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New York, Mar 25 (Just Earth News): For over 400 years, more than 15 million men, women and children were the victims of the tragic transatlantic slave trade - one of the darkest chapters in human history - commemorated by the United Nations every year on 25 March, the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. more
Poetry gives us hope to scale and climb 'cloudy summits of our time' - UN cultural agency

New York, Mar 21 (Just Earth News): Poetry gives us hope, the United Nations cultural agency on Tuesday said, lauding verse's ability to shake us from everyday life and remind us of the surr ...

Nowruz a reminder that heritage helps make resilient, sustainable societies - UN cultural agency

New York, Mar 21 (Just Earth News): In a message on the occasion of Nowruz – the day that celebrates the arrival of the spring season – the head of the United Nations cultural ...

Multilingual education is 'absolutely essential,' UNESCO chief says on Mother Language Day

New York, Feb 22 (Just Earth News): Learning languages is a promise of peace, innovation and creativity, and will contribute to the achievement of global development goals, the head of the U ...

'Radio provides accessible, real-time medium to bridge divides,' UNESCO says on World Day

New York, Feb 14 (Just Earth News): Radio has never been so dynamic, engaging and important in the midst of deep change in ways to share and access information, the UN Educational, Scientifi ...

UN confirms destruction of sites in Palmyra, other ancient Syrian cities

New York, Jan 21 (Just Earth News): The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has confirmed the destruction of Palmyra’s famed tetrapylon and the f ...

Cultural traditions in Portugal, Uganda and Ukraine added to UNESCO heritage protection list

New York, Dec 1 (Just Earth News): With the current session of the United Nations committee tasked with safeguarding intangible cultural heritage under way, three cultural elements in Portug ...

UN committee on safeguarding intangible cultural heritage opens session in Ethiopia

New York, Nov 29 (Just Earth News): More than 300 artists and performers showcased the wealth of Ethiopia’s intangible cultural heritage in Addis Ababa on Sunday ahead of on Mondayâ ...

Philosophy is an art of living together,' says UNESCO on World Philosophy Day

New York, Nov 17 (Just Earth News): Marking World Philosophy Day, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is encouraging people of the world to share th ...

Protecting cultural heritage from combatants promotes human rights and universal values – Ban

New York, Sept 23 (Just Earth News): Safeguarding cultural property that combatants aim to damage encompasses part of larger endeavours to defend human rights and universal values, United Na ...