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