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An interview with Boutros Boutros-Ghali, the UNESCO MOST Programme, and Peru, in the headlines of SHSviews n°25
Covering the news from July-September 2009, SHSviews, the quarterly magazine of UNESCO’s Social and Human Sciences Sector, has just been published in English and French.
An interview with Boutros Boutros-Ghali, the UNESCO MOST Programme, and Peru, in the headlines of SHSviews n°25 In this issue:

An interview with… Boutros Boutros-Ghali: “Democracy is the sharing of power”.
Vice-President of the Permanent Forum of Arab-African Dialogue, created with the support of UNESCO, the former UN Secretary-General was in Paris during the month of March 2009 to participate in the first meeting of the Forum’s Committee. On this occasion, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, responding to questions from SHSviews, stressed “the importance of democratizing globalization” and strengthening “South-South solidarity”. More...

Faced with the crisis: MOST, the think tank of nations

Representatives of 35 member countries of the Intergovernmental Council (IGC) of the UNESCO Management of Social Transformations (MOST) Programme will meet in Paris at the end of September 2009 to decide on the future direction this “think tank” of nations will take. More...Dossier: Focus on Peru

After the Philippines, Canada, Malawi, Cuba, Lebanon and the Netherlands, SHSviews continues to explore the ways in which UNESCO National Commissions address the social and human sciences. Travelling now to Peru, SHSviews has discovered a Commission that has contributed to the implementation of UNESCO programmes for more than 62 years.Also in SHSviews n°25:

Other events related to the UNESCO’s Social and Human Sciences programme in August 2009:
  • 21-22 August: 2nd Forum of Ministers and High-Ranking Officials in charge of Youth in Central America. San Jose, Costa Rica
  • 21-23 August: International symposium on “The Haitian Revolution and the Universality of Human Rights”. Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • 25 August: Expert consultation meeting on the project “Ethics of Energy Technologies in Asia and the Pacific”. Bangkok, Thailand
  • 27-29 August: Forum of Ministers of Social Development of Latin America. Quito, Ecuador
  • 31 August - 2 September: Regional meeting on “Best practices in youth policies and programmes in Latin America and the Caribbean”. Colima, Mexico
For more detailed information: www.unesco.org/shs/agenda.

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Author(s) UNESCO - Sector for Social and Human Sciences
Publication Date 06-08-2009
Source SHS e-News 41 / August 2009

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