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October 2018

The National Commission was represented at some very fruitful events in October. We share some of the connections we've made.

GCED workshops in the Pacific

Our advisor Gracielli Ghizzi-Hall spent an intensive five days in Samoa, connecting with contacts from all over the Pacific on the topic of global citizenship education. The workshop is expected to lead to a number of exciting future initiatives.

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Raven at Forest and Bird event

UNESCO Aotearoa Youth Leader Raven Maeder attended the Forest and Bird Youth Council event ‘Ngā here: many connections’ on 26 September. She shares her experience.

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Climate change representation

UNESCO Aotearoa Youth Leader Injy Johnstone represented the National Commission as part of a panel on climate change at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s NGO Policy Forum in October. She also attended the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly as part of her tertiary studies.

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New Chair for Memory of the World New Zealand

Members of UNESCO Memory of the World Aotearoa New Zealand Trust elected Bruce Ralston as its new Chair in October. Bruce takes over the reins from Dianne Macaskill, the founding Chair of the Trust, whose term ends in March 2019.

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Local researcher awarded prestigious fellowship

The world of Augmented Reality will soon be leaping into our everyday lives thanks to the work of award-winning University of Otago scientist Stefanie Zollmann, who has been granted the prestigious L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowship 2018.

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Recent UNESCO publication

International Days

Read messages from UNESCO HQ about some of the UNESCO-related international days that happened in October.
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