Student Feature – UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention

Michael Dylan Foster • Jan 7 2020 • Student Features
The Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, an instrument of UNESCO, highlights the complexities and politics of cultural protections.

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

Daniel Marwecki • Feb 14 2019 • Articles
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

Stephen Chan • Nov 18 2017 • Articles
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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