Preserving heritage means securing the long run, says Princess Haifa



PARIS: Princess Haifa bint Abdul Aziz Al-Muqrin, the Kingdom’s everlasting consultant to UNESCO, mentioned that modifications can solely be confronted with world efforts to attain the widespread objectives of selling peace, constructing cultural bridges between nations, and empowering societies to ensure a greater future.

Saudi Arabia not too long ago participated within the 209th session of the UNESCO Govt Council on the company’s Paris headquarters. The Kingdom was represented on the session by Princess Haifa and a workforce of 26 Saudi consultants from completely different sectors which have actions associated to the scope of UNESCO’s work, corresponding to schooling, tradition, power, setting, and coaching.

Princess Haifa mentioned: “Regardless of our completely different cultures and languages, we share our perception that schooling is a proper for everybody, that preserving heritage means securing the long run, and that innovation and science are the bridge that can pull us out of this pandemic the world in the present day resides.”

She mentioned that the Kingdom supported African nations and was able to share its experiences in numerous UNESCO fields, along with supporting motion plans associated to growing islands as certainly one of its priorities in exchanging experiences, particularly because the Kingdom is among the most superior nations on the planet within the discipline of water desalination.

Reference was made to the Kingdom’s assist for worldwide progress and stability via the G20 presidency, particularly with regard to making sure the continuity of schooling in crises, the continuation of efforts to attain local weather adaptation worldwide, and solidarity with the members of the G20 in preventing the COVID-19 pandemic.

As a member state of the UNESCO Govt Council, Saudi Arabia is on the 209th session to debate worldwide points associated to the fields of schooling, science and tradition. These shall be evaluated and determined upon, and the manager choices assigned to them shall be voted on, in cooperation with the council’s member states.

The Kingdom’s participation within the conferences of the UNESCO Govt Council additionally comes as a part of its everlasting presence within the worldwide cultural and academic group since its basis in 1946.



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