Michael van der Valk

Water and culture themes of the World Water Forum in Mexico

April 2006 -

On 22 March of this year, World Water Day was celebrated in Mexico City. The ceremonies took place during the fourth World Water Forum, where for a week under Unesco’s leadership people exchanged ideas about water and cultural diversity.


World Summit on information fails to rise above vagueness

January 2004 -

To be continued. That seems to be the most important outcome of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) held in Geneva from 10 to 12 December 2003.


Sharjah Award for Arabian culture presented

October 2003 -

Moroccan author Ben Salem Himmich and Bosnian professor Esad Durakovic were presented with the Unesco Sharjah Award for Arabian Culture.

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