Unesco

Pearson initiative for literacy announces finalists for case studies on inclusive digital solutions

In January, UNESCO and Pearson issued a call for case studies on innovative digital solutions that are serving low-skilled or low-literate youth and …

United Nations

UNESCO disputes Jewish connection with Israel?

The Aliyah Time team discusses the shocking prospect of UNESCO adopting a new resolution saying that the Diaspora is the real Jewish homeland.<p>Can …

Israel

Montenegro’s UNESCO Site May Lose Status Due to Overtourism

Excessive real estate development is jeopardizing Montenegro’s landmark historical site of Kotor, with the United Nations heritage protection agency …

Europe

Facts and figures on marine pollution | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

• Land-based sources (such as agricultural run-off, discharge of nutrients and pesticides and untreated sewage including plastics) account for …

Oceans

This Island Can Only Be Visited by Men

Tucked into the Sea of Japan is a verdant island that will soon receive Unesco world heritage status. But good luck visiting if you’re a woman. As <i>The</i> …

Japan

It could get worse: Israel frets ‘Islamic troika’ may take helm at UNESCO

Israel’s relationship with UNESCO is complicated, to say the least. But later this year, the organization will elect a new leadership, and officials …

Israel

Countries, Experts and Agencies Meet to Measure Progress toward Education 2030

By Silvia Montoya, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics<br>This article was published on the World Education Blog.<p>Given the time it can take …

Education

Turkey rejects Egyptian newspaper allegation about its position on UNESCO decision

Ahmet Altay Cengizer, the Permanent Turkish Ambassador to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), refuted the …

Israel

UNESCO ratifies contentious resolution denying Israeli links to Jerusalem

PARIS — The executive board of the UN’s cultural agency ratified on Friday a resolution that called Israel “the occupying power” in Jerusalem and …

Israel responds furiously to Unesco ruling it an 'occupying power'

Politicians in Israel are calling for the UN to be expelled from Jerusalem following a resolution from the agency's cultural body rejecting the …

Israel

Conference of Presidents blasts UNESCO

Leaders of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations on Wednesday condemned the latest decision by UNESCO’s Executive Board …

Israel

Abbas meets Trump - Foundation for Middle East Peace

Abbas-Trump meeting<p>US President Donald Trump will host Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas at the White House on Wednesday to discuss the path forward …

Israel

Peace, human security at forefront of UN global intercultural dialogue forum

4 May 2017 – The integration of migrants in cities, countering the rise of violent extremism, as well as youth radicalization on the Internet are …

Security

Small World Film Festival returns to City Park next month for third time

CITY Park will play host to an international film festival next month featuring short films from across the UNESCO Cities network.<p>As UNESCO’s first …

Cities

'We need the Jews around the world'

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Wednesday evening denounced the resolution by the UN’s cultural agency, UNESCO, which denies Israel's rights to …

Israel

Israel to cut payments to UN over UNESCO's 'demented' anti-Israel vote

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday directed the Foreign Ministry to deduct another $1 million from the funds Israel annually pays to the …

Israel

Israeli minister calls to shut UNESCO’s Jerusalem office after contentious vote

Israeli Minister of Culture and Sport Miri Regev is expected to demand that the offices of the UN’s cultural body in Jerusalem be shut following a …

Israel

UNESCO approves resolution on Jerusalem holy site | News | DW.COM | 26.10.2016

UNESCO's World Heritage Committee has approved a controversial resolution on the conservation status of a key holy site in Jerusalem. The decision …

Israel

Israel to withhold $1M in funding after UNESCO vote

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he will withhold $1 million in payments to the United Nations following a resolution adopted by its cultural agency that he says diminishes Jewish ties to Jerusalem.<p>Netanyahu called the UNESCO resolution "absurd" and said the agency's …

Israel

Unesco passes resolution criticising Israel's annexation of east Jerusalem

The move drew further condemnation from Israelis, but was celebrated among Palestinians.<p>The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural …

Israel

Israel lashes out over "systematic harassment" at U.N.

<b>JERUSALEM</b> -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he will withhold $1 million in payments to the United Nations following a resolution …

Israel

Enraged Israel cuts UN funding over resolution

<b>Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Tel Aviv will cut $1 million in UN funding over an anti-Israel resolution recently approved at the</b> …

Israel

Netanyahu slams UN vote on Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday slammed a UNESCO resolution he said denies the Jews' historical connection with Jerusalem by …

Israel

Israeli envoy: Weigh response to UNESCO decision carefully

Israeli envoy to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Carmel Shama-Hacohen responded to the UN body’s …

Israel

Israel summons Swedish envoy to protest UNESCO vote on Jerusalem

Israel summoned Swedish Ambassador Carl Magnus Nesser to the Foreign Ministry on Wednesday to protest Sweden's vote on Tuesday in favor of the UNESCO …

Israel

A UN birthday slap at Israel

On Tuesday, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization marks Israel’s 69th Independence Day with a resolution challenging …

Israel

UNESCO passes anti-Israel resolution

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Steering Committee voted Tuesday afternoon to adopt a resolution …

UNESCO's Anti-Israel Resolution Gets Least Votes Ever

<b> <br>Jewish State Backed by U.S., Britain, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Greece, Lithuania; India abstains</b><p><b>PARIS, May 2, 2017 – UN Watch, a Geneva-based</b> …

Israel

UNESCO: Israel is an ‘occupying power’

UNESCO today voted in favour of a resolution which describes Israel as an “occupying power” and denies its sovereignty over occupied …

Israel

UNESCO passes Jerusalem resolution critical of Israel

UN cultural agency calls on 'occupying power' to end projects aimed at altering 'character and status of the Holy City'.<p>UNESCO's executive board has passed a resolution that criticises Israel's actions in occupied Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip, with Palestinian leaders hailing the move as a "step …

Israel