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UNESCO adds 8 Pakistani historical sites to world heritage list

Derawar fort

Derawar Fort, Ziarat Juniper Forest, Deosai National Park and Khewra Salt Range are among the eight Pakistani sites included in World Heritage Sites. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has accepted Pakistan’s recommendation to include eight Pakistani sites in its list of World Heritage Sites. These eight sites are a tentative list proposed by the Department of ... Read More »

Pakistan’s education policies failing too many children: GEM Report 2016

Ms. Vibeke Jensen, UNESCO Representative to Pakistan presents the 2016 Global Education Monitoring Report to Mr. Baligh-ur-Rehman, Minister of State for Federal Education

The Education systems must provide people vital skills and knowledge that can find new solutions for environmental problems ISLAMABAD – Pakistan is home to 9% (24 million) of the world’s 263 million out of school children, adolescents, and youth, which is a serious challenge to the country, according to Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report 2016 launched here on September 28, 2016. The report ... Read More »

Experts urge to promote Pakistan’s creative industries for social development

Pakistan's rock band Junoon performing with the Indian Ocean band at a special concert in Dehli organised by UNESCO's Mahatama Gandhi Institute for Peace and Sustainable Development

Pakistan’s creative economy has huge potential but current structures don’t provide the flexibility these businesses need to achieve that potential ISLAMABAD — Entrepreneurs, cultural policy makers and experts across Pakistan, together with UNESCO are engaging in talks to revitalize support for the country’s creative industries through a project funded by the Danish Centre for Culture and Development (CKU). ‘’Empowering people through ... Read More »

Pakistan completes first phase of SDG-4 consultation at federal, provincial level

Pakistan completes first phase of SDG-4 consultation at federal, provincial level

The plan of action for Sustainable Development Goals requires the government and relevant stakeholders to act in collaborative partnership to align SDG-4 (Quality Education) for implementation QUETTA (Pakistan) – The final consultation phase-1 on SDG-4 – ‘’the Education 2030’’ concluded in Quetta Balochistan following the successful consultations held in Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Multan. The consultation was organized by ... Read More »

Pakistan should submit potential culture sites for UN World Heritage Sites list

Pakistan should submit potential culture sites for UN World Heritage Sites list

All provinces encouraged to submit nominations of natural and cultural sites of Pakistan ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) – To prepare and finalize the list of potential Cultural, Natural and Mixed Heritage Sites of Pakistan for inscription on the World Heritage List of UNESCO in collaboration with Directorate of Archeology and Museum and Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage has organized a three ... Read More »

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