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It will take just 20 minutes to travel from Sliema to the Three Cities thanks to a tunnel ferry system that will connect harbour towns and capital Valletta.
First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva has today met with Unesco goodwill ambassador, President of the Friends' Association for children with cancer "ELPIDA" and the "Marianna V. Vardinoyannis Foundation" Marianna ...
(MENAFN Editorial) New Delhi, March 2017: WhiteBalance, a New Delhi based film production company has secured the digital campaign rights for the Unesco MGIEP (Mahatma Gandhi Institute of education for peace and Sustainable Development) ...
Paris (AP) - The United Nations on Thursday announced nine possible candidates on a shortlist to replace the chief of Unesco, the world body's Paris-based cultural agency, including four Arab candidates. commentators have warned that a chief from an ...
Unesco, in association with TERI, had recently organised a two-day Leadership Training Programme on education for Sustainable Development (ESD) for students, young ESD Leaders, practitioners, policy makers and youth entrepreneurs from Asia-Pacific ...
The organisations want to ensure all women and girls can fully participate in the online world.
Three hundred people from different parts of the world gathered at the Unesco headquarters in Paris as part of the international peace Summit to focus on the theme 'Achieving World peace and Harmony through religious education and Engagement'.
Unesco has appointed M Ramesh, a professor at Lee Kuan Yew school of Public Policy, as the first Unesco chairholder in Singapore.
The struggle to protect history's most significant ruins against the march of time and modern development is an ongoing battle, and despite the awareness and funding the Unesco World Heritage Site program provides, many sites struggle to maintain the ...
HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met yesterday at his Emiri Diwan office with the Director-General of United Nations Educational, Scientific and cultural Organisation (Unesco), Irina Bokova, who is visiting Qatar, to attend the third edition ...
Canada's largest World Heritage Site is under threat from unfettered oilsands development and hydro dams on the peace River - where the B.C.
Russia has earmarked 2.5 million euros ($2.6 million) to a fund of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and cultural Organization (Unesco) for the elimination of doping in sport, Russia's sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov said on March 13. "Since ...
Plans in place to push for Dwejra to be recognised as a Unesco World Heritage Geoparks site will remain in place despite the tragic collapse of the Azure Window last week.
An United Nations agency has issued a warning about the environmental health of Canada's largest national park. Unesco says Wood Buffalo National Park in northern Alberta is threatened by energy development, hydro dams and poor management.
In a report released Friday, Unesco says northern Alberta's Wood Buffalo National Park is threatened by energy development, hydro dams and poor management.
Turkish scientist Bilge Demirkoz has been identified as one of the 15 women recipients of the International Rising Talent grants awarded annually as part of the L'Oreal-Unesco For Women in science programme. An Associate Professor of physics at ...
I write in response to the letter of March 5, 2017 by Stephanie Reitz, the University of Connecticut's spokesperson, about the cancellation of the Unesco Chair in Comparative human rights. The selective use of facts by Stephanie Reitz might amount to ...
Itanagar: The Unesco in its recent survey has enlisted 33 languages of Arunachal Pradesh as endangered out of which four are critically endangered and on the verge of extinction, a state minister today said.
"The progress report we submitted to Unesco (18 months ago) demonstrates that we are doing much, much more to protect the reef, we are spending much, much more.
But the facts show something quite different: According to documents provided by Unesco, the organization contacted Dr. Omara-Otunnu directly more than a year ago to ask if he wished to renew the chair.
Bahrain hosted the conference in the presence of Unesco Director of Division for Policies and Lifelong Learning Systems, Dr.
The new minister of Information and Communication could be a model for media independence in The Gambia for he has spent his lifetime fighting for freedom of expression and that of the press, said Sasha Rubel, a Unesco communications specialist ...
NEW YORK, NY (March 2, 2017) - The Film Foundation founder and chair, Martin Scorsese, announced today a partnership with the Pan African Federation of filmmakers (FEPACI) and Unesco to launch a long-term project to help locate, restore and ...
"It seems very odd that on one hand the university values the student ambassador program, a byproduct of the Unesco Chair, and then they revoke the Unesco chair and terminate it in such an abrupt fashion," fifth-semester political science and economics ...
The Internet also told us that Mount Danxia, Chinese for "rosy red cloud mountain," was designated a Unesco World Geopark in 2004 and is part of a range of red sandstone cliffs named a Unesco World Heritage Site in 2010. We decided to add the ...
Korvi Rakshand, founder of JAAGO Foundation, received the Unesco King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Award for the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in education in Paris on February 21, 2017.
The marathon ended with a link-up from the Sputnik France studio, where Lea Nacache, assistant project officer for the freedom of expression and Media Development of Unesco's Communication and Information Sector, Richard Labeviere, former RFI ...
The opposition says Mistaken Point won't be ready to handle the influx of new visitors now that it's been internationally recognized as a Unesco World Heritage ...
"Oman has played an important role with its outstanding participation in Unesco Silk Roads initiatives (1988-2002), and it actively participates in this project too.
Kolkata, Jan 17 (KNN) The Sitalpati from the Cooch Behar district of Bengal has been recognised as an 'Intangible cultural Heritage' by the United Nations ...
NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (February 27, 2017) - The Premier's Ministry is partnering with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and cultural Organization (Unesco) to effect a project entitled "Development and Sustainability of Community Based ...
Did you know that in Paris it's possible to visit a Le Corbusier building, newly classified in 2016 as a Unesco World Heritage site?
The United Nations educational, Scientific and cultural Organisation (Unesco) has recognised an apprenticeship and trainees' promotion program run by the Department of Education and Training (DET).
Within the context of Unesco's education Response strategy for the Syria Crisis, "Bridging Learning Gaps for youth", that aims at mitigating the detrimental impact of the Syria crisis on the education sector in the country, and upon request from Syrian ...
Hyderabad: The Telangana government is working towards getting Unesco recognition for Charminar, Golconda and Qutub Shahi Tombs.
The Unesco Chair programme is a partnership with university departments specialising in adult literacy and community learning in Ethiopia (Bahir Dar University), Nepal (Kathmandu University and Tribhuvan University Research Center for Educational ...
Despite this letter, UConn states that Unesco made this decision. UConn spokesperson Stephanie Reitz states that the university is in the process of seeking more information to understand the decision, yet Omara-Otunnu states, "It is strange that it is ...
11th February saw the second International Day of women and Girls in science. The day was created in 2015 as part of the Unesco 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to recognise the significant role of female scientists and encourage more ...
"Turkey backs Kosovo in Unesco driven by Neo-Ottomanism". Serbia's Ambassador to Unesco Darko Tanaskovic says Turkey is "one of the most active countries lobbying for Kosovo's Unesco membership." Source: Tanjug Friday, February 24, 2017 | 09: ...
Speaking at the end of a two-day meeting of the International Coordination Conference on the Safeguarding of cultural Heritage in Liberated Areas of Iraq, Ms. Bokova added: "Unesco is already mobilizing on the ground to support Iraq in protecting ...
It is Carnival season, and time for the latest in the TCN series on intangible Unesco heritage in Croatia - the bell ringers pageant from the Kastav region, which was added to the list in 2009.
But according to Greece's former ambassador in Kosovo, Dimitris Moschopoulos, who assisted the Pristina government in preparing the previous Unesco membership bid campaign, Kosovo must focus on having the necessary legislation in order to avoid ...
Since Unesco helped lay down the town's welcome mat, its long-time residents have been replaced by wealthy Lao outsiders, an ever-growing influx of tourists and enough French, Australian, American and other expatriates catering to their needs to have ...
Dr. Amii Omara-Otunnu was the Unesco Chair in Comparative human rights until the position was terminated on Dec. 20, 2016. Omara-Otunnu has served as the chair since his appointment by the United Nations in 2001.
Manama, Feb. 21 (BNA): On behalf of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, awarded (The Unesco King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa Prize for the use of information and ...
The World Health Organization (WHO), in conjunction with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and Collaborative Africa Budget Reform Initiative (CABRI) on ...
Edouard Matako, the Assistant Directors General for Africa and Natural science, Unesco, will visit Nigeria on Feb. 23 to consolidate support on the depletion of ...
"There can be no authentic dialogue or effective international cooperation without respect for linguistic diversity, which opens up true understanding of every culture," said UN Educational, Scientific and cultural Organization (Unesco) Director ...


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