Latest in Tag: UNESCO Highlight
Latest in Tag: UNESCO
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
State institutions worried over France’s position, but confident from Qatar’s rivalry
FM calls on support UNESCO African delegates as Iraq pulls out candidate in favour of Moushira Khattab
Khattab briefed Ismail on the results of her tours and meetings with foreign officials
“The more you are close to people, the more you are close to the mission” is Khattab’s campaign slogan
The recognition of Al-Aqsa as a holy site for Muslims has been a source of debate throughout history
Khattab recognised support from African countries, reviewed her future plans upon selection
The parliamentary committee of foreign affairs announced their support for Khattab
An ancient university in India and rock art in China are among the four new additions to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. More additions are expected to come this week.
UNESCO’s international committee is currently meeting in Istanbul to consider the nomination of new World Heritage Sites. Discover some of the candidates – and how this selection process takes place.
The UNESCO World Heritage Conference is being held from July, 10 to 17, 2016 in Istanbul. Every day we’ll be showing a new video of a World Heritage Site sent in by our viewers.
Khattab reportedly started a tour to UNESCO member states to secure their stances
UN cultural agency UNESCO will gather in Istanbul on Sunday to review candidates to join its prestigious World Heritage List, ranging from 350-million-year old fossils to works by Franco-Swiss architect Le Corbusier.
UNESCO has expanded its network of model regions for sustainable development, with new areas of valuable biodiversity recognized around the globe.
Abdullah Abdel Salam called on the leaders of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to hold a meeting to resolve the conflict
Kosovo could become the next UNESCO member. The UN cultural body has indicated its support, despite hostility from Serbia. The tiny Balkan country is home to four World Heritage sites. In a 27 to 14 vote on Wednesday (21.10.2015), UNESCO’s executive committee recommended that Kosovo join its ranks. Fourteen member states abstained from voting. The …
Japan may halt funding for UNESCO over the organization’s decision to include documents relating to the 1937 Nanjing Massacre in the latest listing for its “Memory of the World” program. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo. The campaign for Japan to “act decisively” in its dispute with the United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO) …
The “Islamic State” militant group recently smashed several art pieces at the Palmyra UNESCO World Heritage site, in the Syrian city of that name. Even more brutally, they beheaded 82-year-old Khaled Al-Assad, one of Syria’s most respected archaeologists, who had been the keeper of Palmyra for more than 50 years. In Yemen, the damage to three out of …
Activists say the self-styled “Islamic State” has damaged another temple in the Syrian city of Palmyra. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is being systematically razed following occupation by the Islamist militants
The celebration included issuing postcards with photos of the temple, as well as organising three lectures for students about the rescue process
Egyptian officials filed a complaint with UNESCO about the 80 by 30 metre structure
The Ministry of Antiquities says UNESCO will help Egypt both financially and technically in renovating the damaged Museum of Islamic art.
The report will be crucial in assessing the money needed to return the museum to its original condition.
The UNESCO is sending a delegation to assess the funds it will allocate to restoring the museum, widely considered the oldest of its kind, to its original state after bombings in Cairo damaged it.