The Director-General of Unesco has just approved five requests submitted by the Gabonese National Commission for Unesco, under the Participation Program (PP) for 2020-2021.
As part of the strengthening of its partnership with Gabon, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has allocated an envelope of nearly 43 million CFA francs to the country. This sum is intended for the realization of 5 projects within the framework of Unesco’s participation program for the financial year 2020-2021.
These funded projects are four in number. A training workshop for heads of establishments, focal points of the Network and the national federation of Unesco clubs (Fenacu) on the theme: “Traditional mechanisms for preventing violence in schools in Gabon” (10,268,759 FCFA) ;
A seminar-workshop on building the capacities of media professionals on the theme: “Women and the media for the better expression” (8,647,376 FCFA), a workshop for the development of a national disability policy (9,458,068 FCFA ); a field survey on the theme “Diversity and promotion of Bantu, English and German cultures in the North of Gabon” (6,485,532 FCFA); the development and animation of practical work through the STEM approach with materials from the daily environment of students (8,106,915 FCFA), for a total budget of almost 43 million FCFA.
“As part of the implementation of these projects, Unesco strongly recommends the integration of aspects relating to gender equality,” said a statement from the Unesco Office in Libreville.
The Unesco Participation Program (PP) is funding to strengthen the partnership between the Organization and its Member States as well as between the Organization and non-governmental organizations, in official partnership with Unesco. The Participation Program strengthens the inclusive and generous spirit of the noble mission of the UN agency.