UNESCO Centre for Women and Peace in the Balkan Countries
Centre UNESCO pour les femmes et la paix dans les Balkans
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Proposed by Association of Interbalkan Women's Cooperation Societies, Thessaloniki (AIWCS), with resolution adopted by 27th General Conference and Memorandum of Understanding concluded between United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and AIWCS. Officially declared open 18 May 1994. Originally within the framework of UNESCO Mediterranean Programme as a component of Network of Mediterranean Women for Cooperation and Parity.
Establish links of friendship and good understanding among women in countries of the regional through cooperation in common programmes and activities; promote respect of human rights and elimination of all forms of discrimination against women; encourage women's advancement in all sectors, their empowerment and their ever increasing participation in development; support the implementation of the UNESCO strategy aimed at building a culture of peace.Available with paid subscription only.
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