UNESCO in Beirut
Building Resilience among learners and communities through education to prevent and mitigate the impact of crises
Iraq accedes to the 1999 Second Protocol to the Hague Convention of 1954 for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict
Destruction turned into knowledge: Iraqi Archeologists unveil the remains of the 12th century Al Nouri Prayer Hall.
UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture awarded to poet Dunya Mikhail and actress Helen Al-Janabi
Dunya Mikhail an AmericanIraqi poet and Helen AlJanabi a Swedish actress of SyrianIraqi origin will be awarded the 18th UNESCOSharjah Prize for Arab Culture based on the recommendations of an international jury of experts
Mosul: Rebuilding begins
With over 1000 jobs created and 7218 fragments recovered 9940 tons of rubbles removed explosive device extracted and a complete stabilization of the sites Al Hadba Minaret Al Tahera and Al Saaa Churches are now ready to be reconstructed UNESCO in partnership with the UAE launched the rebuilding process a major step forward in the Revive the Spirit of Mosul initiative