Government of Mali and UNESCO move to protect Timbuktu and other heritage sites in the north of Mali

31 May 2012 10:30 AM | Anonymous

Government of Mali and UNESCO move to protect Timbuktu and other heritage sites in the north of Mali

© UNESCO/ F. Bandarin - Timbuktu, Mali

Government of Mali and UNESCO move to protect Timbuktu and other heritage sites in the north of Mali.

UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General for Africa, Lalla Aicha Ben Barka, travelled to Bamako (18 – 20 May) and met senior government officials including Prime Minister Cheick Modibo Diarra, who is also a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador. She was accompanied by Kishore Rao, Director of UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre, Juma Shabani, head of UNESCO’s Office in Mali, and Lazare Eloundou Assomo, Chief of the World Heritage Centre’s Africa Desk.

 

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/africa/resources/africa-department/news/government_of_mali_and_unesco_move_to_protect_timbuktu_and_other_heritage_sites_in_the_north_of_mali/

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