New website for the Swiss Commission for UNESCO

In the framework of a consolidation of the joint collaboration between USI and UNESCO (see the press release of September, 11),  in September 2017 the new website of the Swiss Commission for UNESCO (SCU) has been published online. In collaboration with the UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage […]

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Whacy Game app has been released

Whacy Game, the mobile app of Whacy (World Heritage Awareness Campaign for Youth), has been released. The app has been developed by eLab on a mandate of USI UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites. Whacy Game is an educational game that allows you to test and improve your knowledge about […]

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Labs’ Dieta 2015 in Vernazza (Cinque Terre)

On June 15-16, 2015, the traditional “dieta” of eLab, NewMinE Lab, webatelier.net and UNESCO Chair of USI took place in Vernazza, a village in the “Cinque Terre” (Liguria, Italy). During the 2-day residential seminar the collaborators of the four labs have worked on several projects: the promotion of the first pilot MOOC of USI (eTourism: Communication […]

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Launch of the WHACY Campaign

On Thursday, May 15, 2014, WHACY, the World Heritage Awareness Campaign for Youth in Southern African Development Community (SADC), will be officially launched. The campaign is addressed to schools of the SADC region, which includes 15 countries. WHACY’s goal is to raise awareness about the UNESCO World Heritage Sites among students and to promote sustainable tourism […]

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