A panel of international judges in design and handicrafts production will meet in Tehran today to review 65 Iranian handicrafts and 16 others from West Asian member states UNESCO Seal of Excellence consideration.
A policymaking council, affiliated to Iranian National Commission for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), was established on Sunday for adopting new policies on and devoting particular attention to Iran's ancient art of calligraphy as the sign of Iranian-cultural identity.
UNESCO and the University of Tehran celebrated the 5th International Day of Sport for Development and Peace to highlight the importance of investment in physical activities for the present and future of the country.
The 2017 UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize will be awarded to the CLIx program (India) and the GENIE program (Morocco) during a ceremony at UNESCO Headquarters March 7 (12:00 noon to 1 p.m., Room I).
The unusual and very efficient whistle language used as a means of communication by villagers in remote northern Turkey entered the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
UNESCO has accepted the ‘bird language’ of Black Sea villagers as an endangered part of world heritage in need of urgent protection.
The sporting team game of chovgan, which is played on horseback and recognized as a version of the modern polo game, has been added to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists.