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Samsung India Partners With UNESCO to Launch  VR Content and 360-Degree Videos on Indian Heritage Sites

To provide experiential educational content to students across the country, including at  Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya where Samsung Smart Class have been set up in 500 schools VISAKHAPATNAM, India – December 16, 2017 – Samsung India has entered into a partnership with UNESCO MGIEP (Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development) to launch 360

UNESCO affiliated scholars criticize UNESCO’s approach to Jerusalem; Call for revised procedures

At a time of great turmoil for UNESCO, following the announcement of the US withdrawal and of Israel’s plans to follow suit, and following the new Director General elect, Ms. Audrey Azoulay who has called for reforms at UNESCO, a group of 15 UNESCO affiliated scholars convened in Jerusalem to analyze what exactly was wrong

UNESCO recommends halt to Bangladesh coal plant

UNESCO recommends halt to Bangladesh coal plant  Pressure mounts on U.S. government to reject financing WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) released a seminal report recommending that development of the Orion Khulna coal plant in Bangladesh — which the Export-Import Bank of the United States is reportedly considering financing

banglanatak dot com organised Karunama inaugurated

Kolkata 26th July, 2016. Jonathan Ward, Principal Commercial Officer at US Commercial Service inaugurated Karunama 2016 at the Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata. He was accompanied by Amitava Bhattacharya, founder and full time director of banglanatak dot com. They were accompanied by the visiting artists – members from the various Rural Craft Hubs who

Karunama – bangla natak dot com to bring the Rural Craft Hubs of Bengal to Kolkata

Rural Craft Hubs of West Bengal 10 Rural Craft Hubs have been developed across 10 districts of West Bengal by banglanatak dot com supported by Department of MSME&T, Government of West Bengal and UNESCO to revive and strengthen the handicrafts sector of the state through capacity building, market exposure, direct market linkages and design diversification

banglanatak dot com experience with Young Women Social Entrepreneurship Development Programme

Empowering women economically is essential to realise both women’s rights and to achieving broader developmental goals such as economic growth, poverty reduction, health, education and welfare. Women empowerment is essentially about economic independences, building skills and attitudes to negotiate their rights. Based on these thought, a UNESCO and UN ECOSOC accredited social enterprise banglanatak dot

Wooden Doll festival of Natungram, Bardhaman to kickoff from Jan 15-17, 2016

We may not be familiar with the name Natungram but we surely are familiar with the iconic Wooden Owl of Natungram. This craft can be seen as an adornment at a village festivals and a swanky living room alike. Natungram is celebrating its village festival from Jan 15-17, 2016. A visitor at the festival can

Sufi Sutra – a World Peace Music Festival celebrating cultural diversity. Kolkata, are you ready for the Soul Candy?

Sufi Sutra is a World Peace Music Festival celebrating cultural diversity. The festival aims at connecting Indian folk artists to the world through cultural exchange and to promote cultural pluralism. Cultural dialogues develop mutual knowledge on different cultural traditions and create scope for developing new collaborations. Initiated in 2011 by banglanatak dot com, a Kolkata

UNWTO, UNODC and UNESCO launch anti-trafficking campaign

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have joined forces to promote a global campaign urging travellers to support the fight against a number of forms of trafficking. The Campaign was presented to the tourism sector at the

Greenpeace defies Russian attempt to prevent Arctic oil protest, enters Kara Sea

Northern Sea Route, August 24, 2013 – The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise today entered the Northern Sea Route (NSR) off Russia’s coastline to protest against Arctic oil drilling, in defiance of Russian authorities who this week refused the ship permission to enter the area. Activists aboard the Greenpeace ship plan to engage in a peaceful