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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

World - International
7/27/2021 4:42:20 PM
Nice joins France s more than 40 world heritage sites which include the banks of the river Seine in Paris, the Amiens cathedral, the Mont Saint Michel and stretches of the Loire valley

World - International
7/23/2021 1:43:21 PM
At a World Heritage Committee meeting chaired by China, delegates voted to delay the decision, after a concerted lobbying effort by Canberra

World - International
7/21/2021 4:27:03 PM
The government believes that 'Liverpool still deserves its world heritage status given the significant role the historic docks and the wider city have played throughout history', a spokeswoman said

World - International
7/20/2021 7:51:19 PM
'The climate crisis is the test of our own times, and while it may be unfolding in slow motion, to some, this test is as acute and as existential as any previous one,' Kerry said. `Time is running out'

World - International
7/18/2021 6:39:01 PM
Australia has assailed the move, blaming global warming for the loss, while UNESCO experts argued that pollution run-off has contributed to the loss

World - International
7/13/2021 9:06:15 PM
The decisioncomes just days before a meeting of the UNESCO, which had proposed to add Venice to its list of endangered heritage sites

Opinion -
4/22/2021 4:24:00 PM
It is time to revisit the wealth of knowledge that our ancient Egyptian ancestors have left us

Egypt - Politics
4/5/2021 10:46:40 AM
The president made his remarks at a meeting with UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay

Egypt - Politics
4/3/2021 11:01:15 AM
The parade will see 22 ancient Egyptian mummies moved to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation on Saturday

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