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In the media The Hindu - 18th March 2006

UNESCO backs South Asia Foundation's work on regional cooperation

The Director-General of UNESCO, Koïchiro Matsuura, opened on Friday the annual meeting of the South Asia Foundation at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. The South Asia Foundation (SAF), founded in 2000 by UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Madanjeet Singh, promotes regional cooperation and peace through education, understanding and friendship among the people of South Asia.

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News UNESCO - 16th March 2006

The Oral and Intangible Heritage of South Asia

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News 1st January 2006

SAF-Madanjeet Singh Scholarships: Training Programme for Assistant Nurse Midwifes (ANM)

Skilled Care at Birth for the Poorest by Dr. Rita Thapa, SAF Nepal Chairperson, Perinatal Society of Nepal & Chair, SAF Nepal Dr. Kasturi Malla, Director Thapathali Maternity Hospital.

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Event Bhopal, India - 26th December 2005

The Third SAF-SOS Environment Camp - 26th December 2005, Bhopal, India

The third SAF-SOS Environment Camp ended on 19th December 2005. The Camp was hosted by SOS Children’s Village Khajuri Kalan (India). This time the Camp had an additional feature focusing on the needs and care of special children, apart from the regular emphasis on the environment and sustainable development.

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News Colombo, Sri Lanka - 29th November 2005

Speech by Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs at the Madanjeet Singh Scholarship Awards Ceremony

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Conference Colombo, Sri Lanka - 28th November 2005

Conferment of the Degree of Doctor of letters (Honoris Causa) to Madanjeet Singh (Colombo, Sri Lanka)

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In the media Tehelka, Delhi - 10th November 2005

Tehelka Reports Donation by Ambassador Madanjeet Singh for Earthquake Victims

UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador and former diplomat Madanjeet Singh has announced Rs. 1 crore as earthquake relief for Pakistan and Rs. 50 lakh for the reconstruction of schools in his hometown of Uri, Jammu and Kashmir.

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Conference University of Kashmir, Srinagar - 27th September 2005

Certificate distribution of the PPEPERA (pre primary education programme)
27th September 2005, Srinagar

Invited by the SAF Founder to attend the South Asia Foundation Learning Initiative meeting in New Delhi on 14th December 2003, Professor Ahmed Khan Tareen, Vice Chancellor of Kashmir University, submitted a training project at the Institute of Home Science (Kashmir University).

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Conference Jammu, India - 1st September 2005

Meeting at the University of Jammu - September 2005

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed in New Delhi between the SAF Founder and Vice Chancellor of Jammu University in December 2002 for a rural women entrepreneurship development programme.

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News 16th August 2005

South Asia Foundation condoles Lakshman Kadirgamar's Assassination

The Founder of South Asia Foundation, Madanjeet Singh, Goodwill Ambassador to UNESCO, has conveyed his deep grief over the dastardly assassination of Lakshman Kadirgamar, the Foreign Affairs Minister of Sri Lanka.

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