Unesco

Le Corbusier Buildings Given UNESCO World Heritage Status

July 18, 2016 at 9:30am<p>According to the UNESCO website, seventeen sites designed by the Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier have been added to the …

Human Rights

Watch daily highlights from our Round Table on disability-inclusive education

<b>IIEP-UNESCO and UNICEF have joined forces to host a technical Round Table on disability-inclusive educational planning. We'll be posting daily video</b> …

United Nations

Inclusion and Education | Global Education Monitoring Report

In line with its mandate, the 2020 GEM Report will assess progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4) on education and its ten targets, …

Education

Archaeological Border complex of Hedeby and the Danevirke

Archaeology

Unesco Director General seeks global debate on AI

Beijing, July 18 (IANS) Unesco Director General Audrey Azoulay on Wednesday called for a worldwide debate on the consequences of large-scale use of …

Artificial Intelligence

Nelson Mandela International Day

Nelson Mandela International Day 2018 marks 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela (18 July 1918). The Centenary is an occasion to reflect on …

Nelson Mandela

Lake Tuz Special Environmental Protection Area (SEPA)

Justification of Outstanding Universal Value<p>Countless number of waterfowl bird species nesting and wintering in its large habitats over the lake and …

Habitats

Young researchers from Ireland investigate young people’s knowledge of family support services

The youth conducted an in-depth literature review and a survey of 248 young people and found that 64% of young people were unsure of what the social …

United Nations

Tradition of Vedic chanting - intangible heritage - Culture Sector

India

Chinese president meets UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday meets with United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Director-General Audrey …

China

UNESCO hopes to elevate relations with China to higher level

China, which has been committed to multilateralism, is a strategic partner for UNESCO and "we can reinforce Chinese-UNESCO cooperation and move to a …

News (China)

Parisian bistros and cafes seek Unesco ‘intangible cultural heritage’ status

An association of industry professionals is campaigning for Paris’ iconic bistros and cafe terraces to be recognised by Unesco as ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding’. If successful, they would join the French gastronomic meal, which was awarded Unesco World Heritage status …

France

IPDCtalks 2018: Good Laws and Practices for Open Societies

In celebration of the third International Day for Universal Access to Information<p>#IPDCtalks #righttoknow<p>On Thursday, 27 September 2018 in Tunis, …

Freedom of Information

General to be received by the Chinese President

On Monday, Audrey Azoulay began her first official visit to China as Director-General of UNESCO with a historic meeting with the President Xi Jinping.<p>…

China

Scenery of Basilica of San Francesco in C Italy

Photo taken on July 12, 2018 shows the view of the Basilica of San Francesco in Assisi, Umbria, central Italy. The Basilica of San Francesco and …

Italy

2018-3

Computers and robots are now learning to make decisions! Of course, “deciding” is a big word for machines that have no consciousness and whose level …

Artificial Intelligence

How much can you carry?

Left: In Tana Toraja, on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, ancestors are represented by buffalo horns fixed to the front of the house – a sign of …

United Nations

State of Conservation of “Białowieża Forest”

Over the last several months, the World Heritage Centre has received numerous messages from citizens and NGOs expressing their concerns regarding …

Conservation

Great apes in Biosphere Reserves | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Biosphere reserves, home of great apes<p>Chimpanzees:<p>© GRASP<p>Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) can be found from southern Senegal across the forested belt …

United Nations

What is Ocean Literacy?

Ocean literacy is defined as an understanding of the ocean’s influence on you, and your influence on the ocean.<p>The Ocean is the defining feature of …

United Nations

Measuring How Much Children Are Learning

<b>By Silvia Montoya, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS)</b> <b><br>This blog was cross-published by the Global Partnership for Education</i> …

Pedagogy

Call for application for the Strengthening Capacities of World Heritage Professionals in the Arab Region for Cultural and Mixed sites

The Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage (ARC-WH) and ICOMOS International in collaboration with ICCROM and IUCN, are organizing a Capacity …

United Nations

Roadmap for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

From 3 to 6 July 2018, the 51st session of the Executive Council of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO undertook major …

United Nations

Recommendation on Science and Scientific Researchers

<b>Preamble</b><p>The General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), meeting in Paris from 30 October to …

Clinical Trials

June 1989

Rare are the ideas that, in response to some hitherto unexpressed popular expectation, trigger a determination for change, mark a break between the …

United Nations

Towards a global code of ethics for artificial intelligence research

There have been spectacular advances in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) in recent years, leading to inventions that we had never thought …

Artificial Intelligence

Chef Giuseppe heralds a new culinary era

<b>Giuseppe could radically change our eating habits. But this futuristic master chef is only an algorithm! He was created by The Not Company (NotCo), a</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

Major event organized by UNESCO for the promotion of indigenous languages in Paraguay

On 3 July 2018, the International Seminar "Empowerment of speakers of the local language, communities and nations" was opened in Asunción, Paraguay. …

Indigenous Peoples

UNESCO-UNEVOC Youth and skills

World Youth Skills Day 2018<p><i>Improving the image of TVET</i><p><b>UNESCO-UNEVOC follows the United Nations’ stride in celebrating the World Youth Skills Day</b> …

World Economy

UNESCO celebrates entry into force of the Decree Law on Palestinian Tangible Cultural Heritage

The Law was adopted after an extensive four year consultative process led by MoTA, with the technical and financial support of UNESCO and in …

United Nations