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UNESCO Aotearoa Youth Leader Ashlee Peacock was part of the panel which presented New Zealand’s Voluntary National Review (VNR) report to the United Nations at the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in July 2019. She also delivered a speech on youth and the Sustainable Development Goals. She reports back on the experience.
Ashlee presenting SDG VNR
The New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO is hosting a free panel discussion on Global Citizenship Education (GCED) in Wellington on 12 August 2019.
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UNESCO Aotearoa Youth Leader Pete McKenzie was part of a delegation that attended the 2019 UNESCO Forum on Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship in Hanoi at the beginning of July. The trip was made possible through assistance from the National Commission. Pete shares his experience.
Mark Roach from Auckland City of Music attended the UNESCO Creative Cities Network XIII Annual Meeting in Fabriano, Italy from 12 to 15 June, along with Mayor Dave Cull from Dunedin City of Literature. He reports back.
Creative Cities Network annual meeting
We supported youth participation in the Asia Pacific meeting on Low Carbon Action in Hangzhou, China in 2019, by contributing funding towards travel expenses. The theme of the meeting was ‘achieving zero carbon through education’.
Low carbon museum
The New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO is proud to be a Silver sponsor of the second New Zealand SDG Summit in Auckland on 2 September 2019.
English sdg 17goals poster all languages with un emblem 1
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