Saturday, December 02, 2006

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid reaffirms his support for education, science and culture

Rabat, Nov. 30, 2006 - His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid, the heir second in line to the Moroccan Throne, received United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (hereafter UNESCO) Director General Koichiro Matsuura.

His Royal Highness expressed his strong support to promote cooperation between the Kingdom of Morocco and UNESCO, in the areas of education, science and culture.

Popular royal works in close collaboration with UNESCO and is actively promoting the adoption of the Convention on the protection and promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions by the General Conference of UNESCO.

Prince Moulay Rachid is notable for combining his strong and vocal advocacy of the importance of cross-cultural and interfaith understanding.

His Royal Highness continues to highlight the needs to focus efforts on the many of today’s challenges that are not limited to country boundaries, but are transnational and regional in nature, and require new philosophy and more targeted responses.


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