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World Heritage Site Managers Forum 2019
26-Jun-2019 - 04-Jul-2019
2019 World Heritage Site Managers Forum The World Heritage List includes over 1.000 properties covering over 276 million hectares under the 1972 World Heritage Convention’s protection. Increased understanding of the World Heritage decision-making processes among Site Managers has become crucial in order to achieve more effective protection of the Outstanding Universal Value ...
World Heritage and Sustainable Development: sharing experiences from Africa and China The World Heritage Centre, in collaboration with the African World Heritage Fund and the National Commission of the People’s Republic of China for UNESCO, organized the UNESCO-Africa-China Forum on World Heritage Capacity Building and Cooperation, from 3-4 2019 June at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. This ...
The information session for States Parties on the 43rd session of the Committee is scheduled from 10 am to 11.30 am and will be followed by an Orientation Session for members of the Committee from 11.30 am to 1 pm. The Orientation session has been organized for a couple of years at the request of a number of members of the World Heritage Committee, to allow for better preparation for the ...
“Heritage has the ability to transcend language and it is an inherent part of our identity. It is a way to understand each other better”. This is how Victoria Kelly, one of the 28 participants to the European Young Heritage Professionals Forum, described the effect of cultural heritage on people and societies. With a background in both tangible and intangible cultural heritage, the young ...
International Expert Meeting Conservation and sustainable use of the World Heritage property Historical Monuments of Mtskheta and its setting / Living Religious and Sacred World Heritage in a Historic Urban Context © The National Agency for Cultural Heritage Preservation of Georgia and the Georgian Patriarchate, in cooperation with the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the ...
From 1 to 5 May 2019, the Workshop for Cultural Landscape and Sustaining its Significance - Management of Cultural Sites for Cultural Landscape Sustenance – will be conducted in Punakha and Thimphu, Bhutan.  This workshop, together with the International Panel Members Meeting, is co-organized by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the Department of Culture under Ministry of Home and ...
Nominations are now open, with the deadline for submission 30 April 2019. The Prize rewards outstanding action to safeguard and enhance the world’s major cultural landscapes, which can contribute significantly to sustainable development and achieve a number of goals set out in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The prizewinner, who may be an individual, an institution or a ...
On 29 and 30 April 2019, World Heritage Site Managers of the Arab States region came together in Manama, Bahrain, for a workshop in the framework of the Third Cycle of Periodic Reporting, which is currently being implemented in the region. The aim of the workshop was to familiarize particularly the francophone Site Managers of the Arab States Region with the Periodic Reporting processes and ...
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 ...
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