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Grange chairs meeting of UNESCO committee

Published:Friday | April 5, 2019 | 9:54 AM
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Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, is chairing the Committee on Conventions and Recommendations at the 206th Session of the powerful UNESCO Executive Board meeting underway in Paris, France.

The Committee on Conventions and Recommendations is considering, among other matters:

* The protection and promotion of museums and collections and their diversity and role in society.

* The preservation of, and access to, documentary heritage, including in digital form.

* The promotion and use of multilingualism and universal access to cyberspace.

Grange is also participating in meetings of the Executive Board which is considering the programme of work and budget for UNESCO.

While in Paris, Grange will pay a courtesy call on the UNESCO Director-General, Audrey Azoulay, as well as chair a meeting of CARICOM members currently serving on the Executive Board. 

The 206th Session of the UNESCO Executive Board runs from April 3 to 17.

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