Showing posts with label UNESCO. Show all posts
Showing posts with label UNESCO. Show all posts

Thursday, July 06, 2017

UNESCO omits Great Barrier Reef from 'danger' list, but has concerns

A UNESCO committee omitted Australia's Great Barrier Reef from its list of world heritage sites it considers to be in danger, a move the government welcomed but conservationists questioned.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

China to help Myanmar renovate quake-hit ancient pagodas

A Chinese archeological expert team will help Myanmar renovate quake-hit ancient pagodas and temples in Bagan, an ancient city in central Myanmar, Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar Hong Liang told a press conference here on Wednesday.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

UN cultural agency hails creation of world’s largest marine protected area

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today welcomed the establishment by US President Barack Obama of the largest nature reserve in the world, done through expanding a marine reserve in the state of Hawaii.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Study: A Third of Parts of Great Barrier Reef 'Dead or Dying'

Mass bleaching has destroyed more than a third of the northern and central sections of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, scientists said Monday.

Friday, April 29, 2016

Pérou: un nouveau géoglyphe découvert dans le désert de Nazca

Un nouveau géoglyphe, ces mystérieux dessins géants tracés sur le sol qui font la gloire de la civilisation nazca, a été découvert dans le sud du Pérou, a indiqué jeudi le ministère de la Culture à l'AFP.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

UNESCO: Archaeological sites of Palmyra still retain much of their authenticity

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) announced on Wednesday that the ancient city of Palmyra preserves had suffered significant damage at the hands of ISIS terrorist, but that the archaeological sites retain much of their authenticity.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

UNESCO approved a Russian resolution on the restoration of Palmyra

The Executive Board of UNESCO approved the proposed by Russia resolution on the issue of conservation and restoration of Palmyra and other cultural sites in Syria. As reported TASS in the Secretariat of an international organization, the initiative was approved unanimously.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Πάρκο Βιόσφαιρας UNESCO: Συμπληρώθηκαν 10.000 υπογραφές για προστασία του Ακάμα στο διαδίκτυο

Συμπληρώθηκαν 10.000 υπογραφές υπέρ ψηφίσματος στο διαδίκτυο για την προστασία της χερσονήσου του Ακάμα και κήρυξή της σε , σύμφωνα με ανακοίνωση ομάδας περιβαλλοντικών οργανώσεων, η οποία καλεί τους πολίτες να συνεχίσουν να ψηφίζουν.

Monday, December 28, 2015

Lake Baikal’s level again declines below extreme point

Water level in the Lake Baikal declined to the extreme low limit of 456 meters [under the Pacific Elevation System] and dropped 0.01 m below it last weekend, Russian water resources authority said on Monday on its website. 

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Lake Baikal’s water level may drop to new record low in spring

The water level at Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater source, having dropped to critical marks in April, may fall by another 28 centimetres next spring, the head of the Baikal Institute told TASS on Tuesday.

Monday, August 24, 2015

UNESCO: Εγκλημα πολέμου η ανατίναξη του αρχαίου ναού στην Παλμύρα

Εγκλημα πολέμου συνιστά η καταστροφή ενός από τους διασημότερους ναούς της αρχαίας πόλης της Παλμύρας στη Συρία από το Ισλαμικό Κράτος, όπως κατήγγειλε σήμερα η γενική διευθύντρια της UNESCO Ιρίνα Μπόκοβα...

Friday, June 12, 2015

Yémen : l'UNESCO condamne les destructions de bâtiments historiques à Sanaa

 UN, 12 juin 2015 – La Directrice générale de l'Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture (UNESCO), Irina Bokova, a condamné vendredi le bombardement de la Vieille ville de la capitale yéménite, un site inscrit sur la liste du patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Εκατοντάδες Αγάλματα Απομακρύνονται από την Παλμύρα Υπό την Απειλή των Τζιχαντιστών

Εκατοντάδες αγάλματα έχουν μεταφερθεί από την ιστορική συριακή πόλη της Παλμύρας σε τοποθεσίες ασφαλείας ώστε να διασωθούν από τους τζιχαντιστές του Ισλαμικού Κράτους που κατάφεραν σήμερα να διεισδύσουν στην πόλη, δήλωσε ο επικεφαλής της συριακής διεύθυνσης αρχαιοτήτων.

Friday, May 15, 2015

UNESCO chief, Sisi discuss looting, destruction of region's antiquities

 The head of UNESCO told Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on Friday that she was ready to cooperate with the Egyptian authorities, a presidential spokesman said.

Saturday, May 09, 2015

Προς δημιουργία φορέα διαχείρισης της αναστήλωσης του γεφυριού της Πλάκας

Η δημιουργία Φορέα Διαχείρισης για το έργο της αναστήλωσης του ιστορικού γεφυριού της Πλάκας, το οποίο κατέρρευσε από την κακοκαιρία στις αρχές του περασμένου Φεβρουαρίου, βρέθηκε στο επίκεντρο της σύσκεψης με τον υπουργό Πολιτισμού Νίκο Ξυδάκη που πραγματοποιήθηκε το πρωί του Σαββάτου στην Περιφέρεια Ηπείρου.

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Cultural heritage reconstruction may take decades in Nepal

The United Nation's cultural agency is warning that the restoration of the cultural heritage sites damaged in Nepal's earthquake might take ten years or even decades.

Christian Manhart, the UNESCO representative to Nepal, is calling on the international community to help with the rebuilding.

Monday, April 27, 2015

UNESCO to assess damage of world heritage sites in Nepal

Following the massive destruction to world heritage monuments in Nepal after Saturdays devastating earthquake, UNESCO on Monday said they would field an international expert mission to undertake an in-depth damage assessment of the damage to heritage and path to recovery.

Sunday, March 08, 2015

UN culture agency says Hatra destruction shows 'contempt' for history, heritage of Arab people


UN, 7 March 2015 – Official sources in Iraq reported today the destruction by Islamic State forces of the United Nations World Heritage property of Hatra, the capital of the first Arab kingdom, ‎and a city that bears the roots of Islamic Arab cities, according to a statement released by the UN body charged with protecting cultural sites.

Sunday, December 21, 2014

China builds first high-speed railway through karst region

Construction of China's first high-speed railway running through the country's southwest karst regions was completed on Sunday.

The 857-km railway linking Guiyang, capital of landlocked mountainous province of Guizhou, with south China's economic powerhouse Guangzhou, is expected to become operational on Friday.

EL News