Thursday, April 30, 2009
Registration deadline for the master's degree course "World Heritage at Work"
The master's degree course "World Heritage at Work", offered by the University of Turin and the Polytechnic of Turin and organized by the ...
Monday, April 27, 2009
World Heritage Scholarships in U.S. National Parks
As part of a commitment to sharing its expertise, the US National Park Service (NPS) is offering training opportunities to qualified candidates who ...
Thursday, April 23, 2009
Director-General inaugurates exhibition celebrating re-installation of the Aksum Obelisk
On 23 April 2009, the Director-General of UNESCO, Mr Koïchiro Matsuura inaugurated an exhibition at UNESCO Headquarters celebrating the ...
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Recommendation adopted by the participants of ten Asian countries of a serial Itinerant Workshop on the Conservation and Management of Persian, Timurid and Mughal Architecture
With the financial support of the World Heritage Fund, as well as national organizers of India, the final of a series of "Itinerant Workshops on the ...
Monday, April 20, 2009
World Heritage Centre expresses condolences for victims of earthquake in Italy
The World Heritage Centre has noted with great concern the news of the earthquake that struck near L'Aquila, Central Italy, on Monday, 6 April ...
Monday, April 20, 2009
UNESCO presents exhibition on reconstruction of Aksum obelisk
An exhibition - photographs and a video installation - at UNESCO will celebrate the reinstallation of the Aksum obelisk. The show will give visitors a ...
Thursday, April 16, 2009
World Heritage Centre signs agreement with INRAP for site conservation
On 2 April 2009 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris Mr Francesco Bandarin, Director of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, signed an agreement with INRAP, ...
Friday, April 10, 2009
7th Meeting of the Liaison Group of the Biodiversity-related Conventions held
The Liaison Group of the Biodiversity-related Conventions (BLG) is a coordinating mechanism among Conventions for joint activities and shared tools in ...
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Public Lecture: World Heritage - Urban Areas and Historic Cities (The University of Queensland)
This lecture presents a brief history of attitudes to conservation in the 20th Century - the key concepts underpinning the Venice Charter (1964) ...
Friday, April 3, 2009
World Heritage Rainforests in Madagascar threatened by illegal logging and trafficking of precious wood
UNESCO was recently informed of two serious threats at the Marojejy and Masoala national parks in the north of Madagascar, which ...