UNESCO general assembly

Why is the United States rejoining UNESCO?

When the country renews its membership in July, it will pay back dues of more than $500m – but it does so on its own terms

16 Jun 2023

The French archaeologist who was a force to be reckoned with

From the May 2023 issue of Apollo. Preview and subscribe here. Nestled in the wealthy 16th arrondissement of Paris, a…

27 Apr 2023
Aswan High Dam

Who is UNESCO really for?

As UNESCO marks the 50th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention this November, questions of what – and who – the convention is meant to protect are still up in the air

26 Sep 2022