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UNESCO Starts Meeting on Cultural Assets Trafficking

UNESCO Starts Meeting on Cultural Assets Trafficking

UNESCO Starts Meeting on Cultural Assets Trafficking

Paris, May 17 – The fourth Meeting of State Parties to the 1970 Convention on Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Property began today at the UNESCO headquarters in this capital, an issue that is cause for concern in the world. Continue reading

UNESCO Highlights Importance of Cuban Event ‘Pedagogia’

UNESCO Highlights Importance of Cuban Event 'Pedagogia'

UNESCO Highlights Importance of Cuban Event ‘Pedagogia’

Paris, Feb 3rd – The international event ‘Pedagogia”, taking place in Cuba, has been a platform for dialogue among specialists that contributes to promote a quality education, UNESCO High Representative, Jordan Naidoo, stressed today.

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Top UNESCO Representative Stresses Cuba-Africa Close Relations

Top UNESCO Representative Stresses Cuba-Africa Close Relations

Top UNESCO Representative Stresses Cuba-Africa Close Relations

Havana, Jan 25 – Cuba has currently maintained a close relationship with Africa, where it has given support in important moments such as the struggle against apartheid, Ali Moussa, director of History and Culture department at UNESCO, said.

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Cienfuegos the Cuban City That Celebrates 195 Years

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Cienfuegoscelebrated 195 anniversaryfoundationWorld Heritage SiteUNESCO

Cienfuegos, Apr 23 –  The south-central city of Cienfuegos celebrated today the 195 anniversary of its foundation in the ninth year of being declared World Heritage Site, category granted by UNESCO. Continue reading

UNESCO Director General Receives Cuban Education Minister

UNESCO Director General Receives Cuban Education Minister

UNESCO Director General Receives Cuban Education Minister

Paris, Nov 6  –  UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova received Cuba’s Education Minister Ana Elsa Velazquez, who leads her country’s delegation to the 37th General Conference of that United Nations agency. Continue reading

Cuba Calls for Efforts to Fight Illiteracy in the World

unesco-logo1Havana,Oct 5 – Cuban ambassador to the United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO), Maria de los Angeles Florez, called for bigger education efforts in the world, where there are millions of illiterate persons. Continue reading

World Heritage Site on Eighth Anniversary in Cuba

World Heritage Site on Eighth Anniversary in Cuba

World Heritage Site on Eighth Anniversary in Cuba

Cienfuegos,  July 12  –  The city of Cienfuegos (central, southern Cuba) is organizing celebrations for the eighth anniversary of its declaration as World Heritage site by UNESCO, including the restoration of several huge works. Continue reading

Cuban Schools Analyze Development of UN Projects

Cuban Schools Analyze Development of UN Projects

Cuban Schools Analyze Development of UN Projects

SANTA CLARA,  May 14 – The development of programs linked to peace and to the struggle against hunger is analyzed in the National Seminar of Cuban Schools Associated to the United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO), that began on Monday in this city. Continue reading

Cuba Celebrates World Language Day in tribute to Cervantes

Cuba Celebrates World Language Day in tribute to Cervantes

Cuba Celebrates World Language Day in tribute to Cervantes

Havana, April 23 – A meeting of intellectuals with Cuban-Uruguayan novelist Daniel Chavarria monopolize here today the attention on the World Language, date instituted in 1995 by UNESCO to honor Miguel de Cervantes. Continue reading