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Doñana National Park marks 50 years
Thursday, 27 February 2020
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the creation of Doñana National Park, the Spanish authorities organized “Doñana, 50 years of a National Park” from 14 to 16 February in Almonte (Spain) in the presence of King Felipe VI. The event brought together a great number of Spanish and international experts, local communities, NGOs and different institutions to exchange on experiences and lessons ...
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From 8 to 13 February, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, hosted the 10th session of the World Urban Forum dedicated to Cities of Opportunities: Connecting Culture and Innovation, a theme that resonates closely with UNESCO’s mission and priorities. The event brought together decision-makers, representatives of international organizations, civil society and international experts, to leverage ...
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Today is World Radio Day, proclaimed in 2011 by Member States of UNESCO, and adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012 as an International Day to highlight the importance of radio. Radio is a powerful medium for celebrating humanity in all its diversity. At the global level, radio remains the most widely consumed medium. This unique ability to reach out to the widest audience ...
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Director-General Audrey Azoulay today carried out a historic visit to Somalia, the first by a Director-General of UNESCO to reestablish the long tradition of cooperation between UNESCO and the country after years of conflict. The Director-General held talks with Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire, Minister of Education, Culture and Higher Education, Abdullahi Godah Barre, and Minister of Women ...
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UNESCO expresses its sadness and dismay at the disappearance of Mr Raúl Hernández, guide of the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve (Mexico) and committed nature conservation activist, whose body, bearing signs of violence, was found on 3 February in the state of Michoacán.  UNESCO is calling for light to be shed on the extremely disturbing circumstances that marked his death, a few days ...
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