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    11mn girls won’t return to school after COVID-19: UNESCO

    Agence France-Presse .Kinshasa | Updated at 10:48am on October 16, 2020

    Eleven million girls face being unable to return to school even after coronavirus restrictions are lifted around the world, UNESCO head Audrey Azoulay said on...

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    Attacks on journalists during protests increasing: UNESCO

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:09am on September 15, 2020

    The number of incidents of violence against journalists covering protests across the world has risen sharply, with police and security forces the main culprits, the...

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    Global aid to education likely to fall: UNESCO

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:21am on July 11, 2020

    Global aid is likely to decline by up to US$2 billion from 2018 to 2022 as a result of recession caused by COVID-19, entailing a...

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    Anger grips Myanmar as porn movie shot at holy site

    Agence France-Presse. Yangon, Myanmar | Updated at 09:51pm on February 13, 2020

    Outrage is growing in Myanmar after the emergence of a 12-minute porn video shot in Bagan, the country's best-known tourist hotspot and UNESCO heritage site...

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    UNESCO grants accreditation to Shadhona

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:13pm on December 19, 2019

    UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage NGO Forum (ICH NGO FORUM) granted accreditation to Shadhona at the fourteenth session of ‘The Intergovernmental Committee For The...

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    Bangladesh elected UNESCO executive board vice-chairperson

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:08am on December 01, 2019

    Bangladesh has been elected vice-chairperson of the UNESCO executive board from the electoral group four — Asian and Pacific States — for the next two...

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    Orientation of UNESCO LLM programme held at UAP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:13am on October 22, 2019

    The orientation of the UNESCO Madanjeet Singh South Asian Institute of Advanced Legal and Human Rights Studies LLM programme was held at the University of...

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    Bangladesh’s architectural éclat hailed

    United News of Bangladesh . Kazan | Updated at 12:15pm on September 14, 2019

    Leading members of the architectural community from around the world highly praised Bangladesh for its excellence in architecture as six winning projects of the 2019...

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    Relegation of Sunderbans delayed by lying, lobbying: Rakkha Committee

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:31am on July 09, 2019

    Through lobbying and lying, the government convinced the UNESCO to put off for one more year its plan to include the Sunderbans in the list...

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    Babylon designated UNESCO World Heritage Site

    Reuters . Ruins of Babylon | Updated at 12:00am on July 07, 2019

    The ancient city of Babylon, first referenced in a clay tablet from the 23rd century BC, was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Friday,...

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