UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova met on March 16 with Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner for Education and Culture, to discuss and strengthen cooperation between UNESCO and the European Commission.

The Director-General shared a series of events and initiatives by UNESCO to protect heritage and combat extremism, and called for an even deeper cooperation with the European Union. “We can do much more with youth and this is precisely the purpose of the NET-MED Youth project we implement together,” She said.


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In the field

Youth and Media


Activities building skills among youth organizations and young journalists; to enhance youth representation in media and promote freedom of expression, media and information literacy and youth-generated media content.

Youth and Employment


Activities joining youth organizations, employment experts and different national stakeholders to engage in dialogue and work together on unemployment solutions and skills needs. 

Youth Policies


Activities empowering youth to participate in the communal and national development, revision and implementation of national youth strategies and public policies.