Item L1293/14A - PHOTO0000001831

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FR PUNES AG 12-Photo-SC-L1293/14A




  • 1969 (Creation)

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1 black-and-white photo print.

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English transcription: In an effort to alleviate the destructive effects of earthquakes, the United Nations Development Programme, with UNESCO acting as executing Agency, is assisting the Japanese Government in the expansion of the International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering. The purpose of this project is to further develop the training programme for specialists as well as the advisory services offered to developing countries located in the seismic zones of the world. Professor Zatopek (Czechoslovakia), UNESCO expert (left), in front of the Institute of Building Research.
French transcription: Afin de lutter plus efficacement contre les effets des tremblements de terre, le Programme des Nations Unies pour le Développement - dont l'UNESCO est l'agent d'exécution - a conclu un accord avec le Gouvernement japonais pour l'expansion de l'Institut International de Sismologie et de Génie parasismique. Le but de ce projet est de développer le programme de formation de spécialistes en sismologie et de fournir l'assistance technique nécessaire aux pays en voie de développement situés dans les zones sismiques de notre globe. Le Professeur Zatopek (Tchécoslovaquie), expert de l'UNESCO, dans la cour de l'Institut de Recherche sur le Bâtiment.
Description: On a street, two men look at a building. Smaller buildings are on the left.
Location: Tokyo.

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UNESCO / A. MacKenzie. See Reproduction notice here: Photographic Archives

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