Archive for the ‘UNESCO’ Category

  • UNESCO club HAEMUS

    on Dec 21, 12 • in Our Activity, UNESCO • with Comments Off on UNESCO club HAEMUS

    UNESCO club HAEMUS was established at the end of 2012 with the special permission from the National Commission for UNESCO of the Republic of Macedonia which operates within the Ministry of culture of the Republic of Macedonia. Aims and Roles of UNESCO Club HAEMUS The main objective of UNESCO is “to contribute to peace and security in the world by promoting collaboration among nations through Education, Science, Culture and Communication in order to further universal respect for justice, for the rule of law and for the human rights and fundamental freedoms which are affirmed for the peoples of the world, without distinction of

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  • Bloggers voice anger over monument devastation

    on Dec 11, 12 • in Archaeology, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Internet, News, Politics, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Bloggers voice anger over monument devastation

     In a move that sparked public furor and renewed a debate on the lack of government care of historical monuments, the restaurant owner at Kastel, one of the oldest Balkans fortresses under the protection of UNESCO, expanded his business without proper documentation or licenses. Officials said they reacted timely and took all the necessary steps to make sure the fort is returned to its original condition. “The restaurant owner at Kastel tried to expand his locale without a license and was ordered to stop construction and return everything to its original state. If the changes

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  • Marvelous Macedonia

    on Dec 11, 12 • in Archaeology, Architecture, Museum, News, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Marvelous Macedonia

    If you are looking for a cool and calm place for a short break from Dubai’s busy life, there is a new option to explore — Eastern Europe’s Macedonia. Two months ago, it was not advisable to visit the country as there was no direct connection from the UAE. But now, thanks to flydubai, going there is easy with new direct flights to Skopje, the capital of Macedonia. The country itself is not very expensive for tourists like other European countries, and Dubai’s low-cost carrier has made it more affordable for Gulf residents who love

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  • UNESCO places Romania’s Horezu ceramics on the list of intangible cultural heritage

    on Dec 7, 12 • in Cultural heritage, News, Pottery, Romania, UNESCO • with Comments Off on UNESCO places Romania’s Horezu ceramics on the list of intangible cultural heritage

    The famous Romanian ceramics of Horezu are now on the Representative List of UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, following a decision of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage that met in Paris, on December 6. “Romania now ranks 42nd out of 122 countries, with 31 historical and natural monuments on the UNESCO Heritage List and 3 elements of intangible heritage on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity (the Căluşari ritual dance, the Doina song and now the Horezu ceramics), which means that our country

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  • Ministers of SЕЕ adopt a joint declaration in Sarajevo: Science transcends political borders

    on Dec 4, 12 • in Bosnia and Herzegovina, News, Politics, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Ministers of SЕЕ adopt a joint declaration in Sarajevo: Science transcends political borders

    Ministers and high level representatives responsible for science from South East European countries met in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on 23 November 2012 on occasion of the Ministerial Round Table on Science, Technology & Innovation, jointly organized by the Ministry of Civil Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe, Venice (Italy). The high level discussions led to the unanimous adoption of a joint declaration that outlines a coherent roadmap of science priorities at both national and regional levels and the enhancing of a science-policy-society interface based

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  • Çatalhöyük: Shrine of the Hunters

    on Dec 4, 12 • in Cultural heritage, News, Turkey, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Çatalhöyük: Shrine of the Hunters

    The ‘Shrine of the Hunters’ is an archaeological reconstruction of a level 5 house from Çatalhöyük. It was originally excavated in the 1960’s by James Mellaart and aside from a few informational illustrations, has had surprisingly little coverage. One of the most decorated houses ever found at the site, this piece began as the focus of a MSc Dissertation by Grant Cox during the Virtual Pasts course at the University of Southampton and has since evolved into an animation. Original source: http://goo.gl/Ydhh

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