UNESCO receives the Mayor of Venice

Paris, 24 January -The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, received the Mayor of Venice, Mr. Luigi Brugnaro, at UNESCO Headquarters, in the presence of representatives of the Italian government, to discuss the protection of the city of Venice and its Lagoon, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. The discussion focused on measures taken by […]

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Happy Birthday Venice !

Today Venice turns 1595 ! The legend says that March 25, year 421 is the date of the mythical foundation of the lagoon city, set to become one of the most important cities of Europe and the capital of an authoritative Republic with its own flag, territory, currency and laws. To the same year is […]

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