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Volume 78: debated on Friday 10 May 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1) how much the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation contributed towards technical support for selected national institutions with a view to developing prototype curricula for health education at school and related teacher training in 1984–85; and how much it is intended that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation will contribute in 1985–86 and 1986–87;(2) how much the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation contributed towards contracts with institutions for pilot activities aimed at introducing into literacy activities for young people and adults, and educational dimension relating to population problems and drug abuse prevention in 1984–85; and how much it intends to contribute in the years 1985–86 and 1986–87;(3) how much the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation contributed towards

(a) the organisation of training activities aiming to include in educational curricula and non-formal educational activities interdisciplinary content relating to drug abuse prevention, and (b) the publication of an appraisal of activities undertaken by certain member states in education and communication to combat the use of narcotics and prevent drug abuse in 1984–85; and how much it is intended that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation will contribute for the years 1985–86 and 1986–87;

(4) how much the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation contributed towards operational projects to further the inclusion in general educational curricula and in non-formal educational activities of subject matter relating to problems connected with the quality of life, the environment and nutrition education in 1984–85; and how much it is intended that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation will contribute for the years 1985–86 and 1986–87;

(5) how much the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation contributed towards the development of Palestine university institutions in the occupied Arab territories in 1984–85; and how much it is intended that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation will contribute for the years 1985–86 and 1986–87;

(6) how much the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation contributed towards consultancy services to assist in setting up a scholarship fund for students from the occupied Arab territories in 1984–85; and how much it is intended that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation will contribute for the years 1985–86 and 1986–87;

(7) how much the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation contributed towards further training fellowships for the teaching staff of universities in the occupied Arab territories, and to the supply of teaching materials and equipment for these universities in 1984–85; and how much it is intended that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation will contribute for the years 1985–86 and 1986–87;

(8) how much the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation contributed towards the supply of educational material and equipment for the education centres of African national liberation movements, and the organisation of seminars with a view to improving the training of the staff of the centres in 1984–85; and how much it is intended that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation will contribute for the years 1985–86 and 1986–87;

(9) how much the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation contributed to fellowships for students sponsored by African national liberation movements and students presented by the Palestine Liberation Organisation in 1984–85; and how much it is intended that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation will contribute for the years 1985–86 and 1986–87;

(10) how much the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation contributed towards the cost of printing school textbooks for the education centres of African national liberation movements in 1984–85; and how much it is intended that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation will contribute for the years 1985–86 and 1986–87;

(11) how much the United nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation subsidised the publication of African poems and other activities decided upon with those responsible for education in African national liberation movements with a view to helping to preserve their cultural identity in 1984–85; and how much it is intended that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation will contribute for the years 1985–86 and 1986–87;

(12) how much the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation contributed towards informing public opinion about the assistance it provided in the implementation of education projects of African national liberation movements in 1984–85; and how much it is intended that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation will contribute for the years 1985–86 and 1986–87;

I am seeking this information from the organisation and will circulate it in the Official Report.