UNESCO

18 June 2013

Left to right: Professor Colin McInnes Aberystwyth University, Carwyn Jones AM First Minister, Professor April McMahon, Vice-Chancellor of Aberystwyth University, and Professor W John Morgan, Chairman of the UK National Commission for UNESCO.
Left to right: Professor Colin McInnes Aberystwyth University, Carwyn Jones AM First Minister, Professor April McMahon, Vice-Chancellor of Aberystwyth University, and Professor W John Morgan, Chairman of the UK National Commission for UNESCO.

Supporting UNESCO Effectiveness and Reform: How Can Wales Contribute

The Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth University hosted and co-organised a one day Colloquium on 6 June entitled ‘Supporting UNESCO Effectiveness and Reform: How Can Wales Contribute’.

This prestigious event was held under the auspices of the UK National Commission for UNESCO, in association with Aberystwyth University and the Learned Society of Wales. The keynote address was given First Minister, Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones.

Professor Gretchen Kalonji (Assistant Director General for Natural Sciences at UNESCO) was among a raft of high level speakers and delegates discussing the current and future relationship between Wales and UNESCO.

Aberystwyth contributions were provided by the Vice-Chancellor Professor April McMahon, who welcomed delegates, and Professor Colin McInnes who holds a UNESCO Chair in HIV/AIDS, Education and Security in Africa at Aberystwyth.

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