UNESCO inscribes “Lazgi” on Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity TASHKENT. KAZINFORM On December 12, 2019, at the 14th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, in Bogotá (Republic of Colombia), it was decided to include the Khorezm dance «Lazgi» on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity as an element of Uzbekistan’s cultural heritage. This issue was initiated following the meeting of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev with the Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, UzA reported.
Almaty to host discussion on alpine cryosphere module ALMATY. KAZINFORM On December 3, a meeting on the creation and implementation of cryosphere (glaciers, snow cover and permafrost) training modules in the universities of the Central Asian region is to be held in Almaty with the participation of representatives of universities and institutes of Central Asia, experts and partners, as well as with the involvement of young people.
UNESCO to decide on creating Mendeleev prize in November PARIS. KAZINFORM The UNESCO Executive Board will submit a proposal to the UNESCO General Conference due in November to establish a prize in the area of fundamental research to commemorate renowned Russian scientist Dmitri Mendeleev, a source in the UNESCO Secretariat told TASS on Tuesday.
Day of Afghan Youth in Kazakhstan: Journalism in Afghanistan ALMATY. KAZINFORM On October 18, 2019, UNESCO Almaty supported the day of Afghan Youth, organized by Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, as well as a memorial evening dedicated to Said Samim Faramarzu, a graduate of the faculty of pre-university education in 2011 and the faculty of Journalism in 2015.
UNESCO to promote new vision of education and measures to fight climate change at UNGA in New York PARIS. KAZINFORM Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, will promote, and mobilize support for the Organization’s leadership in areas of global concern with a special focus on education, environmental science and press freedom at this year’s United Nations General Assembly which she will attend from 21 to 25 September, UNESCO informs on its website.
Speaker session on female glacier expedition to take place ALMATY. KAZINFORM Summer school of the female glacier expedition «Adventure of Science: Women and Glaciers in Central Asia» is now closed! Initiated by the UNESCO Almaty Office, the event offers women a unique opportunity for glacier experiences.
New sites inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List ALMATY. KAZINFORM 5 July 2019, the World Heritage Committee, meeting in Baku until 10 July, inscribed four natural sites in China, Islamic Republic of Iran, France, Iceland, and one mixed, i.e. natural and cultural, site in Brazil and two cultural sites in Burkina Faso and Iraq, the UNESCO Almaty Cluster Office's website reads.