The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nation. UNESCO was established on 16 November 1945. There are 193 Member States and 7 Associate Members are today. UNESCO headquarters located in Paris. The Director - General of UNESCO is Irina Bokova (Bulgaria). The Chairperson of UNESCO’s Executive Board in Paris is Permanent Delegate of the Russian Federation to UNESCO Eleonora Mitrofanova (Russia).
UNESCO representation in Moscow is UNESCO Office in Moscow - Cluster Office to Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Republic of Moldova and the Russian Federation. UNESCO Moscow office was opened in 1994. The director of the office is Dendev Badarch (Mongolia).
Russia is a Member State of UNESCO since 1954.
The Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO is the all-Russian coordinating body providing cooperation between Government of the Russian Federation, federal administrative authorities, regional bodies and the organizations, as well as scientists, specialists and experts of our country and UNESCO. The Chairman of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO is Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov. The Executive Secretary of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO is Grigory Ordzhonikidze.
UNESCO Bashkortostan Committee was founded on 25 November 1998 by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Bashkortostan.
The Executive Director of UNESCO Bashkortostan Committee is Ulfat Umaguzin.
Committee of Bashkortostan Republic for UNESCO was established on November 25, 1998 by the Decree of the President of Bashkortostan Republic.
The Executive Director of the Committee of Bashkortostan Republic for UNESCO- U.Z. Yumaguzin.
The Committee consists of 50 prominent state and public figures in the fields of education, science and culture, information and communication, youth organizations, representatives of leading companies, organizations and businesses.
The main activities
The main activities of the Committee of Bashkortostan Republic for UNESCO:
- participation in the activities, programs and projects carried out by the UNESCO in the field of education, science and culture, information and communication, youth programs, sports and tourism;
- participation in the activities, programs and projects of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO, cooperation with regional offices of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO, cooperation with national and regional commissions of the Member States of UNESCO;
- peace, friendship and cooperation among peoples;
- dissemination of information about UNESCO, its statutory and program activities;
- promotion of the principles of international and inter-religious harmony, mutual understanding and tolerance;
- advancement of education, science and culture in the Republic of Bashkortostan, the preservation and development of the Bashkir language and other languages, cultures and traditions of the Bashkir people and other peoples of the multinational Bashkortostan;
- assistance in acquaintance of the states and peoples of the world with the history, culture, language, national customs and traditions of the Bashkir people and other peoples of Bashkortostan;
- organization of events for the study, promotion and preservation of monuments of history, culture and architecture, natural sites in the Republic of Bashkortostan and the organization of events to include a number of cultural monuments and natural sites in the Republic of Bashkortostan in the list of Russian, European, and World Cultural and Natural Heritage, the organization of national, inter-regional, national and international conferences, symposiums and forums on these issues;
- invitation of Republican, Russian and international experts from UNESCO to participate and support national, inter-regional, national and international conferences, symposia, meetings, development of program documents, agreements, projects and applications.
The project "UNESCO Associated Schools" has been implemented in the Republic of Bashkortostan since 2000. During this time, 21 educational institutions received certificates Paris. Students of Bashkortostan work in many projects, UNESCO and UNEP, taking part in a festival of national cultures and the UNESCO Forum, exhibitions, tournaments, cups on public speaking, events and conferences, parades school projects on the UN and UNESCO, international educational projects, "Education for all "," World Cultural Heritage »,« Mondialogo »; international environmental projects UNESCO:« Tunza »,« Volvo Adventure ».
Under the agreement on friendship and cooperation between the Committee of Bashkortostan Republic for UNESCO and the German company "East - West" Baden - Württemberg implemented international cultural, social and educational projects "creative competence in the European context."
In 2008, Ufa hosted a meeting of the National Council of the "UNESCO Associated Schools of the Russian Federation."
In 2003 on the basis of the Department of Ethics, Aesthetics and Cultural Studies, Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology of the Bashkir State University the department of UNESCO's "Education in a multicultural and multi-confessional society” was created.
In the same year UNESCO M. Akmulla Associated Microscience Centre of the Bashkir State Pedagogical University was created.
The work on putting famous historical, cultural and natural sites of natural and cultural heritage of Bashkortostan Republic on the list of Russian, European and world cultural and natural heritage is a priority for the Committee. Natural monument Shulgan-Tash (Kapova cave), Bashkir folk - epic Ural Batyr and others deserve the attention of the world community.
In October 2009 in Ufa, the All-Russian scientific - practical conference "The natural and cultural heritage of the South Urals as an innovative resource" took place and was devoted to the 50th anniversary of the discovery of Paleolithic cave paintings in Shulgan-Tash (Kapova cave). Also there were discussed such questions as conservation of other natural and cultural resources for future generations of the republic of the country and the world.
A significant international event was holding during the Days of the Republic of Bashkortostan in the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris in March 2008, on the 450th anniversary of Bashkiria's voluntary entry into the Russian state, where many guests from France and many other countries could learn about the achievements of Bashkortostan Republic in the field of culture , science and education. The leadership of UNESCO took part in Bashkortostan presentation, a communiqué was signed on cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Bashkortostan and UNESCO. Bashkortostan is the second subject of the country, who after Moscow signed a cooperation agreement with UNESCO.
The Committee of Bashkortostan Republic for UNESCO is the initiator of the festival of national cultures of the peoples of Bashkortostan, reviews of school and student projects, conferences, conservation of natural and cultural heritage of the Republic, the organizer of the project "Youth of Bashkortostan meets and studies UNESCO World Heritage".
With the assistance of the Committee of Bashkortostan Republic for UNESCO numerous exhibitions of renowned artists and photographers of the Republic have been organized, representing indigenous culture of the peoples of Bashkortostan.
Representatives of the Republic of Bashkortostan have participated in official international conferences and meetings, such as: General Conference of UNESCO in Paris, the International Forum on Human Rights in Nantes, France, the meeting of the World Federation of clubs and centers in the city of Yekaterinburg, World Festivals folklore in some foreign countries.
Chronicle of Events
Decree of the President of Bashkortostan Republic, of November 25, 1998 № UP-798 "Foundation of the Committee of Bashkortostan Republic for UNESCO."
Participation of the delegation of the Republic of Bashkortostan in the V World Congress of the World Federation of UNESCO Clubs and Associations in Yekaterinburg.
Preparation and signing of the Agreement between the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO and the Republic of Bashkortostan on cooperation in the project "Culture of Russia - 2000".
Participation of schools in the Republic of Bashkortostan in the international seminar "Actual problems of ecology - the historical education of students" in the project "UNESCO Associated Schools" (St. - Petersburg and Finland);
International Children's Camp youth leaders of Bashkortostan in Bulgaria;
The participation of representatives of 17 schools in the Republic of Bashkortostan in the international expedition "World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO: the route Ufa - Brest - Warsaw - Amsterdam - Luxembourg - Paris - Reims - Ufa.
The participation of representatives of 20 schools in the Republic of Bashkortostan in the international expedition "UNESCO World Heritage: the route Ufa - Moscow - Warsaw - Austria - Italy."
The opening of the UNESCO Department at the Bashkir State University.
The participation of representatives of the Bashkortostan delegation in the international conference of UNEP in Kenya (Africa).
International Scientific - Practical Conference on "Trends and Innovations for School of Chemical Education" in Ufa;
Exhibition of the Bashkortostan photographers abroad: Paris, Lyon, Turkey, Egypt;
International expedition of Bashkortostan youth on route: Ufa - Paris (UNESCO Headquarters) - Strasbourg - Leon;
International Camp "Freindly" in Ufa district (delegation of children from Germany, Switzerland, Poland and the Republic of Bashkortostan);
Participation of schools of Bashkortostan in international conferences in the cities Kazan, Novorossiysk, Nizhny Tagil on the "Great Volga River Route: the union of the Baltic and Black Seas";
Awarding certificates Paris UNESCO Associated Schools of Bashkortostan to: Republican Economic Lyceum, Republican K. Davletkildeev Art school , Ufa schools: "Alpha", school № 140, lyceum № 5, School № 32.
Activities within the bounds of the 60th anniversary of UNESCO in Ufa, Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Tagil, Chelyabinsk, Baimak, Uchaly, Arkaim, Sibai, p. Askarovo;
Participation of14 Bashkortostan schools in the international distance UNESCO project "Mondialogo";
Participation of schools in the Republic of Bashkortostan in international environmental conferences UNEP in Indonesia and Japan.
Participation of the delegation of the Republic of Bashkortostan in the international festival "Ode to Peace" in Penglae (China). Children's Dance Ensemble "Serpentine" from Ufa won the "Gold Medal of UNESCO"
On October 11-12, the International Scientific Conference of UNESCO on traditional and popular sports was held. In the sports complex "Ufa-Arena» VI World Championship Wrestling took place.
Participation of a delegation from the Republic of Bashkortostan in the UNEP International Environmental Conference in Malaysia;
Presentation of the Paris Certificate to School № 155 in Ufa.
Presentation of Bashkortostan Republic in the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, dedicated to the 450th anniversary of voluntary entry into the Russian state;
Signing Communiqué between the Government of Bashkortostan Republic and UNESCO;
Events dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Committee of Bashkortostan Republic for UNESCO;
The participation of two schools of Bashkortostan in the international environmental conference "Tunza - 2008" in Norway;
Participation of the delegation of Bashkortostan in the International Forum on Human Rights in Nantes, France;
Meeting of the UNESCO Associated Schools National Council of the Russian Federation in Ufa;
Presentation of the Paris school certificate to the schools of Bashkortostan: School № 131, gymnasium № 39, school № 45;
The participation of Republic of Bashkortostan students of teacher training colleges in the international project "Pre-Christmas meeting in Germany";
National UNESCO festivals in Ufa, Kumertau, Blagoveshchensk, Sterlitamak, p. Karmaskaly;
International educational project "Professional competence in the European context" with the participation of the German Society "East - West" in Stuttgart, Germany;
Organization and holding of the international conference "Creative education is a necessity of the modern labor market" in Bashkir Institute of Social Technologies (branch) of the Academy of Labor and Social Relations.
Preparation and publication of a special issue of the "Bulletin of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO," dedicated the Republic of Bashkortostan and its presentation at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris in March 2008;
Participation of the delegations of Bashkortostan in international environmental conferences in Khanty - Mansiysk, Yakutia, Kazakhstan, Sweden;
The participation of representatives of 22 schools of Bashkortostan in the international expedition "Youth of Bashkortostan meets and studies UNESCO World Heritage in Europe. Meeting of the delegation of Bashkortostan with leaders of the project "UNESCO Associated Schools" in UNESCO Headquarters in Paris;
UNESCO Day in German national historical and cultural center in the village Prishib of Blagovarsky district of Bashkortostan;
Participation of the Committee of Bashkortostan Republic for UNESCO in the commemoration of the 40th anniversary of friendship and cooperation between Bashkortostan and Germany;
Organization of round tables in the Committee of Bashkortostan Republic for UNESCO with the delegation of the German Society "East - West" Baden - Württemberg "The role of public organizations engaged in partnerships in the development of civil society."
Preparatory work and discussions with the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO and the UNESCO Office in Moscow on the signing of the Memorandum of Cooperation between the Bashkortostan Republic and UNESCO.