National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) of India

Context Union  Minister for Culture (I/C) launched the National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) of India in New DelhI. More details: India houses a repository of unique Intangible Cultural…

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The United States announced its withdrawal from UNESCO

The United States on October 12 announced its withdrawal from the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), accusing it of “continuing anti-Israel bias”.  UNESCO is the first UN agency…

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Nearly 69 million new teachers needed to achieve global education goals: UNESCO report

The United Nations Education, Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on 5 October 2016 released a report stating that nearly 69 million new teachers are needed to provide quality universal primary…

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