UNESCO Country Representative bids farewell to Geingob

27 Nov 2018 18:30pm
WINDHOEK, 27 NOV (NAMPA) - The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)’s Country Representative to Namibia Jean Pierre Ilboudo bade farewell to President Hage Geingob at State House on Tuesday.
Iiboudo served a three and a half year term in Namibia and will be leaving for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on 03 December 2018, where will he will serve that country for the next two years.
During his tenure in Namibia, the country representative highlighted that UNESCO worked in the field of education, especially in training teachers through the Namibia University of Science and Technology and the University of Namibia.
“We have been granted financial aid from the Chinese government and we used it to train teachers in Namibia for the past four years,” he stressed.
UNESCO was also active in the area of HIV/Aids education in schools countrywide, Ildoubo noted.
(NAMPA)
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