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    Govt must act to save Sunderbans and to retain UN status

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 26, 2021

    BANGLADESH has one more year to meet the conditions that the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO placed on preparing a long-term plan to save the...

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    Venice avoids UNESCO endangered listing after big ship ban

    Agence France-Presse . Rome, Italy | Updated at 10:01pm on July 22, 2021

    Venice avoided being named a world heritage site in danger by UNESCO on Thursday, just few weeks after Italy moved to ban large cruise ships...

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    UNESCO removes Liverpool from world heritage list

    Agence France-Presse . London, United Kingdom | Updated at 04:00pm on July 21, 2021

    The UN's cultural agency UNESCO on Wednesday voted narrowly to remove Liverpool's waterfront from its list of world heritage sites, citing concerns about overdevelopment including...

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    Schools reopening cannot wait: UNICEF, UNESCO

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:45pm on July 12, 2021

    UNICEF and UNESCO have called for reopening of schools saying it has been 18 months since the Covid-19 outbreak started and education for millions of...

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    UNESCO recommends scrapping Liverpool from heritage list

    Agence France-Presse . Paris, France | Updated at 10:23pm on June 22, 2021

    The UN's cultural agency UNESCO has recommended removing Liverpool's waterfront from its list of world heritage sites over concerns about overdevelopment, a move that has...

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    Government mustn’t harm environmental integrity of Sunderbans

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 21, 2021

    SUCCESSIVE governments have been negligent in conserving the Sunderbans, but industrial development around the forest intensified in the past decade, raising global and local concern....

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    4th UMSAILS-UAP lecture held

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:47am on April 07, 2021

    The Department of Law and Human Rights of University of Asia Pacific in association with UNESCO Madanjeet Singh South Asian Institute of Advanced Legal and...

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    Book on March 7 speech published in UN official languages

    United News of Bangladesh   | Updated at 07:01pm on March 06, 2021

    The Bangladesh embassy in Paris and the permanent mission of Bangladesh to UNESCO unveiled a book titled ‘The Historic 7th March Speech of Bangabandhu Sheikh...

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    40pc don’t have access to education in own language globally:  UNESCO

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:54pm on February 21, 2021

    The UN educational and cultural agency, UNESCO, has encouraged people everywhere to celebrate the world’s diversity by supporting multilingualism at school and in everyday life:...

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    Locked up by lingo

    Faria Rashid | Updated at 02:08am on February 21, 2021

    DALE Spender rightly said, ‘It is language which determines the limit of our world, which constructs our reality’. Language, as a vital component of our...