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'Reggae music's 'contribution to international discourse on issues of injustice, resistance, love and humanity underscores the dynamics of the element as being at once cerebral, socio-political, sensual and spiritual,' the organization says
An international team of scientists finds that predatory raptor birds are 4 times rarer in areas of plateau where wind turbines are present
Media from around the world take part in a global campaign calling for the end of impunity against journalist
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
The handbook gives journalism educators, trainers, and students a framework to help navigate the issues associated with ‘fake news’
On the 109th Baguio day, the indie film icon calls for more support for the city's art and artists
'When you talk about hawkers, Singapore is not the only one to have hawker culture,' says Malaysian chef Redzuawan Ismail
Achieving Unesco status is an internationally competitive process. Nations want this recognition because they can promote a place or practice as a unique cultural tourism attraction.
Journalists need to ramp up their coverage of disinformation actors, even outside of election periods. They can partner with others, including communities, in combating pollution of the information environment.
An association wants to raise awareness both in France and abroad of 'the role that bistros and cafe terraces play in bringing people and cultures together, and their role as intellectual and artistic melting pots'
Dr Charissa Marcaida Ferrera hopes that with her fellowship, she could inspire young girls to pursue a career in science
The achievements of notable Filipina scientists are proof that women scientists thrive in the Philippines
This year's celebration of the global event comes amid continuing attacks against the Philippine press, says Human Rights Watch
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Philippine media groups ABS-CBN News, the CMFR, the NUJP, the PCIJ, Rappler, and the SunStar group launch an animated video that encourages people to read more, listen more, and consume news from diverse sources.
This worldwide campaign aims to bring together media groups from different countries and regions to support free and independent media
As we prepare to celebrate World Press Freedom Day, we try to take stock not only of our freedom to tell stories and speak truth to power, but also of our new world that we assume appreciates such freedom
Rappler joins in the celebration of the 2018 World Press Freedom Day happening on May 2-3, 2018 with the theme, ‘Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and The Rule of Law’
In a UNESCO campaign for World Press Freedom Day, renowned journalists talk about the importance of press freedom in a democracy
'It’s a dream come true for all of us here,' says Park Superintendent Elizabeth Maclang of the power plant which is expected to be operational by 2019
'The choice of Mahmoud Abu Zeid pays tribute to his courage, resistance and commitment to freedom of expression,' says Maria Ressa, president of the independent international jury of media professionals on the 2018 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize
The Philippine city is represented by 3 mountain ranges and the Philippine flag
'The baguette is envied around the world. We must preserve its excellence and our expertise, and it is for this reason that it should be heritage-listed,' says President Emmanuel Macron
The art of the 'pizzaiuolo' joins UNESCO's list of 'intangible heritage,' securing the coveted status alongside a host of cultural treasures
Naples' candidacy for pizza twirling has created a buzz in the southern Italian city where the art has been handed down for generations
A communications expert for more than two decades, UP mass communication dean Elena Pernia will serve as UNESCO member for 3 years
Watch the livestream of this debate seminar in Copenhagen about journalism, democracy, and human rights
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Baguio, cited for crafts and folk art, is the first Philippine city to join the exclusive club
Dr Jacquiline Romero, a researcher at the University of Queensland in Australia, is recognized as an Australian Fellow of the prestigious L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowship for her work on quantum alphabets
Over the past several years, Lake Baikal, a major international tourist attraction, is being crippled by a series of detrimental phenomena, some of which remain a mystery to scientists
(UPDATED) 'This decision was not taken lightly, and reflects US concerns with mounting arrears at UNESCO, the need for fundamental reform in the organization, and continuing anti-Israel bias at UNESCO,' US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says in a statement
UPDATED The summer capital s creative culture will hopefully get the recognition it so richly deserves
The project will focus on Tacloban City and the municipality of Palo in Leyte
UNESCO dianggap menyimpang dari prioritas global untuk kesetaraan gender
The head of the UN s cultural agency says This new destruction deepens the wounds of a society already affected by an unprecedented humanitarian tragedy
Watch the commemoration of this year s World Press Freedom Day in Jakarta Indonesia
UNESCO again accepted an absurd resolution yesterday about the status of Jerusalem – the capital of the Jewish people for 3 000 years Netanyahu says at the opening of a cabinet meeting
Pada 1 4 Mei 2017 Indonesia dipercaya menjadi tuan rumah perayaan Hari Kebebasan Pers Sedunia dengan mengangkat tema “Berpikir Kritis di Masa Kritis: Peran Media Mempromosikan Kedamaian dengan Masyarakat yang Aktif dan Terbuka”
A massive study produced by UNESCO encourages journalists to train themselves in digital security educate the public and advocate for institutional changes
Setiap 3 Mei diperingati sebagai Hari Kebebasan Pers Sedunia Rappler dan UNESCO memberikan lokakarya kepada 20 mahasiswa dan jurnalis muda
UNESCO chief Irina Bokova: Where does the responsibility lie for ensuring that fact based debate is not stifled?
Jakarta akan menjadi tuan rumah peringatan Hari Kebebasan Pers Sedunia pada 1 4 Mei 2017
The selected photographs will help to raise awareness on the working conditions of journalists
A local airline will offer flights from Clark to reduce total travel time to the popular tourist destination
The UN organization vows to add the country s Wood Buffalo National Park to its list of world heritage in danger if corrective measures are not taken quickly
Civil defense offices will rehearse the relaying of tsunami warnings for large quakes off the coasts of Chile and Peru Colombia and Ecuador the Philippines the Solomon Islands Tonga and Vanuatu
The UN s cultural agency has reacted with outrage calling the fresh destruction a war crime and cultural cleansing
For centuries Aleppo was Syria s economic and cultural powerhouse but now most of the city is in ruins after years of savage conflict