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UN appeals for record €36 billion amid global surge in demand for aid

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UN appeals for record €36 billion amid global surge in demand for aid

UN appeals for record €36 billion amid global surge in demand for aid

The UN warns that needs are skyrocketing worldwide as the pandemic continues to rage, and climate change and conflicts push more people to the brink of famine.


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Un appeals for a record level of funding [Video]

Un appeals for a record level of funding

At the launch of its annual Global Humanitarian Overview in Geneva, the UN said providing aid to those in need next year would cost almost 50 billion euros.

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French Baguette Receives UNESCO Protection [Video]

French Baguette Receives UNESCO Protection

French Baguette , Receives UNESCO Protection. The U.N.'s cultural body made the announcement on Nov. 30. The "artisanal know-how and culture of the baguette" has been added to the organization's list of Intangible Cultural Heritage. . Intangible Cultural Heritage is defined as "traditions or living expressions inherited from our ancestors and passed on to our descendants.". CNN reports that other foods on the list include the way Neapolitan pizza is made, Arabic coffee, kimchi, the "Mediterranean diet" and Belgian beer culture. . CNN reports that other foods on the list include the way Neapolitan pizza is made, Arabic coffee, kimchi, the "Mediterranean diet" and Belgian beer culture. . CNN reports that other foods on the list include the way Neapolitan pizza is made, Arabic coffee, kimchi, the "Mediterranean diet" and Belgian beer culture. . CNN reports that other foods on the list include the way Neapolitan pizza is made, Arabic coffee, kimchi, the "Mediterranean diet" and Belgian beer culture. . CNN reports that other foods on the list include the way Neapolitan pizza is made, Arabic coffee, kimchi, the "Mediterranean diet" and Belgian beer culture. . Audrey Azoulay, UNESCO's director general, , said the baguette's new protected status makes certain that the "artisanal way of baking" is "passed on to the next generation.". It's kind of a way of life. There is always a boulangerie nearby, you can go and buy fresh affordable bread and you meet people, meet with bakers, it's a very important element of social cohesion, Audrey Azoulay, UNESCO's director general, via CNN. This will make people realize that this regular baguette that they know very well, is something precious. It comes from history and it has character and it's important to made the public aware of this, to be proud of it, Audrey Azoulay, UNESCO's director general, via CNN. CNN reports that the best baguettes in France are known as "baguettes de tradition.". According to CNN, they can only be made with "flour, water, salt and yeast or leavening and must be baked on site."

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French baguette secures spot on UN cultural heritage list

The iconic French baguette has gained new status by securing a spot on the United Nation's intangible cultural heritage list.
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Hold your horses! Lipizzan breed could join UN protected heritage list [Video]

Hold your horses! Lipizzan breed could join UN protected heritage list

Horse lovers have high hopes that the endangered breed will be given protected status on the UN's world heritage list.

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