The city of Gonbad-e Qaboos in Golestan Province was nominated for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage City registration for its Turkmen rugs, said a provincial cultural heritage official on Sunday.
UNESCO will on Monday organize an international meeting aimed at rebuilding the war-torn ancient Iraqi city Mosul’s cultural heritage, rehabilitating its education system and revitalizing its cultural life, the UN culture body announced.
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.