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Former UNESCO Director-General. Advocate for #women’s empowerment, #Education, protection of #heritage and #culture for sustainable development

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Irina Bokova
IrinaBokova
so happy to facilitate a model unesco world heritage committee by the students an inspiring and knowledgeable
So happy to facilitate a “Model UNESCO World Heritage Committee” by the students ⁦⁦⁦⁦@SISUShanghai⁩ - an inspiring and knowledgeable discussion on challenges for the protection of heritage such as climate change, conflict and unsustainable tourism.
Irina Bokova
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at a critical juncture for womens rights launches report families in a changing world that i strongly recommen
At a critical juncture for women’s rights @UN_Women launches #WomensProgress2019 Report: “Families in a changing world”, that I strongly recommend. #FamiliesOfToday can be “make or break” for women’s rights, they should be places of safety, dignity & equality for women and girls.
Irina Bokova
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culture alone is not enough to build peace but without culture peace and reconciliation cannot be lasting this
Culture alone is not enough to build peace. But without culture, peace and reconciliation cannot be lasting. This was my message to the wonderful participants of @unige_en Summer Law School on cultural heritage protection. Thank you, Prof. Mark-Andre Renold @UNIGEnews!
Irina Bokova
IrinaBokova
wonderful experience to visit again museum bardo tracing the history of tunisia over several millennia and acr
Wonderful experience to visit again Museum Bardo tracing the history of Tunisia over several millennia and across several civilizations - Roman, Byzantine and Islamic, to marvel at some of the finest Roman mosaics in the world and to breath this diversity of art and culture.
Irina Bokova
IrinaBokova
grand succes de notre troisieme peacelab a tunis les femmes le developpent la democratie et la paix avec des i
Grand succès de notre troisième PeaceLab @LeadersPaix à Tunis: Les femmes, le développent, la démocratie et la Paix avec des idées concrètes. Très honorée d’avoir rencontrer le PM tunisien le Ministre des AE et de discuter comment renforcer le multilateralism.
Irina Bokova
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an alarming un report humans are driving one million species to extinction biodiversity should indeed be at th
An alarming UN Report - Humans are driving one million species to extinction. Biodiversity should indeed be at the top of the global agenda alongside climate, if we want to preserve life on the planet and ensure sustainable development. No time to lose!
Irina Bokova
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congratulations dear getachew so good to see this impressive ceremony what a wonderful achievement for ethiopi
Congratulations, dear Getachew. So good to see this impressive ceremony. What a wonderful achievement for Ethiopia! A well deserved recognition for and .
Irina Bokova
IrinaBokova
so honored to co chair with amp unesco gwa esther coopersmith the annual washington gala dinner celebrating he
So honored to co-chair with & UNESCO GWA Esther Coopersmith the annual Washington Gala Dinner “Celebrating Heritage”! Thank you, Jan Anderson, and congratulations to this year’s honoree - a strong commitment to protect cultural heritage!
Irina Bokova
IrinaBokova
heartbreaking images of fire and destruction of notre dame de paris an accomplished and iconic unesco world he
Heartbreaking images of fire and destruction of Notre Dame de Paris - an accomplished and iconic UNESCO World Heritage site. This reminds us of Victor Hugo’s words: “Great edifices, like great mountains, are the work of centuries... Time is the architect...”
Irina Bokova
IrinaBokova
what a great experience visiting jeju unesco global geopark and meeting with the volunteers a fantastic group
What a great experience visiting Jeju UNESCO Global Geopark and meeting with the volunteers - a fantastic group of local women and men that care deeply about the history of their volcanic island and the protection of the environment. I am indeed deeply impressed!

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Irina Bokova
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i deeply regret the decision of the united states of america to withdraw from official statement
I deeply regret the decision of the United States of America to withdraw from .
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Irina Bokova
IrinaBokova
unesco honoured to receive bust of great indian mathematician amp astronomer aryabhataliving symbol of ancient
UNESCO honoured to receive bust of great Indian mathematician & astronomer Aryabhata,living symbol of ancient wisdom
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appalled by attacks in paris unesco mourns and stands in solidarity with france in the face of violence we sta
Appalled by attacks in #Paris. @UNESCO mourns and stands in solidarity with France. In the face of violence, we stand strong & united.
Irina Bokova
IrinaBokova
i commend security council today on daesh accountability no impunity for war crimes of destruction
I commend Security Council today on Daesh Accountability.
No impunity for war crimes of de#heritagestruction. #unite4heritage #UNSC
Irina Bokova
IrinaBokova
we pay homage to great indian mathematician aryabhata s profound contribution to humanity thank you to gvt of
We pay homage to great Indian mathematician Aryabhata's profound contribution to humanity-thank you to Gvt of #India
Irina Bokova
IrinaBokova
honoured to welcome smritiirani committed to advancing knowledge science and innovation for development
Honoured to welcome @smritiirani: committed to advancing #knowledge, #science and #innovation for #development
Irina Bokova
IrinaBokova
la unesco acompanara honduras en la exploracion de ciudad blanca una civilizacion recien descubierta juanorlan
La UNESCO acompañara Honduras en la exploración de Ciudad Blanca, una civilización recién descubierta @JuanOrlandoH
Irina Bokova
IrinaBokova
education is a transformational force for inclusion and poverty eradication educationfirst globalgoals unga
#Education is a transformational force for #inclusion and poverty eradication #EducationFirst #GlobalGoals #UNGA
Irina Bokova
IrinaBokova
from paris unesco sends a message of peace prayforparis
From Paris @UNESCO sends a message of #peace #PrayForParis
Irina Bokova
IrinaBokova
honoured to present 70th anniv medal to champion of digital inclusion 4 dvpt gender equality amp peace kigali
Honoured to present 70th anniv. medal to , champion of digital inclusion 4 dvpt, gender equality & peace Kigali
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