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History club Clio from Nesvizh museum awarded UNESCO status

The club of fans of history and culture Clio, which is based at the National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve Nesvizh, has received the status of the UNESCO club. Its members are engaged in research activities: work in the library and over the Internet.

At this club, the youth can discuss the problems of the history and culture of the area. The participants repeatedly assisted restorers in working with coins and ethnographic objects. 

Clio is the only UNESCO club that operates in Belarus as both the museum and the monument that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

There are more than 50 UNESCO Clubs operating in all Belarus' regions and the city of Minsk. All of them make part of the Belarusian Association of UNESCO Clubs that promotes UNESCO's humanitarian principles and ideas in such fields as education, science, culture, and communication. Many public-spirited adults, young people and children are involved in its activities.