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Life & Style - City Lights
5/11/2024 1:32:40 PM
The exhibition offers an in-depth visual guide to the appeal of sushi, an opportunity to learn about its history and how sushi is eaten in Japan in its original form, which UNESCO listed as an Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2013.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
5/3/2024 7:17:00 PM
UNESCO on Thursday awarded its world press freedom prize to all Palestinian journalists covering Israel's months-long war on Gaza, now nearing its seventh month.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
4/30/2024 9:23:52 PM
Nevine El-Aref explores the rich history of Alexandria’s Abu Mena Monastery and the work being done to remove it from the UNESCO World Heritage in Danger List in the first of a series of articles on Egypt’s World Heritage Sites

Arts & Culture - Music
4/28/2024 1:56:15 PM
The Moroccan city of Tangiers, which has a long history as a haven of inspiration for American jazz musicians, will host UNESCO's International Jazz Day for the first time on Tuesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
4/16/2024 7:56:49 PM
This year’s World Heritage Day is being celebrated under the theme of Disaster and Conflict Resilient Heritage – Preparedness, Response and Recovery, reports Nevine El-Aref

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/23/2024 3:04:48 PM
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry told his British counterpart David Cameron that Egypt pins high hopes on the UK to exercise pressure on Israel to drop its plans for a ground offensive in Rafah.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/18/2024 7:29:14 PM
Egypt welcomed the African Union's decision to endorse the candidacy of Egypt's nominee for the position of Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Dr Khaled El-Enany, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/13/2024 5:47:34 PM
Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Ayman Ashour announced Tuesday that President of the National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (NIOF) Amr Zakaria Hamouda has been named vice-chairman of UNESCO's International Tsunami Early Warning Committee (IOC Tsunami).

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
1/16/2024 9:00:10 PM
More cultural practices have been registered on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List, bringing the number of Egyptian listed elements to eight, reports Nevine El-Aref

Life & Style - Style
1/2/2024 6:17:33 PM
The UNESCO conventions play a vital role in safeguarding endangered breeds by effectively protecting their diversity and cultural significance. The Aseel Arabian Saluki Dog hold a significant historical value in various regions across the world

Egypt - Tourism
1/2/2024 3:42:46 PM
In a bid to celebrate and preserve Egypt's cultural and historical legacy, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, in collaboration with the UNESCO office in Cairo, has completed the first phase of the Al-Muizz Street Signage Project.

Arts & Culture - Screens
1/2/2024 10:39:39 AM
For decades, Tele Liban has been a mainstay of Lebanese living rooms. Now the country is seeking UNESCO recognition for the archives of its pioneering Arab broadcaster.

Heritage - Heritage special
12/25/2023 5:34:56 PM
Mohamed Amine Htiouich began honing his metal engraving skills as a teenager. Now the 37-year-old Tunisian is training the next generation in the ancient art, recently recognised by UNESCO.

Heritage - Heritage special
12/8/2023 3:35:30 PM
The Palestinian dabkeh dance, birthday celebrations for the Prophet Muhammad in Sudan, and the art skills and Arab metal engraving are now listed on UNESCO's World Heritage list.

Heritage - Heritage special
12/6/2023 5:11:51 PM
The world celebrates the traditional Palestinian Dabkeh as UNESCO adds it to the List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
12/5/2023 9:39:50 PM
The Imhotep Museum at the Saqqara Necropolis opened to the public this week, offering a window into the wonders of ancient Egyptian engineering and architecture, reports Nevine El-Aref

Egypt - Society
9/28/2023 2:02:42 PM
The Egyptian Cabinet approved on Wednesday Egypt's membership of UNESCO's "Revised Convention on the Recognition of Studies, Diplomas, and Degrees in Higher Education in the Arab states."

Heritage - Heritage special
9/17/2023 3:27:00 PM
The United Nations' cultural organization conference voted Sunday to list the ancient West Bank city of Jericho as a World Heritage Site in Palestine, a decision likely to anger Israel, which occupies the territory.

Heritage - Heritage special
9/15/2023 6:20:10 PM
The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and the UNESCO Office in Cairo have recently launched new Guidelines for the Interpretation and Presentation of Cultural Heritage Sites in Egypt.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/7/2023 1:39:29 PM
The Council of Arab Foreign Ministers of the Arab League endorsed on Thursday Egypt's former tourism and antiquities minister Khaled El-Enany as the Arab candidate for the post of director-general of the UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) - 2025-2029.

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