Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Blueprint to safeguard Jerusalem’s cultural heritage

UN News Center Release

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has begun work on a blueprint for safeguarding the cultural heritage of the Old City of Jerusalem.

“'More than any other place in the world, Jerusalem embodies the hope and dream of dialogue between cultures, civilizations and spiritual traditions, a dialogue through which mutual understanding between peoples may flourish,' UNESCO Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura told the first session of Committee of Experts on the Cultural Heritage of the Old City of Jerusalem."

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