Iran among top 10 states on World Heritage List TEHRAN. KAZINFORM IRNA - The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has registered 26 Iranian cultural heritage monuments from 1979 to 2021, turning the Islamic country into one of the leading states with most sites inscribed on the World Heritage List.
Meeting of Akhmet Baitursynov’s 150th anniversary preparation state commission held NUR-SILTAN. KAZINFORM – A meeting of the State Commission for Preparation and Holding the 150th anniversary of Akhmet Baitursynov took place under the chairmanship of Kazakh Secretary of State Krymbek Kusherbayev, Kazinform cites the press service of Akorda.
Central Asian training of trainers on media and information literacy to start Nov 8 ALMATY. KAZINFORM On 8-14 November 2021, a training for trainers on the professional development of media and information literacy for teachers of the Central Asian region will be held, based on the teaching complex «Fundamentals of Information Culture for students of 1-9 grades of secondary schools».
I CHOOSE THE PEACE int’l drawings contest announced ALMATY. KAZINFORM The Contest is dedicated to the International Year of Peace and Trust, the International Day against Nuclear Tests, and the 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan's independence and the 30th anniversary of the closing of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.
Kazakhstan’s Kolsai kolderi National Park declared UNESCO Biosphere Reserve NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The State National Natural Park Kolsai kolderi has been included into the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves. Such a decision was made at the 33rd session of the International Coordinating Council of the UNESCO Programme «Human and Biosphere,» Kazinform cites the press service of the Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of Kazakhstan.
How to ensure safe schooling during the COVID-19 pandemic: High-level Meeting to be hosted by WHO/Europe, UNICEF and UNESCO ALMATY. KAZINFORM July 2nd, 2021 WHO/Europe, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) are hosting the Third High-level Meeting on Schooling during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Kazakh experts join Asian project on intangible cultural heritage NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The National Committee for Intangible Cultural Heritage under the National Commission for UNESCO and ISESCO has become a partner organization of the ichLinks project, an international digital platform created for the exchange and dissemination of information on the intangible cultural heritage of the countries of the Asia-Pacific region (ASPAC), Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry.
Agr’t between Kazakhstan, UNESCO on creation of int’l cultural center ratified NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On ratification of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on the creation of the International center for rapprochement of cultures under the aegis of UNESCO (Category 2)», Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
UNESCO Cluster Office in Almaty calls for expert on dev’t of tourism development strategy ALMATY. KAZINFORM - The UNESCO Cluster Office in Almaty is looking for an expert on the development of a tourism development strategy at the World Heritage property «Petroglyphs of the Archaeological Landscape of Tamgaly» and is waiting for proposals!
UNESCO calls for proposals for the 2021 Silk Roads Youth Research Grant PARIS. KAZINFORM UNESCO launches a call for young women and men under the age of 35 to apply for the 2021 ‘Silk Roads Youth Research Grant’. 12 research grants of USD 10,000 will be awarded. The Grant aims to mobilize young researchers for further study of the Silk Roads shared heritage.
Call for Proposals: Photographs illustrating the topic of safety of women journalists ALMATY. KAZINFORM UNESCO is inviting professional photographers from all over the world to send a sample of their best photographs depicting female journalists in situations which threaten their safety, the UNESCO Almaty Cluster Office’s official website reads.
World Arabic Language Day ALMATY. KAZINFORM It is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, used daily by more than 290 million people. World Arabic Language Day is celebrated every year on 18 December since 2012. The date coincides with the day in 1973 that the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted Arabic as the sixth official language of the Organization.
Aflaj and camel races included on UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced the inclusion of two key elements of UAE national heritage on the United Nations Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organisation’s (UNESCO) Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage, WAM reports.