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UNESCO to celebrate International Mother Language Day


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


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


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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Azerbaijan, UNESCO sign agreement


The government of Azerbaijan and UNESCO have signed an agreement on the organization of the 3rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Baku. The document was signed by Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev and UNESCO Assistant Director-General Ernesto Ottone Ramírez. The session will be held on …

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