Silk Roads Heritage Corridors in Afghanistan, Central Asia and Iran – International Dimension of the European Year of Cultural Heritage

UNESCO and the European Union launched the project on “Silk Roads Heritage Corridors in Afghanistan, Central Asia and Iran – International Dimension of the European Year of Cultural Heritage” in October 2018. Its main aim is to present and promote the Silk Roads heritage as a bridge between East and West. Read more

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3 October 2008 Call for entries: 2009 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation
18 September 2008 Tajik sculptor Amri Aminov designated UNESCO Artist for Peace
1 September 2008 UNESCO and Asahi Shimbun of Japan to collaborate on visibility of Intangible Cultural Heritage
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