Latest in Tag: UNESCO Highlight
Latest in Tag: UNESCO
Museum serves as cultural beacon in heart of Cairo, witness to Egyptian civilisation
Ambassador Alaa Youssef, Egypt’s new permanent representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), has presented his credentials to the organisation’s Director-General, Audrey Azoulay, in the French capital, Paris. The ceremony for presenting the credentials was held last week, and was followed by a meeting with Azoulay, during which means of strengthening …
During the meeting, the two sides discussed ways of enhancing cooperation on, and widen the scope of, the presidential initiative “Speak Arabic”.
Situated at an altitude of 2,200 metres in a mountain valley, Sanaa has been inhabited for more than 2,500 years. In the 7th and 8th centuries, the city became a major centre of Islam.
Arabic Calligraphy to be registered at UNESCO’s Intangible Heritage List
Stressing the importance of these monasteries, El-Enany will meet with Raymond Bonden, the former ambassador of Malta and an expert on world heritage sites to discuss the technical plan adding the site on the UNESCO list.
The large number of Arab countries participating in the bid was an obstacle, yet the step shows the importance of date palm to the Arab’s heritage, says Al Kaabi
The file, submitted by 14 Arab countries, including Egypt, was approved by the committee, internationally accrediting the date palm as a living pillar for the nations.
I believe the main deficiency we have in underwater archaeology in Egypt is the matter of showcasing the heritage we have; says Khalil
Aswan is now one of the top 10 cities in the world for enhanced learning experiences.
‘File is result of 18-year-effort in which I spent documenting this art, rescue it from vanishing’: Bahgat
The intergovernmental committee gathered for a week in Mauritius for their annual event, in which they consider the traditional knowledge and skills that need to be safeguarded by adding them to the list
Women in Science programme is live proof to our commitment not only to empower women but also science field, part of L’Oréal
The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) announced on Saturday adding seven new cultural sites on its World Heritage List, whereby two of them are located in Oman and Saudi Arabia. The announcement came through during the 42nd session of the committee, an annual meeting the World Heritage committee holds. This year, the …
The Viking sites Haithabu and Danevirke in northern Germany are part of the world heritage of mankind. This was decided by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee at its annual meeting in Bahrain.A thousand years ago, the “wild hordes from the north” terrified the whole of Europe. Now the Vikings have won the 43rd UNESCO World …
Almost 30 sites are on the shortlist to receive the highly coveted World Heritage designation. France and Belgium have entered their World War I graveyards into the running. The final decision will be announced in July.The list ranges from India’s Taj Mahal and the Cologne Cathedral in Germany to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. More than …
Egypt was unanimously selected on Friday to be the head of UNESCO’s subcommittee, the 1970 Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export, and Transport of Ownership of Cultural Property, which is an international treaty, according to state-owned EgyNews. The selection makes Egypt the first Middle Eastern country to head the committee …
The demand for higher education around the world is growing. By 2030, according to UNESCO, the number of enrolled students is expected to more than double to over 414 million. Serving that population and others requires extraordinary energy and imagination, strategic thinking, and innovation. The need for quality higher education is especially important in the …
Israel has a rightful place inside the United Nations agency that is dedicated to education, culture, science, says Director General of UNESCO
Egypt supported French candidate in last UNESCO elections
In her first televised interview following elections, Egypt’s former candidate for UNESCO’s top post, Moushira Khattab, addressed several reasons that hindered her victory, asserting the integrity of her campaign, and urging the state to reconsider its stance regarding current policies. Khattab has indicated in her statements there was other factors that impacted Egypt’s position in …
The minister said that closure of Al-Jazzera channel was not a demand, but has issues with content
Moushira Khattab lost to her French contender in the fourth round of the elections
After becoming the French Minister of Culture in 2016, Audrey Azoulay has exerted great efforts in supporting culture and cinematic production
The UNESCO has recently issued several resolutions in favour of the Palestinian state, causing the anger of Israel
Ministry of Foreign Affairs denied that individuals showed in Qatar’s Al Jazeera video is Egyptian
Egypt’s candidate Moshira Khattab is in third place
They are unpatriotic and as dangerous as HRW, says head of the parliament’s Human Rights Committee
The second round kicks off on Tuesday with the Egyptian candidate’s name among the finalists list
The candidate that will proposed by the board will be announced before next Friday