News from the ifa
Charles Correa, one of India's greatest living architects, died on 16 June 2015 at the age of 84. He gained international reputation as an architect, planner and theorist through his influential body of work.
Media and foreign policy in digital age is the focus of the Global Media Forum in Bonn starting today, 22 June. For three days more than 2,000 experts will discuss the chances and risks of web 2.0 for media and diplomacy. What's the effect of social media on diplomacy? What does e-participation mean beyond the slacktivism of clicking a "like"? These questions will be discussed at the ifa workshop "Beyond hashtags and likes" on Tuesday, 23 June.
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Yesterday UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova launched the Global Coalition Unite for Heritage during the 39th session of the World Heritage Committee meeting in Bonn, Germany.UNESCO | 30.06.2015
The three winners of the Fukuoka Prize have made significant contributions to Asian history, preservation and contemporary cultiure.Fukuoka Prize | 29.06.2015
Promotional campaigns and activities are encouraging foreigners to discover Polish tourist attractions, history and culture.Polish Ministry of Public Affairs | 25.06.2015