UNESCO celebrates US handover of 3,500-year-old Gilgamesh Tablet to Iraq
UNESCO Iraq in a nutshell
The UNESCO Office for Iraq was founded in 2003 to improve Education, Culture, the Sciences and Media situation in the country. UNESCO's main office in the country is located in Baghdad. UNESCO supports programme implementation in line with the Iraqi National Development Plan, in cooperation with its key national partners: the Ministries of Education and Higher Education, Water Resources, Labour and Social Affairs, Culture, Tourism and Antiquities, Governorates, the Independent Higher Electoral Commission, the Communications and Media Commission and others, as well as national and international NGOs.
BBC World News - "It is extremely important the message of human fraternity that Pope Francis is bringing with him. It resonates very strongly with the reconstruction of #Mosul and with UNESCO's initiative to Revive The Spirit Of Mosul" Paolo Fontani, of UNESCO Iraq