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After withdrawal from UNESCO, US warns other UN agencies

US taxpayers should “no longer be on the hook to pay for policies that are hostile to our values and make a mockery of justice and common sense,” US Ambassador Nikki Haley said in a statement.

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Israel says Donald Trump’s UNESCO pullout means ‘new era’ at UN

Washington opposes any move by UN bodies to recognise the Palestinians as a state, believing that this must await a negotiated Middle East peace deal.

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US withdraws from UNESCO, accuses the organisation of anti-Israel bias

Washington would establish an “observer mission” to replace its representation at the Paris-based agency, said State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert.

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No girls allowed: Japan’s men-only island gets UNESCO nod

The tiny landmass of Okinoshima is permanently manned by a Shinto priest who prays to the island’s goddess, in a tradition that has been kept up for centuries.

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Ahmedabad becomes India’s first World Heritage city

In June, members of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO had visited Ahmedabad and had informed the Central govt that it has deferred Ahmedabad’s world heritage city nomination. The WHC had stated that it was not satisfied with the documentation related to the “outstanding universal values” for Ahmedabad’s walled city.

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Sahapedia-Unesco Fellowships in Indian cultural heritage launched

The Sahapedia-Unesco Fellowships, available to post-doctoral scholars, doctoral candidates, post-graduates, and graduates is expected to generate critically researched, engaging content in multimedia formats.

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Australia must do more to protect reef: UNESCO

The reef is facing a number of threats, including poor water quality due to agricultural runoff, climate change, illegal fishing and coastal development.

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IS destruction at Syria’s Palmyra a ‘war crime’: UNESCO

“This destruction is a new war crime and an immense loss for the Syrian people and for humanity,” Irina Bokova.

Urban sprawl threatens Thailand’s Ayutthaya world heritage site

Today, the city attracts tourists from around the world who come to admire the ruins and stone Buddha statues at Ayutthaya, once the ancient capital of Thailand, then known as Siam.

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Life beyond IITs and PMT: Scientist SV Eswaran

Scientist SV Eswaran says parents should let their children grow in an organic manner

The Smart Act

Headed by Milena Dragicevic Šešic, UNESCO Chair in Cultural Policy and Management, a theatre programme imparts management skills to amateur groups in India

UN heritage nomination: How Ahmedabad beat Delhi, Mumbai

The results of this year’s nomination will be announced in June 2017.

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Govt to nominate Ahmedabad for UNESCO world heritage city tag

The Culture Ministry is supposed to officially endorse a nomination before it can be sent to UNESCO. (\\

Why a magical UNESCO-preserved town in Laos loses its soul

Being recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site is a matter of pride for Luang Prabang, but that has also meant the sudden influx of tourists and modernisation also kills the very element that made it special.

Tourist Spot: Extending museum timings at CST may draw more visitors

The museum houses a model of the first locomotive, Sahib, which was used to run the first steam train in 1853. Another artifact at the museum is a small replica of the CST building.