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We are pleased to announce that the UNESCO World Heritage Centre in cooperation with the Conservatoire des Espaces Naturels de Nouvelle-Calédonie (CEN) will organize the UNESCO Asia Pacific World Heritage Project on Marine Biodiversity & Climate Change Awareness among Youth from 7 to 13 April 2014 in Touho, New-Caledonia. Contributing to the 2014 International Year for the Small ...
The theme of the international conference 24-26 March in Bergen (Norway) focuses on the UNESCO Conventions on World Heritage (1972), Intangible Cultural Heritage (2003) and Diversity of Cultural Expression (2005). The overall goal of the conference is, to explore synergies between the three conventions, how they can be utilized to realize their related ambitions and how other UNESCO related ...
Second meeting of Open-Ended Working Group
20-Mar-2014 - 21-Mar-2014
At its 19th session (UNESCO, 2013), the General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention decided (Resolution 19 GA 4) to fully apply Article 8, paragraph 2, of the World Heritage Convention which stipulates that “Election of members of the Committee shall ensure an equitable representation of the different regions and cultures of the world".  In this regard, the General ...
The International Graduate School: Heritage Studies at Cottbus-Senftenberg University is offering under the direction of the UNESCO Chair in Heritage Studies its third International Summer Academy Cottbus: Understanding Heritage (ISAC) under the title: "The Role of Participation, Empowerment and Sustainable Development in Heritage Studies and its Corresponding Disciplines" The Summer ...
The Earth Skills Network is a unique partnership between the conservation world and business, which provides training on business planning and effective management practices to protected areas, World Heritage sites, sites on the tentative list, protected area agencies or management authorities in Africa. The call for applications for the 2014 training programme is now open. The Earth Skills ...
The World Heritage Centre will organize a workshop on Sustainable Tourism Decision-making, in close cooperation with the Ministry of Natural Resources Environment and Tourism of Palau. The workshop will be held in Koror, Palau from 11 to 13 March 2014, for government officials and community representatives of Palau, private sectors and NGOs. This workshop falls within the framework of the ...
The School of Chaillot’s opening presentation will be given by a female architect – a premiere. Salma Samar Damluji accepted to take on the lessons on the global topic of the relation between creation, history and heritage – and associated it with a clear focus on territory sustainable development. Of Lebanese and Iraqi descent, Salma Samar Damluji is a London AA School of ...
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre is collaborating with the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) on a seminar entitled “Experiences of World Heritage in Africa”, which will be held in Morocco from 14 to 16 October 2014. The deadline for applications is 30 April 2014. For more information, please refer to the official announcement below.
The 2014 Call for project proposals is now open! The call intends to support projects, which are in compliance with the criteria set out in the Operational Guidelines of the International Fund for the Promotion of Culture (IFPC). The call is open to: public bodies with specific responsibility for the promotion of culture and artistic creation; non-governmental organizations ...
The International Competition for Best Sustainable Development Practices, a call aimed at identifying and promoting best development practices in food security, was launched in November 2013. All UN agencies are encouraged to participate in this competition, as an opportunity for the UN system to showcase its excellence and best practices in food security. The deadline for submissions ...
The African World Heritage Fund, in partnership with the Centre for Heritage Development in Africa (CHDA) and the Ghana Museums and Monuments Board, launch the call for applications for the Anglophone entrepreneurship training workshop, which will take place from 19 to 30 May 2014 in Ghana. The deadline for application is Friday 28 February 2014. For more information, see the attached ...
The African World Heritage Fund, in partnership with the African Heritage School (EPA) and the Ministry of Culture and Heritage of Senegal, launch the call for applications for the French entrepreneurship training workshop, which will take place from 12 to 22 May 2014 in Senegal. The deadline for application is Friday 28 February 2014. For more information, see the attached ...
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Deadline for reception of nominations
Friday, 31 January 2014
As this year 1 February falls on a weekend, nominations, additional information concerning pending referrals and minor boundary modifications must be received at the World Heritage Centre, in compliance with the Operational Guidelines, the preceding Friday, that is 31 January 2014 by 17h00 GMT. Should you need any further information please contact Mr Alessandro ...
At its 19th session (UNESCO, 2013), the General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention decided (Resolution 19 GA 4) to fully apply Article 8, paragraph 2, of the World Heritage Convention which stipulates that “Election of members of the Committee shall ensure an equitable representation of the different regions and cultures of the world".  In this regard, the General ...
The World Heritage Centre is organizing an orientation session for the members of the World Heritage Committee. The purpose of this Orientation session is to inform all members of the World Heritage Committee on the procedures in force as well as on the processes set out in the Operational Guidelines for the implementation of the World Heritage Convention, notably for nomination of ...
Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 at the Grande Arche de La Défense, (Paris France) the French Association of World Heritage sites is organizing a seminar on "urban planning systems, a regulatory tool for the protection and management of World Heritage sites and cultural landscapes ". This seminar is organized with the support of the Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy ...
The Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation (KU Leuven) is very pleased to invite you to the Thematic Week to be held at the Arenberg Castle (Auditorium 01.07) from 22 to 24 January 2014 on the topic : “Community involvement in valuing and managing monuments and sites”. The value of heritage for society is increasingly underscored. This goes hand in hand with a ...
The Preventive and Planned Conservation Conference 2014 seeks a diverse and comprehensive program covering more areas of Preventive and Planned Conservation of Built Cultural Heritage. This conference is one of the communication and dissemination actions implemented within Cultural Districts “Monza and Brianza” and “Le Regge dei Gonzaga”. “Cultural ...
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