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Heritage - Inspiring Minds
1/12/2022 2:56:05 PM

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
1/8/2022 1:53:00 PM
A proper understanding of human culture can help in the mitigation of and adaptation to climate change, writes Hamed Abdelreheem Ead

Heritage - Heritage special
1/1/2022 11:47:27 AM
On the first day of the national Festival of Tahteeb (Stick Dance), which was held from 23 to 27 December, the masters of Tahteeb sat confidently leaning on their sticks awaiting the game to begin.

Heritage - Heritage special
12/29/2021 7:02:59 PM
Last Thursday was a truly exceptional day in the village of Gourna, Luxor. The Egyptian minister of culture, the National Organization for Urban Harmony (NOUH), and UNESCO celebrated the first phase restoration and architectural revival of New Gourna, which started in 2018.

Arts & Culture - Stage & Street
12/16/2021 11:42:50 AM
The United Nations' cultural agency UNESCO on Tuesday added the Congolese rumba dance to its intangible cultural heritage list, sparking delight in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Congo-Brazzaville.

Heritage - Heritage special
12/15/2021 10:32:34 PM

Heritage - Heritage special
12/15/2021 2:43:38 PM
Yesterday at UNESCO’s online 16th session of the intergovernmental committee for the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage, Arabic calligraphy knowledge skills and practice have been registered on the representative list of the intangible cultural heritage of Humanity.

World - Africa
12/12/2021 5:16:08 PM
Tigray rebels on Sunday recaptured the north Ethiopian town of Lalibela, home to a UNESCO world heritage site, local residents told AFP, 11 days after Ethiopian forces said they had taken it back.

Arts & Culture - Film
12/8/2021 11:02:09 PM
Saudi Arabia's Red Sea International Film Festival rolled out its first-ever red carpet on 6 December in Jeddah’s old-town (Al Balad), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in a ceremony that was attended by many regional stars.

Business - Economy
12/7/2021 3:12:23 PM
The current generation of students risks losing $17 trillion in lifetime earnings –about 14 percent of the global GDP at the present value – as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and its related school closures, a new report published on Monday by the World Bank, UNESCO, and UNICEF estimated.

World - Africa
12/1/2021 7:28:59 PM
Ethiopia said Wednesday that pro-government forces had recaptured the UNESCO World Heritage site Lalibela, which fell to Tigrayan fighters in August, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's administration seeks to wrest back territory from the rebels.

World - Region
11/24/2021 10:34:45 PM
Visitor numbers to Syria are growing again after a collapse caused by a decade of war, the tourism minister said Wednesday, adding he hoped for a return of European tour operators next year.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/18/2021 12:35:27 PM
Egypt was re-elected on Wednesday to the Executive Board of the United Nations’ Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) until 2025 with 130 votes, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced in a statement on Wednesday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/13/2021 10:00:00 AM
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi congratulated UNESCO, which is marking 75 years since its founding, saying Egypt looks forward to enhancing fruitful cooperation with the organisation.

World - International
10/28/2021 4:20:11 PM
Sites containing some of the world's most treasured forests, including the Yosemite National Park and Indonesia's Sumatra rainforest, have been emitting more heat-trapping carbon dioxide than they have absorbed in recent years, a U.N.-backed report said.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/28/2021 12:46:00 PM
A breathtaking exhibition of Egyptian and international contemporary art awaits visitors to the Giza Plateau and the Pyramids.

World - Region
9/26/2021 12:57:31 PM
Once among the Roman Empire s most beautiful cities, Leptis Magna lies neglected and shunned by tourists after a decade of war, but some see its potential for rebirth. There is no queue at the gate and only a handful of visitors, almost all Libyans, wander among the imposing ruins at the UNESCO World Heritage site.

World - International
9/11/2021 9:05:00 AM
The number of internally displaced persons is projected to increase, heightening the risk of learning losses among children and generational catastrophe, the UNESCO said

World - Africa
8/6/2021 3:31:39 PM
Northern Ethiopia has been wracked by fighting since last November, when PM Abiy Ahmed sent troops to topple the TPLF

World - Africa
8/5/2021 8:42:00 PM
'There were no security forces around. The TPLF forces are in the town now,' said one resident

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