Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Topic: UNESCO

UNESCO unveils new AI roadmap for classrooms

The UN convened the first ever global meeting with education ministers from around the world to explore risks and rewards of using chatbots in classrooms, announcing on Friday a new roadmap to chart a safer digital path for all.

Economy continues its multi-decade decline in Gaza: Report

A piecemeal approach to the current political, economic and security challenges in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) only risks perpetuating a continuing crisis, according...

62 journalists killed in 2020, just for doing their jobs: Report

In 2020 alone, according to UN cultural agency UNESCO, which works to protect media workers, 62 journalists were killed just for doing their jobs. Between 2006 and 2020, over 1,200 professionals lost their lives the same way. In nine out of ten cases the killers go unpunished. 

Journalist Maria Ressa named 2021 laureate of World Press Freedom Prize

Investigative journalist and media executive Maria Ressa from Philippines has been named as the 2021 laureate of the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize,...

UNESCO Adds Reggae Music to Global Cultural Heritage List

Reggae emerged in the late 1960s out of Jamaica's ska and rocksteady genres, also drawing influence from American jazz and blues. The style quickly became popular in the United States as well as in Britain, where many Jamaican immigrants had moved in the post-WWII years.