Warning: session_start() [function.session-start]: Cannot send session cookie - headers already sent by (output started at /home/indiab/public_html/include/connDB.php:13) in /home/indiab/public_html/ForeignDetailsPage/2012/foreignDetails171012a.php on line 3

Warning: session_start() [function.session-start]: Cannot send session cache limiter - headers already sent (output started at /home/indiab/public_html/include/connDB.php:13) in /home/indiab/public_html/ForeignDetailsPage/2012/foreignDetails171012a.php on line 3
UN names British entrepreneur as UNESCO goodwill ambassador
Make this your homepage
 
portal on indian news
Foreign
portal on indian news

UN names British entrepreneur as UNESCO goodwill ambassador

India Blooms News Service

New York, Oct 17 (IBNS): The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Irina Bokova, Tuesday named British entrepreneur and philanthropist Nasser David Khalili as the agency’s newest Goodwill Ambassador for the promotion of peace among nations through culture and education.


Khalili, a scholar and renowned art collector, is the founder of the Nasser D. Khalili Chair of Islamic Art at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies, as well as the co-founder and chairman of the Maimonides Foundation, which promotes peace and understanding between Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

Since 1970, Khalili has assembled five outstanding art collections: The Arts of the Islamic World (700-1900), Japanese Art of the Meiji Period (1868-1912), Swedish Textiles (1700-1900), Spanish Damascened Metalwork (1850-1900) and Enamels of the World (1700-2000). Together, the five collections comprise some 25,000 works.

As a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, he will join the ranks of outstanding celebrity advocates, including Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nelson Mandela of South Africa, United States jazz musician Herbie Hancock, Cuban ballerina and choreographer Alicia Alonso, and Dubai-based philanthropist, educator and entrepreneur Sunny Varkey.

portal on indian news
 


More Foreign
Foreign Archive >>   

Tags
violence   rebels   UN   Central African Republic   Intervention Brigade   MONUSCO   Security Council   DR Congo   human rights   YouTube   crackdown   Turkey   UN   registered refugees   Somali refugees   Kenya   UN   food security   UN backed fund   food security fund   UN   aid delivery   urgent operation   UN   South Sudan   access to civilians   humanitarian situation   UN   Syria   East Jerusalem   displacement of Palestinians   demolitions   UN   crisis   Ukraine   Ban Ki-moon   Jens Stoltenberg   Jens Stoltenberg NATO chief   ballistic missiles   missile launch   DPR Korea   Ban Ki-moon   Special Envoy   UNESCO   Peng Liyuan   China   referendum   Crimea   UN   General Assembly   Ukraine   African Union   escalating violence   UN   Darfur   economic well-being   agricultural sector   youths   UN   Africa   UN   Côte d’Ivoire   reconciliation   Impartial justice   security   stability   crisis   Anbar province   UN   Iraq   Iranian border guard killed   Iran   border guards   Ban Ki-moon   terrorism   Yemen   Hadramawt   attack   Security Council   civil war   international attention   Sierra Leone   UN   humanitarian operations   funds   UN   Central African Republic   forced eviction   Con Dau   Vietnam   land-grabbing case   UN   mass imposition   death penalty   UN   Egypt   UN staff   protection   staff   UN  


 
To Post Your Comment On This Article Click Here

Comments Posted on this news:

There are no comments on this News.

portal on indian news
IndiaBlooms Plus
Video
indiablooms Video
BJP lashes out at Rahul Gandhi's statement on Imran Masood Bani : Bani is no more , Maya will play the role Cheerleaders dance their way to a spot on NFL squad
Photo Feature
DWIH hosts road show in Science City 2 States:New Poster Nissan launches Datsun Go
DWIH hosts road show in Science City 2 States:New Poster Nissan launches Datsun Go
portal on indian news

 

 

portal on indian news
portal on indian news
 
About Us  |  Writers  |  Advertise with Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service  |  Contact Us  |  Sitemap   |  Send Feedback
Copyright © 2008 Indiablooms.com. All rights reserved.   Copyright / IP Policy   |  Company Info
Increase Page Rank