Monthly Archives: April 2017

Presentation of the Greek Edition of “Speak Truth to Power” Education Program

On 24 April 2017, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Ms Marianna Vardinoyannis and the President of “Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights”, Ms Kerry Kennedy, presented the education programme on human rights entitled Speak Truth to Power, as well as the Greek edition of the curriculum, an educational tool for secondary school teachers. The event was held at the Acropolis Museum auditorium and was attended by representatives of the academic, political, diplomatic and media communities.

Ms Marianna V. Vardinoyannis delivered the opening address at the event, noting, “Greece, the small rocky promontory in the Mediterranean,

Annual Meeting of UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors 2017

The Annual Meeting of UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors was held at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris on 20 April 2017, with all eyes on the transitional phase people across the globe are currently going through. Distinguished figures from around the world attended the meeting, including the Greek Goodwill Ambassador, Ms Marianna V. Vardinoyannis.

The Director-General of UNESCO, Ms Irina Bokova, started the proceedings with a short speech, thanking the Ambassadors for their passion and enthusiasm when serving UNESCO’s values and programmes, spreading its messages to the four corners of the world. She added that she was touched,