Month: November 2012

PowerShift Pacific: Looking Beyond Disaster Youth Forum

The NZ National Commission for UNESCO are thrilled to be part of “PowerShift Pacific: Looking Beyond Disaster Youth Forum”. Over a hundred young Pacific and tangata whenua representatives will come together in Auckland from the 4th-6th December, to enhance their leadership skills and build their capacity in the areas of disaster risk reduction, management and response, and decrease vulnerabilities… Read more »

Migrating Kitchens Recipe for Success

The National Commission supported Migrating Kitchens in their early days and we’ve enjoyed seeing them go from strength to strength. We were recently invited to take part in the Wellington grocery store Moore Wilson’s hosting of Afghan, Burmese, French & Iranian communities cooking, making music and entertaining throughout October.  The Iranian dancers (pictured), together with live Iranian… Read more »