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There are a total of 10 Category 2 Centres and Institutes (C2Cs&Is) under the auspices of UNESCO. All of them extend the reach and effectiveness of the Organization's activities and strategic programmes in the implementation of the 1972 World Heritage Convention. While these designated establishments are not legally part of UNESCO, they are associated with the Organization through ...
Many activities such as tourism, infrastructure development, new buildings, urban regeneration and changes in land use may have negative impacts on the Outstanding Universal Value (OUV) of the World Heritage properties.   The World Heritage Committee requests States Parties to present the possible impacts of the project proposals through Heritage Impact Assessments (HIAs). Under the ...
The Director-General of UNESCO, Ms Audrey Azoulay, announced on 14 February 2019 the launch of nominations for the prestigious UNESCO Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Conservation. The prize will be awarded for the 15th time during the World Science Forum in Budapest, Hungary, from 20-23 November 2019. The prize is USD 100,000 and is allocated every two years. The purpose is to afford ...
From August 26, ICCROM will organize a series of seminars during which restorers and experts from the Kizhi Museum will be on hand to share their unique know-how. In cooperation with the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, ICCROM is offering an intensive three-week workshop to be held at Petrozavodsk State University on an island in the Kizhi ...
This year, ICCROM and IUCN are launching the 4th edition of the Capacity Building Programme for Conservation  In cooperation with ICOMOS and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, ICCROM is organizing this intensive workshop, combining theory and practice and that will be held at the University of Tsukuba in Japan. The programme includes conferences, presentations and roundtables on the ...
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre is organizing a capacity-building workshop for team leaders of the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Initiative, in the framework of the World Heritage Education Programme, from 12 to 15 March 2019 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France. This five-day workshop has been designed to help the team leaders of WHV to improve the implementation of action camps. ...
UNESCO Chair on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation Call for applications Capacity Building Workshop on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation in Asia and the Pacific (CBWNCL) Dates: September 24 – October 4, 2019 Place: University of Tsukuba, Japan Organized by the UNESCO Chair on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation at the University of Tsukuba, in ...
The Environment Agency of the Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment (CITMA) of Cuba, the UNESCO Regional Office for Culture in Latin America and the Caribbean and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands have joined forces in the search for integrated solutions and technology transfers that can be implemented without major investments to reduce flood risks along Havana’s ...
From 11 to 12 December 2018, experts will convene in Monte Carlo, Monaco, to discuss possible practical modalities on how globally unique marine areas beyond national jurisdiction could potentially be protected through the 1972 World Heritage Convention. In 2016, UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) launched the report World Heritage in the ...
The first two properties inscribed on the World Heritage List, City of Quito and Galápagos Islands, both in Ecuador, will be celebrated on 3 December 2018 at the UNESCO Headquarters, marking the 40th anniversary of their inscription on the World Heritage List in 1978.The commemorative event, consisting of a conference and photographic exhibition, will involve the participation of several ...
The 3rd UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture, to be hosted by the Government of Turkey in Istanbul on 3-5 December 2018, will build on the outcomes of the two previous editions of this event and their respective Declarations: the 2015 Siem Reap Declaration, which recommended closer and targeted partnerships between stakeholders of culture and of tourism; and the 2017 Muscat ...
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the UNESCO Cluster Office in Tehran, in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and the Turkmen National Commission for UNESCO, is organizing the 5th meeting of the Coordinating Committee of the Serial World Heritage Nomination of the Silk Roads from 3 to 7 December 2018 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. This meeting, as a special event ...
Heritage in Progress Conference 2018
07-Nov-2018 - 09-Nov-2018
From 7 to 9 November 2018, the Heritage In Progress (HIP) Forum will be held in Gothenburg, Sweden at the UNESCO World Heritage site "Rock Carvings in Tanum", a conference dedicated to the use of cultural heritage in the politics of intercultural dialogue. The purpose of this event will be to share the experience and expertise of each to develop a new approach to intercultural dialogue in ...
Living Religious World Heritage: Participatory Management and Sustainable Use An international seminar and network meeting of site managers of World Heritage properties of religious interest was held in Kyiv, Ukraine from 31 October to 1 November 2018 to discuss ‘Living Religious World Heritage: Participatory Management and Sustainable Use.’ World Heritage properties such ...
Tourism and Culture Fostering Sustainable Development and Intercultural Dialogue This international conference will explore new models for collaboration between the European Union and China focused on World Heritage. This one-day event will showcase the EU co-funded UNESCO / National Geographic "World Heritage Journeys in the EU" project. The conference will go beyond the theoretical ...
The World Heritage Centre is now accepting proposals for oral presentations at the regional meeting on transboundary cooperation for effective management of World Heritage sites in Africa that will be held from 10 to 14 December 2018 in La Tapoa (Niger) at the W-Arly-Pendjari Complex World Heritage property. Open to all parties concerned, this meeting will explore a wide range of topics ...
From 9 to 12 October 2018, World Heritage marine managers from the Africa and Arab region will share their lessons learned with the Sanganeb Marine National Park and Dungonab Bay – Mukkawar Island Marine National Park (Sudan). World Heritage marine managers share a wealth of solutions and best practices on how to deal with the conservation challenges they face. Bringing these success stories ...
Through scholarship grants and the Marc de Montalembert Prize, the Fondation Marc de Montalembert contributes to developing better knowledge of the cultures of the Mediterranean world as well as their dissemination, particularly among the young people of that region. To encourage young people in acquiring a better knowledge of the cultures of their region, one or two grants – scholarships ...
For the first time after 70 years of service to the heritage of humanity, UNESCO will open its doors to the general public the weekend of the 15th and 16th of September, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the European Heritage Days.To mark this special occasion, UNESCO is launching World Heritage Journeys of the European Union- the first-ever web platform dedicated to World Heritage and sustainable ...
Following the renewal of the creation agreement of the Lucio Costa Centre, between UNESCO and the Government of Brazil on 13 June 2018, the cooperation is reinforced through the definition of a common work programme for the next biennium. From 29 to 31 August 2018, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, the Brazilian authorities, the Category 2 Centre “Lucio Costa”, representatives of the States ...
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