The Second Consultation Workshop on the Safeguarding of Nan Madol will be held in Ponhpei, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) by the Ponhpei State Government in cooperation with FSM National Government with UNESCO assistance.
The workshop will provide an opportunity for national experts, traditional leaders and international experts to present progress in the Nan Madol safeguarding made since the previous consultation held in November 2011. Progress reports in the following areas will be presented; i) community participation in the safeguarding of Nan Madol, ii) identification and presentation of heritage resources of Nan Madol, iii) developing the management plan of Nan Madol and Lelu, iv) reconciling safeguarding and promotion of Nan Madol for sustainable development, v) developing the World Heritage nomination.
Based on the above, the workshop will discuss a strategy and action plan for the safeguarding of Nan Madol which will guide FSM’s actions and international cooperation as well.
This consultation has received funding under the UNESCO/Japanese Funds-in-Trust.