London, 26 October 2015 — The Ismaili Centre, London will host a conversation between UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova and Serge Schmemann, Member of the Editorial Board of the New York Times as part of the Forum for New Diplomacy. They will discuss the topic of Protecting Cultural Patrimony in Times of Conflict: Challenges & Threats.
The event will be webcast live on Tuesday, 27 October 2015 at 8:15 PM London time (GMT) at TheIsmaili.org/live
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