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Kerala govt, UNESCO sign agreement for 'cultural heritage protection'

Aug 02, 2014

Kerala govt, UNESCO sign agreement for 'cultural heritage protection'

Several historical areas of Kerala linked with theancient Spice Route, including urban areas, will be developedunder the agreement to promote the aim of heritage building. #Kerala #NewsTracker #UNESCO #Oomen Chandy #MoU #Kerala Tourism
Lessons from the success story of Great Himalayan National Park

Jun 30, 2014

Lessons from the success story of Great Himalayan National Park

This treasure trove of nature now has a world heritage site tag to flaunt, as a testimony to its ecological worth and conservation efforts. Will the fairy tale hold under pressure for infrastructure building? #India #Environment #NewsTracker #UNESCO #Great Himalayan National Park
India has over a million children out of school: UNESCO report

Jun 27, 2014

India has over a million children out of school: UNESCO report

India, Indonesia and Pakistan each have more than a million children out of school, according to a UN report. #World #Numbers #India #Pakistan #Indonesia #Education #UNESCO #children #illiteracy #UNESCO report #Irina Bokova
Bappi Lahiri named goodwil ambassador of UNESCO Nepal

Feb 21, 2014

Bappi Lahiri named goodwil ambassador of UNESCO Nepal

Popular music director Bappi Lahiri has been appointed the goodwil ambassador of UNESCO Nepal's "Education For All" in a unique honour. #NewsTracker #Bappi Lahiri #goodwil ambassador #UNESCO Nepal
Ambitious Indian curriculum fosters illiteracy: UNESCO

Jan 30, 2014

Ambitious Indian curriculum fosters illiteracy: UNESCO

Unesco has criticised Indian school curriculum, saying that it is unrealistic and much too ambitious. #Education #UNESCO #Pratham #school #Indian education #class #curriculum #primary education

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Ambitious Indian curriculum fosters illiteracy: UNESCO

Aug 21, 2014

Iraq museum inaugurates 2 halls of statues

(AP) -- The Iraqi National Museum inaugurated two renovated halls adorned with life-size stone statues on Thursday, highlighting the rich history of a country once again shattered by war. The newly renovated halls feature more than 500 artifacts that... #Syria #Iraq #Baghdad #Al-Qaeda #Mosul #UNESCO
Ambitious Indian curriculum fosters illiteracy: UNESCO

Aug 01, 2014

Star Wars in row with Unesco after film shoot takes over protected Irish island during key breeding season for rare birds

Environmentalists are worried the film crew's presence on Skellig Michael island will threaten rare birds in the middle of breeding season... #Syria #Iraq #Baghdad #Al-Qaeda #Mosul #UNESCO
Ambitious Indian curriculum fosters illiteracy: UNESCO

Aug 09, 2014

London skyline campaigners' dismay as Unesco ignores risk to Westminster

UN watchdog fails to place parliament on list of world's endangered heritage sites, deferring decision until February The march of London's skyscrapers looks set to continue unchecked after the UN watchdog charged with protecting sites of internation... #London #Doha, Qatar #Westminster Abbey #Thames, NZ #United Nations #UNESCO