UNISPACE+50

United Nations – On 20 June 2018, UNPA will issue six stamps and three souvenir sheets to celebrate UNISPACE+50. UNISPACE+50 is a special segment of the sixty-first session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) thatRead More

100 Years of the Fala Hydropower Plant

Slovenia – Construction of the rst hydropower plant on the river Drava began in 1913. This was the Fala hydropower plant, which was at the same time the biggest hydropower plant in the Eastern Alps. Until 1918, when the FalaRead More

Monaco Explorations

Monaco – On 4 April, H.S.H. Prince Albert II launched the 2017–2020 Monaco Explorations initiative, reviving, after a gap of 120 years, the maritime scientific explorations pioneered by his great-great-grandfather Prince Albert I. The Yersin, an environmental research vessel which sailsRead More

2017 World Heritage – UNESCO Along the Silk Roads

United Nations – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) seeks to encourage the identification, protection and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world that are of outstanding value to humanity. This is embodied in anRead More

Alderney Coastal Eclipses

Alderney – To mark the next total solar eclipse on 21 August 2017, when all of North America will be fortunate enough to witness an eclipse of the Sun, we’ve depicted six coastal locations that will be treated to aRead More