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Culture Ministers of Pacific Island Countries and Territories call for ratification of UNESCO’s 2005 Convention

The Declaration of the Third Meeting of the Pacific Ministers of Culture held on 25 May in Hagatna, Guam, calls for strengthening creative industries through the ratification of UNESCO’s Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. This is a major development following Samoa’s ratification of the Convention in 2015, making it the first Pacific Island to have ratified the Convention to date. Continue reading

World Heritage and Tourism report shows sites at risk from climate change

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Inspired by light: close of the International Year of Light

From the beginning of time, we have been fascinated by light, its magic and beauty. It has inspired many thinkers, scientists, philosophers or artists. In 2015, the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies celebrated all of its applications, raising awareness of their potential to achieve a sustainable future. Continue reading

Participate in this UNESCO photo contest and promote sport values worldwide

Do you believe in the power of sport? Have you seen the impact of sport values in your community? If so, we want to see the evidence! Share one photo with us which captures the power of sport values and their impact on young people within your community. The best 15 photos will be published in a UNESCO photo book on sport values and exhibited at the Organization’s Headquarters. Continue reading