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UNESCO and Talkmate host a launch event to celebrate the beginning of a new and exciting partnership on the development of the World Atlas of Languages. The joint partnership aims at developing an innovative and scalable ICT-supported model to access data on linguistic diversity around the world, encourage collaboration among different stakeholders and raise…(Read More)

28 May 2015 – UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova addressed today’s Plenary Meeting of the UN General Assembly, which adopted unanimously a resolution on “Saving the cultural heritage of Iraq”. The resolution, presented jointly by Germany and Iraq, was cosponsored by a total of 91 Member States, focuses on the fight against the destruction of…(Read More)

On Saturday, October 10th, Louisiana officials hosted an induction ceremony for what U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu described as “something we will not see again in our lifetime.” More than 400 people, including local and state officials, attended a daylong festival to honor the site, which dates back 3,700 years ago. Poverty Point is…(Read More)

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