unesco

B'nai Brith, UNESCO to hold Hebrew symposium in Paris

The conference, entitled "Hebrew as a Treasure of Human Heritage," will mark a century since the passing of Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, who is widely regarded as the father of modern Hebrew.

Corrosion has turned the Alhambra’s decorative gold leaf purple - study

The Alhambra, now a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) world heritage site, is a fortress and palace built in the 13th century under the Islamic rule of Spain.

Social media plays large role in fomenting online hate - report

A report co-authored by the World Jewish Congress, UNESCO and the UN says that social media platforms have become sources of hate speech and discrimination.

Ukraine: Arts, culture heritage buildings can be rebuilt but not replaced

Opinion by Gauvin Alexander Bailey: A threat looms for Ukraine’s heritage architecture

By THE CONVERSATION/REUTERS
18/03/2022

Russia should be barred from hosting World Heritage Conference - SWC

SWC said that if the venue won’t change, “the Wiesenthal Center would not be attending the 2022 Session of the World Heritage Committee.”

07/03/2022

Abraham Accords to accelerate women’s equality

The inclusion of more women in the workforce and all fields of innovation and entrepreneurship means that endless opportunities will grow and prosper.

By JAN THESLEFF , David Fernandez Puyana
07/03/2022

Israel won't battle Biden over US return to UNESCO

Israel has no plans to oppose the US' return to UNESCO and doesn't plan to renew its own UNESCO membership.

TikTok adds new features to direct users to reliable information about the Holocaust

A banner will pop up when users search for Holocaust-related terms on TikTok and direct them to aboutholocaust.org, a site run by the WJC and UNESCO.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
27/01/2022

'Education is key to fighting Holocaust denial:' UNESCO head to Post

Audrey Azoulay reveals that the UN agency she heads is partnering with TikTok to stop false narratives of the Holocaust.

By RINA BASSIST
26/01/2022

Israel not returning to UNESCO now, FM director-general says

Israel in the last decade has had a tumultuous relationship with UNESCO, which was the first UN body to accept Palestine as a member state in 2011. 

Subscribe for our daily newsletter
Subscribe for our daily newsletter

By subscribing I accept the terms of use and privacy policy