Dutar making craftsmanship and traditional music performing art combined with singing was inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
Silk Roads Heritage Corridors in Afghanistan, Central Asia and Iran – International Dimension of the European Year of Cultural Heritage Third Steering Committee Meeting
UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office participates in the conference “NEUTRAL TURKMENISTAN – UNESCO: HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION”
UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office in collaboration with the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (MCHTH) concluded the “Online Training of Trainers for World Heritage Specialist Guides” in Iran.
The fifth Category II Centre on Earth Sciences and disaster risk reduction, under auspices of UNESCO is established
On February 16 2021 by signing the agreement between UNESCO and the Government of Iran the Regional Education and Research Center on Earthquake Risk Management and Resilience for West and Central Asia at the International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology IIEES as the sixth Category II Centre of Iran in natural sciences under auspices of UNESCO was established In the signing ceremony of the Centre Dr Mansour Gholami Minister of Science Research and Technology of Iran thanked UNESCO for its continued cooperation with Iran and saying my country has always had good relations with UNESCO and this event is an important moment for the continuation of cooperation in the field of science and technology and we hope to extent our joint cooperation in other areas as well Speaking on behalf of UNESCO Dr Miguel ClusenerGodt Director of Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences who virtually attended the meeting stressed the crucial role UNESCO plays in building a global culture of resilience by supporting its member states in the implementation of these global agendas operating at the interface between natural and social sciences education culture and communication and saying IIEESs excellent and long experience and expertise to develop the specialized knowledge in this field can be an advantage for the further regional and international cooperation The Category 2 Centres and Institutes contribute to the execution of UNESCOs programme through capacity building the exchange of information research and advanced training These centres and institutes form a vast network of associated centres in the fields of water renewable energy science policy biotechnology geosciences the basic sciences and remote sensing and Islamic Republic of Iran hosts the fifth Category II Centre on Earth Sciences and disaster risk reduction under auspices of UNESCO in the entire world