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Ninh Binh, home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex, wants to integrate into the global network of heritage cities and towns to learn preservation and tourism development experiences through UNESCO.
When UNESCO’s Director General Audrey Azouley visited in Vietnam, she posted seven statuses on her X page about Vietnam which received many likes and retweets. This is one of the quickest ways to popularize Vietnam.
Vietnam was elected as the Vice Chair of the UNESCO's Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage on December 8 during the committee's 18th session in Kasane, Botswana.
The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) and the Vietnam National Commission for UNESCO on November 28 organised a capacity building workshop on developing vision and strategy for social sciences from UNESCO’s view.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will honor Progenitor of Vietnamese traditional medicine Hai Thuong Lan Ong Le Huu Trac in 2024 on the occasion of his 300th birth anniversary.
Vietnam secured a seat at the World Heritage Committee for the 2023-2027 tenure with the highest number of votes in the Asia-Pacific region.
Vietnam was elected a Vice President of the 42nd session of the UNESCO’s General Conference, representing the Asia-Pacific, on November 8.
The central province of Quang Ngai is building dossiers to seek UNESCO’s recognition of Sa Huynh civilisation relic site as a world heritage.
The ancient city of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam, and Da Lat city in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong have been named in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) in terms of music, and crafts and folk art, respectively.
The Tuyen Lam Lake National Tourism Area in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has met all UNESCO criteria to become an outstanding tourism area in Asia-Pacific.
Hoi An is compiling a dossier to seek the recognition of this city, located in the central province of Quang Nam, as a member of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network in the field of craft and folk arts.
An international consultation workshop was held on June 8 to help compile a dossier seeking membership of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network for Da Lat city, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, in the field of music.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced that the Via Ba Chua Xu festival in An Giang Province will be selected to be Vietnam’s nomination in 2024 for UNESCO's recognition as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
Vietnam has been elected vice president of the Asia-Pacific Federation of UNESCO Clubs and Associations (AFUCA) at the federation’s 26th executive board meeting held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on April 2.
Hanoi asked for continued support from the UNESCO World Heritage Centre (WHC) for a project to restore Kinh Thien Palace in the Thang Long Imperial Citadel in Hanoi, which was recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010.
HCM City has great potential to become a UNESCO ‘World Book Capital’ thanks to having a number of venues and events promoting reading, according to local officials.
Ho Chi Minh City is planning to apply for the title of UNESCO World Book Capital (WBC) in 2025, according to Lam Dinh Thang, Director of the municipal Department of Information and Communications.
UNESCO experts are willing to share experience and support the northern mountainous province of Lang Son to build a dossier for a global geopark, UNESCO Representative to Vietnam Christian Manhart pledged on February 23.
Vietnam has been elected vice chair of the 24-member UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee of the 2005 Convention for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, representing the Asia-Pacific region.