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39 Traditions Added to UNESCO Cultural Heritage List, From Arabic Calligraphy to Truffle Hunting; Alison Fox; Travel + Leisure

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UNESCO added 39 traditions to its cultural heritage list on Friday, including some from countries represented for the first time.

Source: 39 Traditions Added to UNESCO Cultural Heritage List, From Arabic Calligraphy to Truffle Hunting

‘Low point’ in world heritage committee history as politics ‘tramples’ human rights of the Karen people; Graham Readfearn; Guardian

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An ‘unholy pact’ and several politically fuelled decisions have UN advisers to Unesco concerned the committee is not acting to protect the world’s most special places…

Source: ‘Low point’ in world heritage committee history as politics ‘tramples’ human rights of the Karen people