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Failed UNESCO bid has positive side

Friday 17 November 2017 | Published in Local

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Failed UNESCO bid has positive side
Prime minister Henry Puna (far left) is dwarfed by a big screen showing him speaking at the UNESCO meeting in Paris last week. 17111601

While the Cook Islands candidature for a seat on the Executive Board of UNESCO was unsuccessful at elections held in Paris last week during the General Conference, the campaign, led by prime minister Henry Puna, has provided a strengthened platform for the Cook Islands engagement with UNESCO and the international community.

While the Cook Islands candidature for a seat on the Executive Board of UNESCO was unsuccessful at elections held in Paris last week during the General Conference, the campaign, led by prime minister Henry Puna, has provided a strengthened platform for the Cook Islands engagement with UNESCO and the international community.


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