Capacity Building Program for Secretaries-General and Representatives of National Commissions for UNESCO in African countries
Since September 2021, the Institute for Development and Diplomacy has partnered with the National Commission of the Republic of Azerbaijan for UNESCO in jointly organizing the Capacity Building Program for Secretaries-General and Representatives of National Commissions for UNESCO in African countries. The program has been going for two consecutive years, hosting 24 representatives in Azerbaijan during the time.
The purpose of the program is to contribute to the efforts and activities of UNESCO in regard with promoting sustainable development and management, and culture of peace and non-violence in the African region and to further improve cooperation and bilateral relations among National Commissions of African countries for UNESCO so that they could collaborate in the fields of education, science and culture in future.
The program consists of different modules, covering topics such as UNESCO conventions, multiculturalism, cultural diplomacy, education, sustainable development, and others. Participants in this program will also obtain information about Azerbaijan, its history, policy, and activities regarding with the restoration of all monuments based on preserving their original and authentic view.
It should be noted that during the program, the delegations visited liberated Karabakh as well as Azerbaijani properties inscribed on the World Heritage List.