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Student Feature – UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention

Student Feature – UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention

The Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, an instrument of UNESCO, highlights the complexities and politics of cultural protections.

Flags of member nations flying at United Nations Headquarters. 30/Dec/2005. UN Photo/Joao Araujo Pinto. www.unmultimedia.org/photo/

Why Did the U.S. and Israel Leave UNESCO?

Washington’s exit from UNESCO integrates seamlessly into a longer historical trajectory of engagement with the organization. Israel has little choice but to follow suit.

The World Unites and Disunites: Someone Must Try to Keep It Together

The World Unites and Disunites: Someone Must Try to Keep It Together

If Angelina Jolie speaks for refugees, even the most hard-hearted government listens. A curious populist horizontality has come to accompany the political hierarchy of the UN.

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