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UNESCO Opens Exhibition Dedicated to Havana (+Photos)

UNESCO Opens Exhibition Dedicated to Havana (+Photos)

Paris, May 10th – The celebrations at UNESCO headquarters in Paris for the 500th anniversary of the foundation of Havana began on Thursday with the opening of a photographic exhibition that helps visitors to discover ”a real and wonderful city.”

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Cuba Advocates at UNESCO for a Peace World

Cuba Advocates at UNESCO for a Peace World

Cuba Advocates at UNESCO for a Peace World

Paris, Apr 10 – Cuba has advocated today at UNESCO for dismissing forever war, threat and force in the planet, and stressed UN potentialities to strengthen a peace world.

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Cuba Elected to UNESCO Executive Board

Increased Production of Tropical Fruits in World Market, Says FAO

Increased Production of Tropical Fruits in World Market, Says FAO

Rome, Nov 10 – The United Nations Organization for Food and Agriculture (FAO) said that the presence of tropical fruits has increased in world trade. Continue reading

Cuba Elected to UNESCO Executive Board

Cuba Elected to UNESCO Executive Board

Cuba Elected to UNESCO Executive Board

Paris, Nov 10 – Cuba was elected to join the UNESCO Executive Board for the period 2017-2021, in the elections held today at the 39th General Conference of that United Nations organization. Continue reading

UNESCO, Cuba Grant Carlos J. Finlay Prize for Microbiology

UNESCO, Cuba Grant Carlos J. Finlay Prize for Microbiology

UNESCO, Cuba Grant Carlos J. Finlay Prize for Microbiology

Paris, Nov 6th – Scientists Shahida Hasnain (Pakistan) and Samir Saha (Bangladesh) will receive today the UNESCO Carlos J. Finlay prize for microbiology today, an award established by initiative of the Cuban government. Continue reading

U.S. announces decision to leave UNESCO

U.S. announces decision to leave UNESCO

U.S. announces decision to leave UNESCO

Cuba, Oct 13 – The United States has made the decision to leave the United Nations Organization for Education, Science, and Culture (UNESCO), as a result of the institution’s anti-Israel bias, according to the State Department. Continue reading

UNESCO Official to Cuba Highlights Importance of Rumba

UNESCO Official to Cuba Highlights Importance of Rumba

UNESCO Official to Cuba Highlights Importance of Rumba

Havana, Aug 17 – The director-general of the UNESCO Cultural Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, Catherine Muller, highlighted today here the importance of Cuban rumba for being an expression of resistance and national identity. Continue reading