India wins four UNESCO heritage awards

The UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation awards were announced at a ceremony held in Penang, Malaysia. 4 heritage landmarks from India were chosen for the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation 2019.

Heritage landmark    Award category Place 
Flora Fountain Honourable mention Mumbai
KenesethEliyahoo Synagogue Award of Merit Mumbai
Our Lady of Glory Church Award of Merit Mumbai
Vikram Sarabhai Library from (IIM) Award of Distinction Ahmedabad

 

Renewal of Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts in Hong Kong received the Award of Excellence, which is the highest award among all categories.

Static/Current Takeaways Important For RRB NTPC/IBPS RRB Mains:

  • UNESCO President: Audrey Azoulay; Founded: 16 November 1945.
  • Headquarters- Paris, France.

Source: The NDTV

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