The Director-General of UNESCO will present the Melina Mercouri Prize for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes (UNESCO-Greece) to the historic village of Maymand (Islamic Republic of Iran)

The ceremony will be held in the presence of  Mr Petros Tatoulis, Deputy Minister of Culture of Greece, H.E. Ambassador George Anastossopoulos, Alternative Minister of Culture of Greece and Permanent Delegate of Greece to UNESCO,  H.E. Mr Ahmad Jalali, Ambassador and Permanent Delegate of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

A slide-show of the site will follow the ceremony.