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Director-General calls on authorities to shed light on the killing of journalist Luciano Rivera Salgado in Mexico

10 August 2017
Paris, 10 August—The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, today denounced the killing of journalist Luciano Rivera Salgad...

CONTENT REVIEW CONSULTATION PAPER RELEASED

The Australian and Children’s Screen Content Review aims to make sure that Government policy supports the creation, exhibition and export of Austra...

YouTube star Lilly Singh named UNICEF goodwill envoy

Photo:On 14 July 2017, Lilly Singh met with a children’s group, Bal Commando, supporting the sanitation movementa in a village close to the city of...

New sites inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage list

Photo:St. Stephen's Cathedral in Stephansplatz, Vienna, Austria.

12 July 2017
The World Heritage Committee wrapped its 41st sess...

UNESCO chief deplores destruction of iconic mosque and minaret in Iraq's Mosul

Photo:Al Nuree Mosque and its Al Hadba Minaret in Mosul, Iraq.

22 June 2017
The head of the United Nations cultural agency today depl...

'We must respond,' declares UNESCO chief, launching #Unite4Heritage campaign in Baghdad

28 March 2015 – Taking an innovative step to support Iraqi youth and to mobilize young people worldwide for the protection of cultural heritage, Ir...

A glimpse of little Tibet in southern India

BYLAKUPPE, India  Fri Jan 2, 2015 12:28am EST

It's a scene not set in Tibet, but in a southern Indian town about 2,500 km (1,550 miles) from...

Reframing disaster - revisiting global disasters

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Bhopal gas disaster in India, the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide and the 10th anniversary of the...

The International Forum on the Awakening of Conscience VI In Response to Universal Children’s Day

Starting in 1954, Nov. 20 has been celebrated as Universal Children’s Day to promote international togetherness and awareness among children.  

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‘Merchants of Doubt’ shows how public opinion is manipulated

Don’t underestimate Robert Kenner’s “Merchants of Doubt.” It may sound like a standard-issue advocacy documentary concerned, as so many are, with t...

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