Culture: the cry of men in face of their destiny
Published on 1 February 2011
Making our commitment to Haiti into a model of international cooperation
UNESCO has a long history of fruitful cooperation and friendship with the people of Haiti, dating back to when the country first joined the Organization, in 1946. So, it was quite natural for UNESCO to commit itself to the Haitian people when they were so severely tested by the terrible earthquake of 12 January 2010. From the very outset, UNESCO joined with the efforts of national authorities and international partners to respond to the most urgent needs of the population.
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20 February 2013
We emptied Syria's museums
19 February 2013
The ancient manuscripts of Timbuktu are a door into Africa's golden age. We must not let this crisis threaten their survival
These manuscripts are our identity
Mosaics depicting scenes from Homer?s epic poem The Odyssey.
18 February 2013
Press, reigime and propaganda
International Conference on Protection of Cultural Property in Asia
17 February 2013
Mosaics were stolen during illegal excavation