Friday, July 22, 2011

World Bank and UNESCO: Expanding Opportunities for Collaboration on Culture and Sustainable Development

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova and
Ms Inger Anderson, World Bank Vice President, Sustainable Development,
UNESCO and the World Bank have cooperated informally over the past decades, in particular on conservation efforts in the World Heritage sites. Today the two organizations signed a Memorandum of Understanding formalizing that on-going collaboration and expanding it to encompass a larger strategic scope.

Thanks to this Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed by Inger Andersen, World Bank Vice President, Sustainable Development and Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, concrete joint initiatives have been identified in an effort to pursue common objectives of the two organizations in the areas of culture and sustainable development. Read more,,,,,

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