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Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic became a member of UNESCO on November 4, 1946. The country is covered by the UNESCO Office Havana, a Cluster Office which also covers Cuba, Haiti and Aruba.

The Dominican Republic holds two UNESCO Chairs, including a UNESCO Chair for peace, human rights and democracy, established in 1998 at the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo.

As of September 2006, the Dominican Republic has 36 schools participating in the UNESCO’s Associated Schools Project Network (ASPnet).


NewsImproving education statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean 2007-11-27 1:55 pm IS, UNESCO Santiago
NewsInternational seminar tackles teaching about slavery 2007-11-20 3:00 pm Trinidad and Tobago National Commission for UNESCO
NewsUNESCO promotes special needs and quality education in Latin America 2007-11-20 12:00 pm UNESCO Santiago
NewsAnother way to learn... Case studies 2007-09-13 9:00 am UNESCO
NewsRelaunch of website on educational quality in Latin America 2007-08-23 1:00 pm OREALC/UNESCO Santiago
NewsStudy of higher education’s response to HIV and AIDS 2006-04-20 10:20 am UNESCO
A new report, “Expanding the field of inquiry” looks at the responses of higher education institutions to the AIDS epidemic. It concludes that for the most part universities have continued business as usual in a world without AIDS.

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