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UNESCO World Heritage town burns in Austria
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UNESCO World Heritage town burns in Austria

editor editor- November 30, 2019

A fire raged through several buildings in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Hallstatt in Austria at around 3:30 am ... Read More

UAE and UNESCO partnership: Restoring historic churches in Iraq
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UAE and UNESCO partnership: Restoring historic churches in Iraq

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- October 13, 2019

UAE becomes first country in the world to reconstruct Christian churches in Iraq. The UAE and UNESCO renewed their partnership ... Read More

Indian UNESCO World Heritage Site Qutub Minar in a new light
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Indian UNESCO World Heritage Site Qutub Minar in a new light

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 2, 2019

The Indian Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Prahalad Singh Patel on Saturday inaugurated the first-ever architectural LED illumination ... Read More

Unesco World Heritage Luang Prabang scene of a deadly accident
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Unesco World Heritage Luang Prabang scene of a deadly accident

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 20, 2019

13 Chinese tourists are dead after a bus taking them to the resort town Luang Prabang in Laos had a ... Read More

Italy and USA: Two more inscriptions to the UNESCO World Heritage List
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Italy and USA: Two more inscriptions to the UNESCO World Heritage List

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 7, 2019

Two more sites were inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, ending this year’s inscriptions on the List. Le Colline del ... Read More

UNESCO’s World Heritage List grows in Canada, Czechia, Germany, Republic of Korea, Myanmar and Poland
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UNESCO’s World Heritage List grows in Canada, Czechia, Germany, Republic of Korea, Myanmar and Poland

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 7, 2019

The World Heritage Committee inscribed seven cultural sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List on Saturday. The sites added located in ... Read More

Seven more cultural sites added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List
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Seven more cultural sites added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 7, 2019

During its meeting in Baku on Saturday, the World Heritage Committee inscribed seven cultural sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. ... Read More

UNESCO World Heritage Committee adds new sites in Azerbaijan, Portugal, the Russian Federation, Spain, and the UK
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UNESCO World Heritage Committee adds new sites in Azerbaijan, Portugal, the Russian Federation, Spain, and the UK

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 7, 2019

During its meeting in Baku this morning, the World Heritage Committee inscribed six cultural sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List ... Read More

The Kingdom of Eswatini gets first UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
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The Kingdom of Eswatini gets first UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 26, 2019

The Kingdom of Eswatini is celebrating its first entry in UNESCO’s World Network of Biosphere Reserves. UNESCO’s Man and the ... Read More

Cruise ships, Venice and UNESCO: Controversies for World Heritage Committee
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Cruise ships, Venice and UNESCO: Controversies for World Heritage Committee

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 25, 2019

A press conference was presented by Mariarita Signorini, President of Italia Nostra Nazionale, L. Fersuoch President of Italia Nostra - ... Read More

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UNESCO, African Union and Ethiopia Role Model on World Press Freedom?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines, has been chosen as the Official Carrier for the 2019 World Press Freedom Day Global Conference to be ... Read More

India Heritage Walk Festival in 37 cities in collaboration with UNESCO
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India Heritage Walk Festival in 37 cities in collaboration with UNESCO

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 25, 2019

A technology provider to the travel industry in India teamed up with Sahapedia, an online encyclopedia of Indian arts and ... Read More

US quits UNESCO
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US quits UNESCO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019

The United States has withdrawn from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), citing "anti-Israel bias" persisting within ... Read More

Tourism development comes to Saudi Arabian UNESCO World Heritage Site city
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Tourism development comes to Saudi Arabian UNESCO World Heritage Site city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 29, 2018

The CEO of the Royal Commission for Al-Ula, Amr Madani, made an announcement during the launch of "Hammayah" community advocacy ... Read More

UNWTO/UNESCO Conference: Cultural tourism sustains communities and living heritage
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UNWTO/UNESCO Conference: Cultural tourism sustains communities and living heritage

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2018

The third cultural tourism conference (3-5 December) organized jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, ... Read More

Unprecedented world premiere at UNESCO World Heritage Medina Al Azahara Cordoba
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Unprecedented world premiere at UNESCO World Heritage Medina Al Azahara Cordoba

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- September 19, 2018

The archeological site in Medina Azahara, Cordoba, was added to the list of cultural sites by UNESCO World Heritage. Read More

Gobekli Tepe in Turkey added to UNESCO World Heritage List
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Gobekli Tepe in Turkey added to UNESCO World Heritage List

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 7, 2018

Gobekli Tepe has been added to UNESCO World Heritage List, making this the 18th UNESCO recognized site in Turkey. Read More

UNESCO designates Japan’s 18th World Cultural Heritage Site
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UNESCO designates Japan’s 18th World Cultural Heritage Site

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 6, 2018

Because the practice of Christianity was banned in Japan until 1873, Christians worshipped - and missionaries spread the gospel - ... Read More

Barberton Greenstone Belt in Mpumalanga added to UNESCO’s World Heritage Site list
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Barberton Greenstone Belt in Mpumalanga added to UNESCO’s World Heritage Site list

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 31, 2018

The Makhonjwa Mountains, known as the Barberton Greenstone Belt in Mpumalanga, have been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage Site list. Read More

Kenya and Ethiopia Tourism threat for UNESCO World Heritage site
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Kenya and Ethiopia Tourism threat for UNESCO World Heritage site

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 11, 2018

In 1997 Kenya’s Lake Turkana stands among such World treasures side as a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE. Lake Turkana stands ... Read More

Famed Mumbai landmark declared India’s 37th UNESCO World Heritage Site
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Famed Mumbai landmark declared India’s 37th UNESCO World Heritage Site

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 7, 2018

The Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai has been declared as a World Heritage Property by UNESCO in ... Read More

Canada names eight future candidates for UNESCO World Heritage Sites
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Canada names eight future candidates for UNESCO World Heritage Sites

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2017

As part of Canada 150, and for the first time ever, Canadians from coast-to-coast-to-coast were invited to nominate Canada's most ... Read More

Israel quitting UNESCO: No comments even off the record
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Israel quitting UNESCO: No comments even off the record

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 15, 2017

According to Israeli media reports, the US did not inform Jerusalem about the United States pulling out of UNESCO. It ... Read More

UNESCO, UNWTO and Palestine: USA and Israel leaving UNESCO
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UNESCO, UNWTO and Palestine: USA and Israel leaving UNESCO

editor editor- October 13, 2017

At the recent UNWTO General Assembly in Chengdu, China, one discussion point was the acceptance of Palestine as a full ... Read More

United States withdraws from UNESCO over ‘anti-Israel bias’
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United States withdraws from UNESCO over ‘anti-Israel bias’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 12, 2017

The US State Department confirmed the country is officially withdrawing from UNESCO, the UN's cultural body it helped found in ... Read More

UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture: Fostering sustainable development
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UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture: Fostering sustainable development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 5, 2017

The Second UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture to be held in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, 11 – 12 ... Read More

Caves of the Ice Age become 42nd UNESCO World Heritage Site in Germany
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Caves of the Ice Age become 42nd UNESCO World Heritage Site in Germany

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 26, 2017

The UNESCO World Heritage Committee has included a new site to its list: the Caves of the Ice Age in ... Read More

UNESCO World Heritage Committee adds ancient ruins of Aphrodisias
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UNESCO World Heritage Committee adds ancient ruins of Aphrodisias

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 12, 2017

The Aphrodisias Archaeological Site has now been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List, making this the 17th UNESCO recognized ... Read More

Palestinians Hope to List Hebron As UNESCO World Heritage Site
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Palestinians Hope to List Hebron As UNESCO World Heritage Site

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 9, 2017

As part of its efforts to garner international support for an independent Palestinian state in the West Bank, Gaza Strip ... Read More

Hebron vote: UNESCO denies Biblical Christian & Jewish heritage
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Hebron vote: UNESCO denies Biblical Christian & Jewish heritage

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 8, 2017

UN Watch, an independent non-governmental organization based in Geneva, condemned the “cynical, divisive, and politicized hijacking of UNESCO's mission to ... Read More

Beer, Beer, Brussels: A tourism culture endorsed by UNESCO
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Beer, Beer, Brussels: A tourism culture endorsed by UNESCO

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 4, 2017

Brussels to honour Belgian beer culture during several festivals In 2016 UNESCO recognised the important role played by beer culture ... Read More

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UNESCO declares Valencia’s Fallas Festival Intangible Cultural Heritage

editor editor- November 30, 2016

The Fallas Festival in Valencia has been included in UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, in ... Read More