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UNESCO Chair on Cultural Heritage and Risk Management - International Training Course on Disaster Risk

In cooperation with UNESCO World Heritage Centre, ICCROM, ICOMOS.

Guideline for Application

The criteria for selecting the participants for this training course

The criteria for selection are in accordance with the rules of ICCROM. In the group work and workshop of this training course, it is expected that the trainees will prepare a plan for the disaster management of cultural heritage by taking into consideration the nature of cultural heritage and the disaster management context of their respective countries. Therefore, it is more desirable for you to apply in pairs of two experts, each belonging to cultural heritage and disaster management fields in your own country.

Application Documents Submission Checklist

  • 1. A completed application form
  • 2. A short paper (3-5 pages)

The short paper should include detailed information about the project(s) concerning cultural heritage management or risk management in which the candidate has been or is currently involved, and should conclude with suggestions on how this training would contribute to enhance the candidate's professional skills.

The application form, and the short paper (all in hard copies) must be sent to the Center's contact address below by post. Candidates are also required to send the electronic data of all the application documents in MS Word format to the Center's email (see address below).

Application Deadline

All applications must reach Rits-DMUCH by 30 June 2007. Applications that are not received in hard copy or that are incomplete will not be considered.

You can find the application form and more information for the international training course on disaster risk management of cultural heritage 2007. : www.rits-coe.jp

Ritsumeikan University
Research Center for Disaster Mitigation of Urban Cultural Heritage (Rits-DMUCH)
Komatsubara, Kitamachi 58, Kita-ku, Kyoto 603-8341, JAPAN
Tel: +81 75 467 8237
Fax: +81 75 467 8608
Mail address: dmuch@st.ritsumei.ac.jp

When
Monday, November 5, 2007
12:00 AM
Saturday, November 17, 2007
12:00 AM
Where
Kyoto, Japan