World Heritage Volunteers Initiative ALMATY. KAZINFORM Within the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Initiative was launched in 2008 in collaboration with the Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVS) to mobilize and involve young people and youth organizations in World Heritage preservation and promotion, the UNESCO Almaty Cluster Office’s official website reads.
UNESCO supports culture and heritage during COVID-19’s shutdown ALMATY. KAZINFORM UNESCO is launching initiatives to support cultural industries and cultural heritage as billions of people around the world turn to culture for comfort and to overcome social isolation during the COVID-19 sanitary crisis, which is hitting the culture sector hard.
Azerbaijan, Turkey submit application for inclusion of balaban in UNESCO Cultural Heritage List BAKU. KAZINFORM Azerbaijan and Turkey have submitted an application for inclusion of the balaban (cylindrical-bore, double-reed wind instrument) in the UNESCO Cultural Heritage List, Trend reports on April 6 referring to the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education 2020 accepting nominations ALMATY. KAZINFORM UNESCO launched the call for nominations for the 2020 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education. The Prize awards US$ 50,000 annually to two laureates making outstanding efforts in favour of girls’ and women’s education.
National Commission for UNESCO and ISWESCO holds regular meeting in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan’s National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the Islamic World Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (ISWESCO), held its regular sitting at the National Academic Library, Kazinform learnt from the MFA’s press service.
UNESCO Almaty: One week left before the deadline! Apply now! ALMATY. KAZINFORM UNESCO Almaty invites competent organizations from Central Asia to participate in the competition of project proposals for the second stage of the project «Developing Online Curriculum to Mainstream Cross-Cutting Competences for Sustainable Development in Kyrgyzstan» with the support of Estonia.
UNESCO inscribes “Lazgi” on Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity TASHKENT. KAZINFORM On December 12, 2019, at the 14th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, in Bogotá (Republic of Colombia), it was decided to include the Khorezm dance «Lazgi» on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity as an element of Uzbekistan’s cultural heritage. This issue was initiated following the meeting of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev with the Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, UzA reported.