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UNESCO Aotearoa Youth Leader, Naheed Saeid spent last Friday in Wellington learning the art of game development. Here she feeds back on the session that was designed with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in mind.
The New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO is hosting a lively discussion on Friday 30 October at the National Library, Wellington. The Global Citizenship Education Ideas Exchange brings together a range of voices who will share projects that have had a positive impact on their communities across Aotearoa New Zealand.
In 2019 Dunedin based Liz Breslin had the opportunity to participate in the City of Literature Residency Programme which enables writers to develop and share their work on an international stage. With support from Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature, Liz took up this two-month residency in Kraków, Poland.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of a new Commissioner for Culture. Dr Dan Hikuroa (Ngāti Maniapoto, Waikato-Tainui, Pākehā) has been appointed to the position of Commissioner – Culture, for a three year term and replaces outgoing Commissioner, Arapata Hakiwai.
In light of the Government’s decision on Monday 23 March to move immediately to level 3 (and subsequently level 4) of the COVID-19 response, we felt it was important to reflect on the responsibility UNESCO has—both as a National Commission and internationally—to support the sharing of reliable, trusted information.