Topic: UNESCO

By Ulkar Natiqqiz First Vice President and first lady of Azerbaijan, Mehriban Aliyeva, has unexpectedly resigned from her role as “goodwill ambassador” to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, amid a[...]

ITHACA, N.Y. —  Given the increasing danger of the Azerbaijani government’s aggressive actions toward Karabakh and Armenia, and the penchant for falsifying history at the highest state levels of the Republics of Turkey and Azerbaijan,[...]

WASHINGTON — In the 2021 Report on International Religious Freedom the US Department of State documents Azerbaijan’s ongoing destruction of Armenian monuments and refers to the attempts to “Albanize” the Armenian heritage in[...]

We Armenians, most of the time, define European or Western values in sarcastic terms, and for good reason. A case in point was the destruction of thousands of khachkars (cross stones) in the Julfa region of Nakhichevan by Azerbaijani[...]

YEREVAN — Azerbaijan resolutely is pursuing its cultural policy of threatening Armenian historical and cultural heritage in the occupied territories of Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh), denying their links to Armenia. On February 3, the[...]

During the Soviet period, Azerbaijan was the butt of many jokes. Such jokes were produced supposedly by the “Armenian Radio.” One such joke goes like this: A citizen calls the Armenian Radio to ask why Armenia does not have a Ministry[...]

By Éric Denécé Journalist and essayist Tigran Yegavian has just published in French a new book, Géopolitique de l’Arménie , published by Bibliomonde (2022), which is a reference book presenting a critical look at the geostrategic[...]

PARIS (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Azerbaijan was elected a member of the UNESCO Committee for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of an Armed Conflict on December 2, according to media reports from Azerbaijan. Membership term is[...]

MOSCOW (Tass) — Two scientists have been awarded the first UNESCO-Russia Mendeleev International Prize in the Basic Sciences on November 3. The winners are Russia’s Professor Yuri Oganessian and Italy’s Professor Vincenzo Balzani.[...]

PARIS (Panorama.am) — On November 9,  the election of the Chair and the Vice Chairs of the 41st session of the UNESCO General Conference took place. As the Armenian National Commission for UNESCO reports, Armenia was elected as vice[...]