Friday, January 17, 2020

Tag: UNESCO

Filmmaker Martin Scorsese Launches Project to Bring...

Veteran filmmaker Martin Scorsese wants to make classic African cinema accessible to African people, so he has launched The African Film Heritage Project to restore up to...

U.N. Remembers Haiti’s Pivotal Role in Ending...

23 August 2016 – The courage of the men and women who in August 1791 revolted against slavery in Haiti “has created obligations for...

Blacks in London Host First-Ever Memorial Service...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yY7ZcmgCrw&spfreload=10 On Aug. 21, a group of demonstrators from the organization Slavery Remembrance held the first memorial to enslaved Africans at Trafalgar Square in London,...

Caribbean Laborers of Panama Canal to Be...

The extraordinary history and heritage associated with the construction of the Panama Canal has been recorded since the 19th century, through a magnificent collection...

Forest Whitaker’s Non-Profit Teaches Youth Peace-Building Skills...

What defines something as "peaceful?" The absence of war, for one, is a pretty obvious element. Respect, generosity and open-mindedness make sense too. But it...

Morocco’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites

There are 9 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Morocco, here are brief descriptions of what you can expect to see at each of the...

Jamaica Seeks World Heritage Status For Sunken...

The Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) has commenced work towards securing Port Royal's inclusion on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation's (UNESCO)...