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February 20, 2022 Delegation's Activity

UNESCO-Al Fozan International Prize for the Promotion of Young Scientists in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

A new joint prize by Saudi Arabia and UNESCO will support the sciences by rewarding innovative achievements by young people that are conducive to socio-economic transformation and development on a global scale. The UNESCO-Al Fozan International Prize for the Promotion of Young Scientists in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) will be awarded every two years, starting in 2022, to five laureates from the five geographic regions of UNESCO.
February 16, 2022 Delegation's Activity

Saudi Arabia Chairs Mondiacult 2022 Regional Consultations

Ahead of the Mondiacult 2022 conference in Mexico, which takes place in September for the first time in 24 years, the Kingdom of Saudi...
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January 10, 2022 News

Arab Group States Celebrate Calligraphy Inscription

Each year across the Arab world and beyond, Arabic Language Day (December 18th) is a reason to celebrate. Spoken daily by over 420 million...
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January 06, 2022 News

Our Year in Review: 2021

2021, despite its challenges, was an exciting year of collaboration with UNESCO. From protecting petroglyphs to the Kingdom’s natural biospheres, discover some of our...
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January 01, 2022 Delegation's Activity

Farasan Islands Added to Global Biosphere Reserves Network

Farasan Islands, an archipelago of over 170 islands, were inscribed on the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves—a first for the Kingdom, and an important learning area for sustainable development under diverse ecological contexts.
June 23, 2021 News

Saudi Arabia joins the UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission’s Executive Council

On June 22, 2021, during its 31st Assembly, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO welcomed Saudi Arabia to its Executive Council.      ...
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