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Australia opposes UNESCO ‘in danger’ status for Great Barrier Reef

Australia's government said Tuesday it will strongly oppose a proposal from UNESCO for the Great Barrier Reef to be labelled as "in danger." The UNESCO...
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National House of Chiefs President rallies support for Green Ghana project

Ogyeahoho Yaw Gyebi ll, President of the National House of Chiefs, has asked Ghanaians to support the Forestry Commission initiative to plant five million...

National Commission on Culture Co-hosts World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

Ghana joins the world in celebrating World Day for Cultural Diversity on June 10, 2021. The day has been celebrated since 2001 when UNESCO...
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China’s Sanxingdui Ruins hailed by UNESCO

Assistant director general for culture at UNESCO Ernesto Ottone regards the new discoveries at the legendary Sanxingdui Ruins site in southwest China as a...
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UNESCO pledges support for PAHW Museum project

The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNSECO) has pledged its support to the construction of the...

UNESCO advocates protection of ATBs listed as World Heritage site

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has encouraged Ghana to develop and submit a proposal for international assistance to create a...

There is an urgent need to regulate the media-Yeboah Dame

The Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mr Godfred Yeboah Dame, says the efforts to regulate the media is cast in law and falls within...
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Notre Dame cathedral to reopen in 2024 – Macron

Two years after a ferocious blaze devastated Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday visited the site and reaffirmed that...
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There is no innovation without Science

Mrs Cynthia Asare Bediako, Chief Director, Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), says there is no innovation without science and technology and...

Over 1,200 Participants Deliberate On Implementation of International Law for Peace

HWPL’s 5th Annual Commemoration of the DPCW was held as a live webinar, joined by over 1,200 people in 132 countries from all sectors...
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Two-thirds of poorer countries cut education budgets due to COVID-19

Despite additional funding needs, two-thirds of low- and lower-middle-income countries have cut their public education budgets since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according...
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GNECC lauds government for reopening schools

The Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC), has lauded President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for reopening of schools and phasing out the double-track system...
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Zimbabwean president says Africa’s independence incomplete without full ownership of natural resources

Africa's freedom and political independence remains incomplete until the continent has total control of its rich natural resources, Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Thursday. "The...
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Minister appeals to youth to take interest in Biosphere Reserves

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), has appealed to the youth to take interest in activities relating to...
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UNESCO and EAA announce US$10 million to restore damaged schools in Beirut

UNESCO and Education Above All (EAA) have established a partnership for quality education in Lebanon that includes around $10 million to rebuild or restore...

UNESCO hands over equipment for rehabilitation of Ussher Fort Slavery Museum

The Netherlands Government through the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has presented some equipment to the Ghana Museums and Monuments Board...

IPMC pledges support to Ghana News Agency

Mr Amar Deep S. Hari, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Intercom Programming and Manufacturing Company Limited (IPMC), has pledged to mobilise support for the Ghana...

World tourism day to be celebrated on September 27

On September 27, 2020, World Tourism Day, would be celebrated globally under the auspices of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). This year’s theme...
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Ghana to celebrate World Literacy Day on September 8, 2020

The Ghana Publishers Association (GPA) with its stakeholders, is set to celebrate the “World Literacy Day” tomorrow Tuesday September 8,...
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GPA donates books to OYE Foundation to enhance literacy in Ghana

The Ghana Publishers Association(GPA) has donated 606 reading books to OYE Foundation to help in promoting literacy in Ghana, especially in the rural areas. The...
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UNESCO announces initiative to rebuild Beirut’s heritage buildings

Audrey Azoulay, director-general of UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), announced on Thursday that the UNESCO has launched the initiative "Beirut" to attract...
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159 schools, 85,000 students affected by Beirut’s blasts: UNESCO

UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Director-General Audrey Azoulay said on Thursday that 159 private and public schools and 85,000 students were...
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WHO training more journalists on COVID-19 reporting

The World Health Organization (WHO) is set to partner the Word Federation of Science Journalists to help communicate the intricate science of the Coronavirus...
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Spotlight Initiative Program: UNESCO moves to end gender-based violence in Nigerian

At least three (3) out of five (5) females in Nigeria have suffered Gender-based Violence at least once in their lifetime. It has also...
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NMC cautions journalists against fake news

Mr Yaw Boadu Ayeboafoh, Chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC), has cautioned journalists to avoid being used as conduits for the propagation of...
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UNESCO hosts World Press Freedom Day celebration

UNESCO and its Director-General, Madam Audrey Azoulay has hosted an online discussion on the importance of free media in providing the public with reliable...
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Deputy Minister hails media’s impeccable role in sensitizing Ghanaians on Covid-19

Nana Ama Dokua Asiamah-Adjei, a Deputy of Information Minister, has hailed the impeccable role the media is playing in informing, educating and sensitizing...
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Ghana joins to mark Book and Copyright Day

Ghana, on Thursday, April 23, joined the world to virtually mark the World Book and Copyright Day. The day was set aside by...
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Teenage Pregnancy, Still a Prevalent Challenge in the Country

It is not surprising that teenage pregnancy, one of the social issues in both developed and developing countries has received much attention in recent...

COVID-19: UNESCO, partners coalition to support global distance learning

As about 87 per cent of the world’s student population is affected by COVID-19 school closures, UNESCO is launching a ‘Global Education Coalition’ to...