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World Heritage Education Programme

The UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, initiated as a UNESCO special project in 1994, gives young people a chance to voice their ...
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World Heritage Map

This large format full-color map features the World Heritage sites and brief explanations of the World Heritage Convention and the World ...
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World Heritage Volunteers Initiative

Within the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Initiative was launched in 2008 in ...
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Caribbean Capacity Building Programme (CCBP)

Caribbean Capacity Building Programme (CCBP) © copyright / author / description The Caribbean Capacity Building Programme ...

Handbook on Cultural Heritage and Local Development for African Local Governments

The handbook "Cultural heritage and local development: A Guide for African local governments", co-edited by the France-UNESCO Cooperation ...

International Conference in Istanbul (Turkey) on the resistance of historic buildings to ...

The “International Conference on the Seismic Performance of Traditional Buildings” was held in Istanbul, Turkey from 16 to 18 November 2000, ...

Private property management in historic city centres of European countries in transition

The transfer of responsibility from private ownership to local and territorial governments poses new management problems in the centres of ...

Seminar on raising awareness on Global Strategy in the South West islands of the Indian Ocean ...

In 1994, the World Heritage Committee launched the Global Strategy for a representative, balanced and credible World Heritage List. Crucial to ...

Seminar on the cultural heritage inventories of Maghreb

Within the framework of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement support was provided for the preparation of cultural heritage inventories for ...

Support for African local governments in the field of heritage (EU-AIMF project)

In 2009, a programme called “Heritage and Development” was initiated under the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement to respond to the requests ...

Support for international training in France for World Heritage site managers. Support to the ...

Managing a heritage site today involves much more than just conservation. It's also about site protection, enhancement and the arrangements for ...

Support to the School of African Heritage (EPA), Porto Novo, Benin

Over a span of ten years, the PRÉMA (Preventive conservation in museums of Africa) programme has trained more than 400 African professionals in ...

Support to the thematic programme for Small Island Developing States (SIDS), support to the ...

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are islands of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. They are generally small in ...

Support to the UNESCO Chair in management of Cultural Heritage, Manizales branch, National ...

The UNESCO Chair on Cultural Heritage Management was created in 2000 and is established at the National University of Columbia, branch located in ...

Technical assistance for urban management and rehabilitation of the Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, ...

The Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata (Mauritania) were founded in the 11th and 12th centuries to serve the caravans ...

Tourist Guides for Coiba National Park in Panama Developed by Youth from Caribbean SIDS and ...

Tourist Guides for Coiba National Park in Panama Developed by Youth from Caribbean SIDS and Central American Countries © ...

Training workshops on new cultural heritage management techniques for Andean countries (Bolivia ...

The UNESCO Chair in Cultural Heritage Management was established in 2000 at the National University of Colombia (branch of Manizales), at the ...

UNESCO/NHK Videos on Heritage

This partnership builds on state-of-the-art digital visual and sound processing technologies for the production of short digital TV documentaries ...

Workshop for heritage in Tlemcen, Algeria

This project aimed to ensure the training of local skilled staff in restoration and rehabilitation, through organization of education programmes ...

World Heritage and Museums

The ever-growing global heritage tourism, boosted by the striking success of the UNESCO World Heritage programme, offers an ideal setting for ...

World Heritage and the Arctic

World Heritage and the Arctic © Maksim Antipin / Beringia National Park (Берингия) 4 April 2017, Monaco -- The Arctic Ocean ...

World Heritage Information Kit

Mission Statement Heritage: A Gift from the Past to the Future A Brief History The Convention and its Committee The World Heritage ...

World Heritage Volunteers Projects

World Heritage Volunteers Project Conservation of our common cultural and natural heritage The World Heritage Volunteers ...

World Heritage, Sustainable Development and Community Involvement

World Heritage, Sustainable Development and Community Involvement © With an emphasis on sustainable development and the ...

Youth from Caribbean SIDS and Central American give focus on Marine Biodiversity & Climate ...

Youth from Caribbean SIDS and Central American give focus on Marine Biodiversity & Climate Change © UNESCO / Coiba National Park, ...

Workshop for the launch of the World Heritage – Pacific 2009 Programme

UNESCO World Heritage Centre in collaboration with UNESCO Apia Office in Samoa and the Department of Conservation in New Zealand launched the ...

Regional Workshop on Potential Themes for Serial and Transboundary Cultural World Heritage ...

The UNESCO World Heritage Centre, in collaboration with the UNESCO Apia Cluster Office in Samoa, Department of Conservation in New Zealand, and ...

Thesis on World Heritage issues and/or World Heritage Sites

Thesis Thesis on World Heritage issues and/or World Heritage Sites Authors of thesis are encouraged to send an abstract of their work and ...

Activity 1: Establishment of a Master degree in Cultural Resource Management (CRM) at Yarmouk ...

The Cultural Resource Management (CRM) Master programme was established and launched at Yarmouk University in winter semester 2005/2006. Over 30 ...

Activity 2: Development of training courses for heritage professionals

A first three-day intensive training course in preventive conservation was organized at Yarmouk University on September 5th - 8th 2005 for 10 ...

Activity 3: Development and implementation of a teaching module in cultural heritage for ...

 teaching module in cultural heritage for primary and secondary schools in Jordan is being developed. It is expected to be approved by the ...

Activity 4 : Preparation of a sample conservation and management plan for a selected heritage ...

A model conservation and management plan for the cultural heritage site of Abila in Northern Jordan is being developed jointly by a working group ...

Activity 5: Preparation of guidelines for an integrated concept for archaeological and natural ...

The integrated concept of archaeological and natural sciences has been worked out as an integral part of various courses taught within the ...

Patrimonito

Patrimonito Patrimonito's World Heritage Adventures Patrimonito means 'small heritage' in Spanish and the character represents ...

The KIT: World Heritage in Young Hands

Developed in 1998, the World Heritage in Young Hands Educational Resource Kit for secondary school teachers is one of the main tools of ...

World Heritage Youth Forum

World Heritage Youth Forum © UNESCO World Heritage Youth Forum is among the main activities of the World Heritage Education ...

Patrimonito Storyboard Competition 2007

Following the launching in December 2006 of the Patrimonito Storyboard Competition organized by the World Heritage Centre in coordination with ...

Patrimonito Storyboard Competition 2008

Concours de storyboard Patrimonito 2008 © Le concours de storyboard de Patrimonito 2008 est organisé par le Centre du ...

Patrimonito Storyboard Competition 2010 / 2011

Patrimonito Storyboard Competition 2010-2011 Episodes 9, 10 and 13 © The World Heritage Centre received a total of  289 ...

Patrimonito Storyboard Competition 2012

Patrimonito Storyboard Competition 2012 Episodes 11 and 12 © Within the framework of the  40th anniversary celebrations, the ...

Avila Municipal led PATRIMONITOS PROGRAMME undertaken within the frame of the UNESCO World ...

In 2007 the City of Ávila, initiated the "Patrimonitos Programme" in collaboration with  Excmo Heritage Council, the town council, the schools ...

International World heritage Education Workshop on “Mobilizing Young People for World Heritage” ...

In connection with the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the World Heritage Convention, the UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network (ASPnet) ...

Sub-regional Training Course

Nicaragua Sub-regional Training Courses on World Heritage Education:For the Central American countries, the training will be held in Nicaragua in ...

Third European Course in Restoration for Youth

RØROS, NorwayThe third European World Heritage Restoration Camp for Youth was held 6-1 7 August 2001 in Røros, a mining town in Norway, that is a ...

Workshop on Youth Volunteerism for Transformational change through Non-Formal Education to ...

From June 30 to July 1, 2011, in celebration of both the International Youth Year (IYY) and Tenth Anniversary of the International Year of ...

World Heritage marine Environmental Education Program for disadvantaged Youth

Belize City, Belize 15-17 August 2001 Event and Objectives Marine Environmental Education Programme, Belize Fifteen youth were chosen to ...

World heritage Skills Development Course for Eastern and Central Africa

MOUNT KENYA, Kenya, 19-23 April 2004 Event The 4-day program included, besides an official opening, thematic presentations by resource persons ...

World Heritage Skills-Development Course for Young People in the Arab Region

Petra, Jordan Event The 1st sub-Regional World Heritage Skills Development Course in the Arab Region held in Petra, Jordan (2002) ...

The First Foro Accesible de Patrimonio Joven

The First Foro Accesible de Patrimonio Joven encouraged young people to participate in heritage preservation. The Foro Accesible de Patrimonio ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (1995)

Our Pledge, Bergen, Norway Cultural and natural sites form the environment on which human beings are dependent psychologically, religiously, ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (1996) First African Edition

Student's appeal "We, the youth of Africa, have met at the UNESCO World Heritage Forum for Africa in Zimbabwe (18-24 September 1996). During ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (1996) First European

Table of Content ‘Young People's Appeal from Dubrovnik' Summary Report Participants Countries represented Organizers Collaborators and ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (1997) Asia-Pacific (Beijing, China)

Students' recommendations We, the participants of the first Asia-Pacific World Heritage Youth Forum are here to express our views on the ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (1998) Second International

Osaka, Japan, 22-29 November 1998 Objectives The objective of the youth Forum was to build a "Bridge to the New Millennium" by promoting: ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (1999) and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

Dakar-Gorée, Sénégal 23-27 August 1999 Objectives The World Heritage Youth Forum and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade By mobilizing the youth ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (1999) First Arab Edition

Ifrane, Morocco 22-28 November 1999 Objectives The Forum aims to stimulate young people's interest in preserving the world's cultural and ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (2000) First Pacific

This World Heritage Youth Forum from 23-28 November 2000 in Cairns, Australia, was the first such forum to be held in the Pacific region. This ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (2001) for Latin America on Sustainable Tourism

Lima, Peru 23 February - 1 March 2001 Objectives The main objective of the Forum was to find ways to protect the areas that are threatened by ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (2001)

Karslkrona, Sweden3-8 September 2001 Objectives The 10th World Heritage Youth Forum Theme was: " Both sides of the coin - how the dark and ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (2002) Russia

International World Heritage Youth Forum : first WHY Forum organized in Russian Federation at Velikiy Novgorod, 24-29 August 2002. The working ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (2002) Sub-regional, First Central European Meeting

First Central European Meeting - World Heritage in Young Hands - in Bratislava, Slovakia, 24-29 June 2002.  The purpose of the meeting was to ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (2003) 7th OWHC Symposium

During the 7th International Symposium of the Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC) in Rhodes, Greece (23-26 September) a Youth Forum was ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (2007) Asia Pacific

Thirty students and 36 delegates throughout the Asian Pacific region met from 18 to 24 June 2007 in New Zealand to deepen their knowledge of the ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (2009) 1st Ibero-American

In conjunction with the 33 rd session of the World Heritage Committee, sixty-eight participants, of which, thirty-nine secondary school ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (2010) 2nd Ibero-American

Aranjuez , the only Spanish site declared Cultural Landscape in the World Heritage List of UNESCO will host the 2nd World Heritage Ibero-American ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (2010), Brasilia, Brazil

In conjunction with the 34th World Heritage Committee meeting, forty-six young students met in order to exchange experiences and ideas on how to ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (2011) 3rd Ibero-American

The 3rd Iberoamerican World Heritage's Youth Forum is an international event organized by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain, ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (2011) First South East Europe (SEE)

Networking for a better common future The First South East Europe World Heritage Youth Forum, held 21-26 May 2011 in Porec, Croatia (from May 21 ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (2012) 4th Edition

The 4th World Heritage Youth Forum focusing on the implementation of the World Heritage Convention was held from 10 to 20 June 2012 in Alcalá de ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (2013) Second South East Europe (SEE) for peace and sustainable ...

The Second SEE World Heritage Youth Forum for peace and sustainable development was held from 6th until 11th April 2013 in Zajecar, Eastern ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (2016) “At the Crossroads of Multi-Layered Heritage”

At the Crossroads of Multi-Layered Heritage World Heritage Youth Forum (2016) © copyright / author / description ...

Youth Component, 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (2008)

From 21 June to 10 July 2008, thirty young people met in Canada to deepen their knowledge of different aspects of World Heritage in the framework ...

Application of Information Technology in the Protection of World Heritage Sites

This training workshop was organized from February 17 to March 4, 2004 in Cairo, Egypt and environs. It was aimed at identifying and developing ...

Training course on management issues for the existing staff and rangers to increase their ...

The present staff needs to have more knowledge in order to manage this complex situation. This knowledge should be given through a training, ...

First National Teacher-training Workshop on the Use of the World Heritage Education Kit

Rabat, MOROCCO Autumn 2000 ObjectivesThe teacher-training seminar for the Associated Schools Project teachers, concerning the use of the ...

First National Teacher-training Workshop on WHE

RAMALLAH, Palestine 8-10 April 2000 A national teacher-training Workshop was jointly organized by the Palestinian National Commission for ...

National Teacher-training Workshop on WHE

DAMASCUS, Syria 8-10 January 2002 A World Heritage Education Kit and ASPnet Workshop was organized by the Syrian National Commission. Topics of ...

Nordic Conference on WHE

GAMMELSTAD, LULEAA, Sweden 27-30 May 2000. Students, teachers and World Heritage site managers met at a Nordic Conference on World Heritage ...

Southeast Asian Sub-regional Workshop on WHE

VIGAN, Philippines 20-23 December 2001 Event The "World Heritage in Young Southeast Asian hands: Second Sub-regional Workshop - Introducing ...

Sub-regional Teacher-training Workshop on the World Heritage Educational Resource Kit for ...

NEW DELHI, India 24-27 November 1999 Workshop reportThe sub-regional Workshop on World Heritage Education Resource Kit for Teachers was organized ...

Sub-regional Teacher-training Workshop on WHE for the Arab States

AMMAN, Jordan 9-13 October, 1999 Event and ObjectivesThe workshop brought together experts and advisors in the field of education and World ...

Sub-regional Teacher-training Workshop on WHE for the Gulf States

OMAN 20-24 November 1999 The participating countriesQatar, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Oman.OrganizersOman National ...

Sub-regional Training Course for the 2nd Arabic Version of the World Heritage Education Kit

AMMAN, Jordan18-30 May 2004 Workshop RecommendationsEnlisting an item on the Agenda of the Arab National Commissions' Meeting to be held in ...

Sub-regional Training Workshop on WHE

QUITO, Ecuador13-17 March 2000 Forty-seven participants from Heritage Institutes in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico ...

Sub-regional Workshop on the Introduction of the UNESCO WHE Kit

SUKHOTAI, Thailand13-20 February 2000 ReportHeld in the World heritage Site of Sukhothai, Thailand, the workshop brought together more than 20 ...

Sub-regional Workshop on UNESCO World Heritage Edcuation KIT for ASP Schools' Teachers in ...

TASHKENT, UZBEKISTAN 20-26 August 1999 Sub-Regional Workshop on World Heritage Education Kit for ASP Schools' Teachers in Central Asian ...

Sub-regional Workshop on World Heritage Education for Africa

Malawi, 12-16-July 1999 Recommendations The Sub-regional workshop on World Heritage Education for Africa was organized in parallel with the 6th ...

Sub-Regional Workshop on Young People’s World Heritage Education Kit

Belize City, Belize, 14-16 October 1999 Outcome Both students and teachers acquired new skills to access information on World cultural and ...

Teacher-training Workshop in the Alsace region

Strasbourg, France, 29-30 January 2003 Objectives The First teacher-training course organized in France since the beginning of the project in ...

Workshop for the launch of the World Heritage Education Resource Kit for teachers in the World ...

Masvingo, Zimbabwe, 2-4 February 2000 Event and objectives A workshop for the launch of the World Heritage Education Resource Kit for teachers ...

World Heritage Teacher and Student Camp

Tanum, Sweden, 26-29 August 1999 Students from 12 to 18 years old and teachers from all Swedish schools working with the World Heritage site ...

Earthwatch International Partnership

Objectives Develop mentoring and fellowships programmes with Earthwatch to support and train local non-government organisations in site ...

Friends of World Heritage

UNF launched a “Friends of World Heritage” partnership program in September 2003 during the World Parks Congress in Durban , South Africa . A ...

Baltic Youth Workshop on World Heritage

Lithuania, Vilnius, 3-8 July 2006 Objectives The Baltic Youth Workshop on World Heritage was organized on the occasion of the 30th session of ...

International Workshop on World Heritage Education-Finland

Helsinki, Finland, 11-16 December 2001 Objectives Five main objectives of the Workshop Present recent WHE achievements and the results of ...

Treviso Workshop

In connection with the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the World Heritage Convention, the UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network (ASPnet) ...

Skills Development and Training Courses for Young People

Adopting a more hands-on approachAt skills development training courses, young people are actively involved in the preservation of World ...

Teacher Training Workshops and Seminars

Training teachers and teacher trainers is a pre-requisite to teaching WHE and to utilize the KIT well. UNESCO has organized a series of regional ...

The World Heritage Conservation Process

A series of 30 exhibition panels available for World Heritage Exhibits. These posters can be used free of copyright restrictions for ...

World heritage, humanity’s gift to future

People of Africa, the Americas, the Arab to the future world, Asia, Europe and the Pacific; men, women and children, we are all the inheritors of ...

Khao Yai World Heritage Workcamp (Thailand)

Wang Nam Keow, Thailand 26 July-9 August 2008 Description The project will consist of working for two weeks in and around one of Thailand's ...

Koutammakou, la promotion du pays des Batammariba (Togo)

Tamberma, au nord-est du Togo Description L'idée principale est de mettre en valeur le site dans le cadre de la modernisation, sans pour ...

Light on Fort Liedot (France)

Ile d'Aix (Region Poitou- Charentes) 25 august- 15 september 2008 Description Fort Liedot forms part of the Arsenal de Rochefort et ...

Shirakami Mountains Workcamp: preserving the natural beauty (Japan)

Ajigawa-town, Aomori, Shirakami, Japan Du 20 au 29 juin 2008   Description The Shirakami Mountains is one of Japanese valuable preserved ...

SJ Vietnam World Heritage Workcamp, Halong Bay (Vietnam)

Halong Bay, Vietnam 22 September-4 October 2008 Description SJ Vietnam in collaboration with the Youth Union in Quang Ninh will organise a ...

World Heritage Volunteers 2008

Patrimonito rolls up the sleeves Twelve projects have been selected as pioneers of the World Heritage Volunteers 2008 and to make use of the ...

World Heritage Volunteers 2009

In the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme and taking into account the positive results obtained by the World Heritage ...

World Heritage Volunteers 2010

Patrimonito Voluntary Action 2010 In the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme and taking into account the positive results ...

World Heritage Volunteers 2011 Results

From Armenia to Zambia, from Germany to Peru, and from Indonesia to Togo, World Heritage Volunteers worked hard at sites around the world in ...

World Heritage Volunteers 2011

Launched within the framework of the World Heritage Education Programme, the World Heritage Volunteers projects mobilize and involve young people ...

World Heritage Volunteers 2013

Following the Call for Project Proposals in January, 48 projects at 47 World Heritage sites in 28 countries have been selected to be part of ...

World Heritage Volunteers 2014

Following an excellent response to the Call for Project Proposals in November, 54 projects at 53 World Heritage sites in 33 countries have been ...

World Heritage Volunteers 2015

Forty-six organizations are taking part in this year’s World Heritage Volunteers Initiative to carry out 52 youth action projects from June to ...

World Heritage Volunteers 2015 and #unite4heritage

We have the pleasure to announce the launch of a common action of the UNESCO #UNITE4HERITAGE campaign in synergy with the World Heritage ...

World Heritage Volunteers 2016

The World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) 2016: Together for Heritage campaign illustrates the global success of the World Heritage Volunteers ...

World Heritage Volunteers 2017

The World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) 2017 campaign: Heritage in our hands will take stock of the progress made over the past ten years to mobilize ...