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DECEMBER

[17.12.2001]- UNESCO’S WORLD COMMISSION ON THE ETHICS OF SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE AND TECHNOLOGY MEETS IN BERLIN
UNESCO’s World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology (COMEST) is holding its second session in Berlin from today, December 17, to Wednesday, December 19, at the invitation of the Government of Germany. (...)Continue

[14.12.2001]- DESCRIPTION OF SITES NEWLY INSCRIBED ON WORLD HERITAGE LIST
UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee, meeting in Helsinki since December 11, has added 31 sites to the World Heritage List. The List now numbers 721 sites of “outstanding universal value” in 124 countries. Sites in Botswana and Israel appear on the List for the first time. (...)Continue

[14.12.2001]- 31 NEW SITES ON THE WORLD HERITAGE LIST
UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee, meeting in Helsinki since December 11, has inscribed 31 new sites on the World Heritage List. The List now numbers 721 sites of “outstanding universal value” in 124 countries. For the first time, sites in Botswana and Israel appear on the List. (...)Continue

[14.12.2001]- PORTO’S VINEYARDS, TSODILO, NEW LANARK AND SALTAIRE: NEW SITES ADDED TO UNESCO’S WORLD HERITAGE LIST
The rock art of Tsodilo (Botswana), the region of Alto Douro (Portugal), renowned for the production of port, and two villages in the United Kingdom, New Lanark and Saltaire, are among the new sites that today joined the ranks of those on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. . (...)Continue

[14.12.2001]- UNESCO DIRECTOR-GENERAL SAYS THE PURSUIT OF PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST IS AN IMPERATIVE NOT AN OPTION
The Director-General of UNESCO, Koďchiro Matsuura, expressed his concern at the worsening of the situation in the Middle East at last night's ceremony to award the UNESCO Prize for Peace Education 2001 to the two winners, Bishop Nelson Onono-Onweng (Uganda) and the Jewish-Arab Center for Peace at Givat Haviva (Israel). (...)Continue

[13.12.2001]- VIENNA, PROVINS AND SAMARKAND: NEW SITES ADDED TO UNESCO’S WORLD HERITAGE LIST
Samarkand (Uzbekistan), the historic centres of Vienna (Austria) and of Goiás (Brazil), the mining area of the Great Copper Mountain in Falun (Sweden) and the medieval town of Provins (France), along with five other sites, today joined the ranks of the sites inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. (...)Continue

[13.12.2001]- SIX NATURAL SITES AND TWO CULTURAL SITES ADDED TO UNESCO’S WORLD HERITAGE LIST
The island of Fernando de Noronha and the atoll das Rocas (Brazil), the Dorset and East Devon Coast (United Kingdom) and the Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn region (Switzerland) today joined the ranks of the sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. In total, six natural sites were added to the List this year. (...)Continue

[13.12.2001]- TWO NEW SITES INSCRIBED ON THE WORLD  HERITAGE LIST IN DANGER
Two sites, the rice terraces of the Philippine cordilleras, and Abu Mena in Egypt, were today inscribed on the World Heritage List In Danger by UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee, which has been meeting in Helsinki since December 11 under the chair of Henrik Lilius of Finland. (...)Continue