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Afghanistan: Rebuilding Girls' Education After Decades of Conflict

Manos Antoninis | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK
Manos Antoninis

For Nahida, education is not something to be viewed as a problem, but as part of the solution for breaking the cycle of conflict: "Educated people don't take guns," she said. "They don't destroy their country and their schools."

Round the World Travel: 26 UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Sites Not to Miss

Frontier | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Frontier

To travel the world is to witness new things. Travel, quite literally, opens your eyes to a whole new world and introduces you to entirely new people. It is this sense of connecting people and broadening horizons that is part of what makes travel so exciting and beautiful.

The Germans Claim Father Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK

A German museum is laying claim to Father Christmas by applying for official UNESCO registration. The Christmas Museum, in the town of Rotherburg, ...

Roşia Montană Needs Investment and Mining Before It Can Be a World Heritage Site

Dragos Tanase | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK
Dragos Tanase

Romania's mining tradition dates back over 2,000 years to Roman times and has been the backbone of many of its communities ever since. There can be no doubt that our country's history and archaeology deserves both recognition and preservation.

WATCH: Just... Wow

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Tech

Yves "Jetman" Rossy celebrated Japan's Mount Fuji being designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site the only way he knows how - by flying around it. Th...

What Do Writers Do?

Sara Sheridan | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Sara Sheridan

Earlier this year I was asked to take part in a writing project in the UK's second UNESCO City of Literature - Norwich

Virunga: Where We Draw the Line

David Nussbaum | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK
David Nussbaum

Virunga is the continent's oldest national park, with more mammals, reptiles and birds than any other protected area in Africa. As well as being the home to such a diverse range of wildlife, Virunga's natural systems sustain local communities - providing food and fresh water, energy and raw materials, plus employment opportunities, such as fishing and ecotourism.

Pictures Of The Day: Thursday 27th June 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 27.06.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

Pictures Of The Day: Wednesday 26th June 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

Pictures Of The Day: Tuesday 25th June 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

The New List Of Jaw-Dropping Unesco Sites: Who Made It?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to being elevated up the ranks as a must-see sight, there is no greater prestige than being awarded Unesco status. 19 new sites - 14 of ...

The G8 Must Renew Its Commitment to Basic Education Worldwide

Pauline Rose | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK Politics
Pauline Rose

The United Kingdom, which is now the largest bilateral donor to basic education in sub-Saharan Africa, has shown admirable leadership in meeting aid commitments and making basic education a high priority. Having assumed the presidency of the G8 this year, we encourage the UK to ensure that other G8 countries follow its lead.

Education After a Crisis

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

Countries which have been through deep trauma and crisis caused by violence and war need to prioritise conflict-sensitive approaches to education, an international meeting heard earlier this month.

Drinking in the Best of Porto

Gareth Johnson | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Gareth Johnson

Like much of the Iberian peninsula, northern Portugal has a rich and fascinating history that envelops and engulfs you in every street, in every building, as you climb steps, turn a corner, or look at across the Douro River that swirls and churns through the ancient city of Porto.

Why My Generation Needs to Understand the Truth About Africa

Jamal Edwards | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jamal Edwards

Desperate to save their loved ones, families turned to traditional faith healers, running up huge debts paying for treatment that not only didn't work but was often painful and dangerous. HIV testing wasn't available, and for the few who did know they were infected, there was no support or treatment. People were dying and things seemed beyond hope. And so to people who say that that we shouldn't give aid to Africa because it's not helping, I'd say you're chatting rubbish. I've seen with my own eyes that you're wrong, aid does work. It's real and it's making a massive difference.

Oscar Niemeyer - Ahead of the Curve

Ana Tzarev | Posted 09.02.2013 | Home
Ana Tzarev

I believe Art is where the Divine and The Human meet. It is the embodiment of the human spirit. Oscar Niemeyer - the wonderful Brazilian architect wh...

Young Female Apprentices Earning 20% Less Than Men

PA | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Young female apprentices earn up to a fifth less than their male peers, according to a new report. It suggests apprenticeships are also more likely...

Education for All and Not Just for Some

Pauline Rose | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Pauline Rose

We are all too aware of the necessity for there to be more vigour and energy behind goals targeted at giving all children access to a free primary education. We are also aware of how important it is that additional resources, such as the new ambition behind 'Education First', are put towards helping the disadvantaged and most in need, first.

Premium Travel in... Alta Badia, Italy

Raj Gill | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Raj Gill

Getting to Lagacio Mountain Residence might have taken me all day in travelling but it was definitely worth the trek. I flew from Glasgow to Gatwick, Gatwick to Verona. From Verona Airport I caught a cab to the train station, where I caught a train to Bolzano, a two hour journey.

Could The Titanic Wreck Become An Underwater Museum?

PA | Posted 14.06.2012 | UK

The wreck of the Titanic could become an underwater museum, its discoverer said. Footage of the doomed vessel from 4,000m under the ocean off the c...

Watching the Kopeks in Paris

Ella Krasner | Posted 26.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Ella Krasner

After the trauma of missing Couture Week, I stayed on for a few days in Paris to browse the cruise collections with my friends Svetlana and Masha.

Israel Withholds $100m Of Palestinian Revenue

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK

Israeli Cabinet ministers have decided to keep withholding around $100m in monthly tax revenues owed to the Palestinian Authority, in what is being se...

A Letter to Obama and Sarkozy

Caroline Argyropulo-Palmer | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Politics
Caroline Argyropulo-Palmer

Dear Sarko and Barack, I know you're both having a bad day, what with people talking about how you badmouthed a fellow world leader when you thought your microphones were off and all, but I wanted to tell you that last week, on a train, I spoke to my boyfriend about someone I know. And I wasn't very nice.

Sarkozy Calls Israeli PM A 'Liar' ... And Other Microphone Mishaps

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK

Nicolas Sarkozy called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a "liar" in a private conversation with Barack Obama, according to an exchange overhe...

Israel Speeds Up Settlement Construction In Response To Palestinian Admission To Unesco

The Guardian | Posted 01.01.2012 | UK

Israel is to expedite the construction of about 2,000 homes in Jewish settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem in response to the Palestinians'...