UNESCO and the University of Tehran celebrated the 5th International Day of Sport for Development and Peace to highlight the importance of investment in physical activities for the present and future of the country.
The 2017 UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize will be awarded to the CLIx program (India) and the GENIE program (Morocco) during a ceremony at UNESCO Headquarters March 7 (12:00 noon to 1 p.m., Room I).
The unusual and very efficient whistle language used as a means of communication by villagers in remote northern Turkey entered the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
UNESCO has accepted the ‘bird language’ of Black Sea villagers as an endangered part of world heritage in need of urgent protection.
The sporting team game of chovgan, which is played on horseback and recognized as a version of the modern polo game, has been added to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists.
A meeting of UNESCO's intergovernmental committee tasked with preserving intangible cultural heritage will be held on South Korea's southern resort island of Jeju next week, the Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA) said Wednesday.