Presentation by H.E. Mr João Luiz Silva Ferreira Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee.
Attended by over 100 participants from about 40 countries. Over the six days, 70 papers were presented in eight sessions.
On the occasion of the 17th session of the General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention (23-28 October 2009), the World Heritage Centre, in cooperation with the Advisory Bodies, organized an Orientation session for Committee members and all States Parties.
This session was held on Tuesday 27 October 2009 at the UNESCO Headquarters, Room II, from 5.30 p.m. to 7.00 ...
Towards an Action Plan on Prehistory, Advisory Bodies' meeting
The Regional Encounter of Experts on Heritage, Biodiversity & Community aims to improve management of natural heritage sites and protected areas, study and debate on lessons learnt and enhancement of the application of Heritage toolkits.
A unique encounter with 2 workshops under a same umbrella to gather a variety of experts in concurrent fields:
1) First pilot workshop on ...
The UNESCO Chair in Heritage Studies at the Brandenburg University of Technology is pleased to host an International Conference on "World Heritage and Cultural Diversity - Challenges for University Education". The event is being co-organized by the German Commission for UNESCO, and the conference patrons are the UNESCO Word Heritage Centre and the Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs ...
The 17th session of the General Assembly will take place at UNESCO Headquarters, Room XII and II, from 23 to 28 October 2009.
Opening of the session friday 23 October, room XII
Consult previous Summary Record
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Towards an Action Plan on Prehistory, Drafting Committee Meeting
Europa Nostra is a framework which represents some 250 non-governmental organizations, 150 associate organizations and 1500 individual members in more 50 countries. Each year it holds a competition intended to reward different kinds of initiatives for the protection and promotion of cultural heritage.
This competition highlights a large variety of actions that enhance restoration programs ...