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Book on Iran’s Lut Desert Hits Shelves

Book on Iran’s Lut Desert Hits Shelves

Iran has published a book depicting the tourist attractions and geographical features of the Lut Desert, also known as Dasht-e Lut, in the east-central part of the country.

UNESCO to Register Iranian Polo, Kamancheh as Intangible Cultural Heritage

UNESCO is to officially register an Iranian sport and a traditional Persian musical instrument on its list of intangible cultural heritage in a month’s time.
Persian Qanat

Persian Qanat Amazing but Less-Known Attraction: Italian Tourist

An Italian tourist says Persian Qanats are amazing attractions, but unfortunately are not much known to the world despite being inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Iranian Felt-Making Art on Road to UNESCO List

Felt is one of the traditional handicrafts commonly made by nomadic people in Iran. Shahrekord in the country’s southwest, as the hub of felt-making in Iran, is going to be registered by UNESCO as the world’s felt-making city.
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Historical City of Yazd Inscribed as World Heritage Site

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has added the historical structure of Yazd in central Iran to its list of world heritage sites.
Iran Backs Out of UNESCO's 2030 Education Agenda

Iran Backs Out of UNESCO’s 2030 Education Agenda

Iran’s Supreme Council of the Cultural Revolution decided on Tuesday that Tehran should back out of the UN-devised global education agenda, known as Education 2030, citing the country’s own detailed documents in the field of education.

Iran Not Committed to Full Implementation of UNESCO 2030 Document

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has stressed that the country will never accept any UN document that even minutely goes against the country’s beliefs and religious values.
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UNESCO’s Education 2030 Document “Non-Binding”

The Iranian government has, in a statement, rejected the rumours spread by its opponents about the UNESCO’s Education 2030 document, saying it is non-binding and no country has been asked to sign it.
Karim Khan Zand Citadel

4 New Countries to Join UNESCO’s Nowruz Dossier

China, Mongolia, Tanzania and Kenya has voiced their interest in joining the Persian New Year (Nowruz) dossier, a multi-national Intangible Cultural Heritage registered in the UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation.

Saint Stepanos Monastery in Northwestern Iran

The St. Stepanos Monastery, located about 11 km northwest of Jolfa in East Azerbaijan Province, is the second most important Armenian monastery in Iran.

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