Showing posts with label UNESCO. Show all posts
Showing posts with label UNESCO. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Poland Asks US Congress To Solicit War Reparations From Germany

Poland Asks US Congress To Solicit War Reparations From Germany

Poland is asking for the US Congress' help in making Germany agree to paying reparations for the damage inflicted on Warsaw during the Second World War, the Polish government's envoy for reparations, Arkadiusz Mularczyk, said on Tuesday.

Thursday, December 8, 2022

UN says illicit trafficking in cultural property harms Africa's identity

UN says illicit trafficking in cultural property harms Africa's identity

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) said Wednesday the illicit trafficking in cultural property harms Africa's identity.

Friday, January 21, 2022

Italy Proposes To Include Espresso In UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List - UrduPoint

The Italian Agriculture Ministry has submitted an application for recognition of Italian espresso as an intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO, Deputy Agriculture Minister Gian Marco Centinaio said on Friday.

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

French Senate Recognizes Artsakh |

French Senate Recognizes Artsakh

The French Senate on Wednesday recognized the independence of the Republic of Artsakh with a vote of 305 to 1, following an almost two-hour debate on the floor of the upper house of the French Parliament.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Israel quits UNESCO over ‘attacks’ months after US withdrawal

Following in the footsteps of the US, Israel announced its exit from UNESCO, citing the it's “attacks” on the Jewish state. The move comes after 128 UN members voted to reject the US’ recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Russian space corporation promotes Baikonur as UNESCO object

Baikonur cosmodrome
Russia’s space corporation Roscosmos addressed the Foreign Ministry asking to promote the Baikonur cosmodrome is put on UNESCO’s world heritage list as a joint nomination of Russia and Kazakhstan, Secretary of the Russian commission on UNESCO affairs Grigori Ordzhonikidze said on Saturday.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

US Withdraws from UNESCO

The US withdrew from the UN's cultural and educational agency Thursday during a contested race for the director general position, a source said.

Friday, July 7, 2017

Israel says UNESCO Hebron vote "shameful"

Israel on Friday slammed as "shameful" a resolution by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee to declare the West Bank's old city of Hebron a World Heritage site in danger.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

75 arrested in operation against cultural goods theft: Europol

A total of 75 individuals were arrested in Operation Pandora which aimed to tackle the theft and illicit trafficking of cultural goods, the European Police Office (Europol) said Monday.

Friday, January 20, 2017

ISIS destroys part of Roman theater in Palmyra : Syrian antiquities chief

Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorists have destroyed part of a Roman theater and the legendary four-column structure ‘Tetrapylon’ in the ancient city of Palmyra, the Syrian antiquities chief said.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Australia nominates 6,000-year-old fish trap

Australian indigenous leaders are hopeful that a system of ancient eel traps dating back 6,000 years will be listed as a world heritage.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

As Palmyra falls, Paris heritage show looks to the future

Inaugurating an exhibit on endangered Middle Eastern heritage sites Tuesday, French President François Hollande called the show “a militant act”. But the curators are looking ahead to peace and reconstruction.

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Israeli 'Attacks' on Al-Aqsa Mosque Could Spark Muslim 'Retaliation'

UNESCO recently announced that the Al-Aqsa Mosque, located in the Old City of Jerusalem, is a Muslim holy site. However, Israeli Prime Minister is "not paying attention to international rules" and plans to continue excavations under the mosque, which could lead to the destruction of the building, Iranian expert Emad Abshenass wrote for Sputnik.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...