Egypt’s Min. of Culture receives UNESCO registration certificate of date palm

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 01:39 GMT

Abdel Dayem: Continuing efforts to preserve the cultural legacy that characterizes the Arab community.

For the 1st time in Egypt: Establishing a central unit to safeguard intangible heritage

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 03:50 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem chaired the organizational meeting of the Supreme Committee for Intangible Cultural Heritage to lay down general frameworks for its work and to implement its national strategy.

Coronavirus poses existential threat to some of world's museums: UNESCO

Thu, 11 Jun 2020 - 11:51 GMT

The coronavirus lockdowns have hit the world’s museums very hard and more than 10 percent may never reopen while others will have to put new projects on hold, the United Nations’ cultural body UNESCO said.

Egypt’s min. of tourism & antiquities embarks on an inspecting tour in NMEC

Wed, 10 Jun 2020 - 03:12 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani inspected the latest developments in the central exhibition hall of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat.

UNESCO chooses Egyptian Museum in Tahrir as the most influential museum in Africa

Fri, 22 May 2020 - 03:56 GMT

UNESCO chooses Egyptian Museum in Tahrir as the most influential museum in Africa because the official Twitter account of the Egyptian Museum claimed the second rank as the most influential Twitter official account for an African museum.

UNESCO praises Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities e-initiative #ExploreEgyptFromHome

Sun, 19 Apr 2020 - 03:29 GMT

On Sunday, UNESCO praised in a tweet the Egyptian initiative, describing it as an important means to contribute to protecting the well-being of citizens.

Egypt applies for 8th world heritage site with Natrun Valley

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 - 08:00 GMT

For the first time in 17 years, Egypt has applied the Natrun Valley monastery complex to the UNESCO World Heritage List in hopes it becomes the eighth site of the country's.

Al Khalifa condemns the transfer of the sphinxes from Karnak Temple to Tahrir square

Sat, 04 Jan 2020 - 12:37 GMT

Chair of the Arab Regional Center for World Heritage, Shaikha Mai bint Mohammad Al Khalifa, has condemned the transfer of the four sphinxes from Luxor’s Karnak Temple will be placed in Tahrir Square.

World celebrates International Day of Arabic Language on Dec. 18

Wed, 18 Dec 2019 - 01:00 GMT

It was decided to celebrate this day after a proposal was submitted by Morocco and Saudi Arabia during the 190th session of the UNESCO Executive Council.

UNESCO: Egypt made progress in adult learning, education

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 - 12:44 GMT

The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has announced that Egypt made a progress in adult learning and education, noting that the government had cooperated with several civil society organizations and telecommunications' companie

Abdel Dayem meets with Greek, Emirati culture ministers

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 - 02:03 GMT

The forum comes within the framework of the 40th edition of the General Conference of UNESCO and is attended by culture ministers and representatives of 120 countries.

Inas Abdel Dayem to speak in Forum of Ministers of Culture

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 - 02:42 GMT

The forum comes within the framework of the 40th edition of the General Conference of UNESCO and is attended by culture ministers and representatives of 120 countries

“Reimagined Narratives” exhibition comes with UNESCO’s support

Wed, 30 Oct 2019 - 05:08 GMT

“Reimagined Narratives” Exhibition launched on Oct. 17 comes with the 40th anniversary of UNESCO's selection of Al-Moez Street as one of the most important heritage sites in the world.

UNESCO adopts Egyptian initiative to combat trafficking of cultural property

Mon, 28 Oct 2019 - 01:23 GMT

The Egyptian resolution is entitled “Promote the Implementation of the 1970 Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property”.

In Belgium, horses pull shrimp nets in tradition unchanged for 600 years

Tue, 30 Jul 2019 - 11:07 GMT

In the small western Belgian fishing village of Oostduinkerke, fishermen use horses, rather than boats, to go shrimp fishing.

Egypt elected member of IOC-UNESCO

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 - 11:27 GMT

Egypt was elected on Wednesday as a member of the executive council of the UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC-UNESCO).

For the 1st time: Egypt a member in UNESCO scientific committee

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 - 01:55 GMT

Khalil was nominated for the membership by the National Committee for UNESCO at the Ministry of Higher Education.

Massive development plan announced for Tahrir's Egyptian Museum

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 - 09:14 GMT

The development project ,which will last for three years, is the first phase of a mega project that includes major developments in the Egyptian Museum

Puppet show to be held in UNESCO headquarters in Paris on May 25

Mon, 06 May 2019 - 01:42 GMT

On the occasion of World Day for Africa, the Egyptian Cultural Center in Paris will hold a puppet show at UNESCO headquarters on May 25 at 7:30 pm.

Late writer Ahmed Tawfik added to “Lived Here” database

Wed, 01 May 2019 - 03:00 GMT

Late writer Ahmed Khaled Tawfik was enlisted in the project "Lived Here", which aims to commemorate Egypt's literary, artistic and intellectual symbols