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75th anniversary of UNESCO

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1127: tabled on 12 November 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 37 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, UNESCO, which celebrates its 75th anniversary on Monday 16th November 2020; notes that the organisation was founded in London in 1945 to build peace through international cooperation in education, the sciences and culture; further notes that since then the organisation has built up a global network of 193 Member States and has designated 1,121 World Heritage Sites, 246 Creative Cities, 161 Global Geoparks and 701 Biosphere Reserves around the world, including 165 designations across the UK; further congratulates the wide range of of experts, stakeholders and communities who support the work of UNESCO in the pursuit of its mission to build the defences of peace in the minds of people; welcomes the various celebrations taking place to mark the anniversary, including an event on 16th November hosted by the UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts at the University of Glasgow, Prof Alison Phipps, reflecting on the cultural heritage of Eritrea; and wishes all those involved in supporting UNESCO every success as the organisation seeks to contribute to the achievement of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development and the promotion of peace around the world in the years to come.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2020
Ochil and South Perthshire
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2020
Glasgow North West
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2020
Airdrie and Shotts
McKinnell, Catherine
Labour
Signed on 16 November 2020
Newcastle upon Tyne North
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 November 2020
Strangford
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 16 November 2020
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 16 November 2020
Arfon
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 16 November 2020
Ceredigion
MacAskill, Kenny
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2020
East Lothian
Doogan, Dave
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2020
Angus
Foy, Mary Kelly
Labour
Signed on 16 November 2020
City of Durham
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2020
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Hobhouse, Wera
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 November 2020
Bath
Mishra, Navendu
Labour
Signed on 16 November 2020
Stockport
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2020
Dunfermline and West Fife
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2020
Glasgow East
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2020
Lanark and Hamilton East
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2020
Motherwell and Wishaw
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2020
North Ayrshire and Arran
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2020
Glasgow South West
Edwards, Jonathan
Independent
Signed on 16 November 2020
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 November 2020
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 November 2020
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Callaghan, Amy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 November 2020
East Dunbartonshire
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 November 2020
Dundee West
Stone, Jamie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 November 2020
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 18 November 2020
Hayes and Harlington
Hanvey, Neale
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 November 2020
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Hopkins, Rachel
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2020
Luton South
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 23 November 2020
Brighton, Pavilion
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 December 2020
Glasgow North East

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.