UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed regrets over the US administration’s decision to pull out of the UN Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) over what Washington calls its “anti-Israel bias.”
The United States announced on Thursday it was withdrawing from UNESCO, the UN’s cultural and educational agency, complaining about how it is run and about what Washington described as bias against Israel.
The United States has announced that it will withdraw from the United Nations Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) at the end of the year, accusing the UN's cultural organization of "anti-Israel bias."
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) held a three-day (July 25-27) workshop on biosphere reserves around the Caspian Sea with representatives from Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Russia.
Yoga was inscribed in UNESCOs Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity during the 11th session of Intergovernmental Committee held from November 28 to December 2, 2016 at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The representative of Zoroastrians in Iran's Parliament hailed the peaceful coexistence among members of three monotheistic religions: Islam, Judaism and Zoroastrianism in Yazd pointing to the registration of the central Iranian city on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The UN's cultural arm, UNESCO on Friday declared the Old City of Al-Khalil an endangered world heritage site, sparking outrage from Israel in a new spat with the Palestinians at the international body.
The UNESCO crowned Sharjah with the prestigious 'World Book Capital' for 2019 for the quality of its literary and cultural activities and for its efforts to make books accessible to the entire population of the nation.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has approved a resolution that describes Israel as an “occupying power” and rejects its sovereignty claims over all of Jerusalem al-Quds.