The world's second-largest ancient colosseum is getting a makeover, with help from a U.S. grant. The project could boost tourism in Tunisia.
The ancient city of Nan Madol is a marvel of engineering in Micronesia. New funding from the United States will help preserve the site for future generations.
The United States is withdrawing from UNESCO and is seeking observer status at the organization, citing the agency's anti-Israel bias and need for reform.
Women scientists get a boost from L'Oréal USA's For Women in Science grant, allowing them to continue their studies and mentor young students.
The International Criminal Court found a Muslim radical guilty of committing a war crime by overseeing the destruction of historic mausoleums in Timbuktu.
One of every five people in the world cannot read or write, unable to accomplish daily tasks like completing a job application. What can you do to help?
The United States and UNESCO are leading efforts to combat destruction by Daesh (ISIL, ISIS) of shared cultural heritage in Syria and Iraq.
Education is a fundamental human right. Yet millions go uneducated because their schools use a language they don't understand. What should we do?
An estimated 12 million more teachers will be needed by 2020 to achieve universal primary education.