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News UNESCO Headquaters, Paris - 19th November 2018

11th Award Ceremony of the UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence

UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay awarded the 2018 edition of the UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-violence to filmmaker Manon Barbeau (Canada) and the NGO The Coexist Initiative (Kenya)....

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News UNESCO Headquarters, Paris - 16th November 2018

Canadian Filmaker & Kenyan NGO to receive 11th UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance & Non-Violence

THE UNESCO-MADANJEET SINGH PRIZE FOR THE PROMOTION OF TOLERANCE AND NON-VIOLENCE was created in 1995 to mark the United Nations Year for Tolerance, proclaimed at the initiative of UNESCO, and the 125th anniversary of the birth of the Mahatma Gandhi...

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In the media New Delhi, India - 16th November 2018

Finance Minister Mr. Arun Jaitley presents Raja Ram Mohan Roy Award to Mr. N. Ram Trustee, SAF -India

Technology has ensured that a 1975-kind of Emergency that put fetters on free speech and media is no longer possible, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on the occasion of National Press Day. “If Emergency was ever to be reimposed, it would collapse for the simple reason that one of the strengths of the Emergency was press censorship and technology does not permit a press censorship today,” he said....

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News UNESCO Headquaters, Paris - 12th November 2018

Mme France Marquet, Representative of SAF to UNESCO, attended Internet Governance Forum 2018

The thirteenth Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will be hosted by the Government of France at the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris from 12 to 14 November 2018. The Internet Governance Forum serves to bring different stakeholder groups

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News Lahore, Pakistan - 7th November 2018

Nostalgic celebration of Diwali in Lahore by Samyukta Bhandari, UMISAA scholar nominated from Nepal

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In the media New Delhi, India - 6th November 2018

Mr. N. Ram, SAF Trustee, SAF-India, Chosen for The Raja Ram Mohan Roy Award

Veteran journalist and The Hindu Publishing Group Chairman N. Ram has been chosen for the prestigious Raja Ram Mohan Roy Award......

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News Dhaka, Bangladesh - 4th November 2018

Prof Jamilur Reza Choudhury, Vice Chairman, SAF- Bangladesh, gets Japanese National Award

Prof Dr Jamilur Reza Choudhury, National Professor, Vice Chancellor of University of Asia Pacific & Vice Chairman, SAF-Bangladesh won the Japanese national award titled “the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon.”....

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News UNESCO Headquaters, Paris - 1st November 2018

Mme France Marquet, Representative of SAF to UNESCO, attended Human Face of Urbanization on World Cities Day

A day-long event was organized on 31 October by UNESCO at its Headquarters to celebrate and promote human-centred, inclusive and sustainable city management. Attended by mayors, town councilors, artists and urban stakeholders from all over the world, the day-long event under the theme

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News Punakha, Bhutan. - 30th October 2018

Video shared by UMCSAFS scholars for CNR Madanjeet Singh Mobile Video Competition 2018

This vidoe is made for CNR Madanjeet Singh MObile Video Competition 2018 dedicating to the Goodwill Ambassador of the UNESCO...

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News UNESCO Headquaters, Paris - 30th October 2018

UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non- Violence renewed for another Six Years

Decision taken by the 205th Session of the UNESCO Executive Board Meeting on the renewal of UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence for a period of six years.

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