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The "Bahrain Report" is the outcome of the First annual meeting of World Heritage related Category 2 Centres and of relevant UNESCO Chairs and Higher Education and Research Institutions, which was held on 19-20 December 2010 in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, hosted by the Ministry of Culture of the Kingdom of Bahrain and jointly organized by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and by the Kingdom of ...
Within the framework of the approaching 40th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention in 2012 and the on-going reflection on the future of the Convention, the World Heritage Committee welcomed, at its 34th session (Brasilia, 2010), the offer of the States Parties of Australia and Bahrain to host an expert meeting in Bahrain, on the decision-making procedures of the statutory organs of the ...
The Significance of World Heritage: Origins, Management, Consequences is to be the first international conference arranged by The World Heritages: Global Discourses and Local Implementations WHILD. Founded in 2003 and situated at Dalarna University, Sweden, "The World Heritage: Global Discourse and Local Implementation", WHILD, started as a research environment, above all in the humanities ...
This workshop was organized as a follow-up to the meeting in Dublin, Ireland, in 2009. The meeting was hosted by the Dutch authorities and attended by representatives of States Parties, the Advisory Bodies and the World Heritage Centre. It focused on the second cycle of Periodic Reporting exercise, retrospective Statements of Outstanding Universal Value, drafting and harmonisation of ...
The first day was devoted to Retrospective Statements of Outstanding Value, with the managers of the Brazilian sites. The following days were spent on the Periodic Reporting exercise, and the national focal points and site managers of South America took part. One hundred and twenty participants from 10 countries attended, including national focal points, site managers and Brazilian ...
Within the framework of the international conferences which HERITY organizes every two years, the first (2006) was on Quality in Cultural Heritage Management: models and methods of classification, and the Second (2008) on Measuring the Value of material Cultural Heritage. After each conference the proceedings are published. The Third conference will be focused on "Observing Cultural Heritage" ...
The African World Heritage Fund, a Category II Center in South Africa under the auspices of UNESCO, is pleased to announce the launch of the first edition of the Nomination Training Course for Arabic-speaking African countries, organized in partnership with the World Heritage Centre, the Algerian Ministry of Culture, the Spanish Agency for International Developement Co-operation, IUCN, ICOMOS ...
For the first time, all 43 marine World Heritage Site Managers will come together to discuss their common conservation challenges and management success stories. The meeting aims at building a stronger community of World Heritage marine site managers that is well informed about the good practices of each other, has access to the latest think­ing in science, technology and management, and ...
The Graduate Program in Historic Preservation/School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania in collaboration with the R. Lemaire International Centre for Conservation (University of Leuven) are organizing an International Symposium on Heritage Recording and Information Management in the Digital Age (SMARTDoc Heritage), March 26-27, 2010 in ...
Mbombela Local Municipality and the Tshwane University of Technology's Department of Tourism Management are pleased to announce the 2010 International Tourism Conference on Global Sustainable Tourism. This conference will take place at the Bundu Country Lodge, Mbombela, South Africa, from 15 to 19 November 2010. The aim of the conference is to provide tourism scholars, practitioners, and ...
[in French only] Après l'opération « les mercredis c'est gratuit » en partenariat avec le site des Palais Royaux d'Abomey, la Fondation Zinsou met en place « les semaines culturelles gratuites ». Toujours désireuse de faire découvrir l'art contemporain africain au plus grand nombre, la Fondation Zinsou s'exile à ...
This Advanced Course is offered by the World Heritage Institute of Training and Research for the Asia and the Pacific Region (WHITR-AP), Suzhou Centre, Suzhou, China, and The School of Architecture of Southeast University, China, under the auspices of UNESCO. The course adopts a collaborative and multidisciplinary approach and is designed for trainees to be familiar with the theories and ...
The 2nd International Meeting "World Heritage of Portuguese Origin" (WHPO) will gather experts and decision-makers from 23 countries to formalize the creation of an international network to study, promote and enhance World Heritage sites of Portuguese influence, by facilitating the cooperation among the managers of World Heritage sites. The Meeting is organized by the University of Coimbra, ...
The 16th International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia will bring information technology and multimedia specialist together with leaders in Art, Science and Heritage to explore creative solutions to 21st Century challenges. The Conference themes include: Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality/Mixed Reality, Virtual Heritage,  TransMedia Science and Arts, Entertainment and ...
This workshop was organized as a follow-up to the meetings for Nordic and Baltic sub-region in Helsinki, Finland, 2007, and in Stockholm, Sweden, 2009. The meeting was prepared by the Nordic World Heritage Foundation (NWHF) in Tallinn, Estonia, and hosted by the Estonian National Commission for UNESCO in cooperation with the Tallinn Cultural Heritage Department. The meeting focused on the ...
UNESCO, in cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Culture and the Governorate of Luxor, will organize the first Scientific Committee meeting on the safeguarding project of New Gourna Village in Luxor, Egypt. The UNESCO initiative aims to assist the Government of Egypt in its efforts to preserve this precious heritage situated within the World Heritage property of Ancient Thebes. New Gourna ...
The 2nd Yale-UNITAR Global Conference on Environmental Governance and Democracy will take place at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA from 17-19 September 2010. Focusing on the theme of Strengthening Institutions to Address Climate Change and Advance a Green Economy, the event will take stock of and examine the role of institutional structures and decision-making procedures in ...
The workshop, which is jointly organized by the UNESCO Havana and Kingston offices, aims at strengthening capacities in the Caribbean to implement the 1972 Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (the World Heritage Convention). By using the training modules developed under the Caribbean Capacity Building programme (CCBP), financed with ...
WHITRAP (Shanghai) and ICCROM are pleased to announce the second training course on Management Planning for Cultural Heritage.The course responds to the urgent demands on sustainable management of cultural heritage sites in the region, highlighted by the Global Training Strategy for World Cultural and Natural Heritage(WHC-01/CONF. 208/14) and the UNESCO Periodic Report for the Asia and the ...
UNESCO Chair on Cultural Heritage and Risk ManagementInternational Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage 20105th Cycle: 13-26 September 2010 The Research Center for Disaster Mitigation of Urban Cultural Heritage, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan is organizing the 5th International Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage from 13 to ...
Following the Regional Launch Meeting of the Second Cycle of the Periodic Reporting for Africa (Dakar, Senegal, 20-22 January 2010) and the work which has progressed in the 44 States Parties to the World Heritage Convention and 78 World Heritage properties, this sub-regional meeting will be held from 8 to 10 September 2010 in Windhoek, Namibia. It will bring together the designated national ...
The 2nd UNESCO Sub-regional workshop on the Central Asian Rock World Heritage Nomination is organized by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre in close collaboration with UNESCO Tashkent Office, Almaty Office, Tehran Office, for the 6-10 September 2010 in Samarkand, Uzbekistan in cooperation with IICAS,(International Institute for Central Asian Studies) with financial support from the Norway ...
On Tuesday, 7 September 2010, the World Heritage Marine Programme launched an exhibit on Marine World Heritage in the United Nations Pavilion of the Expo 2010, Shanghai in China. More than 50 million people have visited Expo 2010, from which 3 million visited the UN Pavilion. About 835,000 visitors were exposed to marine World Heritage. The exhibit ran a slide show of all 43 World Heritage ...
The meeting was held in Zacatecas (Mexico) on 6-10 September 2010 at the Antiguo Convento Franciscano de Propaganda FIDE (Old Franciscan Propaganda Convent FIDE], currently the Museum of Guadalupe, which coincided with the inauguration of the World Heritage Category 2 Centre at Zacatecas, approved at the 35th session of the General UNESCO Conference in October 2009. There were 80 ...
Sub-Regional Meeting of Southern Africa
01-Sep-2010 - 02-Sep-2010
This meeting will gather participants from 10 National Focal Points, 21 Site-Cordinators, Advisory Bodies, CHDA, EPA, Mweka, Mentor, Coordinator, UNESCO, AWHF and other possible training institutions and technical/financial partners. A first review of issues raised in the Reports of the sub region will be discussed Questionnaire I: 10 States Parties: Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, ...
The 16th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists will be held in the city of The Hague in the Netherlands from 1st-5th September 2010. The meeting is organised by the Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University, the Department of Archaeology of the Municipality of The Hague and the Cultural Heritage Agency (Ministry of Education, Culture and Science), with financial ...
Within the framework of the international conferences which HERITY organizes every two years, the first (2006) was on Quality in Cultural Heritage Management: models and methods of classification, and the Second (2008) on Measuring the Value of material Cultural Heritage. After each conference the proceedings are published. The Third conference will be focused on "Observing Cultural Heritage" ...
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34th session of the Committee
25-Jul-2010 - 03-Aug-2010
34th session of the World Heritage Committee in Brasília, Brazil. Working documents World Heritage Centre Session web page Brazilian web page
The Portuguese Institute for the Management of Architectural and Archaeological Heritage (IGESPAR) and the Portuguese Commission for UNESCO are organizing, with the support of the NGO National Centre for Culture, the National Meeting of World Heritage Managers on 7 July and the 3rd Iberian Meeting of World Heritage Management on 8-9 July 2010 in Batalha, Portugal. With these meetings, ...
From 30 June to 4 July 2010, the International Academy for Nature Conservation, Isle of Vilm, Germany, hosted an expert workshop that set the basis for scaling-up Marine World Heritage. The workshop was jointly organized by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN), the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the IUCN-World Commission on Protected Areas and ...
Brazilian government promotes educational meeting on actions in favor of Cultural Heritage with youngsters from 19 countries The National Historical and Artistic Heritage Institute - Iphan, in partnership with the Brazilian Federation of Youth Hostels, promotes the regional edition of the World Heritage Youth Forum, from 16 to 26 July 2010. The participants are young people (from 18 to 22 ...
Information Meeting
Monday, 14 June 2010
Information Meeting of the States Parties to the World Heritage Convention on the 34th session of the World Heritage Committee, Brasilia, Brazil, 25 July-3 August 2010
9th extraordinary session of the Committee at UNESCO Headquarter in Paris, France. Documents of the 9th extraordinary session
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Europa Nostra Annual Congress
10-Jun-2010 - 12-Jun-2010
The Europa Nostra Annual Congress in Istanbul, which is one of three 2010 European Capitals of Culture. It will offer participants a programme of exciting events taking place in world-renowned heritage venues within the historic Süleymaniye Quarter of the city. Board and Council meetings, the General Assembly and the yearly Scientific Council Colloquium are planned, as well as ...
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre, in cooperation with Indian National Commission for UNESCO, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), and the relevant Field Offices of UNESCO, is organizing a sub-regional training workshop on the Second Cycle of the Periodic Reporting in Asia and the Pacific in Dehradun, India to launch this exercise for Central, West, and South Asian countries. Periodic ...
MEDITERRANEO is an entrepreunerial preparation course which includes both Italian and Mediterranean learners (from countries of Northern Africa: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia). The project is supported through co-operation between administrations, institutes, universities and companies. Period The training course is planned to be from June to December 2010. The course is divided ...
Organized by the UNESCO Chair in Culture, Tourism and Development of the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, with the support of the France-UNESCO Agreement and ICOMOS France, this first workshop will take place on 27 May 2010 from 9:30 am until 5:30 pm at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France. This first edition will open a cycle of annual meetings on the different connections between ...
Following the Regional Launch Meeting of the Second Cycle of the Periodic Reporting for Africa (Dakar, Senegal, 20-22 January 2010) and the works which have progressed in the 44 States Parties to the World Heritage Convention, this sub-regional meeting will be held from 4 to 6 May 2010 in Nairobi, Kenya. It will bring together the designated national focal points from 11 States Parties to ...
Mbombela Local Municipality and the Tshwane University of Technology's Department of Tourism Management are pleased to announce the 2010 International Tourism Conference on Global Sustainable Tourism. This conference will take place at the Bundu Country Lodge, Mbombela, South Africa, from 15 to 19 November 2010. The aim of the conference is to provide tourism scholars, practitioners, and ...
The conference will feature presentations and structured discussions among all sectors on three major and interlinked conference themes: 1. ENSURING SURVIVAL: Oceans, Climate and Security--Major Issues in Mitigation, Adaptation, and Financing in the Post-Copenhagen Climate Regime. 2. PRESERVING LIFE: Marine Biodiversity (2010 Global Goal), Networks of Marine Protected Areas (2012 Global ...
The World Heritage Convention is approaching two important milestones: 40 years since it came into force and the inscription of the 1000th property on the World Heritage List. However, the very success of the World Heritage Convention poses a series of challenges and opportunities not fully envisaged when it was adopted in 1972. At its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), the World Heritage ...
The 2nd Yale - UNITAR Global Conference on Environmental Governance and Democracy will take place at Yale University, New Haven, USA from 17-19 September 2010. Focusing on the theme of Strengthening Institutions to Address Climate Change and Advance a Green Economy, the event will take stock of and examine the role of institutional structures and decision-making procedures in fostering (or ...
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre, in cooperation with the Chinese National Commission for UNESCO, Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of China, and the relevant Field Offices of UNESCO, is organizing a sub-regional training workshop on the Second Cycle of the Periodic Reporting in Asia and the Pacific in Taiyuan, China, to launch this exercise for East and Southeast Asian ...
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is pleased to announce the Seventh Session in its Series on the Management and Conservation of World Heritage Sites. Entitled Conservation for Peace: World Heritage Conservation Monitoring, the Session will focus on issues surrounding the monitoring of World Heritage sites as required by the World Heritage Convention. The Series ...
Full and short paper submission deadline for the 16th Int'l Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia with a special track on Virtual Heritage. To be held October 20-23, 2010 in Seoul, Korea, VSMM 2010 will bring information technology and multimedia specialist together with leaders in Art, Science and Heritage to explore creative solutions to 21st Century challenges. Deadlines for ...
The photographic exhibition on Moenjodaro revisits one of the world's greatest riverine civilizations, recognized as World Heritage in 1980. While illustrating the great achievements of the UNESCO International Safeguarding Campaign from 1974 -1997 it also focuses on local communities and the future prospect of the archeological site for sustainable tourism development and poverty ...
The 8th Bamiyan Working Group meeting is organized by UNESCO (World Heritage Centre in close collaboration with UNESCO Kabul Office) for the 25th and 26th of March 2010 in Munich at the Munich Technical University in cooperation with ICOMOS Germany. The aim of the meeting is to advise UNESCO and the Afghanistan authorities on issues related to the conservation of the Bamiyan World Heritage ...
The goal of the European Meeting for Improvement of  Tourism and Visitor Management Skills is to improve the state of conservation of World Heritage sites by enhancing the quality of tourism and visitors management tools for the improvement of overall management skills. The aim of the workshop is to develop and strengthen capacities and skills in tourism management at the ...
After last year's groundbreaking Tides of Time campaign, luxury watch manufacturer Jaeger-LeCoultre will organise a second auction on March 18, 2010. This time, one of two vintage 1958 Geophysic Chronometer Models E168, tested by professional climber Stephane Schaffter and his team during their recent Geophysic Expedition in the Himalayas, will be up for auction. The entire sum will be ...
This Periodic Report follow-up meeting is organized in close collaboration with the UNESCO National Commission of Israel and is the 5th gathering dedicated to the Mediterranean Sub-Region (the others being: Rome in 2006, Madrid in 2007, Corfu in 2008 and Tomar in 2009). On this occasion focal points will review the results of previous sub-regional meetings and make an assessment of the state ...
The Europa Nostra Annual Congress will take place from 10-12 June in Istanbul, one of three 2010 European Capitals of Culture. It will offer participants a programme of exciting events taking place in world-renowned heritage venues within the historic Süleymaniye Quarter of the city. Planned meetings include the Europa Nostra Forum on the topical theme of "Multiple ...
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture of Costa Rica and the UNESCO Office in San José, will organize an International Experts Meeting for the elaboration of a comparative analysis of the Archaeological site of the Delta of Diquis, financed by the Spanish Funds-in-Trust. The Meeting will take place in several locations in Costa Rica, ...
3rd Course on Conservation of Built Heritage organized by ICCROM and which will take place from 5  March to 30 April 2010 in Rome, Italy. ICCROM is pleased to announce the third training course on Conservation of Built Heritage in Rome.  ICCROM has been a pioneer in organizing courses in heritage conservation since 1965 including the Architectural Conservation Course ...
The meeting was attended by 29 participants and experts from 17 countries, as well as by representatives of IUCN, ICOMOS, ICCROM, and the UNESCO World HeritageCentre. The terms of reference of the expert meeting were defined by the Decisions of the World Heritage Committee at its 32nd (Quebec City, 2008, 32 COM 10B) and 33rd (Seville, 2009, 33 COM 10A) ...
The Significance of World Heritage: Origins, Management, Consequences is to be the first international conference arranged by The World Heritages: Global Discourses and Local Implementations WHILD. Founded in 2003 and situated at Dalarna University, Sweden, "The World Heritage: Global Discourse and Local Implementation", WHILD, started as a research environment, above all in the humanities ...
UNESCO Chair on Cultural Heritage and Risk ManagementInternational Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage 20105th Cycle: 13-26 September 2010 The Research Center for Disaster Mitigation of Urban Cultural Heritage, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan is organizing the 5th International Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage from 13 to ...
This event will bring together high-level personalities from cultural organisations, the European Union, national and international institutions, think tanks, academia, NGOs and the media, to celebrate Istanbul's cultural vitality and kick off what will be a momentous year for the city. Throughout 2010 the city will host an array of cultural events, celebrating Istanbul as a vibrant European ...
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is pleased to announce the call for applications for the Seventh Session in its Series on the Management and Conservation of World Heritage Sites, with a deadline of 19 February, for the session that will take place from 18-23 April 2010 in Hiroshima, Japan. Entitled Conservation for Peace: World Heritage Conservation ...
Awarded biennially, the Equator Prize recognizes community-based initiatives that demonstrate extraordinary achievement in reducing poverty through the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity in the equatorial belt. Prize winners receive worldwide recognition for their work as well as an opportunity to help shape national and global policy and practice in the field. The fact that the ...
This meeting, organized in partnership with the Government of Senegal, and with financial support from the African World Heritage Fund, Government of Switzerland and France-UNESCO Convention, will take place from 20 to 22 January 2010. It aims to bring together 44 African States Parties to the World Heritage Convention in order to review the implementation status of the Convention in Africa, ...
The first one-day consultation meeting on the implementation of the World Heritage Earthen Architecture Programme (WHEAP) in the Arab States was held on 11 January 2010 at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris. It was organized within the framework of Phase 2 of the WHEAP focusing on Africa and the Arab states. About 25 experts gathered to exchange on the challenges and opportunities for World Heritage ...
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