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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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The World Heritage Committee, now meeting in Bonn, Germany, has added 24 new sites to the UNESCO World Heritage List.UNESCO | 06.07.2015
KVIFF stands for Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, the largest film festival in the Czech Republic and the most prestigious festival in Central and Eastern Europe.Karlovy Vary International Film Festival | 02.07.2015
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