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US withdraws from Unesco

The United States has withdrawn from Unesco over what it claims is the organisation's "continuing anti-Israel bias". The State Department announced its intention to withdraw from the UN's cultural, scientific and …

Lola Karimova to resign as UNESCO ambassador

The second daughter of Uzbek president Islam Karimov, Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva, will step down soon as Uzbekistan’s representative at UNESCO. Karimova-Tillyaeva said at a conference on Uzbekistan’s …

Gobustan National Park marks 50th anniversary

This year, the Gobustan State Historical-Artistic Reserve marks the 50th anniversary of its establishment and 10th anniversary of its inclusion into the list of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage. Roughly 100,000 people visited …