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Unesco removes Liverpool from world heritage list

Unesco removes Liverpool from world heritage list

The UN's cultural agency Unesco on Wednesday voted narrowly to remove Liverpool's waterfront from its list of world heritage sites, citing concerns about overdevelopment including plans for a new football stadium.

Australia to challenge Unesco downgrade of Great Barrier Reef

Australia to challenge Unesco downgrade of Great Barrier Reef

Australia said Tuesday it will strongly oppose a Unesco plan to list the Great Barrier Reef as "in danger" over deterioration caused by climate change.

Almoez Ali named ambassador for Unesco initiative

Almoez Ali named ambassador for Unesco initiative

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) has selected Qatari football player Almoez Ali as a national ambassador for the organisation from Qatar to support football as a global heritage of humanity.

Qatar's continued support for Unesco efforts lauded

Qatar's continued support for Unesco efforts lauded

Secretary-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) Audrey Azoulay praised the efforts of Qatar and its continued support for the Unesco programmes in the fields of education, science, culture, combating extremism and other areas.

Unesco, EAA announce $10mn to restore damaged schools in Beirut

Unesco, EAA announce $10mn to restore damaged schools in Beirut

Unesco and Education Above All Foundation (EAA) have established a partnership for quality education in Lebanon that includes a contribution of around $10mn to rebuild or restore damaged schools and get education back on track.

Twenty-five sites join UNESCO's world network of biosphere reserves

Twenty-five sites join UNESCO's world network of biosphere reserves

UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere (MAB) programme added 25 new sites, one of them transboundary, in 18 countries to the World Network of Biosphere Reserves, which now numbers 714 biosphere reserves ...

Recovery strategies in education must emphasise on inclusion, fairness

Recovery strategies in education must emphasise on inclusion, fairness

With Covid-19 wreaking havoc on the global education scenario in a big way, an international expert has highlighted that recovery strategies must emphasise on inclusion and fairness for every child.

Al Sheehaniya Municipality head receives GNLC membership certificate

Al Sheehaniya Municipality head receives GNLC membership certificate

Al Sheehaniya Municipality director Jaber Hassan al-Jaber has received the Unesco Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC) membership certificate, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported today.

Doha has huge potential to join Learning Cities network: official

Doha has huge potential to join Learning Cities network: official

Many cities from GCC countries, particularly Doha, have a huge potential to become part of Unesco’s Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC), Unesco’s Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) director David Atchoarena has said.

Qatar’s Al-Sheehaniya joins Unesco Global Network of Learning Cities

Qatar’s Al-Sheehaniya joins Unesco Global Network of Learning Cities

Unesco has included Qatar’ Al-Sheehaniya, along with 54 other cities from 27 countries, in its Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC), it was announced.

Awareness activities, discussions to mark World Press Freedom Day

Awareness activities, discussions to mark World Press Freedom Day

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) and media organisations in the region will mark World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) with public

Qatar participates in meeting of culture ministers of Unesco member states

Qatar participates in meeting of culture ministers of Unesco member states

Qatar participated in the first global ministerial meeting of the ministers of culture of the member states of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation ...