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Launch of the Online Exhibition of the Bamiyan Culture Center Design Competition Entries

An online exhibition of all the submissions for the Bamiyan Culture Centre Design Competition is posted on the Bamiyan Culture Centre website for the duration of three months. Thousands of architects, engineers, designer and students dedicated weeks of work to

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Peace education curriculum for teacher training introduced all around Afghanistan with German support

A new peace education curriculum has been introduced all around Afghanistan at Teacher Training Colleges (TTCs). With support from the German government, Afghanistan’s Teacher Education Directorate (TED) is currently rolling out the curriculum, and over the past five days, over

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UNESCO announces the winning design scheme for the Bamiyan Cultural Center

An Argentina-based team has been selected from 1,010 design entries from 117 countries for designing the Bamiyan Cultural Center. Led by Carlos Nahuel Recabarren alongside Manuel Alberto Martinez Catalan and Franco Morero, the selected scheme is entitled Descriptive Memory: The

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Ghazni officially declared as the capital for Islamic Culture and Civilization

The ceremony to declare Ghazni City as the Asian Capital of Islamic Culture and Civilization began on Saturday at 10:20am and the celebration will continue for a week. Ghazni was titled the center for Islamic Culture and Civilization in 2007

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Italy grants USD 1.2mn for Afghan Heritage Preservation, Development in Bamiyan

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will implement a USD 1.2mn project aimed at the conservation and development of Afghan heritage in Shar-e-Gholgholah of Bamiyan province. The grant will be provided by the Italian government. Afghan Minister for

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Foreign Ministers from dozens of Islamic countries to visit Ghazni

Foreign Ministers from about 40 Islamic countries are invited to visit Ghazni. In the wake of criticism of the deteriorating security situation and the implementation of reconstruction projects in Ghazni, dozens of Foreign Ministers are invited to visit the province.

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Balkh to assist Ghazni in their preparation for the 2013 ceremony

Balkh officials have expressed their willingness to participate in the reconstruction process of Ghazni. Ghazni is preparing itself for the 2013 ceremony, when the city will officially receive its title as the center for Islamic Culture and Civilization. Head of

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Projects in Ghazni are 90% in progress

Ministry of Information and Culture has confirmed that reconstruction projects in Ghazni province would be completed by 2013. This comes amid concerns about the lack of preparations for Ghazni as the center for Islamic Culture and Civilization. Deputy Minister of

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