In a first, UNESCO adopts universal declaration on cultural diversity

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has adopted a Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity, marking the first time the international community adopts a standard-setting instrument in this field.

UN official urges new international effort to safeguard Jerusalem's Old City

The head of the Nations cultural organization today called for a new, non-political international effort to safeguard the heritage of Jerusalem's Old City.