General information 1. Network of schools (UNESCO-schools), 61 schools in total. 2. National coordination: 30 000 €/year. 3. Finnish national commission of UNESCO. 4. Latest example: The Great Volga River Route -project 5. Member-schools of the network. 6. None.
Mission & Objectives The UNESCO-school network experiments with new approaches, tests the materials of UNESCO and spreads good practices that deal with global issues and the system of the United Nations; human rights and democracy; cultural heritage and cross-cultural learning and the protection of nature.
Main Projects/Activities The Great Volga River Route –project: this project was approved as an ICT cross-cutting project during the 32nd UNESCO General Conference and aims to address issues and provide solutions to the UN Millennium Development Goals; serve as a follow-up initiative to the Johannesburg World Summit for Sustainable Development in 2002 and to the final recommendations and documents of the World Heritage Youth Forum; serve as a concrete contribution to the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014); explore further and develop the effective use of ICTS to improve quality education.