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Slovak Republic in UNESCO

The Membership of Slovakia in the UNESCO Bodies

Subsidiary bodies of the UNESCO Executive Board of which Slovakia was a member since 2009:

  • UNESCO Executive Board (2009 – 2013), Vice-Chairman of the Executive Board + a Member of the Bureau (2011 – 2013)

  • Programme and External Relations Commission (PX) (2009 – 2013)

  • Finance and Administrative Commission (FA)(2009 – 2013

  • Committee on Conventions and Recommendations (CR) (2010 – 2011)

  • Committee on Non-Governmental Partners (NGP) (2010 – 2011)

  • 37. UNESCO General Conference  – Vice-Chairman + a Member of the Bureau (2013)

Expert Bodies of UNESCO of which Slovakia was or still is a Member since 2009:

·         World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology (COMEST) – membership ad personam (Prof. RNDr. Marta Kollárová), 18 members are appointed by the DG of UNESCO (2010 – 2013)

·         Panel of Experts assessing projects in developing countries which are funded by the International Fund for Cultural Diversity – in the area of protection and promotion of cultural diversity a Slovak candidate was elected as an alternant in 2009 (Doc. Mgr. Juraj Hamar, CSc.) (2009 – 2010)

·         Intergovernmental Council of the International Hydrological Programme (IHP) (2006 – 2010) + the post of a Vice-Chairman of the Intergovernmental Council of IHP and membership in the Bureau of IHP – the Chairman of the Slovak Council of IHP (RNDr. Pavol Miklánek, CSc.) (2009 – 2010)

·         International Coordinating Council of the Man and Biosphere Programme (MAB) – the Chairman of the Slovak Council of MAB (Ing. Július Oszlányi, CSc.) (2009 – 2012)

·          International Advisory Committee for Biosphere Reserves – (Ing. Z. Guziová) (2009 – 2012)

·          Council of the UNESCO International Bureau of Education (IBE) – the Head of the Department of Education and Training of the Slovak Commission for UNESCO (PhDr. D. Kopčanová) (r. 2011 – 2015)

·         MOST Intergovernmental Council – post of the Vice-Chairman of the Council – the Chairman of the Slovak MOST Council (Mgr. Ľ. Falťan, CSc.) (r. 2011 – 2015)

·         Communication and Information Commission – post of the Chairman – the Chairman of the Slovak Commission for UNESCO and the Chairman of the Slovak Council for IFAP (Prof. RNDr. Ľ. Molnár, DrSc.) (2011 – 2012)

·         Intergovernmental Bioethics Committee (IGBC) – the Chairman of the Slovak Bioethics Council (Prof. RNDr. Marta Kollárová) (2014 – 2017)

·         Intergovernmental Council for the Information for All Programme (IFAP) – the Chairman of the Slovak Commission for UNESCO and the Chairman of the Slovak Council for IFAP (Prof. RNDr. Ľ. Molnár, DrSc.), (2014 – 2017)