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Iran Attends IFAP Conference

As a new member of the Intergovernmental Council of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Information for All Programme (IFAP), Islamic Republic of Iran attended in the IFAP conference held its seventh session in Paris last April 2 and 3.

According to reports, the Iranian delegation headed by Eng. Hakim Javadi, played an active role in the working groups constituted to address IFAP’s five strategic priority areas namely information access, information for development, information ethics, information literacy, and information preservation.

The UNESCO IFAP was established in 2001 to provide a platform for international cooperation in the area of access to information and knowledge for the participation of all in the knowledge societies.

IFAP focuses on ensuring that all people have access to information, which they can use to improve their lives.

The 25 members of the IFAP Council are Austria, Belgium, China, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Grenada, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Latvia, Madagascar, Mali, Mongolia, Niger, Oman, Peru, Philippines, Russian Federation, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Republic of Tanzania and Uruguay.

NEWS SOURCE : ITC

Publish Date: 2012/4/9 Views: 392