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UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe


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The UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe, located in Venice, is the only UNESCO field office in the region with a specific mandate on programme development and implementation. Our task is to facilitate the advancement of the overall UNESCO programme through specialised as well as interdisciplinary actions in the field of culture and natural sciences, to foster sustainable development, dialogue, reconciliation, and cooperation, with special focus on South-East Europe and the Mediterranean basin. The bureau includes an Antenna in Sarajevo, responsible for implementation of the activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It also supports the development and implementation of programmes and participation in UN development frameworks, in other countries of the region, as required. The bureau also has education expertise and hosts a component of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO dedicated to Ocean Literacy.

Guidance on Integrating the Environment and Climate Change in Processes for United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Frameworks

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Bridges: UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe, issue 2, July - December 2020

UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe Bridges: issue 2, July - December 2020  Document code: VNI/2021/PI/H/2 Language: English Year of publication: 2020 Type of document: periodical issue

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International Academy on UNESCO Designations and Sustainable Development: impact assessment summary (2015-2019)

Corporate author:Fondazione Santagata for the Economics of Culture (Italy)  Document code:

VNI/2021/PI/H/5 Collation: 19 pages : illustrations Language: English Year of publication: 2021 Type of document: book

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Synergies for youth: a situation analysis of the intersection of decent work, quality education and gender equality in South-East Europe

Document code: VNI/2020/PI/H/3, Collation: 57 pages, Language: English, Year of publication: 2020

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Mapping the mainstreaming of Education for Sustainable Development across SDG 4.7: a comparative analysis of the mainstreaming of ESD in Cyprus, Greece, Malta and Turkey

Document code: VNI/2020/PI/H/4 Collation: 82 pages Language: English Year of publication: 2020

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The UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe, Venice (Italy), is generously supported by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.