Organised by the World Heritage Centre, in collaboration with the Government of Eritrea and Africa 2009 (ICCROM, UNESCO-WHC, CraTerre-EAG, African cultural heritage institutions) as counterparts. It brought together 20 experts from various African countries, who presented Asmara (Eritrea), the Kenya Cultural Centre and National Theatre (Kenya), Mzizima Historic Garden Quarter in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Inhambane (Mozambique), a South African Township Serial Site (South Africa), Modern Heritage in Guinea (Guinea) and the Confluence Town of Lokoja (Nigeria) as case studies in modern heritage from their countries.