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15 Feb 2024

UNESCO-listed float festival to be skipped after Noto quake

17 Dec 2023

Wall collapse kills three in Tunisia UNESCO World Heritage Site

27 Sep 2023

‘People, planet and prosperity’ top the agenda as Saudi Arabia hosts World Tourism Day celebration

26 Sep 2023

Israel angered by UNESCO due to its fear of history

26 Sep 2023

Saudi Arabia’s AlUla, UNESCO sign deal for cultural programs, heritage fellowships

17 Sep 2023

UNESCO votes to list ancient Jericho ruins as World Heritage Site during annual meeting in Saudi Arabia

16 Sep 2023

Saudi authorities brief UNESCO World Heritage Committee on bid to host World Expo 2030 in Riyadh

12 Sep 2023

Saudi minister of culture meets with UNESCO’s director general

21 Jun 2023

Planned Israeli settlement threatens West Bank UNESCO site ecosystem

18 May 2023

Princess Haifa speaks on uniting efforts to achieve the United Nations 2030 Agenda

07 Mar 2023

UNESCO chief in Iraq to visit war-battered cultural sites

06 Mar 2023

100 global entities to attend Riyadh education, science forum

19 Feb 2023

Efforts underway to make A-Bombed Girl's "Orizuru" into UNESCO List

06 Feb 2023

Lebanon hopes UNESCO danger listing could save crumbling modernist fairground

24 Jan 2023

John Legend to perform at Formula E Diriyah E-Prix in Saudi Arabia

10 Jan 2023

Saudi Crown Prince adds $50bn Diriyah project to PIF’s portfolio

07 Dec 2022

AlUla, UNESCO launch archaeology International Fellowship Program

30 Nov 2022

UNESCO approves heritage listing of Japan ritual dances

04 Nov 2022

Activists fight to save beach on UNESCO World Heritage site island

16 Oct 2022

Saudi Arabia highlights Vision 2030 goals, climate change efforts at UNESCO session

17 Sep 2022

Musicians from Japan, other G-20 nations assemble in orchestra

02 Aug 2022

Saudi heritage: Silent Thamud inscriptions speak of Hail’s ancient cultural legacy

30 Jul 2022

Saudi crown prince, UNESCO chief discuss cultural initiatives

28 Jul 2022

Japan's push for UNESCO to list divisive gold mine delayed

24 Apr 2022

Saudi DGDA honored with global award for 2019 royal inauguration event

30 Mar 2022

UN: Lebanon facing education emergency

16 Mar 2022

The Japanese Ambassador’s journey through AlUla

22 Feb 2022

Ghasiba Fortress: The origins of Al-Saud rule

18 Feb 2022

Saudi Arabia backs global efforts to develop innovative cultural policies: Minister

18 Feb 2022

Saudi authorities sign deal to preserve heritage sites

01 Feb 2022

Japan proposes controversial mine in World Heritage bid

28 Jan 2022

Japan to push controversial mine for UNESCO World Heritage

15 Dec 2021

Arabic calligraphy added to UNESCO heritage list

11 Nov 2021

AlUla, UNESCO sign deal to promote Saudi heritage, culture

21 Oct 2021

$250k Saudi-backed UN science award launched

10 Aug 2021

Does Saudi Arabia’s ancient Firzan canal deserve UNESCO’s attention?

25 Jul 2021

Ancient rock art in Hima listed as Saudi Arabia’s sixth UNESCO World Heritage Site

10 May 2021

World Heritage listing recommended for southern Japan isles

16 Apr 2021

Egyptian architects win UNESCO competition to rebuild Mosul’s Al-Nouri Mosque

28 Jan 2021

Inscriptions from ancient Arab civilizations found across Saudi Arabia

19 Nov 2020

Al-Turaif district to host G20 Cultural night, says DGDA CEO Jerry Inzerillo

17 Nov 2020

Japan's traditional building repair skills set for UNESCO listing

11 Nov 2020

Uprooted by war, Syrians settle on ruins of Roman temple

03 Nov 2020

World heritage talks on Japan Isles to start in June 2021

08 Oct 2020

UNESCO praises Saudi Arabia for keeping education going during COVID-19 lockdown

12 Sep 2020

Sudan floods kill over 100, threaten archaeological site

10 Sep 2020

Saudi Arabia elected to UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Committee

08 Sep 2020

New book features landscapes, ancient sites, illustrations of Saudi Arabia’s AlUla

28 Aug 2020

Global aid for Lebanon depends on ‘very serious’ reforms: Canadian FM

13 Aug 2020

UNESCO to protect Lebanon as 60 historic buildings ‘risk collapse’

25 Jul 2020

International plea to save storm-hit Yemeni mud city from collapse

07 Jul 2020

Italy donates $904.9k to Jordan’s education sector

05 Jul 2020

Preserving heritage means securing the future, says Princess Haifa

22 Jun 2020

South Korea to seek removal of Japan sites from UNESCO list

25 Feb 2020

Turning a new leaf: Saudi Arabia’s Jazan region ditches qat crops for coffee trees

14 Feb 2020

Artists address environmental crises in ‘I Love You, Urgently’

14 Feb 2020

Snapchat brings Saudi UNESCO site to life with augmented reality

09 Feb 2020

AlUla to showcase its model for sustainable development at World Urban Forum

07 Feb 2020

Japan appoints three new ambassadors

03 Feb 2020

Arabic calligraphy to be registered as UNESCO intangible heritage

01 Feb 2020

UNESCO chief highlights importance of history’s lessons at Saudi Arabia’s AlUla

17 Jan 2020

The case for protecting Saudi Arabia’s ancient art of Khawlani coffee production

06 Jan 2020

Art residency program launched in Jeddah’s Al-Balad heritage site

01 Dec 2019

Donations for Shuri Castle reconstruction top 1.2bn Yen

21 Nov 2019

Saudi Arabia elected to UNESCO executive board

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