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... for Environmentally Friendly technology of the Institute of Environment Technology under the Vietnam Academy of science and Technology won the L'Oreal-Unesco Award for women in Science. Meanwhile, three young female scientists received the L'Oreal National Fellowship for Women in Science.
Citing the response by Unesco Kathmandu Office to the petitioner and concerned authorities on December 22, 2017, the DoA stated,"In the letter it was mentioned that the construction site is not within the boundary of the world heritage property and it does not impact the Outstanding Universal Values of ...

VIENTIANE, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- The Lao government is to apply its Hin Nam Nor National Protected Area to Unesco's list of world heritage sites next year, local online newspaper Vientiane Times quoted an official as saying on Sunday. According to the report, the 88,000-hectare national park, some 230 ...
In his interview with Europe 1, Macron linked this proposal to the successful Unesco bid by Neapolitan pizza makers last year. "I know our bakers, they saw that the Neapolitans managed to have pizza (classified) as (part of) world heritage, so they said, 'Why not the baguette?' And they're right," he said.
Paris, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s Casa de las America will receive the 2017 Unesco-UNAM/Jaime Torres Bodet Prize during a ceremony scheduled ... The then Unesco Director General, Irina Bokova, designated in October Casa de las Americas as the winner, based on the recommendation of an ...
President Emmanuel Macron on Friday joined calls by bakers for France's traditional baguette to be recognised as one of the world's cultural treasures on Unesco's list of "intangible heritage". The call came after the art of Naples' dough-twirling pizza makers was given the nod by the UN cultural body's ...

Kaliningrad, January 12. /TASS/. The Baltic Fleet's Admiral Vladimirsky oceanographic research ship that is going to the Indian Ocean on a Unesco international expedition has passed through the Suez Canal, traversed the Red Sea and entered the Gulf of Aden, Baltic Fleet Spokesman Roman ...
At the end of 2017 Unesco finally saw fit to recognize Neapolitan pizza as deserving of World Heritage status on the Intangible cultural Heritage list, but now another familiar European food item is seeking the honor. Reported today by The Local, the President of France's National Confederation of Baking ...
Georgetown, Guyana - (January 10, 2017) The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) through funding to the tune of US$15,000 from the United Nations education, science and culture Organization (Unesco) has commenced the implementation of the pilot youth Engagement for Community Based disaster ...
One location that has proven particularly popular in recent times is Pamukkale in western Turkey , a Unesco World Heritage Site famous for its white calcite travertines, petrified waterfalls and terraced basins, and the mineral-rich water that attract bathers seeking its therapeutic properties. A tourist swimming ...
Paris, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- Close to 10 years after its first edition, a fully updated International Technical Guidance on Sexuality education was published on Wednesday by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and cultural Organization (Unesco) based in Paris. It's the latest move of Unesco to ...
Having a Unesco World Heritage Site in your city is pretty cool, but how many cities in the world can boast two? Sibenik is the only city in Croatia with two Unesco World Heritage Sites, after the inclusion of the spectacular St. Nicholas Fortress last year. The triangular-shaped fortress has been guarding ...
Bahrain, newly elected member of the World Heritage Committee, will host the 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee from June 24 to July 4, 2018, in capital city Manama. Hashtag: #42whc. The Chair of the Committee, Sheikha Haya Rashed Al Khalifa, is an international lawyer who served as ...
last updated: 08/01/2018. Good news for European tourism? Half of the 20 most popular sites are located in the EU. Now Reading: Paris and Rome most popular Unesco sites on Wikipedia. Paris and Rome most popular Unesco sites on Wikipedia. © copyright : Reuters/Charles Platiau. Share this ...
ATHMANDU: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and cultural Organization (Unesco) on Sunday gave the green signal to the construction of a temple complex in the Hanumandhoka buffer zone, which falls in the Durbar Square, located in the Kathmandu Valley. The Unesco office in Kathmandu, ...
Since ISIS' campaign of terror and destruction throughout the Middle East, a number of efforts have been made to digitally capture and even restore cultural landmarks and ancient monument's that have been damaged or desolated by the terrorist group. Such efforts, initiated by groups like Unesco, ...
Lytton's Stein Valley Nlaka'pamux Heritage Park has been added to Canada's list of sites for potential World Heritage designation. The Stein Valley Nlaka'pamux Heritage Park has been chosen as one of the eight new sites on Canada's list of candidates for Unesco World Heritage recognition.

In 2017, damage and dismantling of heritage properties dominated the headlines, but news of Unesco honours provided moments of cheer. In Bengaluru, Krumbiegel Hall, named after the legendary landscape architect G H Krumbiegel of Lalbagh gardens fame and lying in neglect for years, was ...
New Delhi (Taiwan News) -- The world-famous Taj Mahal in Agra, about 200 kms away from New Delhi, one of the seven wonders of the world, has been chosen as the second best visited Unesco world heritage site in the world, with over 8 million visitors a year. The online travel portal, Trip advisor, ...
The unusual and very efficient whistle language used as a means of communication by villagers in remote northern Turkey entered the Unesco list of Intangible cultural Heritage. Unesco has accepted the "bird language" of Black Sea villagers as an endangered part of world heritage in need of urgent ...
The US is quitting Unesco, the United Nations organisation that coordinates international efforts to foster peace and sustainable development, and to eradicate poverty. The Trump Administration made the announcement on October 12. The withdrawal takes effect December 31, 2018, and the US will ...
Since its foundation in 1945, Unesco has raised global awareness about threats to mankind's natural and cultural heritage, and has encouraged collective action among member states from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Through conventions, declarations, and statements addressing critical issues, Unesco ...
Ankara: The unusual and very efficient whistle language used as a means of communication by villagers in remote northern Turkey entered the Unesco list of Intangible cultural Heritage. Unesco has accepted the "bird language" of Black Sea villagers as an endangered part of world heritage in need of ...
Israel has filed notice to withdraw from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and cultural Organization (Unesco) alongside the United States. Israel has blasted Unesco in recent years over the organisation's criticism of Israel's occupation of East Jerusalem and its decision to grant full membership ...
Noting that she had received official notice from the government of Israel's withdrawal from the agency effective on 31 December 2018, a decision which was announced on 12 October 2017, Unesco Director-General Audrey Azoulay expressed regret, saying she was convinced that it "is inside Unesco ...
Read alsoUnesco selects France's Azoulay as new chief - media "I regret this deeply, as it is my conviction that it is inside Unesco and not outside it that states can best seek to overcome differences in the organization's fields of competence," said Azoulay, a former French culture minister who is of ...
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and cultural Organization (Unesco) is probably best known for protecting historically and culturally significant sites, like the Great Wall of China or the Old City of Dubrovnik, Croatia. Culture is more than just buildings, monuments and natural wonders, however.
Israel has filed notice to withdraw from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and cultural Organization (Unesco) alongside the United States. Israel has blasted Unesco in recent years over the organisation's criticism of Israel's occupation of East Jerusalem and its decision to grant full membership ...
Photo taken on Dec. 20, 2017 shows young street musicians performing rebetiko songs in central Athens, capital of Greece. Over a century since it was first played at cafes and tavernas of the poor on the Greek mainland and the Greek-speaking parts of the Ottoman Empire, rebetiko, dubbed the Greek ...
The U.S. is quitting Unesco, the United Nations organization that coordinates international efforts to foster peace and sustainable development, and to eradicate poverty. The Trump Administration made the announcement on Oct. 12. The withdrawal takes effect Dec. 31, 2018, and the U.S. will remain a full ...
Jerusalem (JTA) -- Despite announcing that it would inform Unesco of its decision to withdraw from the agency by the end of the year, Israel has been unable to file the necessary papers on time. The offices of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and cultural Organization located in Paris are ...
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and cultural Organization (Unesco) has recognized the artisans of Panama for their woven hats. Cultural authorities have added the pintao, or painted hat, to Unesco's List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. "The pintao hat has become an integral ...
Unesco has granted the status of "intangible cultural heritage" to a special custom linked to Balkan grandma March Day. The day is a celebration of the approach of spring in South-Eastern Europe. The tradition features the exchange and wearing of woolen red and white hand-bands and broaches.
News had come from far away, on the South Korean island of Jeju, that Unesco's Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible cultural Heritage put the roughly 3,000 pizza makers, or pizzaiuoli, of Naples on its Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. ("The art of Neapolitan ...
News had come from far away, on the South Korean island of Jeju, that Unesco's Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible cultural Heritage put the roughly 3,000 pizza makers, or pizzaiuoli, of Naples on its Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. ("The art of Neapolitan ...
Unesco recently added the Kumbh Mela, a mass Hindu pilgrimage, to its Representative List of Intangible cultural Heritage of Humanity for 2017. But it's not the only one from India to make it to the list. Here's a look at others practices and expressions that have made it to the Representative List ever since ...
Italy is already the country with the most Unesco world heritage sites at 53, including the historic centres of Rome, Naples and Florence, the entire lagoon city of Venice and the Amalfi Coast. With the pizza makers, Italy now counts six cultural practices on the "intangible cultural heritage" list, including the ...
The Greek musical genre rebetiko was inscribed on Unesco's 2017 representative list of Intangible cultural Heritage during its annual meeting held in Jeju, Korea, between December 4 and 9. According to the organization's announcement, rebetiko was selected because it contains "invaluable ...
"Three weeks ago, I led the Nigerian delegation to Unesco, and the issue came up, and Unesco said they never, at any fora and UNDER any circumstances, ever suggested 26 per cent as the optimal level of funding for education for any nation. They said they just don't know where this lie originated ...
First, it is important to consider the actual power of Unesco. The sovereignty of international organizations is a somewhat abstract concept, similarly to that of international law. Some claim that these organizations have no power to alter political decisions of sovereign countries. On the other hand, failing to ...
This week, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and cultural Organization, or Unesco announced new members to its list of the "Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity." The 12 new members included Neapolitan pizza-making, among others. "Congratulations #Italy!" Unesco said in a tweet after ...
It has long been an essential part of Italian culture, and now Unesco has awarded world heritage status to the Naples art of pizza-making. At a meeting on South Korea's Jeju Island, the UN's cultural body has unanimously declared the job of pizzaiuolo, or pizza-maker, "intangible cultural heritage".
A budget ski resort expansion is poised to carve 333km of new slopes and 113km of ski lifts through a Unesco world heritage site of "outstanding universal value", according to documents obtained by WWF in a lawsuit. The 400sq km Pirin national park in Bulgaria is one of Europe's best preserved homes ...
Among the critics of Unesco there is a tendency to dismiss this agency as "irrelevant". Yet, so long as Unesco exists, the West cannot allow repressive regimes to dominate the world's highest body supposedly in charge of culture, science and education. Richard Hoggart, the British scholar who served ...
On Wednesday Pizzaiuolo, the art of Neopolitan pizza-making, was added to Unesco's Representative List of the Intangible cultural Heritage of Humanity. Unesco says the designation is meant to safeguard and raise awareness about forms of cultural heritage -- often passed down from generation to ...
The importance of preserving our cultural and natural heritage is crucial, and groups like the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization are key in this endeavour. As travellers, we can visit these locations, which are a true legacy from the past, helping to preserve and protect them.
United Nations educational, Scientific and cultural Organization (Unesco) in its Global Education Monitoring Report 2017-18 has expressed concerns over textbooks in many countries, particularly Pakistan, that glorify "militarism and war" rather than propagating "non-violence, peace and reconciliation".
The United Nations educational, Scientific and cultural Organization (Unesco), in cooperation with the Ministry of Higher Education and scientific research in Egypt and the Egyptian National Commission for Unesco, celebrates the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Unesco Regional ...
The 22 "good practices" highlighted in the report would have been a perfect tool for a session I conducted with Bangladeshi journalists on covering terrorism. When I asked how many of them plan safety strategies before heading to a risky assignment, not a single hand went up. "No one talks about this," a ...
Francesco Bandarin, assistant director-general for culture at Unesco, gives a speech at the opening of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and cultural Organization (Unesco)'s intergovernmental committee on safeguarding intangible cultural heritage conference in South Korea. EPA / YONHAP ...


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