AGM Report 2014

"Weaving together the Aspiration of Canadians and UNESCO for the common good"

176 participants representing NGOs, government agencies, companies and individuals committed to sustainable development, equity and peace building met from June 5 to 7, 2014 in Victoria, British Columbia as part of the 54th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO).

Goals of the event:

  • To begin discussions and stimulate action on the themes of knowledge plurality, aboriginal languages and culture revitalization in Canada, and the common good of humanity.
  • To connect members of the various CCUNESCO networks and local communities, including aboriginal communities.
  • To highlight the work of CCUNESCO's networks and stakeholders and the way they embody the ideals of UNESCO in Canada, demonstrating UNESCO's value and relevance for Canadians in a practical way.