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Kenya UNESCO Seeks Partnership For Peace Education 28 Dec 2019

Kenya UNESCO Seeks Partnership For Peace Education

TEHRAN (Iran News) – The maiden Peace Educator Workshop for the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO (KNATCOM) in 2019 took place in Kenya Education Management Institute on 11, December. Hosted by KNATCOM HWPL, the workshop was organized by an international NGO named HWPL affiliated with the UN ECOSOC. 34 people including principal education officer of […]

Iran-UNESCO ties to boost 16 Nov 2019

Iran-UNESCO ties to boost

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iran’s Minister of Science, Research and Technology Mansoor Gholami expressed the country’s readiness to promote Iran-UNESCO ties. Gholami held a meeting with Director-General of the UNESCO Audrey Azoulay on the sidelines of the 40th session of the UNESCO General Conference in Paris. In the meeting, he highlighted Iran’s scientific and cultural […]

The Great Wall of Gorgan, Heritage of Iran History 31 Oct 2019

The Great Wall of Gorgan, Heritage of Iran History

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Stretched for almost 200 kilometers along northern Iran, the ancient Great Wall of Gorgan was constructed from 420s CE to 530s as a northern frontier of the then mighty Persian Empire, which was then ruled under Sassanids. The wall was involved in a series of wars first against the Hephthalites or […]

Tabriz heritage en route to be registered in UNESCO 20 Oct 2019

Tabriz heritage en route to be registered in UNESCO

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iran and Germany are expanding archeological collaboration in line with the plans to inscribe the ruins of Rab’-e Rashidi, an educational complex dating back to the 14th century, in the northwestern East Azarbaijan province, on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Based on a multilateral agreement signed by East Azarbaijan Cultural Heritage, […]

More than just a castle 24 Aug 2019
Falak-ol-Aflak:

More than just a castle

Falak-ol-Aflak Castle is a historical castle located on a stony hillock in the midst of the city of Khorramabad. It is one of the world's architectural masterpieces which has always hosted domestic and foreign tourists every year.

Iran’s Hyrcanian forests inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage List 06 Jul 2019

Iran’s Hyrcanian forests inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage List

During the Friday’s session of the World Heritage Committee in Baku, Iran’s Hyrcanian forests were inscribed in UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

Iran attends 43rd UNESCO World Heritage Committee session in Baku 02 Jul 2019

Iran attends 43rd UNESCO World Heritage Committee session in Baku

An Iranian delegation comprising seven members arrived in the Azerbaijani capital Baku late Monday to attend the 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee.

In honor of the longest night: Iran pursuing UNESCO recognition of Yalda 23 Dec 2018

In honor of the longest night: Iran pursuing UNESCO recognition of Yalda

Iran continues collaborating with the United Nations cultural agency UNESCO to register “Celebration of Yalda Night” officially on its Intangible Cultural Heritage list. “Possible UNESCO-registration of Yalda is top on agenda,” Iran tourism chief Ali Asghar Mounesan said on Thursday during a commemoration ceremony for Yalda. A host of cultural figures, foreign representatives and ambassadors […]

Iran Kopet Dag added to UNESCO’s world network of biosphere reserves 12 Aug 2018

Iran Kopet Dag added to UNESCO’s world network of biosphere reserves

Kopet Dag in Shirvan county, northeastern North Khorasan province, has received UNESCO recognition for biosphere reserves, North Khorasan provincial chief of department of environment has said. Kopet Dag is a protected area stretching over 18,000 hectares of land area and is filled with thick forests and variety of plant and animal species. The biosphere reserve […]

Iran starts documentation of ancient windmills for UNESCO tag 07 Aug 2018

Iran starts documentation of ancient windmills for UNESCO tag

TEHRAN – Iran’s cultural Heritage body has commenced documentation of an ancient chain of vertical-axis windmills, which can be found in eastern parts of the country. The Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization runs the project to collect substantial evidence needed for a possible inclusion in the UNESCO World Heritage list, CHTN reported on Monday. […]