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Navjot Singh Sidhu announces corpus fund of Rs 10 lakh to revive traditional utensil making craft - Times of India

JANDIALA: Thatheras (copper and brass utensil makers ) of Jandiala, near Amritsar, received a pleasant surprise on Sunday when cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu visited them and announced a corpus fund of Rs 10 lakh to revive their dying ...

All things Tamil - The Hindu

Contribute to preserving Tamil Nadu's rich heritage with the second edition of Sahapedia, an open online encyclopaedic resource on Indian arts. The UNESCO Fellowship is now open for scholars who are interested in art and culture research but wish to ...

When photos were works of art | Bangkok Post: lifestyle - Bangkok Post

So a rare chance has arrived for Thai viewers: from now until July 28, the National Archives of Thailand presents "Celebrating The National Glass Plate Negative Registered As Unesco Memory Of The World" exhibition at the National Gallery, showcasing ...

Macedonia-Thrace Region to spend 2.3 million on ancient site of Philippi - Tornos News International Edition (press release)

The chief of the Eastern Macedonia-Thrace Region Christos Metsios has approved the spending of 2.3 million euros from the region's 2014-2020 Operational Programme to carry out improvements at the Philippi archaeological site, a UNESCO World ...

'Thatheras' of Jandiala Guru find saviour in minister - The Tribune

Their business has seen a sharp fall over the years despite the art form being included in the “UNESCO Intangible Culture Heritage List”. No efforts have been made by successive governments to uplift the “thatheras”. Accompanied by Amritsar DC ...

UoH Research Scholar to be part of the IAMCR 2018 in USA - Telangana Today

Hyderabad: Preeti Raghunath, PhD Research Scholar at the Department of Communication, University of Hyderabad (UoH) and formerly with the UNESCO Chair on Community Media at the University has been awarded a travel grant by the International ...

A Groundbreaking New DNA Study May Have Finally Determined Where Inca Emperors Originated From - The Inquisitr

The pre-Hispanic Tahuantinsuyo empire that the Incas created, which includes the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Machu Picchu, can be counted as one of the largest that ever existed in the Americas, with emperors controlling their vast number of people ...

A quick sketch former governor general Michaelle Jean - Calgary Herald

More recently, she has served as UNESCO special envoy to Haiti and as chancellor of the University of Ottawa. She is married to filmmaker Jean-Daniel Lafond and made several films with him. Governor General: Jean served as Canada's 27th governor ...

10 attractive cities that prove you can move overseas and live comfortably - The Advocate

Arequipa is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, founded in the middle of the 16th century. The former capital city is famous for its colonial architecture that combines decorative elements of Spanish and native design. The use of glistening, white sillar ...

Ponant Rolls Out 27 New Itineraries for Winter 2019-2020 - TravelPulse

Each of the 15 itineraries is being led by an experienced team of naturalist-guides. Among them, passengers can discover Seychelles and visit UNESCO World Heritage sites such as the Vallée de Mai nature reserve on Praslin Island, and Aldabra, the ...

Sidhu helping revive Brass-copper utensils of Jandiala Guru - United News of India

Jandiala Guru (Amritsar), May 27 (UNI) In bid to provide helping hand for the dying art of hand-made brass and copper made utensils, which are also recognized by the UNESCO at world level, Punjab Minister for Local Bodies, Tourism and Culture, S.

Navjot Singh Sidhu reaches out for revival of world famous Brass-copper utensils of Jandiala Guru - 5 Dariya News

Out to be a helping hand for the dying art of hand-made brass and copper made utensils, which are also recognized by the UNESCO at World Level, Punjab Minister for Local Bodies, Tourism and Culture, S. Navjot Singh Sidhu personally visited the ...

PMNH To Establish Indus Bio-Sphere Reserve To Preserve Rare Specie Of Blind Dolphin - UrduPoint News

The project was initiated at the advent of the current fiscal year (2017-18) by PMNH, an attached department of Ministry of Science and Technology with the collaboration of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO ...

Enayetullah Khan invited to join the Hague Summit for Accountability & Internet - United News of Bangladesh (satire) (press release) (blog)

The City of The Hague and the Institute for Accountability and Internet Democracy (IAID) in partnership with the UNESCO, the ITU and the Association for Accountability and Internet Democracy (AAID) will host the Summit. Deputy Prime Minister and ...

Huseng Batute remembered - Philippine Information Agency

The event was also a part of the UNESCO International Arts Education week which was ushered in May 20 to 23 with the launch of the UNESCO global launch of the Peace Movement not by Force but by Art festival Forum held at EAC theatre and the Senate.

Peking Opera promoted at primary school in Nantong, east China - Xinhua

... training at a Peking Opera class in Xichang Primary School in Haian County of Nantong, east China's Jiangsu Province, May 26, 2018. China has issued guidelines to promote traditional opera in schools nationwide. Peking Opera, listed by UNESCO as an ...

The next chapter: Paris's riverside book kiosks cope with disappearing readers - Stock Caller

Last week, Paris City Council voted unanimously to support an appeal to the French Ministry of Culture to make the pitch to UNESCO, after first inscribing the quayside booksellers to an equivalent national list, as required. All of which could take a ...

Beja: Festival BD com autores internacionais - Rádio Pax

A iniciativa, que tem epicentro na Casa da Cultura, vai apresentar exposições no Centro Unesco, no Forno da Ti Bia Gadelha, na Galeria da Rua dos Infantes, no Museu Regional de Beja, no Núcleo Museológico da Rua do Sembrano, no Palacete Vilhena ...

Ship hologram on the Mersey in Britain as young sailors prepare for race - Xinhua

The artists use a high-power water screen on which a three-dimensional hologram of a sailing ship is reproduced in the Salthouse Dock, against the stunning background of the famous Albert Dock on Liverpool's UNESCO World Heritage site waterfront.

Romania's beautiful forests and architecture make vampires an afterthought - Toronto Star

Founded in 1690 and now designated a UNESCO World Heritage site, it maintains an intact estate of rolling fields, orchards and active pastures. The religious complex includes five chapels and is a premier example of Brancovenesc architecture, unique to ...

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations based in Paris. Its declared purpose is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through educational, scientific, and cultural reforms in order to increase universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and human rights along with fundamental freedom proclaimed in the United Nations Charter. It is the heir of the League of Nations' International Committee on Intellectual Cooperation.

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture (French)
Emblem of the United Nations.svg
UNESCO logo English.svg
Abbreviation UNESCO
Formation 16 November 1945
Type Specialized agency
Legal status Active
Headquarters Place de Fontenoy, Paris, France
Membership
195 member states
Head
Irina Bokova
Website www.unesco.org

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (In French: Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris. Its declared purpose is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through educational, scientific, and cultural reforms in order to increase universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and human rights along with fundamental freedom proclaimed in the United Nations Charter. It is the heir of the League of Nations' International Committee on Intellectual Cooperation.

UNESCO has 195 member states and nine associate members. Most of its field offices are "cluster" offices covering three or more countries; national and regional offices also exist.

UNESCO pursues its objectives through five major programs: education, natural sciences, social/human sciences, culture and communication/information. Projects sponsored by UNESCO include literacy, technical, and teacher-training programmes, international science programmes, the promotion of independent media and freedom of the press, regional and cultural history projects, the promotion of cultural diversity, translations of world literature, international cooperation agreements to secure the world cultural and natural heritage (World Heritage Sites) and to preserve human rights, and attempts to bridge the worldwide digital divide. It is also a member of the United Nations Development Group.

UNESCO's aim is "to contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education, the sciences, culture, communication and information". Other priorities of the organization include attaining quality Education For All and lifelong learning, addressing emerging social and ethical challenges, fostering cultural diversity, a culture of peace and building inclusive knowledge societies through information and communication.

The broad goals and objectives of the international community – as set out in the internationally agreed development goals, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – underpin all UNESCO strategies and activities.

UNESCO - What is it?

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UNESCO - It's Evil Purpose and Philosophy

"...The task before UNESCO... is to help the emergence of a single world culture with its own philosophy and background of ideas and with its own broad ...

US withdrawal from UNESCO: Examining the accusations

The US is going to pull out of UNESCO, the United Nations cultural agency. The decision by the US state department comes into effect at the end of December.

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UNESCO History

The c was born on 16 November 1945 UNESCO works to create the conditions for dialogue among civilizations, cultures and peoples, based upon respect for ...

USA and Israel withdraw from UNESCO - Reasons, implications & geopolitics - Explained in HINDI

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