Topic: UNESCO

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[...]

ECHMIADZIN (Panorama.am) — The conference on International Religious Freedom and Peace, convened at the Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin in Armenia on September 9-10, brought a special focus to the promotion of freedom of religion and[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Caretaker minister of education, science, culture and sport of Armenia Vahram Dumanyan has sent a letter to the UNESCO Director General, expressing his concerns over the actions being carried out by Azerbaijan in[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — A number of Armenian cultural and spiritual monuments have come under the Azerbaijani control as a result of the recent war unleashed by Azerbaijan against Artsakh: these monuments are of special importance for[...]