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Save the Planet Earth By Bektur Kadyrov, Gulyaim TULESHEVA Yesterday the International Forum opened in Astana dedicated to the International Decade for Rapprochement of Cultures for 2013-2022. A conference «Global Ethics: save the planet Earth» opened the forum, organized by Kazakhstan National Commission for UNESCO and ISESCO, the World Federation of UNESCO Clubs, Centers and […]

Save the Planet Earth

By Bektur Kadyrov, Gulyaim TULESHEVA

  • Yesterday the International Forum opened in Astana dedicated to the International Decade for Rapprochement of Cultures for 2013-2022.
  • A conference «Global Ethics: save the planet Earth» opened the forum, organized by Kazakhstan National Commission for UNESCO and ISESCO, the World Federation of UNESCO Clubs, Centers and Associations, as well as Kazakhstan’s national federation of UNESCO Clubs. The conference was attended by philosophers, artists, businessmen, experts of UNESCO communities, ethicists, experts of cross-cultural communication, education and cultural heritage from 15 countries.

    The main topic of discussion was the further sustainable development through promotion of a global ethics, based on respect for universal human rights, intercultural dialogue and social equality.

    Kazakhstan’s national federation of UNESCO clubs (KNFC) was established in 2009 (the World federation – in 1946) and today it includes 26 centers with more than two thousand members.
    In January 2013 at the expanded meeting a development program for 2013-2015 was adopted to define new tasks and key activities of the organization: «Cultural heritage in training the youth», «Cross-cultural and creative training of the youth», «Moral education of youth».

    President of the KNFC UNESCO — Deputy Oil and Gas Minister Bolat Akchulakov opened the conference. Chairman of Kazakhstan National Commission for UNESCO and ISESCO, Astana Mayor I. Tasmagambetov and director of the Foundation of the First President of Kazakhstan Dariga Nazarbayeva sent their greetings to the forum.

    Vice-Minister of Culture and Information Askar Buribaev, president of the World Federation of UNESCO Clubs, Centers and Associations George Christophides, President of Asian-Pacific federation (which includes KNFC) — Yoo Jaykun, and president of the European federation — Daniela Popescu made welcoming addresses there.

    A press conference was attended by the Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to UNESCO Olzhas Suleimenov and president of the National Committee of Greece to UNESCO Maria Ekaterini Papachristopulu-Gigikosta.

    A plenary session was devoted to development of global ethics, its fundamental criteria, and was chaired by George Christophides. «Socio-economic, political, environmental and cultural challenges to promote the ideas of sustainable development» and «Interaction of civil society and business to promote the culture of peace, understanding and sustainable development» were discussed there.
    In the end of the discussions, the Astana Declaration was adopted, which will be submitted to UNESCO. Director General Irina Bokova in the frames of the International Decade for Rapprochement of Cultures for 2013-2022. It urges to unite efforts to develop education for the youth, promote intercultural dialogue and cultural diversity, as well as to prevent discrimination, violence, racism and xenophobia.

    The ways for maintaining social stability and cultural systems, including reducing the number of destructive conflicts between people, development of effective methods for the rational use of sustainable energy and material saving technologies, new areas and new formats of interaction between civil society and business community are required to ensure peace and sustainable development.

    The Declaration proposes to approve the principles of mutual respect, tolerance and understanding among peoples for further enhancement of the dialogue of cultures and international cooperation. The document also defined other goals.

    Youth Art Festival «The Routes of the Silk Way» is to be held in the frames of the conference.

    The Forum ends on Saturday.

  • CE ESTE ALUMNUS ?

    Alumnus Club for UNESCO is an organization created in the year 2000, that gathers for more than a decade and a half members from 10 countries.
    Alumnus Club for UNESCO is part of the Romanian federation of UNESCO Associations, Centers and Clubs, and implicitly of the World and European Federations for UNESCO. The club is formed mainly by young students, and its aim is to offer its members the opportunity to get involved in projects aimed at developing their experience in the selected field of study.
    Through its UNESCO affiliation, the Alumnus Club has access to an important network of information regarding the activities developed in domains such as education, science, culture and communication.
    The main purpose of the organization is that of training young people in a multicultural manner, through projects that aim at involving them in activities that encourage their personal initiative and experience gaining.
    In 15 years of activity, Alumnus Club for UNESCO has offered its members and the participants in its events the occasion to engage in educational, scientific, cultural and communication projects.
    Below, you may find a non exhaustive list of annual events: Metamorphoses, Youth and Museums, Art and Civilization in Monastic Spaces, Magellan and the new project developed under the auspices of the Alliance of Civilizations: Bucharest retrieved, the concerts of the National Chamber Choir Madrigal.

    ALUMNUS Club pentru UNESCO a fost fondat in anul 2000 si este format din tineri de pe cuprinsul a 10 tari. Clubul doreste sa ofere membrilor sai oportunitati de a se implica in proiecte educationale, stiintifice, culturale si de comunicare. Alumnus Club pentru UNESCO isi propune sa ii pregateasca pe tineri intr-un spirit multicultural si sa ii implice in activitati ce le vin in ajutorul dezvoltarii personale si profesionale.