UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organisation) was established in 1946. Since then many of its World Heritage Sites have been commemorated on stamps.
At the UNESCO General Conference in Paris, 1968 it was decided that activities would be initiated to commemorate the centenary of the birth of
Lenin, including the organisation of a symposium on the theme: ' Lenin and the development of science, culture and education'.
The symposium was held in
, from 6 to Tampere, Finland 10 April 1970. was chosen because Tampere Lenin lived here from 1905 to 1907. The city houses the only outside the former Lenin Museum Soviet Union.
|Finland - 6 April 1970|
The medieval centre of the city of Regensburg in Bavaria was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2006 and appears on a joint issue stamp with Japan in 2011.
|Germany - 3 February 2011|
One of my favourite Canadian stamps shows the Kluane, Wrangell-St Elias, Glacier Bay and Tatshenshini-Alsek national parks declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979 for its spectacular glacier and icefield landscapes and for its habitats for grizzly bears, caribou and Dall sheep.
|Canada - 3 July 2015|
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