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15.02.00 – PROTECTION OF INTELLECTUAL AND CULTURAL PROPERTY

UN / ST FRANCIS MANUSCRIPTS

Thirteen medieval manuscripts from the Sacred Convent of St. Francis in Assisi left Italy for the first time in 700 years. The documents are currently being displayed at United Nations headquarters. They will be later shown to the general public at Brooklyn Borough Hall until mid-January. UNIFEED-UNTV

27 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / UNESCO TIMBUKTU

With 500,000 euros provided by the European Union, UNESCO will coordinate the reconstruction of destroyed mausoleums, the rehabilitation of mosques and private libraries in Timbuktu, northern Mali, as well as ancient manuscript conservation projects. Fourteen out of 16 designated world heritage sites in Timbuktu were destroyed by armed groups in 2012. UNIFEED-UNTV /FILE

27 Jun 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH KOREA / BAN ARRIVAL

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived  in Seoul, South Korea where he visited Namdaemun, one of the historical gates to the once-walled city which was badly damaged in a fire in 2008. It has since been restored, opening earlier this year. (UNTV)

22 Aug 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / GLOBAL INNOVATION INDEX 2013

Speaking at the launch of the Global Innovation Index 2013 at the High-Level Segment of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in Geneva, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said, "This year's Global Innovation Index shows that the face of innovation in the twenty-first century is changing. Innovation is increasingly open, collaborative and international." CH UNTV

1 Jul 2013 | Read More »

PARIS / UNESCO HERITAGE SITES

Meeting in Phnom Penh, Cambodia today (21 June) the UN Educational Cultural and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) added various sites from around the world to its World Heritage site lists. UNESCO

22 Jun 2013 | Read More »

UN / CMP BAN RETURNS

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today moved back into his offices on the top floor of the historic UN tower, which he left almost three years ago for a temporary space when the building was gutted for renovation. UNTV / FILE

17 Dec 2012 | Read More »

UNESCO / MALI

The World Heritage Committee on 2 July condemned the destruction of World Heritage sites in Mali and called on UNESCO to create a new fund to help the country protect its heritage. UNESCO

3 Jul 2012 | Read More »

UNESCO / WORLD HERITAGE SITES

The UN’s cultural organization UNESCO today approved new World Heritage sites in Palau, Israel, Indonesia, Morocco and Palestine.UNESCO

29 Jun 2012 | Read More »

GENEVA / HRC INTERNET FREEDOM

Addressing a panel on freedom of expression on the Internet at the Human Rights Council today, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said that the Internet has transformed human rights movements but expressed concern that websites continue to be blocked in many countries. OHCHR

29 Feb 2012 | Read More »

HAITI / MICHAELLE JEAN WRAP

Earlier this week, UNESCO’s Special Envoy to Haiti Michaelle Jean visited the country to follow up on UNESCO’s reconstruction and preservation projects. UNESCO 

7 Sep 2011 | Read More »

 

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