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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...

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By Edition On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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Curaçao celebrates anniversary UNESCO membership

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao celebrated yesterday the five-year associate membership in UNESCO. Three foundations and the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport (OWCS) symbolically received a check. During the More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
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Valuing Teachers, improving their status

Message from the Heads of UNESCO, ILO, UNICEF, UNDP and Education International on the occasion of World Teachers' Day, 50th anniversary of the 1966 UNESCO/ILO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers, 5 More...

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By Edition On Thursday, September 8th, 2016
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Curaçao co-ratifies the UNESCO 2003 Convention on Safeguarding the Intangible Cultural Heritage

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao becomes the fourth country in the Kingdom of the Netherlands to co-ratify the UNESCO 2003 Convention on Safeguarding the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH). This took place through the intervention More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 13th, 2016
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Many recommendations UNESCO for the media in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD – In their research into the quality of the press in Curaçao, UNESCO has pointed out many flaws in the media sector on the island. The international organization also made many recommendations for More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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Caribbean to get support from UNESCO to meet sustainable development goals

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) will be providing support to Caribbean countries to enable them to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Old plantations in Curaçao may become World Heritage

WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch cabinet has decided to nominate plantations of West Curaçao as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Dutch Minister of Education, Jet Bussemaker has thus taken the advice of an international More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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Southwest wing hospital may not be demolished

WILLEMSTAD - The Court of First Instance has decided that the southwest wing of the St. Elisabeth Hospital should not be demolished. Should this happen, then the country Curaçao must pay a fine of one million guilders. The More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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UNESCO responds on the destruction of historic buildings in Otrobanda

WILLEMSTAD – The Member of Parliament and former Prime Minister of Curaçao, Gerrit Schotte, recently reported to the UNESCO that the current government led by Ivar Asjes is destroying some buildings in the area More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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UNESCO chief condemns killing of Colombian journalist

PARIS, France -- The head of the United Nations agency mandated to defend press freedom has denounced the killing of Colombian journalist Luis Carlos Peralta Cuéllar in the “strongest possible terms” and urged More...