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15.02.00 – PROTECTION OF INTELLECTUAL AND CULTURAL PROPERTY

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 »

UNESCO / WORLD HERITAGE LIST WRAP

The World Heritage Committee has inscribed a total of 25 sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, including three natural properties, 21 cultural and one mixed site. Two properties were added to the World Heritage List in Danger and one was removed from that list. UNESCO

29 Jun 2011 | Read More »

FRANCE / FORREST WHITAKER

The UN cultural and education agency designated award-winning Hollywood actor Forest Whitaker as a Goodwill Ambassador for Peace and Reconciliation in recognition of his commitment to using cinema to promote humanitarian ideals. UNESCO

22 Jun 2011 | Read More »

 

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