Irina Bokova, director general of Unesco, visited Al Ain today, home to the UAE's first Unesco World Heritage Site.
Led by Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, chairman of Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), the
Extreme weather is becoming one of the biggest risks to World Heritage icons like the Polynesian Easter Island or Britain's Stonehenge, posing a threat to tourism and economies alike, scientists and UN experts said on Thursday.
Growth in the number of people with access to the Internet is slowing, and more than half the world's population is still offline, the United Nations Broadband Commission said on Monday.
Internet access in rich economies is re
Unasco (Union National Air, Land and Sea Shipping Co), a UAE-based national company, has sponsored a gala dinner in honour and celebrated the achievement of inspiring motivating and leading women who have excelled in their respective fields an
The intensifying refugee crisis in Europe and the urgent need to enact effective solutions will form the agenda for the third annual Global Citizen Forum (GCF) to be held in Monaco on October 8 and 9.
The GCF, a non-profit platfor
The 34 million children who are out of school in conflict-affected countries need $2.3 billion to get them all schooling, ten times the amount education currently receives in aid, the United Nations' education agency Unesco said on Monday.
Saudi-led coalition air strikes killed at least six people, Yemen's state news agency Saba said on Friday, and destroyed part of Sanaa's Old City, a Unesco World Heritage Site.
The raid, which began in the early hours, als
Mobile devices with broadband connectivity could prove the panacea in the global effort to bring educational opportunities to people everywhere, especially the world’s poorest, or most isolated communities, a report said.
The Unesco World Heritage Centre and Panasonic Corporation have released the new 2015 World Heritage calendar application for personal computers (PCs) and tablets.
The calendar application is available in five languages - Japanese
The governing board of the Unesco Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE) has appointed Dr Mansoor Al Awar, chancellor of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), as its head.
The appointment will help