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Look for our awareness campaigns in airports & major travel hubs calling tourists to #TravelDontTraffic.

Look for our awareness campaigns in airports & major travel hubs calling tourists to

Our anti-trafficking campaign isn't just about tourism. It's how we engage w/ other cultures in a globalizing world

Our anti-trafficking campaign isn't just about tourism. It's how we engage w/ other cultures in a globalizing world

See why literacy is the ultimate investment in a sustainable future http://ow.ly/BcsDj

Today, an est. of the world population can't read or write. This unacceptable situation is holding back all efforts to advance sustainable develop

Encouraging examples we want to see more of! Recent restitution cases of cultural objects using our 1970 Convention, prohibiting traffic of cultural property

Encouraging examples we want to see more of! Recent restitution cases of cultural objects using our 1970 Convention, prohibiting traffic of cultural property

On 14 May 2014, we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Hague Convention - the only intl agreement that focuses exclusively on the protection of cultural heritage during hostilities. It's our main tool to prevent destruction, misuse or theft of cultural property in conflict. 126 States are party to the Hague Convention. On this day, we call upon all States to work together to ratify and implement it http://ow.ly/wQqNu

On 14 May 2014, we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Hague Convention - the only intl agreement that focuses exclusively on the protection of cultural heritage during hostilities. It's our main tool to prevent destruction, misuse or theft of cultural property in conflict. 126 States are party to the Hague Convention. On this day, we call upon all States to work together to ratify and implement it http://ow.ly/wQqNu

The World Heritage City of Aleppo has again been hit by a major explosion against the Carlton Citadel Hotel, a building from the turn of the 20th century in the vicinity of Aleppo’s Citadel and adjacent to its souks. Heritage should not be taken hostage in the conflict http://ow.ly/wHFDG

The World Heritage City of Aleppo has again been hit by a major explosion against the Carlton Citadel Hotel, a building from the turn of the 20th century in the vicinity of Aleppo’s Citadel and adjacent to its souks. Heritage should not be taken hostage in the conflict http://ow.ly/wHFDG

Celebrating Senegal's rich cultural diversity in the Bassari Country, a World Heritage Site since 2012. UNESCO welcomes the new Cultural Center in Bandafassi to promote and preserve the Bassari Country's heritage. http://bit.ly/Ss7lcu #senegal #culture

Celebrating Senegal's rich cultural diversity in the Bassari Country, a World Heritage Site since 2012. UNESCO welcomes the new Cultural Center in Bandafassi to promote and preserve the Bassari Country's heritage. http://bit.ly/Ss7lcu #senegal #culture

Stop the illegal trafficking of cultural property! We love this winning entry of our poster competition held in our Montevideo office - Congrats to artists Alejandro Rodriguez Juele & Nicolás Peruzzo!

Stop the illegal trafficking of cultural property! We love this winning entry of our poster competition held in our Montevideo office - Congrats to artists Alejandro Rodriguez Juele & Nicolás Peruzzo!

Today, all hands join to lay the 1st brick to rebuild Timbuktu. The UNESCO World Heritage site was damaged by armed extremists who occupied the north and centre of Mali in 2012.

Today, all hands join to lay the brick to rebuild Timbuktu. The UNESCO World Heritage site was damaged by armed extremists who occupied the north and centre of Mali in

Today, all hands join to lay the 1st brick to rebuild Timbuktu. The UNESCO World Heritage site was damaged by armed extremists who occupied the north and centre of Mali in 2012.

Today, all hands join to lay the brick to rebuild Timbuktu. The UNESCO World Heritage site was damaged by armed extremists who occupied the north and centre of Mali in

The destruction of Syria’s cultural heritage must stop. It gravely affects the identity and history of the Syrian people and all humanity, damaging the foundations of society for many years to come

The destruction of Syria’s cultural heritage must stop. It gravely affects the identity and history of the Syrian people and all humanity, damaging the foundations of society for many years to come

Staff from UNESCO's Office in Dakar (#Senegal) visited a #literacy project for women in the Niaga village to celebrate #International #Women's #Day. The #women told how literacy has helped improve their business of selling vegetables.

Staff from UNESCO's Office in Dakar ( visited a project for women in the Niaga village to celebrate The told how literacy has helped improve their business of selling vegetables.