Morocco is grappling not just with the loss of lives from the recent earthquake, but with the destruction of its cultural heritage – a 12th century mosque in the village of Tinmel is among them.
Incrementalism and politics as usual cannot save the Barrier Reef from the largest threat it faces – the heat ramping up from climate change
A new report from UNESCO analyzes the many challenges of the growing presence of technology in education and notes 14 per cent of countries have policies that ban mobile phones.
The 2023 Global Education Monitoring Report proposed restrictions on the use of technology in the classroom.
Digital evidence is becoming a routine fixture for war crimes investigations, including the one focused on Ukraine, changing the landscape for international tribunal investigations.
Urban spaces are a repository of people’s beliefs, memories and collective conscience.
Erratic weather patterns occurring due to climate change may become a more significant factor affecting the season start and ice-building processes in the future.
The explosive viral spread of the grainy but dramatic footage shows the limits of mainstream media ethics.
The huge gathering of policymakers focused on culture’s crucial role in sustainable development.
Kenya faces the challenge of delivering quality education without discriminating against learners based on social or economic background.
Designed to act as a call for ideas and projects by all of Genoa’s stakeholders, Rolli Lab seeks to enhance the World Heritage site’s impact on city’s cultural, social and economic activity.
A grand new memorial park walks a fine line - between teaching about slavery and becoming a tourist trap.
To boost their attractiveness to tourists and residents alike, in 2020 the towns of Gongju and Buyeo – once Imperial capitals – launched the “Smart Town Challenge” to link online and offline services.
At the Learning Planet Institute, an initiative launched with UNESCO, we’ve seen many programs that foster the ability and motivation to learn, act and lead for a better world.
Kenyan families with access to mass media are significantly more afraid of terrorism than those without access.
Mayotte is no exception to the adage “small islands, big problems”. A newly born volcano combined with poor land management and accelerating climate change has put its fabled lagoon at risk.
Rising temperatures and extreme weather pose an existential threat to many UNESCO World Heritage sites, but widespread discussion is needed for meaningful change.
World heritage sites play an essential role in advancing Unesco’s goals, but more foresight is needed to imagine and enable promising strategies that address the needs of future generations.
Urban farming is an ancient tradition in Bamberg, and the gardeners’ district is an integral part of the World Heritage City, growing food, promoting sustainability and fighting climate change.
Protecting the continent’s historical artefacts requires political will from governments – and a reawakening of cultural conscience among Africans.