28.07.2009 | Mr Koichiro Matsuura makes an address in Moscow on the preservation of cultural diversity
Mr Koichiro Matsuura, UNESCO Director-General, made an address at the guest house of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the framework of the project World’s “Golden” Lectures on July 22, 2009. Dedicated to the preservation of cultural and linguistic diversity, his address highlighted Russia’s honourable contribution to the International Year of Languages.
27.07.2009 | UNESCO Director General: Russia exemplifies the implementation of the UNESCO Information for All Programme
The July issue of the journal Mezhdunarodnaya Zhizn (International Affairs), published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, carries an interview with Mr Koichiro Matsuura, in which the UNESCO Director General notes Russia’s leading role in implementing the UNESCO Information for All Programme.
06.07.2009 | The presentation of the book The Role of Libraries in the Formation and Development of Information Transparency Culture: Social Functions of Librarianship
The book by Bulgarian scholars Stoyan Denchev and Irena Peteva The Role of Libraries in the Formation and Development of Information Transparency Culture: Social Functions of Librarianship was presented at the Moscow State Printing University on June 25, 2009.
06.07.2009 | The conference Linguistic and Cultural Diversity in Cyberspace among the central 2008 events in Yakutia
The recently published photo album The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia): 2008 names the international conference Linguistic and Cultural Diversity in Cyberspace, organized in July 2008 on the initiative of the Russian Committee of the UNESCO Information for All Programme, among last year’s three principal events in Yakutia.
30.06.2009 | The Baikal Information Forum has finished in Ulan-Ude
The Baikal International Information Forum on the implementation of the Information Society Development Strategy in Russia, held in Ulan-Ude, finished on June 27, 2009. The forum paid special attention to the emergence of digital television, the development of the latest information technologies, and the establishment of electronic libraries.
22.06.2009 | The 7th conference, Corporate Library Systems: Technologies and Innovations, has been held with support of the Russian Committee of the UNESCO Information for All Programme and the Interregional Library Cooperation Centre
The 7th research and practical conference, Corporate Library Systems: Technologies and Innovations, was held on June 14-19, 2009. It was organized by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, the St Petersburg State Polytechnic University, and ARBICON (non-profit partnership Association of Regional Library Consortiums). The Russian Committee of the UNESCO Information for All Programme and the Interregional Library Cooperation Centre were its co-organizers.
19.06.2009 | The Russian Committee of the UNESCO Information for All Programme and the Interregional Centre of Library Cooperation at the international conference Crimea 2009
The 16th annual international conference Crimea 2009 took place in Sudak on June 6-14, with active participation of the Russian Committee of the UNESCO Information for All Programme and the Interregional Centre of Library Cooperation, its working body.
19.06.2009 | Conference of the heads of Rossotrudnichestvo representations
A conference of the representation heads of Rossotrudnichestvo (the Federal Agency for the Affairs of the CIS, Ethnic Russians Abroad, and International Humanitarian Cooperation) was held in Moscow on June 17-18, 2009. It gathered Rossotrudnichestvo representatives from 68 countries of the CIS, Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa, and representatives of federal executive and legislative bodies of the Russian Federation, public organizations and the mass media.
18.06.2009 | Is Russia ready to become an information society?
Is Russia Ready to Become an Information Society? was the title of an article by Evgeny Kuzmin, Chair of the Russian Committee of the UNESCO Information for All Programme, which the journal Natsionalnye Proekty published in No. 4, 2009.
08.06.2009 | Will the name of IFAP be discredited no longer?
On May 29, 2009, the Interregional Civil Organization in Support of UNESCO Information for All Programme, which misappropriated the name of UNESCO and its Information for All Programme, and has been abusing it for the preceding three years, has announced now that it “no longer finds it necessary to further associate its activities with the Programme of the same name”.
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