UNESCO declares Lahore as ‘City of Literature’

Lahore has been declared as a “city of literature” and has become the first place in the country to have been conferred the title by UNESCO. A ceremony was held at Alhamra Art Centre where UNESCO director and Punjab government

90 percent of world’s museums closed amid COVID-19 crisis: UNESCO

GENEVA: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the International Council of Museums (ICM) have confirmed that more than 85,000 museums across the world – about 90 percent of all institutions – have shut because of the coronavirus. UNESCO

Over 290mn students missing schools amid coronavirus: UNESCO

Director-General of UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Audrey Azoulay has informed that more than 290 million students worldwide were missing schools due to coronavirus. Director-General of UNESCO said in a statement that the children have their education disrupted

Shafqat Mehmood elected as UNESCO’s EC President

PARIS: Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mehmood has been elected as President of UNESCO’s Education Commission (EC) in France.  Speaking ion the occasion, the Minister said that being the President of UNESCO’s Education Commission, he would work closely