UNESCO’s International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) supports projects that aim to foster the emergence of a dynamic cultural sector, primarily by facilitating the introduction of new cultural policies and cultural industries, or strengthening existing ones.
The purpose of the IFCD is to promote sustainable development and poverty reduction in developing and least-developed countries that are Parties to the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.
A photo-art show focusing on the trade in firearms and their deadly effects in Mexico may soon be going to the United States, the same place where many of the weapons come from.
The show, "A Farewell to Arms. Contraband on the Border," uses photos and artwork to illustrate how the illegal weapons trade has affected Mexico, where more than 47,000 people have died in drug-related violence since late 2006.
A report card released on Tuesday ranking the relative health of people in more than 3,000 U.S. counties showed that those with more college-educated residents had fewer premature deaths and fewer reports of being in poor or fair health.
One of the main highlights is that U.S. Hispanic consumers will spend more than $17.6 billion on mobile devices and over $500 million on mobile apps in 2012. Other insights include Social network usage, amount of apps per use and how often users live stream sports events.
Parents who feel guilty about letting their young children watch too many fantasy movies on TV can relax. Researchers have discovered that youngsters who watch films like Harry Potter improve their imagination and creativity.
Strong smells lead people to take smaller bites of food, which suggests that aroma might be used as a way to control portion size, new research suggests.
The study included volunteers who ate a custard-like dessert while they were exposed to different scents. The stronger the smell, the smaller the participants' bites of food, the Dutch researchers found.
The study was published March 20 in the journal Flavour.
In growing numbers, experts say, highly educated children of immigrants to the United States are uprooting themselves and moving to their ancestral countries. They are embracing homelands that their parents once spurned but that are now economic powers.
Everyone knows that children who are not reading at grade level by 3rd grade are fated to struggle academically throughout school. Concerns about early literacy skills are justified because reading skills at kindergarten entry predict later academic achievement. But guess what predicts later academic success better than early reading? Early math skills.
I've heard of getting up on the wrong side of the bed before, but can you actually go to sleep on the wrong side? Yes, if you believe a new study that shows the side you choose to sleep on correlates with your mood and personality.
First impressions are important and, like it or not, how your dog behaves is a reflection on what type of person people view you as. Studies show that when a stranger comes across your pup, he or she will recognize certain behaviors in your dog, which they will link up to you.
Candidates with lower-pitched voices may get more votes in the 2012 election. A new study by biologists and a political scientist shows that both men and women prefer political candidates with deeper voices.
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