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Environmental charter launched by FAA, other endorsers

Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar, together with Charter signatories, the Malta Chamber, Kamra tal-Periti, the General Workers’ Union and the Malta Tourist Guides Union, today launched their Environmental Charter which has been presented to all political parties and candidates and is supported by 7 social partners, 14 eNGOs and 9 local …

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DVIDS – News – JTFB, USACAPOC partner with Honduran military for second cultural heritage assessment

SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras – Joint Task Force-Bravo and the Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command partnered with the Honduran Army’s 120th Infantry Brigade and the Institute of Anthropology and History to assess cultural heritage sites affected by hurricanes Eta and Iota in Copan, Honduras, March 7-11. This is …

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How can Iranian tourism improve its degraded image?

TEHRAN – A hidden gem and a backpacker’s dream, Iran holds vast potential as a vacation destination with stunning landscapes, numerous World Heritage sites and, above all, its hospitable people. Dissenting voices exist, but the problem is that the true face of Iran is galaxies away from the image Western …

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Jammu and Kashmir opens new trekking routes to unusual places

Nature adventurers can now put their trekking skills to the test through wild and pristine Kashmir routes amid gushing streams, serene glaciers, lakes and vast grasslands surrounded by pine and kail forests, as many new routes have been opened to J&K. Most of these 75 routes are unusual places in …

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One Ocean Summit: UNESCO calls on countries to include ocean education in school curricula by 2025

On the occasion of the One Ocean Summit taking place in Brest, France, UNESCO announced that it had set itself the objective of including ocean education in the school curricula of its 193 States. members by 2025. To achieve this objective, the United Nations agency provides public decision-makers with a …

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Mapped: African World Heritage sites threatened by sea level rise ‘could triple by 2050’

Three times as many sites of sacred value, scientific wonders and natural splendors across Africa could face risks from human-induced climate change by mid-century, study finds. The research reveals that 56 natural and cultural heritage sites across Africa are already at risk from coastal flooding and erosion exacerbated by rising …

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National Tourism Day January 25, 2022

The Ministry of Tourism celebrated the National Tourism Day by holding a two-hour program on a virtual platform today January 25, 2022 under the aegis of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebration, marking 75 years of the independence of India. The theme of this year’s celebration is rural and community …

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Plan to include Thai cannabis on UNESCO’s list of intangible cultural heritage

[Intangible: adj. Incapable of being perceived by the senses.] While some would characterize the effects of marijuana as anything but intangible, the Ministry of Culture is considering including Thai ganja on UNESCO’s “intangible cultural heritage” list. The ministry says Thai cannabis has been used in all parts of the country …

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Berlin DJs want techno to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size The reunification of Germany first happened on the dance floor. The party that began the night the Berlin Wall fell on November 9, 1989, continued as Ossies from the collapsed East German state and West Berliners gathered to celebrate. Almost overnight, recalls …

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Is intangible cultural heritage witchcraft? – Part 2 – The mast in line

[By Chanda Penda] Explore the heritage field Last week we explored the satirical genesis of the witchcraft smear as part of the Bachelor of Arts in Intangible Cultural Heritage (IBH) program offered by the University of Zambia (UNZA). So far, I get questions from almost everyone who is a first-time …

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World Court ruling sets ‘new precedent’ for protection of cultural heritage

The International Court of Justice on Tuesday ordered Azerbaijan to prevent and punish acts of vandalism and desecration affecting Armenian cultural heritage sites during the ongoing conflict in the region. Cornell University researchers Adam smith and Lori Khatchadourian used high resolution satellite images monitor and document the threatened and damaged …

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Archaeological China unveils splendid Chinese civilization

Since March of this year, the new dizzying archaeological excavations at the Sanxingdui site have continued to impress the world. Golden masks, bronze sacred trees, bronze altars and many other national level cultural relics showcase the imagination of the Shu civilization. To discuss the future protection and development of these …

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CPN Cultural Heritage Center Receives National and National Industry Awards

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center was recognized as one of the Top 10 Model Museums / Cultural Centers by the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries and Museums in 2020. The CHC has also won numerous awards from the Oklahoma Museum Association in 2021 in addition to the national …

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Rethinking history: democratizing architectural heritage

Rethinking history: democratizing architectural heritage heritage/619fc922f91c81a972000073-rethinking-history-democratising-architectural-heritage-photo” src=”https://images.adsttc.com/media/images/619f/c922/f91c/81a9/7200/0073/newsletter/8352534406_04b65e939c_o.jpg?1637861651″/>Fiat Tagliero gas station – Asmara, Eritrea. Image © Licensed Flickr user David Stanley (CC BY 2.0). To share To share Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/972450/rethinking-history-democratising-architectural-heritage The built environment in which we all live is an integral part of interconnected global systems …

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Qatar elected member of the World Heritage Committee

Qatar was elected yesterday as a member of the World Heritage Committee for the period 2021-2025 after obtaining 114 votes – the highest among the candidate countries – at the meeting of the General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention of 1972, held at the 41st session …

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Biden to protect Native American heritage site from drilling and crackdown on human trafficking

President Joe Biden sought to show his commitment to Native Americans on Monday by announcing a step to help improve public safety and justice for their communities, which experience violent crime at rates more than double the national average. The administration also announced plans to continue a 20-year ban on …

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Covid-19: EAC tourism revenues fell by 92 pc

East African Community partner states have lost 92% of tourism sector revenues due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Making the disclosure, EAC Secretary General, the Hon. (Dr.) Peter Mathuki said tourist arrivals in the region fell from 6.98 million arrivals before the pandemic to 2.25 million arrivals causing losses, adding that …

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Warragamba dam project criticized for impact on World Heritage

Environmental activists have said the NSW Australian government’s assessment of the Warragamba Dam wall elevation project is “grossly inadequate”. Climate advocates have called on the government to consider alternative methods such as buying back homes in flood-prone areas, according to the Guardian report. West Sydney Minister Stuart Ayres reportedly said …

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Mount Nemrut receives 30,000 visitors per month

ADIYAMAN Mount Nemrut, one of the world’s most important historical and cultural heritage sites, was visited by nearly 30,000 visitors last month after authorities decided to ease most restrictions related to COVID-19 . Rising 2,134 meters above Adıyaman Province in southeast Turkey, Mount Nemrut welcomed nearly 1,000 visitors every day …

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“Mesopotamia” brand will boost tourism in south-eastern Anatolia

Nine provinces of south-eastern Anatolia – whose history, culture, gastronomy and nature are recorded by UNESCO – are preparing to profit from tourist activity with “Mesopotamia”, promoted as the Turkey’s leading destination-oriented regional tourism brand. As part of the tourism-focused promotion and branding project within the South East Anatolia Project …

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Bungle Bungles dispute rumbles, ‘hand brake’ on potential of UNESCO-listed Purnululu park

One of Western Australia’s top tourist destinations, the World Heritage-listed Purnululu National Park remains at the center of a three-decade dispute between its recognized traditional owners. Key points: Decades-long dispute between two groups over traditional ownership of UNESCO park remains unresolved The Federal Court ruled that neither of the two …

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Komodo National Park – WorldAtlas

Covering an area of ​​1,904,569 km², the island nation of Indonesia comprises more than 17,504 islands and is considered the largest and most diverse archipelago on the planet. This Southeast Asian nation is also home to around 54 national parks and currently there are a total of 9 UNESCO World …

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Korean mud flats receive preliminary UNESCO World Heritage status

May. 12. 2021 Settings national 05/12/2021 14:59 Korean mud flats receive preliminary UNESCO World Heritage status Heritage Administration” src=”/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Korean-mud-flats-receive-preliminary-UNESCO-World-Heritage-status.jpeg”/> The mudflats of Boseong County, South Jeolla Province, in this undated photo. Courtesy of the Cultural Heritage Administration By Park Ji-wonThe country’s mudflats have been “postponed” in a preliminary assessment process …

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UNESCO to assess Hamedan caravanserais for World Heritage

TEHRAN – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is set to assess two historic caravanserais, which are located in the west-central province of Hamedan, for inclusion in the World Heritage list . “UNESCO evaluators are expected to visit the Safavid-era (1501–1736) caravanserais of Farasfaj and Taj-Abad by mid-June …

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China-Afghanistan-Pakistan co-signs the first Asian bilateral cooperation agreements on the protection of Asian cultural heritage

China, Afghanistan and Pakistan on Tuesday co-signed the first Asian bilateral cooperation agreements on the protection of Asian cultural heritage during an online workshop. Photo: courtesy of the National Administration of Cultural Heritage China, Afghanistan and Pakistan on Tuesday co-signed the first Asian bilateral cooperation agreements on the protection of …

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