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By Edition On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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UNESCO considering whether to put Reggae Music on its Intangible Cultural Heritage List

KINGSTON - The Jamaica Government will know next month whether it has been successful in its efforts to have reggae music inscribed on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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Sint Maarten heritage inscribed in UNESCO Register

PHILIPSBURG - May 29, 2018 marks the anniversary of a historic event that took place 170 years ago. On Monday, May 29th,1848, the day after slavery was abolished in the French territories, 26 slaves residing on More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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UNESCO National Commission to be established in St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG - Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport of St. Maarten, Jorien Wuite announced on Thursday that the process to formalise and officially install the St. Maarten National Commission for the More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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20 years of world heritage

WILLEMSTAD - It is 20 years ago that Curacao was placed on the World Heritage List of UNESCO. According to Minister Zita Jesus-Leito, UNESCO is still satisfied with the way in which Curaçao deals with its monumental More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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The 3rd Caribbean Heritage Conference: making heritage matter

WILLEMSTAD - The Curaçao Heritage Platform, consisting of Stichting Monumentenfonds Curacao, Stichting Monumentenzorg Curacao and Stadsherstel, have joined forces to host the 3rd Caribbean Conference of national More...

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By Edition On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Willemstad District Platform Launches: ‘Clean, Safe & Attractive Willemstad Movement’

WILLEMSTAD - On September 16th during the Curaçao Clean Up National Cleaning Day, Willemstad District Platform (WDP) launches its Clean, Safe & Attractive Willemstad Movement. Willemstad District Platform is More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 1st, 2017
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3rd Caribbean Conference to be hosted in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - The Curaçao Hospitality and Tourism Association (CHATA) announced in their recent monthly newsletter that Curaçao is celebrating its 20th anniversary as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For this reason, More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Curaçao is part of UNESCO’s “Envisioning the Future of the Global Capacity-Building Program and Its Facilitators’ Network”

BANGKOK, WILLEMSTAD - From March 6th through 9th UNESCO organized a meeting in Bangkok on “Envisioning the Future of the Global Capacity-Building Program and Its Facilitators’ Network”. An encounter to discuss More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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Fully Implementing UNESCO Education Guidelines for a Better Curaçao

In 2000, UNESCO issued a set of guidelines for improving primary and secondary education across the globe by 2015. Unfortunately for the students of this island, much of the importance of that resolution appears More...

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By Edition On Friday, November 25th, 2016
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Preparations Under Way for 20th Anniversary Willemstad on UNESCO List

Workshop attended by several stakeholders ... WILLEMSTAD- November 25, 2016 – In preparation for the 20th anniversary celebration of Willemstad’s inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage list, the Curaçao Monuments More...