UNESCO

September 5, 2018
September 5, 2018

Doodle tribute to all teachers

As a part of the world's celebration of Teachers' Day 2018, Google Doodle pays a special tribute to the mentors of our lives.

July 12, 2018
July 12, 2018

Preema promoting peace and humanity in Euro train

Nazia Andaleeb Preema, a prolific visual artist of Bangladesh, recently participated in the first of its kind International Action Painting Symposium in Chalkida, Greece, organised by UNESCO.

November 11, 2017
November 11, 2017

Bangladesh re-elected executive board member of Unesco

Bangladesh is re-elected as a member of the executive board of Unesco for the third consecutive term for fulfilling core mandates of the organisation in different fields including education and...

November 2, 2017
November 2, 2017

March 7 Speech: Hasina hails recognition by Unesco

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said recognition of Bangabandhu's historic March 7 speech as a world

October 21, 2017
October 21, 2017

US withdrawal from UNESCO: Abandonment of principles

A woman shopkeeper is standing on a plastic chair to avoid knee high swirling rainwater mixed with sewage. “I work with a women's cooperative selling products made by Palestinian women in my...

October 13, 2017
October 13, 2017

Unesco to pick new chief after US walkout

The United Nations' cultural agency will elect a new chief, seeking someone who can revive Unesco's fortunes after the United States and Israel pull out.

October 12, 2017
October 12, 2017

US withdraws from Unesco

The United States announces it is going to withdraw from Unesco, the UN's cultural and educational agency, complaining about how it is run and about what Washington described as bias against...

October 4, 2017
October 4, 2017

Tackling the learning deficit

Our society has quantified the education process so enthusiastically that we have forgotten to consider the risks of the regressive models of rote memorisation and lack of conceptualisa-tion across...

August 1, 2017
August 1, 2017

Govt to go ahead with Rampal work

The government would go ahead with the construction of Rampal power plant near the Sundarbans and take measures to mitigate adverse effects, if necessary, upon the strategic environmental...

July 14, 2017
July 14, 2017

Did UNESCO really “endorse” Rampal coal plant?

A draft resolution adopted as amended by the 41st Session of the UNESCO Heritage Committee contradicts the claim made by the foreign ministry that the Committee “endorsed” the construction of a...