Kazakhstan headed World Clubs of UNESCO Clubs

The President of the Kazakhstan National Federation of UNESCO Clubs Bolat Akchulakov was elected President of the World Clubs and Association UNESCO, reports the site UNESCO.org.

The decision on the election of Kazakhstan was made as part of the X World Congress, held from October 26 to 29 in Seoul (Republic of Korea). He was supported by representatives of most countries of the Congress. An important role in achieving this result was played by constant support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the National Commission of the Republic of Kazakhstan for UNESCO and Isesko.

The movement of clubs originated in 1947 in Japan in order to widely promote key priorities and values ​​of UNESCO among civil society. Today, the movement is represented in almost 90 countries of the world and has about 5,000 organizations.

“For the Kazakh Federation, the youth has always been a priority. In this regard, we propose to implement all the accumulated experience and lay a strong basis for the preparation of future leaders of the UNESCO club movement around the world, the Akchulakov Bolat said in his speech.

Today, the Kazakhstan National Federation of UNESCO clubs unites 190 clubs and 17 thousand active members, and also successfully organized about 550 events with the participation of more than 45 countries. In addition, an international project was launched, the youth festival “The Planet of Art”, which covered about 75 thousand participants.