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Mon, Apr 23, 2018
#RevivetheSpiritofMosul, UNESCO flagship initiative. The United Arab Emirates, UNESCO and Iraq today signed a historic agreement whereby the Emirates will provide $50,4 million to contribute to the rebuilding of the cultural heritage of Mosul. Audrey Azoulay, the Director-General of UNESCO, has welcomed the partnership. "This is a historic partnership, the largest [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
#RevivetheSpiritofMosul, UNESCO flagship initiative. The United Arab Emirates, UNESCO and Iraq today signed a historic agreement whereby the Emirates will provide $50,4 million to contribute to the rebuilding of the cultural heritage of Mosul. Audrey Azoulay, the Director-General of UNESCO, has welcomed the partnership. "This is a historic partnership, the largest [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
In recent years, big strides have been made toward protecting bigger shares of the ocean. According to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), 6,97% of the ocean is now covered by marine protected areas. Yet many challenges remain. UNESCO's World Heritage Marine Programme was invited to participate [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
In recent years, big strides have been made toward protecting bigger shares of the ocean. According to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), 6,97% of the ocean is now covered by marine protected areas. Yet many challenges remain. UNESCO's World Heritage Marine Programme was invited to participate [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Rubbish and pollution are a problem at many World Heritage sites. Increased tourism means that more people are leaving trash at the world's most iconic sites, so we need to learn to visit sites without leaving a trace behind. Marine pollution is also a problem at many World Heritage sites, where [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Rubbish and pollution are a problem at many World Heritage sites. Increased tourism means that more people are leaving trash at the world's most iconic sites, so we need to learn to visit sites without leaving a trace behind. Marine pollution is also a problem at many World Heritage sites, where [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Wed, Apr 18, 2018
18 April 2018 is the International Day for Monuments and Sites with the theme: Heritage for Generations. If our heritage is what we leave behind for future generations, we need to prepare young people to protect it—and the best way is through education. The World Heritage Education Programme gives young people around [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Wed, Apr 18, 2018
18 April 2018 is the International Day for Monuments and Sites with the theme: Heritage for Generations. If our heritage is what we leave behind for future generations, we need to prepare young people to protect it—and the best way is through education. The World Heritage Education Programme gives young people around [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Wed, Apr 18, 2018
UNESCO and World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) signed an agreement to cooperate by developing activities in order to raise awareness and mobilize young Scouts to participate in World Heritage conservation and promotion. As a main result of this agreement, WOSM produced the "World Scouting-UNESCO World Heritage Recognition Programme Guidelines” [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Wed, Apr 18, 2018
UNESCO and World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) signed an agreement to cooperate by developing activities in order to raise awareness and mobilize young Scouts to participate in World Heritage conservation and promotion. As a main result of this agreement, WOSM produced the "World Scouting-UNESCO World Heritage Recognition Programme Guidelines” [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)

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