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Prague, March 31 (CTK) - An exhibition in Prague's National Technical Museum will present unique ancient documents and Czech collection items that were recently put on the UNESCO's Memory of the World Register, such as the Kynzvart daguerreotype, the Janacek archive and the Camocio maps ...
The candidacy of Plovdiv's Episcopal Basilica and the Roman Mosaic Heritage of Philippopolis has been included in the Unesco Indicative List of Significant Cultural and Natural Objects, Bulgaria's Culture Ministry said. The ministry said that the decision had been announced in a letter from Mechtild ...

The Citizens Foundation (TCF) has been awarded the prestigious UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy, 2017 for their Adult Literacy Programme, Aagahi. TCF is the only organization from Pakistan to win this award, the other winners are AdulTICoProgram from Columbia and FunDza from South Africa.
UNESCO today added the Lower East Side to its list of global sites of historic significance. We issue these awards to both recognize and protect historic locations around the world, and the Lower East Side is of unique site of global significance. While much of the original culture has been lost, there are still ...
Hundreds of villagers on the UNESCO world heritage-listed island of Elephanta have had mains electricity installed in their houses for the first time. Local officials hope tourists, who take a short boat ride from the bustle of Mumbai to visit the island's famed fifth century caves, will now spend more time and ...
The UNESCO Center for Global Friendship Inc. is a tax-exempt non-profit organization recognized by the U.S. Federation of UNESCO Clubs, Centers and Associations. It develops cultural programs for U.S. libraries and provides library materials to underprivileged book lovers in the Caribbean and Latin ...

Building on the vibrant consultation that UNESCO conducted on defining the Internet Universality Indicators at the WSIS Forum in 2017, UNESCO hosted a high-level session on Promoting Internet Universality Indicators as a comprehensive tool for achieving the SDGs during the WSIS Forum 2018.
Texas, as we know it, began in San Antonio, which is home to the (surprisingly modest) Alamo and four other Spanish missions that, collectively, became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2015. Though it was historically the Lone Star State's largest city and top tourist draw, it long ago passed those crowns ...
... destructive and defaming campaign by the Houthis as the militias used “the walls and houses of the old city to paint their slogans with dyes and colors, damaging the original colors of the houses and walls of the city, which is among the most important architectural features of the UNESCO World Heritage ...
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation ( UNESCO ) on Wednesday said digitally documenting the heritage and culture of Africa would help the preservation and restoration for future use. Mr Benda Fackson, the Programme Specialist for the Memory of the World ( MoW ) ...
Saudi Arabia has the largest number of sites registered by UNESCO in the Middle East, according to Dr. Ibrahim Al Balawi, the kingdom's permanent delegate ... As for those listed in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists, they are falconry, listed in 2012, majlis, listed in 2015, Arabic coffee, listed in ...
A Meissner Radio Recorder used by musicologist Ida Halpern to document and preserve First Nations language and music at the BC Archives during a ceremony for the first inscriptions to the Canada Memory of the World Register at the Royal BC Museum in Victoria, B.C., on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. THE CANADIAN ...
In June, representatives from Kansas City, Missouri will travel to Poland to officially accept the UNESCO designation. Then in September, they will present a detailed four-year plan for the partnership. The unveiling Tuesday came on the birthday of the late Kansas City jazz saxophonist Ben Webster — one ...
lead lead Epidavros Moyseio. Wikicommons/Kritheus. Some rights reserved.Half a mile from the Cyraneican coast in Northern Libya is a vast rock shelter. 80 metres wide and 20 high. In the local dialect it is called the Hauh Fteah. In 1951, carbon dating analysis showed an uninterrupted human occupation ...
(THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Tempeh will be proposed as a Unesco intangible cultural heritage in 2021. Mr Made Astawan ... Mr Astawan said with tempeh on the Unesco's cultural heritage list, Indonesians, especially creative young people, will bring more innovations to popular food.
UNESCO on Monday launched its 9th call for funding from the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) and a new initiative with Sabrina Ho “U40 Empowered: Women entrepreneurs powering the digital creative industries”. The IFCD is a multi-donor fund, established by the UNESCO Convention on ...
RENOWNED poet, Chirikure Chirikure has been confirmed as an affiliate artist for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) Refugee Integration through languages and the Arts (Rila). BY WINSTONE ANTONIO. Chirikure told NewsDay Life & Style yesterday that he was ...

The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) convened the panel discussion, entitled Safe Journalists, Strong Democracies: How on and offline attacks on women journalists are hurting us all, drawing attention to numerous ways women journalists can be placed in vulnerable ...
Last week around 500 children in Siargao participated in the launch of the United Nations Educational and Scientific Organization (UNESCO)-recognized Children's Games, a sports and youth development program in the grassroots spearheaded by the Philippine Sports Commission and Philippine Sports ...
Launched in 2005, the prize "rewards individuals, institutions and non-governmental organizations for projects and activities which demonstrate best practices in, and creative use of, information and communication technologies (ICTs) to enhance learning, teaching and overall educational performance," ...
Widely known as the Las Vegas of the Orient, Macau was once exclusively renowned for gambling. But the notoriety of being a casino city has gradually been in eclipse since the Historic Centre of Macau was included in the Unesco World Heritage Sites list in 2005, a prestige that few cities around the ...
Adjunct Professor Franz-Josef Hormes shows on Friday, March 17, 2018 what various elements – and at what levels – composed the million or so objects found at the Poverty Point UNESCO World Heritage Site. The CAMD synchrotron can x-ray minute levels of elements in the silt that made the objects.
Stefan Uhlenbrook, coordinator of UNESCO's World Water Assessment Program, which authored the study, notes, "Green solutions can meet several water management solutions at the same time — improving water management, while also reducing floods or droughts. Improving access to water." He also ...
Newton's work revolutionized science as we know it, and he imposed himself as one of the most influential scholars of all time and a key figure in the scientific revolution. Now, his papers, along with several of his notebooks, including a record of his confessed sins, have been added to UNESCO's ...
Creating more jobs in the conflict-affected Lake Chad region is crucial to both protecting the shrinking lake and addressing the humanitarian crisis in the region, according to a new UNESCO plan. In a proposal presented this week in Nigeria at an international conference on the future of the Lake Chad ...
Equality, diversity and saving the planet – these are just a few things on the to-do list for University of Queensland Professor Kerrie Wilson, who has been appointed to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Committee (UNESCO). Professor Wilson, who is Director of the ARC Centre of ...
One of the most significant female penal sites dating back to 19th century, when Australia was still a British penal colony, the Cascades Female Colony was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010. The new History and Interpretation Center will allow visitors to learn about the site's history and ...
UNESCO has awarded the 2017 King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Education to the Connected Learning Initiative (CLIx), a collaborative effort between MIT Open Learning and the Tata Institute of Social Sciences and the Tata Trusts in India.
Abuja — The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has expressed its readiness to assist Nigeria and her neighbouring countries in saving the shrinking Lake Chad. UNESCO Deputy Director General, Mr. Getachen Engida, gave the assurance Tuesday when he led a ...
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Education Above All Foundation and UN Sustainable Development Goals advocate, will participate in the high-level session organised by Education Above All and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) on ...
"UNESCO considers engagement of the judiciary system as key to enhancing freedom of expression and access to information in Jordan," the statement said, adding that the project has been delivering practical training focused on both enhancing the legal awareness of media practitioners and training ...
John Gordon, who has died aged 77, was the UK's permanent delegate to Unesco from 1983 to 1985, and remained deeply committed to its principles of peace, security and sustainability throughout his life. His time there proved to be a turbulent one, during which the US government withdrew from Unesco ...
Despite Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's announcement that Israel would follow the lead of the United States and withdraw from membership in UNESCO over what was termed the organization's continuing discrimination against Israel, on Thursday the Foreign Ministry posted an internal ministry job ...
Vietnam's UNESCO-recognised intangible cultural heritages. Vietnam boasts a wide range of intangible cultural heritages recognised by UNESCO. 1. Nha Nhac - Vietnamese court music. Vietnam's UNESCO-recognised intangible cultural heritages, entertainment events, entertainment news, entertainment ...
UNESCO must be congratulated for its stern rebuke, and the mayor of Liverpool for reconsidering his position.' Other measures proposed in the document include the production of new planning documents to protect the status of World Heritage Site properties, and a review of the height of development at ...
The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) hasadvocated quality and comprehensive sexuality education to promote health and well-being, respect for human rightsandgenderequality, andempowers children and young people to lead healthy, safe and productive lives.
Basel locals call their carnival "liebe Frau Fasnacht" (dear Lady Fasnacht). In 2017 it was given intangible heritage status. Now, for the first time, Basel is partying with an official UNESCO title. Basler Fasnacht (picture-alliance/dpa/P. Seeger) ...
There was nothing wrong with the seats inside the train – they were plush and luxurious with massive panoramic windows and hostesses serving gourmet food and champagne. We had paid a premium for the seats ... but we never actually sat in them. We spent the entire 2½t hours from Samedan in ...
He was the principal academic who led the campaign to get the oracle bones listed in the Unesco register. “Exploring the inscriptions will help us understand the origins of Chinese philosophy and thought, and help us figure out where our traditional culture comes from,” he said. Mr Song said about 4,400 ...
Photo: Contributed Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Olivia Grange, addressing the opening of the annual United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Creative Cities of Music subnetwork meeting at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston, ...
9 Birthplaces (confirmed or probable): Catherine of Aragon; Anne Boleyn; Jane Seymour; Anne of Cleves; Catherine Howard; Catherine Parr. 10 Families on Gogglebox. 11 Nicknamed the Magnificent. 12 Dutch Caribbean Islands. 13 Fictional Greys: Meredith G (Grey's Anatomy); Christian G (Fifty Shades ...
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation ( UNESCO ) has advised African youths to tap into the power of the Information and Communication Technology ( ICT ) for the development of the continent. Mr Yao Ydo, the Regional Director of UNESCO, gave the advice in an interview ...
Ysgol Bro Hyddgen won the award for all the work undertaken across the key stages. In 180 countries globally, 10,000 schools have won the UNESCO accreditation, and winning this award reflects the commitment and hard work which happens across the school throughout the year in developing ...
Georgia's cultural heritage could soon be represented in the UNESCO World Heritage list with an expanded roster of monuments, as the country's agencies are working to nominate five sites for the directory. The National Agency for Cultural Heritage Preservation of Georgia is in the process of preparing ...
The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) on Friday urged the Federal Government to provide appropriate funding for Science and Technology (S&T) for speedy development of the country. Dr Osuji Otu, the National Programme Officer of Sciences UNESCO told the ...
“When extremists try to divide humanity between us and them, we need to highlight everything that unites us as a single community,” she said. “That's why our teaching at Unesco is to prevent violent extremism through [core mediums] – we publish manuals to help teachers to help prevent violent extremism ...
The certificate was delivered by Indonesian Ambassador to France and UNESCO Hotmangaradja Pandjaitan at the Foreign Affairs Ministry. "Pinisi: the art of boat-building from South Sulawesi" was inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity during the 12th session ...
Air attacks have also hit the over 2,500-year-old Old City in Yemen's rebel-held capital of Sanaa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its intricately decorated, burnt-brick towers. Shelling and air attacks have struck museums and other sites in the country. In 2015, air attacks damaged part of the Great Marib ...
Istanbul summed up the "Year of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi". The program was implemented as part of UNESCO projects. Over the past two years, about 400 scientific and practical conferences, seminars and meetings devoted to the life and work of the great thinker have been held in 8 countries and 14 cities ...
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) on Tuesday reassured Nigeria and other member states of its commitment to reforming the Education and Information, Communication Technology (ICT) system. Mr Yao Ydo, Regional Director, UNESCO, made the promise in ...


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