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In 1987 Aztec Ruins National Monument was made a UNESCO World Heritage site as part of the Chaco Culture designation to recognize the uniqueness of the archeological sites protected in the park. The 25th anniversary celebration will bring renewed attention to the honor of World Heritage designation. The high point of the day will be a presentation by National Geographic Fellow Jonathan ...
Capacity Building workshop for Tonga
20-Feb-2012 - 24-Feb-2012
Within the framework of the Japanese Funds-in-Trust project "Capacity Building to Support the Conservation of World Heritage Sites and Enhance Sustainable Development of Local Communities in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)" the World Heritage Centre will organize a capacity building workshop for Government officials and community representatives of Tonga, which will be held in ...
The event will bring together national and international experts to exchange views on roles of Protected Areas, including World Heritage natural properties, for prevention of and recovery from the damage caused by large-scale natural disasters, such as the Sumatra-Andaman Earthquake and the Great East Japan Earthquake, and the tsunami they triggered. The workshop will be organized ...
This event will bring together national and international experts to exchange views toward final outcomes for the closing event of the 40th anniversary year, to be held in Kyoto, Japan, in November 2012. It is organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan.
Within the Framework of the Second Cycle of the Periodic Reporting of Latin America and the Caribbean, the World Heritage Centre/Latin America and Caribbean Unit, in cooperation with the Government of the Dominican Republic and the UNESCO Office in Havana, is organizing a sub-regional meeting for the Caribbean in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, from the 15-17 February 2012. The main ...
This event will launch the 40th Anniversary celebrations in Japan. UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova will be in attendance, along with high-level representatives of the Japanese government and international World Heritage experts. A commemorative symposium on Disaster and Heritage will be part of the activities.
Within the Framework of the Second Cycle of the Periodic Reporting for Latin America and the Caribbean, the World Heritage Centre/Latin America and Caribbean Unit, in cooperation with the Brazilian Government and in particular, with the Brazilian National Institute of Historic and Artistic Sites (IPHAN), is organizing a Sub-Regional meeting for South America in Ouro Preto, Brazil, from 9 to ...
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Eco Picture Diary Global Contest Ceremony
Wednesday, 8 February 2012
The first ceremony of 2012 to recognize children who have participated in the Eco Picture Diary Global Contest will be held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France on 8 February 2012. Initially developed by Panasonic for primary school children between the ages of 7 and 11, the ‘kids school – eco learning’ education program gives pupils the opportunity to learn about ...
With the inscription of nearly 1000 properties on the World Heritage List, including over 200 historic cities, the need to integrate a concern for sustainable development within the practice of the 1972 Convention has emerged strongly over the past decade. The aim of this expert meeting - as requested by the World Heritage Committee - is to contribute to the formulation of policies and ...
[in French only] Ville d’Albi Concours d'illustrations inspirées par le texte de la Convention de 1972 ouvert à toute personne professionnel ou amateur, pratiquant les arts plastiques organisé dans le cadre de la 9ème Foire internationale aux livres d'exception, médiathèque Pierre Amalric - (25 avril au 9 juin 2012) Ville de Strasbourg Journées européennes du patrimoine : Mise ...
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