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Agreement between Italy and UNESCO to foster girls’ education and protect cultural heritage through education in Pakistan
Agreement between Italy and UNESCO to foster girls’ education and protect cultural heritage through education in Pakistan09/12/2017

In the presence, among others, of the Pakistani Ministers of Education and Communication, the Italian Ambassador in Islamabad, Stefano Pontecorvo, signed an agreement with UNESCO pour a two-year project called "Support to girls' right to education and safeguarding cultural heritage through education in Pakistan". This...

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Italy and France work together avec UNESCO on the Ice Memory project
Italy and France work together avec UNESCO on the Ice Memory project09/11/2017

« Ice Memory » is an international programme which aims to create a climate archive in order to save the « memory » of the world’s glaciers from deteriorations dues to global warming.  The project was launched in 2015, thanks to the collaboration between the Italian N...

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“Culture Blue Helmets”: lecture by the Carabinieri TPC Commander in Aquileia
“Culture Blue Helmets”: lecture by the Carabinieri TPC Commander in Aquileia09/08/2017

The Commander of the Carabinieri Department for the Protection of Cultural Heritage (TPC), Gen. Fabrizio Parrulli, gave a lecture at the National Archeologic Museum of  Aquileia, in the framework of a cycle of talks on « Wounded Archeology » which were organized during the exhibition “The Palmyra Busts...

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Vacancy for a local employee at the Italian Consulate in Paris (expires on September 29, 2017)
Vacancy for a local employee at the Italian Consulate in Paris (expires on September 29, 2017)09/08/2017

The Italian Consulate in Paris recruits 1 local employee to serve as driver-clerk-telephone operator. More detailed information is available here

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“The art of the showcase. Technological innovation for museum conservation and communication” convention and launch of “The science of showcases. An analysis of conservation hazards”
“The art of the showcase. Technological innovation for museum conservation and communication” convention and launch of “The science of showcases. An analysis of conservation hazards”09/06/2017

The Italian National Research Centre (CNR), Goppion Ltd. and the Civita Association organized a convention on “The art of the showcase. Technological innovation for museum conservation and communication” under the patronage of the Italian Ministry of Culture. The event took place in Rome in the presence of...

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Where do students go to study? Where do they come from? The Unesco Institute for Statistics publishes the data on the mobility of students
Where do students go to study? Where do they come from? The Unesco Institute for Statistics publishes the data on the mobility of students08/29/2017

UIS (UNESCO Institute for Statistics) data on the mobility of students shed light on the shifting demand for higher education, particularly in the developing world.    For further information, explore the data of the Global Flow of Tertiary-Level Students  

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Unite4Heritage Task Force: training courses by the Carabinieri from the TPC Department in Baghdad and Erbil
Unite4Heritage Task Force: training courses by the Carabinieri from the TPC Department in Baghdad and Erbil07/31/2017

In the framework of the Unite4Heritage Task Force, the Carabinieri from the TPC Department are engaged in the “Inherent Resolve/Prima Parthica” operation and provide training courses for polices forces in countries at risk. Namely, in: · Baghdad, where the 3rd Heritage Safeguarding Training Course f...

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Italian region of Lombardy establishes a Forum for Research and Innovation
Italian region of Lombardy establishes a Forum for Research and Innovation07/31/2017

The Italian region of Lombardy is about to establish a Forum for Research and Innovation, a consulting independent body for regional governing bodies. The latter will be composed of 10 among the most prominent international experts in the fields of scientific and technical innovation for society and economy with the aim...

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Online consultation in preparation for UNESCO’s 10th Youth Forum
Online consultation in preparation for UNESCO’s 10th Youth Forum07/19/2017

UNESCO’s 10th Youth Forum will take place next 25 and 26 October in Paris and will host youth representatives from all over the world in order to debate about the Organization’s fields of competence. A list of recommendations and priorities to guide UNESCO’s action for youth will be drawn and presented ...

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“With its 53rd site inscribed on the World Heritage List, Italy confirms its culture and beauty superpower role”, declared the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
“With its 53rd site inscribed on the World Heritage List, Italy confirms its culture and beauty superpower role”, declared the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation07/10/2017

"During the World Heritage Committee meeting which took place in Cracow, two new Italian properties have been inscribed on the World Heritage List. The first – the Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe – is a transnational site shared with eleven other European countries. The...

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41st Session of the World Heritage Committee, Decision on « Venice and its lagoon »
41st Session of the World Heritage Committee, Decision on « Venice and its lagoon »07/07/2017

During its 41st Session which is currently taking place in Krakow, the World Heritage Committee adopted a Decision on the « Venice and its lagoon » site. The latter expresses satisfaction for the work of the Italian Government, the municipality of Venice and the local Authorities, which was carried out in...

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Italy is elected to the Executive Council of UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)
Italy is elected to the Executive Council of UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) 06/30/2017

For the first time after ten years, Italy has been reelected to the Executive Council of UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) on June 28, during the 29th Assembly of the IOC. The IOC was founded in 1960 and possesses a functional autonomy inside UNESCO. It is the only UN body which deals with ma...

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Award ceremony of the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Prize to Giuseppina Nicolini, former mayor of Lampedusa
Award ceremony of the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Prize to Giuseppina Nicolini, former mayor of Lampedusa06/28/2017

UNESCO's Director General Irina Bokova awarded the edition 2017 of the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Prize to the former mayor of Lampedusa, Giuseppina Nicolini. The Félix Houphouët-Boigny Peace Prize was created in 1989 by the Ivory Coast under the patronage of UNESCO, in order to honor individuals, publi...

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Tepilora, Rio Posada and Montalbo, new UNESCO’s Biosphere Reserves
Tepilora, Rio Posada and Montalbo, new UNESCO’s Biosphere Reserves06/14/2017

The Italian site of Tepilora, Rio Posada and Montalbo, which is located on the island of Sardinia, has been nominated UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. During the 29th session of the International Coordination Committee of the MAB programme which is taking place in Paris, the Committee approved the Italian Reserve into the World...

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Fifteenth edition of the L’Oreal-UNESCO Award for Women and Science
Fifteenth edition of the L’Oreal-UNESCO Award for Women and Science06/12/2017

The award ceremony of the 15th edition of the L’Oreal-Italy Award for Women and Science took place this morning in the main hall of the University of Milan. This joint initiative by L’Oréal and UNESCO aims at promoting women in scientific research. Six researchers were chosen for their projects and ...

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