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Palestinian flag raised at UNESCO HQ

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 Comments off

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The Palestinian Authority’s (PA) flag has been raised at UNESCO`s headquarters in Paris. Read more…

UNESCO Director urges US not to pull out

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 2 ,2011

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova. Photo: RIA Novosti   

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova has urged the US to continue financing the organization after Washington had refused to pay its 60 mln dollar contribution following due to Palestine’s admission. Read more…

Canada freezes voluntary contributions to UNESCO for Palestine admission

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 2 ,2011
OTTAWA, Nov. 1 (Xinhua) — Canada is deeply disappointed by the decision taken by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to grant Palestine full membership and has decided to freeze new voluntary contributions to the UN agency, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said on Tuesday. Read more…

US to halt UNESCO fund over Palestine vote

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 1 ,2011
U.S. withdraws UNESCO funding 
 The United States government has announced it will cut off funding for UNESCO, the United Nations’ cultural agency, over its vote admitting Palestine as a member. Read more…

Palestine happy with UNESCO membership

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 1 ,2011
UNESCO accepts Palestinian bid for full membership
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Palestine: UNESCO oo Ansaxisay Xubinimada Falasdiin ee Hay’adaa

Monday, October 31, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 31,2011

 PARIS – Hay’adda Qaramadda Midoobay ugu  qaabilsan  Arrimaha Dhaqanka iyo Cilmi Sayniska  ee marka  magaceeda lasoo gaabiyo   loo yaqaan UNESCO ayaa galabta cod aqlabiyadda ah ku ansixisay in Falasdiiniyiintu ay xubin buuxda kanoqdaan  hay’addaasi. Read more…

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Russia welcomes foreign students

Saturday, October 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 29,2011

Russia is ready to provide UNESCO with scholarships for foreign students who’ll be later working in Africa, the country’s Minister of Culture Alexander Avdeev Read more…

Palestine:UNESCO executive council votes for Palestinian membership

Thursday, October 6, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 6,2011

PARIS, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) — The executive council of UN cultural organization UNESCO voted Wednesday to allow a Palestinian membership, according to diplomatic sources.

Some 40 out of 58 members of UNESCO executive Read more…

Libya:UNESCO condemns NATO strike on Libyan state television

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 10,2011
PARIS, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) — Irina Bokova, head of UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), on Tuesday condemned a NATO strike on Libyan State broadcasting facilities on July 30, saying the operation killing three media workers and wounding dozens of others were “unacceptable”. Read more…

Libya:UNESCO feared about Libya`s cultural sights

Friday, July 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 22,2011

A general view shows the Roman market of the historical site of Leptis Magna, listed as World Heritage, in the Libyan coastal city of Lebda. Photo: AFP

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