Latest in Tag: UNESCO Highlight
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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 …
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
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.