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Inside Luang Prabang's latest luxury resort - Hastings Tribune

Published at 4:57 pm ET, Wed Oct 17 2018. Just Watched. replay. Set just outside the UNESCO-listed town in a hilltop forest, Rosewood Luang Prabang is a 23-key resort that combines history and cultural tradition. TownNews.com Content Exchange.

World Heritage sites threatened by rising sea level in Mediterranean - Daily Sabah

From Venice and the tower of Pisa to the medieval city of Rhodes, dozens of UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Mediterranean basin are deeply threatened by rising sea levels, researchers warned. All but two of 49 U.N.-recognized icons of human ...

World Heritage sites threatened by sea level rise - Borneo Bulletin Online

PARIS (AFP) – From Venice and the tower of Pisa to the medieval city of Rhodes, dozens of UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Mediterranean basin are deeply threatened by rising sea levels, researchers warned Tuesday. All but two of 49 UN-recognised ...

First global entrepreneur education meet elevates Sri Lanka to prestigious UNESCO-APEID Chair - ft.lk

Industry and Commerce Minister Rishad Bathiudeen (third from left) addresses the closure of pioneering UNESCO-APEID meeting in South Asia on 12 October at JAIC Hilton Colombo, joined by MIT Club Germany VP Prof Dr Richard C Geibel (far left), NEDA ...

Unesco Silk Road online platform meeting to be held in Muscat - Muscat Daily

The fourth meeting of the Unesco Silk Road Online Platform International Network will be held in Muscat from October 28-31, it was announced on Wednesday. The event will take place in conjunction with the opening of the 'Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads ...

Despite Khashoggi UN Skinner and UNESCO Participate in Saudi Art Event As Guterres Bans Press - Inner City Press

UNITED NATIONS GATE, October 17 – Even has others issue Khashoggi-related cancellations of attendance as Saudi-funded events, two officials of the UN of Secretary General Antonio Guterres attended and even spoke on October 16 at the Saudi-funded ...

Rising Seas Threaten Iconic Mediterranean Sites - Scientific American

The World Heritage, a project of the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), identifies locations around the world that have great cultural or international significance. They are often areas that stand as testaments to ...

Venice And Naples Could Be Under Water By 2100 - UNESCO - UrduPoint News

Venice and Naples are among the Italian cities that could be wiped out by coastal erosion and rising sea levels by 2100, UNESCO says in a new study. Rome, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News, app - 17th Oct, 2018 ) :Venice and Naples are among the Italian ...

An online classroom for the Arab world - The National

A Unesco study of education in the Arab world expressed regret that “the early spirit of Arab researchers which greatly contributed to the advancement of human learning has almost disappeared”. If it succeeds in its ambition of becoming the number one ...

Tsunamis: 'complacency is the real danger' - ReliefWeb

The High Panel discussion was organized jointly by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO ahead of World Tsunami Awareness Day on November 5. “The world is safer ...

Offbeat: World Heritage Sites threatened by rising sea levels — - Tdnews

In the Mediterranean region, there are numerous UNESCO World Heritage Sites in low-lying coastal areas. These include, for example, the Venetian Lagoon, the Old City of Dubrovnik and the ruins of Carthage. In the course of the 21st century, these sites ...

Fifty years of unlocking the child's hidden treasures - Philippine Star

In 1986 to 2010 UNESCO revived its acquaintance with the Montessori system when I became the Philippine representative to UNESCO Paris. Elected to the Executive Board in 1986-87, I demonstrated the Montessori Pagsasarili Preschool exercises with the ...

World Heritage Sites threatened by rising sea levels - Science Daily

The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Venice and its lagoon is one of the most endangered World Heritage Sites in the Mediterranean region, due to storm surges and coastal erosion. In the course of this century, the ongoing rise in sea levels will further ...

UNESCO, Coca Cola sign partnership to reduce plastics waste in Vietnam - Nhan Dan Online

The partnership between UNESCO and Coca Cola focuses on encouraging the application of creative approaches to raise community awareness and supporting youths to develop innovative ideas in collecting, reusing and recycling plastics and solid waste.

Nearly All Coastal Mediterranean UNESCO World Heritage Sites Are Threatened by Climate Change, Study Says - The Weather Channel

Forty-seven of 49 UNESCO World Heritage sites near the coast in the Mediterranean are threatened by climate-driven rising seas and erosion. Fifteen sites were at risk in Italy, the most out of any country in the region. The flood risk across the region ...

UNESCO launches environment project in Hanoi - http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)

UNESCO and Coca-Cola will announce recycling art awards to seek creative ideas among youths aged 15 or older in the use of recycled materials. They will also offer a financial aid worth 100 million VND (4,300 USD) to materialise the best ideas.-VNA ...

DCU's Anti-Bullying Centre to partner with Facebook to deliver online safety training - Irish Tech News

Speaking at the launch, Professor James O'Higgins Norman, ABC Director and UNESCO Chair on Tackling Bullying in Schools and Cyberspace said, “In a study we conducted in 2017, school principals cited a lack of time and resources available to train ...

'Could do better': Criticism over funding as Facebook launches new countrywide anti-bullying project - thejournal.ie

SOCIAL MEDIA GIANT Facebook has joined forces with the National Anti-Bullying Research and Resource Centre (ABC) at Dublin City University (DCU) on a new project for secondary schools. The initiative will train teachers on how to deal with cyber ...

British Raj steam engine rolls on UNESCO heritage track - United News of India

Shimla, Oct 17 (UNI) Nearly 113-year-old British Raj steam engine rolled on the UNESCO heritage Kalka Shimla railway line, as it covered two-km distance on the coal-based fuel. The Local Railway Spokesman told UNI that the Engine rolled on the heritage ...

Katavi Region leads in teen pregnancy- report - IPPmedia

The move will start with convening bodaboda riders to educate them to shun the practice owing to the latter being main contributors to teen pregnancy where Mpanda FM, a UNESCO supported community radio will play a great role to air all awareness ...

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?

Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN The United Nations ...

Sadhguru & Gregoire Borst - A Dialogue on Peace, Neuroplasticity & Education #UNESCO

In commemoration of Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary and the International Day of Non-Violence 2018, the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

US, Israel Withdraw from UNESCO

Following the U.S. decision Thursday to quit the United Nations organization for education, science and culture, Israel announced it too will withdraw. The United ...