|A teacher training workshop on promoting peace through cultural heritage was organized by UNESCO in collaboration with Ministry of CAD at Islamabad College for Girls on 17 April 2013. This training workshop titled, "Promoting Culture of|
Peace through Cultural Heritage" is basically the part of UNESCO's programme on World Heritage Education and aimed at building the capacity of teachers to help students develop their understanding of World Heritage Sites of Pakistan as a testimony to peace, human rights and democracy. It aims to inspire students to respect other people, individuals or groups, sects and their diverse traditions and motivate them to search for peaceful conflict resolution in their lives and also develop an attitude to co-operate in the spirit of solidarity in support of World Heritage Conservation. Read more...
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|UNESCO in collaboration with THAAP and Serena Business Complex organized an Exhibition of the Cultural Products of South Punjab at Serena Business Complex Islamabad on Tuesday, 4th December 2012. The exhibition displayed the cultural|
|products prepared under the joint initiative of One UN (ARP-JPC-2) project "Promotion of Cultural Industries for Poverty Alleviation in Bahawalpur" which was spearheaded by UNESCO in partnership with THAAP in 2012. Read more...|
|Being a home to many civilizations in the past, Pakistan has a very rich and diversified cultural heritage. All the provinces of Pakistan have their own unique cultures and traditions. This rich intangible culture is in fragile state and in danger of being|
|lost due to various internal and external factors and is needed to be safeguarded and promoted. Pakistan has ratified this convention in 2005 and has an obligation to implement the convention for safeguarding and promoting the Intangible Cultural Heritage. Following to the 18th amendment, culture is now responsibility of provinces and it is required to build the capacities of provinces for effective implementation of the convention. Read more...|
|The Director/ Representative of UNESCO Islamabad, Dr. Kozue Kay Nagata visited the Peshawar Museum on 17 May 2012. She was received by the Curator of the Museum, Nidaullah Sehrai, who briefed her about the Buddhist civilisation of Gandhara and the Peshawar|
Museum which had the most extensive collection of the Gandhara art in Pakistan. The curator gave her a guided tour of the Main Hall in which 74 stories of Buddha's life were displayed. She was also shown around the Bodhisattva and the Buddha galleries of the museum. She showed keen interest in various elements taken from Greek, Roman and Indian styles and beautifully incorporated in the Gandhara art.
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Promoting Cultural Industries for Poverty Alleviation in District Bahawalpur.
UNESCO in collaboration with THAAP organized an Exhibition of the Cultural Products of South Punjab at Lok Virsa Islamabad on Sunday, 1st of April 2012 at 1600 hrs. The exhibition displayed the cultural products prepared under the joint initiative of One UN (ARP-JPC-2) project "Promotion of Cultural Industries for Poverty Alleviation in Bahawalpur" which was spearheaded by UNESCO in partnership with THAAP in 2011. Read more...
|Dr. Kim Gwang-Jo, Regional Director UNESCO Asia-Pacific Office Bangkok paid a visit to ethnological museum of Lokvirsa on 30th April 2012 along with Dr. Kozue Kay Nagata, Country Director UNESCO Islamabad office.|
|Lokvirsa official received Dr. Gwang-Jo Kim and briefed him on the activities of Lokvirsa in relation to documenting and promoting the intangible cultural heritage of Pakistan. Read more...|
|UNESCO pays tribute to indigenous communities for preserving their mother tongues for cultural harmony|
|On the occasion of International Mother Langauge Day, 21 Feb 2012, UNESCO Islamabad pays tribute to indigenous languages of Pakistan. In Pakistan there are 28 indigenous mother languages endangered of the extinction. Read more...|
|University of Gujrat organized an International Seminar on "Human Rights Culture of Peace & Tolerance in the Era of Extremism" in collaboration with UNESCO Islamabad and|
|International Peace Bureau, on January 24, 2012. Educationists, Scholars, political leaders and other speakers from civil society participated in the Seminar. Speakers expressed their views on the importance of peace and shared ideas on promoting a culture of peace and tolerance. Read more...|