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A grant of 7,000 Euros and the possibility of spending six months at the Marc de Montalembert Foundation in the old town of Rhodes is offered to a young Mediterranean for a project linked to the knowledge of the cultures of the Mediterranean region. The candidate’s research project will include a journey beyond the borders of his or her own country. Through this exposure to another country, ...
This international seminar is held as a follow-up to the World Conference on Disaster Reduction held in January 2005 in Kobe, Japan. The seminar will aim at discussing regional cooperation and a possible seminar program in the Asia Pacific region. UNESCO's recent activities at World Heritage cultural sites and their future potential on an international level will also be discussed.
The Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage of Malaysia and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre are jointly organizing a Regional Workshop as a follow-up to the 2003 Periodic Reporting exercise for North-East and South-East Asia, from 12 to 16 December 2005 in Malacca, Malaysia.Between 1997 and 2003, States Parties of the Asia and Pacific region, in collaboration with the World Heritage Centre ...
At the current uncertain phase of the building of Europe which is marked by a growing gap between Europe’s citizens and Europe’s Institutions as well as by increasing misgivings of the public about the on-going enlargement of the European Union, the renewed debate on culture of Europe needs to be pursued with even more intensity and with the full involvement of all stakeholders. In this ...
The Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley in Afghanistan includes some of the most important examples of Gandharan art in the world, despite the Taliban’s destruction of its two monumental Buddhas in 2001. The Expert Working Group on the Preservation of the Bamiyan site was formed in 2002 within the framework of the coordination mandate for all cultural projects ...
The objective of the workshop is to raise the awareness of the local people and local authorities on the outstanding universal value of the World Heritage site, the World Heritage Convention, and the existing protection framework (such as national laws and institutions) to strengthen the protection and management framework of the World Heritage site. There will be two parts to the workshop: ...
The World Heritage Centre will organize a regional consultative meeting with the Arab States Parties to the World Heritage Convention, to be held in the United Arab Emirates from 4 to 7 December 2005, in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority. Representatives of the Arab States Parties will be invited to discuss the terms of implementation of the Regional Programme approved by the ...
Space experts and experts in conservation representing more than 30 countries will be  united at an International Conference on the Use of Space Technologies for the Conservation of Natural and Cultural Heritage to be held in Campeche, Mexico from 28 November to 2 December 2005.Approximately 100 experts who work in the conservation of UNESCO World Heritage sites will attend the Conference. ...
This conference is organized by UNECSO Moscow Office, Russian Federation Ministry of Culture and Mass Communication, State University – Higher School of Economics in collaboration with Moscow Kremlin Museums, Russian Federation Agency for Tourism and Interparliamentary Assembly of CIS countries within the framework of international programs and projects of the UNESCO for Heritage Safeguarding ...
One year after the inauguration of the Old Bridge of Mostar, ten Culture Ministers from South East Europe will meet on the Venetian island of San Servolo on November 25 to 26 to discuss the issue of cultural heritage as an instrument for reconciliation and for economic and social development. Branko Crvenkovski, the President of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia will also attend the ...
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre has initiated with Ecotourism Australia a new cooperation programme: World Heritage Mentoring Programme. This programme is intended to educate the professionals and World Heritage site managers about successful tourism and environmental management of Australian World Heritage sites. The programme aims to provide the participants from developing countries an ...
Modern Architecture and World Heritage
18-Nov-2005 - 19-Nov-2005
A conference organized by the University of Naples Federico II in collaboration with the UNESCO World Heritage Centre.It will be divided in 3 sections: the first chaired by Francesco Bandarin, Director of UNESCO's World Heritage Centre, on "Modern Architecture in the UNESCO World Heritage List"; the second, chaired by Prof. Giorgio Ciucci on "Fascist architecture in the 30's" and the third, ...
On the occasion of its 60th anniversary, UNESCO is hosting, from 16th to 18th November 2005, an international symposium on the Organization’s history, which will take place at its Headquarters in Paris. Round Table 6, “Discovering the Heritage of Humanity” will take place on 17 November from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Room IV, and will be open to the public.The programme:Chair:Christina Cameron, ...
The World Heritage Centre, in collaboration with the Kenyan National Commission for UNESCO and thanks to the Italian Funds in Trust, is pleased to announce the opening of the anglophone session of the African Regional Programme for Capacity Building and Sustainable Development of Natural World Heritage Sites in Africa in Nanyuki, Mount Kenya. This interdisciplinary seminar will provide site ...
Please note that the documents are only available in the language in which they have been presented during the meetingAgenda List of participants Presentation by Ms. M. Rossler (Introduction) Presentation by Ms. A. Lemaistre (Data Management) Presentation by Mr. K. Hendili (Arab States) Presentation by Mr. L. Eloundou-Assomo (Africa) Presentation by Ms. J. Taniguchi (Asia-Pacific) ...
This 8th Tourism Forum, held in the World Heritage Site “Historical Centre of Salzburg”, brings together experts in the fields of preservation of historical monuments, tourism and tourism planning, scholars from various disciplines as well as the World Heritage management.It will be their task to analyse the situation, present experience gained in the utilization of World Heritage sites for ...
Meeting on "World Heritage Periodic Reporting in Europe: Towards an Action Plan"
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre has the honor to invite you to the inauguration of the exhibition “A plastic view of the Chinchorro Culture’s Mummies 7000 years back” by the artist Paula Rivera del Sol which will be held on Tuesday 8th November 2005 at 18.30 at UNESCO’s headquarters, Room Miró (Ground Floor).The inauguration will count with the presence of His Excellency Mr. Ambassador of ...
10th European Ecological Congress
08-Nov-2005 - 13-Nov-2005
This congress is organized by the European Ecological Federation (EEF), the Turkish Ecological Society and the Ege University Centre for Environmental Studies.EEF is working to: i) promote the development of the science of ecology, ii) evaluate and disseminate information about ecology, and iii) apply ecological principles to global needs, particularly through its congresses and workshops. ...
Regional workshop on the World Heritage Convention and the Conservation of African cultural landscapes.
[in French only] L’UNESCO accueille du 7 au 14 novembre 2005, une exposition de photographies consacrées à la restauration du Monastère de Probota, l’une des plus anciennes des sept églises de Moldavie à peinture extérieure, partie intégrante du site roumain « Les Eglises de Moldavie » inscrit sur la Liste du patrimoine mondial depuis 1993. Cette manifestation, réalisée par le Ministère de la ...
This workshop will include, amongst other activities: interactive panels, discussion sessions and a visit to the Coffee Plantation of the Southeast of Cuba which is a World Heritage Site.The workshop’s approach to the sub-region’s cultural landscapes will focus on the complexities of the Caribbean’s multi-cultural diversity and its current social, economic and climatic challenges. It will ...
'Monuments and sites in their setting - Conserving cultural heritage in changing towns and landscapes'Moveable objects such as collections or archives can be conserved in special institutions that provide them with appropriately controlled environments. This option does not exist for historic buildings, ancient cities, gardens, archaeological sites or larger ensembles like landscapes or ...
Virtual Reality at Work in the 21st Century: 11th Intl. Conference on Virtual Systems & Multimedia. This year marks the return of the International Conference on Virtual Systems and MultiMedia to Europe. VSMM2005 continues to push the boundaries of Virtual Reality and Multimedia research by focusing on the impact on society. Virtual Reality is no longer considered novelty or a wonder — ...
Dr Graham Watkins, Executive Director of the Charles Darwin Foundation, Galapagos Archipelago, Ecuador, will give a lecture at UNESCO on Friday, 30 September 2005, Bonvin Building, Room XIV, at 15h00. The full title of the lecture is: "The Charles Darwin Research Station in Galapagos: Analysis of the Situation and Perception on Recent Changes in Galapagos, New Directions for the Charles ...
The Council of Europe is organising, in co-operation with the authorities of the Russian Federation an International CEMAT Seminar on “Networking for Sustainable Spatial Development of the European Continent” within the framework of the activities of the European Conference of Ministers responsible for Regional/Spatial Planning of the member states of the Council of Europe – CEMAT-CoE.For ...
EUROPARC is the umbrella organization of Europe’s protected areas.  It unites national and regional parks, nature parks and biosphere reserves in 38 countries, with the common aim of protecting Europe’s unique variety of wildlife, habitats and landscapes.This year’s conference is part of the European Nature Conference 2005, and is jointly organized with Eurosite, the European Centre for ...
This is a launch symposium of a three-year European project called INHERIT which is led by the European Association of Historic Towns and Regions.  The overall objective of the project is to increase the capacity of cities to regenerate physically, economically and socially, through realizing the potential of investing in heritage. The Symposium will highlight how heritage is being used to ...
The 4th European Conference’s main objectives are to bring researchers and practitioners together to exchange knowledge and experience.  The practice of ecological restoration, which requires the integration of so many different aspects and perspectives, will also be examined as a tool for promoting an environmentally friendly socio-economic development and contributing to the creation of a ...
2005 Melina Mercouri International Prize
Wednesday, 7 September 2005
The Director-General of UNESCO will present the Melina Mercouri Prize for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes (UNESCO-Greece) to the historic village of Maymand (Islamic Republic of Iran)The ceremony will be held in the presence of  Mr Petros Tatoulis, Deputy Minister of Culture of Greece, H.E. Ambassador George Anastossopoulos, Alternative Minister of Culture of Greece and ...
Within the HERMES Project, this is the second of four symposiums to be held and sixteen partners from eight countries will join forces in order to promote processes of regional development. This is to be achieved by means of innovative interactions between cultural heritage and New Media. HERMES’s budget totals 2 million Euros for a period of three years (2003-2006).  The project is ...
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre, in collaboration with the UNESCO Apia Cluster Office in Samoa, Department of Conservation in New Zealand, and Vanuatu Cultural Centre in Vanuatu, and with financial support from the Nordic World Heritage Foundation, will organize a regional workshop on potential themes for serial and transboundary cultural World Heritage sites in the Pacific at Port Vila, ...
The regional workshop has been proposed within the framework of the Action Plan for the implementation of the World Heritage – Pacific 2009 Programme.  Furthermore, the proposed workshop in Vanuatu is in line with the World Heritage Global Strategy for a balanced, representative and credible World Heritage List.  This  workshop has been organized by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, in ...
This conference, which is organized by the Landscape Conservation & Change at the Architectural Association and the Historic Royal Palaces Trust, will look at gardens as national monuments and the philosophical arguments and technical skills deployed in recent and current garden restoration. The conference will provide curators of palace gardens, conservation specialists and consultants and ...
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3D-ARCH'2005
22-Aug-2005 - 24-Aug-2005
Main Focus : The process of creating virtual environments from multiple data sources. Topics include, but not limited to: Image-based 3D modeling of complex sites and architectures Laser scanning of large and complex objects. Data registration and integration. Automated modeling techniques for complex sites and architectures. Accuracy requirement and assessment for 3D reconstruction. ...
Eritrea ratified the World Heritage Convention in 2001, but does not yet have a site inscribed on the List, or a complete Tentative List of sites.The workshop will raise awareness of problems that can arise in the application of the Convention and encourage an active commitment on behalf of the country among national administrators, politicians, future managers of World Heritage sites, and ...
This workshop will gather teachers and students from ASPnet schools in countries participating in the Great Volga River Route Intersectoral Project with the aim to develop their awareness and knowledge about World Heritage, Sustainable Development and preservation of the Environment; enable teachers to develop and implement an approach to teaching World Heritage and Sustainable Development; ...
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Partners for Africa
Saturday, 16 July 2005
On the occasion of the first meeting of the World Heritage Committee in sub-Saharan Africa, a full day of special presentations is being devoted to World Heritage in Africa. The presentations included herein showcase concrete examples of projects and partnerships developed to address the recommendations of the Africa Periodic Reporting Exercise. Partners for Africa ...
Agenda Introduction and Background:          Presentation by Ms Mechtild Rössler, World Heritage Centre Nordic and Baltic European Region:Presentation by  Kris Endresen, Nordic World Heritage Foundation Western European Region: Presentation by Mr Christopher Young, Rapporteur of Working Group Mediterranean European Region: Presentation by Mr Manuel GuidoCentral and South Eastern European ...
Sir Peter Crane, Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, will evoke the botanic activities in relation to UNESCO's programmes relating to the preservation of natural and cultural heritage. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, are a historic landscape garden which features elements that illustrate significant periods of the art of gardens from the 18th to the 20th centuries. The gardens ...
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Heritage Impact 2005
07-Jul-2005 - 08-Jul-2005
Organised by the European Commission's EPOCH Network of Excellence and the University of Brighton, Heritage Impact 2005 is an opportunity for practitioners in the heritage field, policy makers and academics to share the latest thinking on research direction and to consider strategies for improving and evaluating socio-economic impact in the cultural heritage sector.
The first of four HERMES symposiums will be held in the newly restored Wieland estate in Ossmanstedt near Weimar. The event will bring together 20-25 experts from various countries and professional backgrounds. Within the HERMES Project, sixteen partners from eight countries join forces in order to promote processes of regional development. This is to be achieved by means of innovative ...
The opening sentence of Geoffrey and Susan Jellicoe’s book ‘The Landscape of Man’, published in 1975, reads: “The world is moving into a phase when landscape design may well be recognized as the most comprehensive of the arts.” The 42nd IFLA (International Federation of Landscape Architects) World Congress will explore past examples and future forecasts of how this may come to pass worldwide. ...
The proceedings of the Seventh Conference of DOCOMOMO, held at UNESCO from the 16th-19th of June 2002, will be presented to the press on the 23rd of June 2005 at 11:00 in Room 16 at UNESCO, 1 rue Miollis, 75015 Paris. The Seventh DOCOMOMO Conference was organized by DOCOMOMO France and the Institut français d’architecture in partnership with the World Heritage Centre of UNESCO. It was ...
This Meeting is the follow-up of the First Session which took place on 24 and 25 May 2004. The aim of the Meeting will be (i) to review the implementation of the recommendations of the First Session; (ii) to share information among participants on bilateral actions by countries, international non-governmental organizations, intergovernmental agencies; (iii) to assess the implementation of ...
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Passages to India, Yesterday and Today
17-Jun-2005 - 11-Sep-2005
Under the auspices of UNESCO, this exhibit presents for the first time in Europe 73 aquatints of the 18th century, with their mirror reflection of 73 contemporary photographs. The India of palaces, towns, fortresses, landscapes and places of worship: the same sites from the same point of view, demonstrating what has or has not changed over 200 years. The passage from the  Ganges Valley to the ...
Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura awarded diplomas and medals to colleagues who had completed 25 and 30 years of service to UNESCO at a June 14 ceremony at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France. 29 individuals joined UNESCO or the UN in 1975, including Mrs Marielle Richon and Mrs Silvia Simmonds of the World Heritage Centre.62 individuals joined UNESCO or the UN in 1980, including Mrs ...
The Seminar is organized by the Swedish Authorities under the auspices of the Joint FAO/ECE/ILO Experts Network for Implementation of Sustainable Forest Management and the Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe (MCPFE). In recent years, countries in the European region and elsewhere have paid more and more attention to the cultural heritage values in their forests. ...
Teachers and students from ASPnet schools in some 16 countries participating in the Great Volga River Route Crosscutting Project will attend this Youth Forum. The aim of the Forum is to: help them develop their awareness and knowledge about World Heritage, Sustainable Development and their cultural implications; enable teachers to develop and implement an intercultural approach of World ...
The Forum is organized by the Ministry of Education of Finland, the Ministry of Environment of Finland and the National Board of Antiquities of Finland in cooperation with the Monitoring Group on Cultural Heritage Co-operation in the Baltic Sea States, Working Groups on Sustainable Historic Towns and Building Preservation and Maintenance in Practice. The purpose of the Forum is to identify ...
This Conference offers an opportunity to show how cultural and heritage assets can be used to regenerate historic towns and cities. In Gateshead and Newcastle, the assets of the past and the aspirations of the present have contributed to remarkable changes in the fortunes of the two places. The restoration and re-use of historic buildings, the creation of a new iconic building, the ...
The 2005 Conference explores how heritage development compares with economic development by creating an interactive forum on best practices, public-private partnerships, and new heritage tools. The Conference’s programme will demonstrate how individuals can work together with public officials, developers and institutions to create sustainable economic futures which have their roots in ...
This International Symposium is an activity of the World EXPO 2005 to take place from 25 March-25 September in Aichi, Japan. It aims to highlight the interrelationship between the natural and cultural diversity of our planet. Bringing culture and nature closer together in a comprehensive approach, the symposium will present case studies on sacred natural sites and associative cultural ...
A training workshop organized by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre on the preparation of nominations of cultural properties to the World Heritage List will be held from 30 May to 3 June 2005, at the School of African Heritage in Porto-Novo, Benin. Financed by the Italian and Dutch Funds-in-Trust, and the Africa 2009 Programme, the project falls within the framework of the Periodic Reporting ...
An intensive workshop on World Heritage will be held for French-speaking journalists at Laval University, Quebec from May 23-31, 2005. The program will enable journalists to better understand the concepts and terminology related to World Heritage preservation, in order to better communicate the concept of universal value.
The regional Forum entitled “Cultural Corridors in South-East Europe: Common Past and Shared Heritage - A Key to Future Partnership” will be held on 20 and 21 May in Varna (Bulgaria) in particular to encourage Heads of State of South-East Europe to promote this sub-region as a potential ground for meeting, recognition and peace with culture very much to the fore. The Forum will take the form ...
Managing the Historic Urban Landscape The UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the City of Vienna are pleased to announce this international conference, co-organized by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and the Austrian Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, which will take place in the Vienna City Hall from 12 to 14 May 2005. About 200 historic cities and urban ...
This is the first conference of all site managers of World Heritage properties in Austria, which takes place in Rust in the transboundary World Heritage site of the Neusiedlersee (Austria/Hungary). It is organized jointly by the Association World Heritage Neusiedlersee and the Austrian National Commission for UNESCO with the participation of the World Heritage Centre and will focus on the ...
‘Heritage Interpretation: Expressing Heritage Sites’ Values to Foster Conservation, Promote Community Development, and Educate the Public’ Members of ICOMOS have been asked to review and comment on the Ename Charter, a draft doctrinal document being proposed for approval by the ICOMOS membership at the next General Assembly in China. Discussions will include a complex reflection of cultural ...
The 21st century requires a rethinking of human needs and values. They are not only tangible, but also intangible, and the immaterial comfort of the peoples' well being becomes more and more essential. The desire to conserve the cultural identity and to preserve cultural landscapes competes with the classical tendency of progress. In our days it should be understood as an approach within a ...
In 2004 a three-year series on the Management and Conservation of World Heritage Sites was launched with a view to better utilizing the UNESCO Convention on the World’s natural and cultural heritage through national policy-making and planning, and the exchange of information on best practices and case studies. The second training workshop in the UNITAR series will build on the findings ...
The Monuments Board of the Slovak Republic and Slovak National Commission for UNESCO are organizing the International Training Workshop on the preparation of Section II of the Periodic Report for Central and South Eastern Europe. The Section II of the Periodic Report on the state of conservation of specific World Heritage properties will be examined by the World Heritage Committee at its ...
"Cultural Landscapes in the 21st Century: Laws, Management and Public Participation: Heritage as a Challenge of Citizenship". The Tenth International Seminar of the network of universities Forum UNESCO - University and Heritage will be hosted by the International Centre for Cultural and Heritage Studies (ICCHS) at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, U.K, from 11 to 16 April 2005 on the ...
Following the decision of the Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the Pakistan National Commission for UNESCO will organize a Sub-regional Workshop to follow-up on the implementation of the World Heritage Convention and the State of Conservation of sites in South Asia. Government officers and experts from 7 countries, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, ...
A presentation of the results of the Cultural Heritage Project realized within the framework of the Tripartite Convention of collaboration ‘UNESCO - Government of Islamic Republic of Mauritania – World Bank.’ This includes a conference, a travelling exhibition, a partners’ round-table, and the showing of a documentary film. There will also be a presentation of UNESCO headquarters’ ...
The World Heritage Committee at its 28th Session requested the World Heritage Centre to convene a special meeting of experts of all regions on the concept of outstanding universal value as used for the implementation of the World Heritage Convention. The World Heritage List includes 788 properties of great diversity in terms of types, location, size and age. What unites them all is that ...
World Heritage Education Forum
06-Apr-2005 - 11-Apr-2005
The WHEF is hosted by the University of Newcastle in conjunction with the Council for British Archaeology and the Hadrian’s Wall Community and Education Team, the Forum is targeted at students between 15 and 18. All students are accompanied by a teacher, and a number of schools are also bringing a representative of their local World Heritage Site. At present ten schools from the UK ...
The focal points from the Nordic countries met to go over the process of completing Section II of the Questionnaire and agreed to call a meeting to establish an effective strategy to involve site managers at the local level and a technical workshop to provide training and guidance to fill in the questions contained in Section II.
Local counterparts for this expert meeting are the French Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), Cairo University Centre for Architectural and Engineering Design and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina. The fifth and last Regional Meeting on Modern Heritage in its series was for the Mediterranean Basin at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt, in March 2005. This meeting's set-up ...
This workshop is designed to contribute directly to the formulation of an African World Heritage Fund/Foundation, and to its network of partners. It will consider innovative, long-term, and sustainable strategic partnership approaches in the context of African World Heritage.
African world heritage experts meeting
15-Mar-2005 - 18-Mar-2005
African World Heritage Experts Meeting, 15 – 18 March 2005
The meeting will take place at the French National Forestry College, Nancy campus within a broader "International Forestry Week". Participation in this event is limited to 40 people representing key national and international forest conservation and sustainable development organizations. As was the case for the meeting in Berastagi in 1998, this experts workshop is expected to ...
Mr Bandarin warmly welcomed the participants of the Coordination meeting. He highlighted important points to be taken into account by the Committee for the Reflection Year in 2007, for which funds were allocated. The discussion focused on the links between the Berlin meeting to discuss the European Action Plan and Regional Programme (7-11 November 2005) and the Reflection Meeting Mr Bandarin ...
The workshop, organized by Inter Connections 21 – ASPnet USA, will present to educators the World Heritage Convention, it’s implementation and the educational value and potential of the 788 cultural and natural sites around the world that are inscribed on the World Heritage List. The workshop will also discuss the local and global significance of World Heritage and the importance of its ...
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