Federico Mayor

federico-mayor-former-director-unesco-spainFormer director general of UNESCO; from 1963 to 1973, professor of biochemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Grenada, Spain; one of his major fields of study concerned prenatal biochemistry and the brain of the child; first director of “Severo Ochoa” Molecular Biology Centre; from 1976 to 1977, member of the UNESCO Advisory Committee for Scientific Research and Human Needs.

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Congratulations to the winners of the XII Federico Mayor Zaragoza Award

On Saturday 16 March the ceremony for the XII Federico Mayor Zaragoza Award, organized by the Association of the Tortosa Friends of UNESCO, took place at the Felip Pedrell Auditorium of Tortosa. The event was chaired by Mr. Federico Mayor Zaragoza during which he gave a lecture entitled “Global Challenges, Global and On Time Responses.” With […]

New book: Remembering Maurice F. Strong

A new book Legacy for the future and future generations, Remembering Maurice F. Strong: Tributes and Reminiscences was recently published by the European Center for Peace and Development (ECPD) located in Serbia. The book brings together contributions from 41 individuals who worked or collaborated with Maurice Strong in different settings. Through the various essays, reflections […]

Network of University Radio Stations promoting the Earth Charter

The Association of University Radio Stations of Spain, the University Radio Network of Latin America and the Caribbean (RRULAC) and the University of Extremadura organized the IV Meeting RRULAC IB: “University Radio in Progress: Towards the Conformation of a Media Agenda” with the participation of university radio representatives from more than a dozen countries of […]

The Federico Mayor Zaragoza Prize for short films will focus on the Earth Charter

The XII edition of the Federico Mayor Zaragoza Prize for the 2018-2019 period will focus on the creation of short films that relate to the Earth Charter. Objectives: – To promote awareness of the Earth Charter and the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations Agenda 2030. – To promote experiences that favor knowledge and […]

Message from Federico Mayor Zaragoza to the Youth

Federico Mayor Zaragoza, former UNESCO Director General wrote a message to the youth, especially those who have taken Earth Charter ethical leadership course. YOUNG PEOPLE, CITIZENS OF THE WORLD, IT IS TIME TO ACT “There will be new words for the new history” Ángel González “Get involved!” was the shout out and final message from […]