Hopes are high in Brussels as Belgium’s beer culture could soon be included on the UNESCO’s list of ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’.
(REUTERS) – Monday, October 5th marks the 21st annual World Teachers’ Day.
The initiative, started by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or UNESCO, highlights educators’ efforts worldwide to teach children in all kinds of adverse conditions: intimidation in Pakistan, conflict in Syria or poverty in Vietnam.
UNESCO says that the Great Barrier Reef is threatened but stops short of listing it as “in danger”.
UNESCO’s Director-General says that the destruction by Islamist militants of a priceless collection of statues and sculptures in northern Iraq is a “tragedy” with security repercussions in the region.