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In accordance with the "Directives concerning UNESCO's relations with foundations and similar institutions" adopted by the General Conference at its 26th session in November 1991 and amended at its 28th and 29th sessions, UNESCO Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura, has decided to admit the South Asia Foundation into official relations with UNESCO. The Executive Board of UNESCO took note of the Director-General's decision at its 175th session (October 2006).
The obligations and benefits pertaining to this relationship are set out in Articles III and IV respectively of the UNESCO Directives.

Director-General letter

 

UNESCO Director-General Madame Irina Bokova announced on 26 October 2010, that the 12 SAF institutions can use the UNESCO logo as long as it is always associated with Madanjeet Singh's name and his official title of UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador. Read more

Renewal of South Asia Foundation official relations with UNESCO for another Six-year term from 2014-Aug 2020 A decision by the UNESCO Director General Ms Irina Bokova after the Executive Board hundred and ninety-fifth session 195 EX/NGP/2 PARIS, 28 August 2014

Complete Renewal docs of NGOs in English & French only
Source:   http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0022/002294/229455e.pdf

 

Renewal of South Asia Foundation official relations with UNESCO for another Four-year term from 2 Oct 2020-1 Oct 2024  A decision by the UNESCO Director General  Ms Audrey Azoulay, following a positive evaluation of the cooperation between UNESCO and the South Asia Foundation (SAF), I am pleased to confirm that offical relations between two organizations, established under the Directives concerning UNESCO's relations with foundations and similar institutions, have have been renewed untill 2024.



Read about  UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non- Violence

 



 

 

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News Paris, France - 19th September 2022

Mme France Marquet with H.E. Amb. & Mrs Dipak Adhikari during the reception to celebrate the 8th Consitution day of Nepal

Madam France Marquet,Principal Trustee to MSF & South Asia Foundation Representative to UNESCO with His Excellency Mr. and Mrs Dipak Adhikari Ambassador of Nepal to France and Permanent Delegate of Nepal to UNESCO during the reception to Celebrate the Eight Constitution Day and National Day of Nepal in Paris, France

News UNESCO Headquaters, Paris - 19th September 2022

Mme France Marquet, Trustee MSF with H.E Vishal V. Sharma, Permanent Delegate and Ambassador of India to UNESCO

H.E Vishal V. Sharma, Permanent Delegate and Ambassador of India to UNESCO says "Glad to Host Madam France Marquet of the South Asia Foundatin that Sponsors the UNESCO- Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promition of Tolerance and Non Violence and Members of the Indian Diaspora. Amb Madanjeet Singh was a famous Indian Diplomat."

News UNESCO Headquaters, Paris - 25th July 2022
News Kaiserslautern, Germany - 25th June 2022
News UNESCO Headquaters, Paris, France - 25th May 2022

H.E. Sahar Baassiri, Amb., Permanent Representative of Lebanon to UNESCO with Mrs France Marquet SAF representative to UNESCO

H.E. Sahar Baassiri, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Lebanon to UNESCO with Mme France Marquet, Principal Trustee, Madanjeet Singh Foundation & South Asia Foundation representative to UNESCO, During her discussion on UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence