MPs from IPU Forum of Young Parliamentarians at the ECOSOC Youth Forum

Via IPU The contribution of young people and their participation in decision-making is necessary if we are to eradicate poverty. That was one of the key points made by members of the IPU Forum of Young Parliamentarians at the United Nations ECOSOC Global Youth Forum, held this year on The role of youth in poverty

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Central America Universities Address Illict Trafficking In Cultural Property

From UNESCO During the month of February 2017, the UNESCO Office in San José, Cost Rica, is organizing university lectures to raise awareness among students in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama on the need to protect cultural heritage from looting and trafficking. Under the title "Illicit Traffic in Cultural Property in Central

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France and Canada Endorse Safe Schools Declaration

From UNESCO On 21 February 2017, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova commended the French and Canadian governments for endorsing the Safe Schools Declaration, an international political commitment to protect students, teachers, schools and universities from attack in times of armed conflict. This brings the number of signatories to 59 countries. France is the first permanent member

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