DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION, CULTURAL DIVERSITY
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 UNESCO : Educational, Scientific and Cultural
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15.00.00  -  Cultural Development
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