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Azerbaijan chairs meeting of NAM group at UNESCO

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The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) group at UNESCO has held its regular plenary online meeting under Azerbaijan’s chairmanship, the local media reported on June 30. The meeting chaired by the head of Azerbaijan’s permanent mission to UNESCO, Ambassador Elman Abdullayev, was attended by UNESCO Deputy Director-General Xing Qu and ambassadors from the NAM member and observer …

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Azerbaijani intellectuals appeal to UNESCO director-general

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A group of Azerbaijani intellectuals have made an appeal to Director-General of UNESCO Audrey Azoulay. The document expressed serious concern about the threat of complete disappearance of the centuries-old cultural heritage of the Azerbaijani people on the territory of Armenia as a result of its policy. “Due to Armenia’s ethnic …

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UNESCO to celebrate International Mother Language Day

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International Mother Language Day is celebrated annually on 21 February to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. The 22nd edition of this Day is celebrated as the world faces the unprecedented disruption to education caused by COVID-19. The pandemic has exposed and is expected to add new …

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Azerbaijan elected vice-president of UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage

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The 14th session of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, which was held in Bogota, Colombia, has elected Azerbaijan as vice-president of the Committee. China, the Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Kuwait and Djibouti were also elected. The Committee also inscribed five elements on the List of …

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UNESCO names Baku as Creative City of Design

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Azerbaijan’s capital is a city where the wonders of the past meet modernity. From ancient temples to breathtaking skyscrapers, the City of Winds is packed with history waiting to be explored. Baku has been named “Creative City of Design” by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). On the occasion of World Cities’ …

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