Paris, France 4 April 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, is chairing the Committee on Conventions and Recommendations at the 206th Session of the powerful UNESCO Executive Board meeting underway in Paris, France.
The Committee on Conventions and Recommendations is considering, among other matters:
- the Protection and Promotion of Museums and Collections, their Diversity and their Role in Society;
- the Preservation of, and Access to, Documentary Heritage, including in Digital Form; and
- the Promotion and Use of Multilingualism and Universal Access to Cyberspace.
Minister Grange is also participating in meetings of the UNESCO Executive Board which is considering the programme of work and budget for UNESCO.
While in Paris, Minister Grange will pay a courtesy call on the UNESCO Director-General, Audrey Azoulay, as well as chair a meeting of Caricom members currently serving on the Executive Board.
The 206th Session of the UNESCO Executive Board runs from April 3 to 17.