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UNESCO signs partnership agreement with CISCO

On January 24, 2008, in Davos, Switzerland, the Director-General of UNESCO, Mr. Koïchiro Matsuura, signed a partnership agreement with John Chambers, Chief Executive Officer of Cisco Systems. Mr. Matsuura was in Davos to participate in the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.

According to the UNESCO press release, this agreement sets the framework for cooperation between UNESCO and Cisco in areas like education and learning; community access and development; cultural and linguistic diversity and preservation; digital inclusion and capacity-building.

For more information on this agreement and its fields of application, please consult the UNESCO dispatch on the subject.