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The countries of Africa demonstrate an increasing determination to free themselves from poverty and marginalization in the globalized world. The region has embarked on a fresh process of collective and concerted action geared to bring peace and development.

UNESCO has made Africa a priority.

  • 29-05-2009Visite du Président du Mali à l'UNESCO
    Le Président de la République du Mali, M. Amadou Toumani Touré a effectué sa seconde visite officielle au Siège de l’Organisation, dans le cadre de la Semaine de l’Afrique. More

  • 20-04-2009 Visite du Président du Bénin à l'UNESCO
    Le Président de la République du Bénin, Dr Thomas Boni Yayi, a effectué sa seconde visite officielle au Siège de l’UNESCO le 20 avril 2009. More

  • 14-03-2009The Director-General participates in the commemoration of the 200th Anniversary of the Abolition of the North Atlantic Slave Trade in Ghana (15-16 February 2007)
    At the invitation of the Government of Ghana, Mr Koïchiro Matsuura, Director-General of UNESCO, paid an official visit to the Republic of Ghana from 15 to 16 February 2007.
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  • 28-11-2008UNESCO hosts Africa Week from 21 to 25 May 2007
    Africa will be celebrating its culture and artistic expression at UNESCO from 21 to 25 May. Organized by the Africa Group of member states to mark Africa Day (25 May), several events will highlight the wealth and diversity of the continent’s intangible heritage. More

  • 23-10-2007President of Cameroon pleads for North South solidarity before the General Conference of UNESCO
    In his address to the 34th session of UNESCO’s General Conference, today the President of the Republic of Cameroon, Paul Biya, highlighted the need for solidarity between North and South.

  • Président of the Republique of Cameroon, M. Paul Biya visits UNESCO

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EventsColloque internationale sur le Dialogue des religions endogènes, du christianisme et de l’islam au service d’une culture de la paix en Afrique 27-08-2009 2:00 pm
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