Month: April 2012

World Book and Copyright Day, 23 April 2012

Invitation to rally around books Message from Ms Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of World Book and Copyright Day, 23 April 2012 Our relationship with books determines, to a large extent, our relationship with culture. On 23 April, for World Book and Copyright Day, UNESCO invites everyone to rally around books and… Read more »

Rio + 20 Youth Consultations

New Zealand Rio + 20 Youth consultations The NZ National Commission for UNESCO is pleased to partner with UNICEF NZ and youth-led NGOs such as 350, Generation Zero, Global Poverty Project, NZYD, P3 and UN Youth to organise a series of youth consultations on the Rio + 20 Conference on Sustainable Development. There are consultations… Read more »

Professor Sir Paul Callaghan

“The New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO joins organisations throughout New Zealand and globally in expressing its  sense of sadness and loss at the passing of Professor  Sir Paul Callaghan , widely  acknowledged as one of our country’s finest scientists.   The National Commission has itself benefitted from Sir Paul’s  exceptional ability as a science… Read more »