UNESCO

Apr. 30, 2019

UNESCO Board Endorses 'World Olive Tree Day'

Following a proposal by Lebanon and Tunisia, UNESCO's executive board has recommended support for "all efforts leading to the proclamation of the World Olive Tree Day."

Jan. 8, 2018

Historic Hadrian Olive Oil Returns

In keeping with Hadrian’s love for knowledge and the intellect, the olive oil will be sold in his Villa’s bookshop.

Dec. 8, 2017

Neapolitan 'Pizza Twirling' Makes UNESCO List

Two million people signed a petition supporting the official recognition of 'pizzaiuolo' pizza twirling.

Aug. 26, 2016

Jaén Seeks UNESCO Nod for its 'Sea of Olives'

The provincial government of Jaén has been the leader in pursuing the recognition of the unique Andalusian terrain as a World Heritage Site.

Feb. 25, 2015

Proposal to Include Apulia's 'Plain of Olive Trees' on Unesco List

Three municipalities have joined forces to protect an area with a concentration of thousand-year-old olive trees.

Nov. 20, 2010

Mediterranean Diet Makes UNESCO's Intangible Heritage List

The UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee inscribed 51 new elements on UNESCO’s Lists of Intangible Heritage including the Mediterranean Diet.