22March (2 Farvardin) marks World Water Day. The theme selected for this year’s World Water Day is “Water for Sustainable Development”. At a time when many countries in the world and notably those in this region are increasingly afflicted by water scarcity due to the escalating challenges of climate change, focus...
“Throughout Asia and the Pacific, cultural heritage sites are under threat. As heritage buildings and properties are often in private ownership, the role of private individuals and institutions in protecting these vulnerable sites is paramount. Recognizing this, UNESCO seeks to encourage private sector involvement...