Profile

Name : DHIRENDRA BHATNAGAR
Date of Birth : 10th August 1954
Education Qualifications : B.Com (Hons), LLB (from Delhi University)
Occupation :
 
 
Lawyer
Secretary General, Confederation of UNESCO Clubs and Associations of India (CUCAI)
Executive Trustee, The USO Trust
Address : 119, Munirka Vihar, New Delhi-110067
Contact :
 
 
Tel: 00-91-11-26165271, 26104389,
Fax: 23347019, Mob: 98106-94008,
E-Mail: dhirendra.bhatnagar@gmail.com,
   

Positions Held

  1. Executive Board Member of World Federation of UNESCO Clubs and Associations (WFUCA), Paris (France)

  2. Vice President of Asia Pacific Federation of UNESCO Clubs and Associations (AFUCA), Tokyo (Japan)

  3. Academic Council Member of Beijing Huijia Institute of Educational Sciences, Beijing, China

Honours

Recipient of the first "Peace Culture Award" Instituted by Asia Pacific Federation of UNESCO Clubs and Associations (AFUCA) and Government of the Prefecture of Penglai, Shandong Province, China

Work Experience

(In the field of UNESCO Club activities, Promotion of programmes related to UNESCO and United Nations, World Heritage, Peace Education, Literacy, Cultural Exchange)

  1. Has been actively associated with UNESCO Club movement in India and Asia Pacific since 1987

  2. Was Director of Non-formal learning Centers for poor and deprived children in clusters in Delhi from 1990 to 2007

  3. Has organized a number of National & Regional Training Programs, Seminars, Symposiums, Workshops and discussions on important topics related to UNESCO and United Nations, particularly Peace Education, World Heritage, Culture of Peace, Human Rights, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, EFA, International Understanding etc.

  4. Had been a resource person for Teacher's Training Programme on Peace Education and ASPnet schools in India organized by National Council of Education, Research and Training (NCERT) and Indian National Commission for UNESCO, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India.

  5. Key note speaker on World Environment Day organized by Department of Tourism, Govt. of Assam.

  6. Conducted the first ever Training Seminar for UNESCO Club Leaders and ASPnet teachers organized by the National Commission for UNESCO, Bhutan in December 2008 and 1st Training Seminar of the prospective UNESCO Club Leaders and ASPnet Schools organized by Ministry of Education of Maldives and the National Commission for UNESCO, Maldives in July 2010.

  7. Written and produced a feature film "Babloo Ke Sapne" (Dreams of Babloo) to motivate out of school children. This film has been recommended by UNESCO New Delhi Office and United Nations Information Centre, New Delhi, to be shown in India & Asian Region and was included in two International Children's Film Festivals.

  8. Edited and published a book entitled "A Guide to UNESCO's World Heritage Sites in India".

  9. Published articles/opinion highlighting Social Issues in leading Newspapers.

  10. Organized & Chaired a number meetings on Culture of Peace, Cultural Heritage, Human Rights Education etc. especially for school teachers, children & NGO representatives.

  11. Honored & felicitated by a number of UNESCO Clubs & Associations, NGO's in India for significant contribution in Peace Education.

  12. Organized and participated in number of Exchange Programs for Teachers and Students to promote International Understanding, Peace and Friendship with Other Countries.

  13. Organized a number of Debates, Drawing & Painting, Essay Writing Competitions, Skits, Cultural Events, Competitions involving young children on the themes of Culture of Peace, Cultural Heritage & International Understanding.

  14. Organized Peace Marches, and Cultural Events together with United Information Centre, UNESCO New Delhi Office involving young children on Culture of Peace to celebrate International Day of Peace, World Youth Day, Nelson Mandela Day, International Day of Tolerance and other International UN Days.

  15. Organized Painting/Essay Writing Competitions for Children and Training Capsule for Teachers to celebrate World Heritage Day, World Museum Day and Heritage Week together with the Institute of Archeology & Museum Branch of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)

  16. Has travelled about 30 countries to participate in various UNESCO and United Nations programs and activities.