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UNESCO unveils new AI roadmap for classrooms

New York: The UN convened the first ever global meeting with education ministers from around the world to explore risks and rewards of using chatbots in classrooms, announcing on Friday a new roadmap to chart a safer digital path for all.

UNESCO: French baguettes, Chinese tea ceremony, join protected heritage list

New York: Holy Week in Guatemala, traditional tea preparation in China, and the artisanal knowledge surrounding France’s iconic daily bread loaf, the baguette, are among the latest cultural practices and expressions to be recognized by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Mamata Banerjee honours UNESCO's Durga Puja tag with grand rally in Kolkata's heartland celebrating hues of Bengali culture

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday walked in a mega rally, organised by her government in the heartland of Kolkata, to express gratitude to the The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for recognising Durga Puja as an intangible cultural heritage.

Indian govt celebrates successful inscription of ‘Durga Puja in Kolkata’ on the Representative List of ICH of Humanity in 2021 in the presence of UNESCO representatives

New Delhi: The Ministry of Culture along Sangeet Natak Akademi, the designated nodal agency for ICH, in collaboration with the National Museum and National Museum Institute,organized the celebration of the successful inscription of ‘Durga Puja in Kolkata’ on the Representative List of ICH of Humanity in 2021.

UNESCO adds Bengal's Durga Puja to its 'Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity' list

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal's iconic festival Durga Puja , which is celebrated in a grand manner in Kolkata, has been added to the UNESCO's "Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity" list.

New UNESCO education report calls for ‘new social contract’

New York: Imagining a new future for education by 2050, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is asking three questions: What should be continued? What should be abandoned? And what needs to be creatively invented afresh? 

On International Day, UNESCO spotlights power of jazz to promote dialogue among cultures

Washington, May 1 (Just Earth News): Marking International Jazz Day, the United Nations cultural agency today stressed the power of jazz to unite people and its contribution to peace.

Education needs to change fundamentally to meet global development goals

New York, Sept 6 (IBNS): The new Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report by UNESCO, shows the potential for education to propel progress towards all global goals outlined in the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDGs). It also shows that education needs a major transformation to fulfill that potential and meet the current challenges facing humanity and the planet.

UNESCO lauds West Bengal government’s rural craft hub initiative

Kolkata, Feb 23 (IBNS): UNESCO, the United Nation’s specialized agency for art and culture, has praised the West Bengal Government’s Rural Craft Hub initiative.