UNESCO Co-Action Programme (Co-Action)

Programme Co-action de l'UNESCO

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History

1950, within the framework of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Also referred to as UNESCO Co-operative Action Programme. Ceased to exist, Apr 2006.

Aims

Provide aid to projects in developing countries, conceived and carried out by local leaders at the community level.

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Activities

Each year about 30 projects originating from developing countries receive financial assistance from the Programme. Projects are generally submitted to Co-Action Programme Section, UNESCO or through international non-governmental organizations. Priority is given to projects in the least developed countries in the fields of competence of UNESCO, particularly, development of education; eradication of poverty, and to those aimed at the most disadvantaged groups: children (street children and children of war) women, the physically disabled and refugees. The Programme then provides liaison between projects and donors for whatever period is required.

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UIA Org ID

F0559

Last News Received

20060926p
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