- Expеrt opinion
- Religious studies
- Religions in Ukraine
- About Us
St. Cyril’s and St. Andrew’s Churches Not Added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List
3 August 2010, 14:47 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 0 | | Code for Blog | |
UNESCO did not add St. Cyril’s and Andrew’s churches of Ukraine to the World Heritage List. According to the press secretary of UNESCO Sue Williams, Ukraine did not give enough materials to the committee. “Thus, we gave the representatives from Ukraine more time to prepare the materials,” she added.
As informs the website Svidomo, the current session of UNESCO will also review the question of transferring St. Sophia Cathedral to the so-called “blacklist” – a list of properties that are in danger.
This problem was brought to attention after activists against construction in the historic part of Kyiv appealed to UNESCO with a letter describing the chaotic and unlawful construction in the buffer zone of the monuments.
At the 34th session of UNESCO only state officials will represent Ukraine. No representatives of the civil society will be present.
“If Ukraine ends up on the ‘blacklist,’ then it will join with such countries as Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nigeria, Yemen, Congo, and other countries of the world that could not save their natural and historic monuments from ruination,” the message states.
Mosque robbed by unknown in Russia-annexed Crimea | 19 November 2015, 16:25 | Scandals, crime |
AUCCRO denounces amendments to laws in Labor Code on "gender identity" and "sexual orientation" | 19 November 2015, 12:08 | Religion and society |
UOC (MP) priest complained to separatists of being forced to live under Ukrainian occupation | 19 November 2015, 11:43 | Religion and policy | |
President Poroshenko and Ukrainian community to pray for Ukraine iIn Rome | 19 November 2015, 10:11 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine |
Vatican claims not to have changed position on Crimea | 19 November 2015, 07:16 | International relations |
- 24 November 2015, 16:04 |
- 24 November 2015, 16:00 |
- 22 November 2015, 14:31 |
- 21 November 2015, 13:57 |
- 21 November 2015, 10:11 |