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Colloquium: The Future of Heritage
21-Mar-2007 - 24-Mar-2007
The Future of Heritage: Changing Visions, Attitudes, and Contexts in the 21st CenturyThis colloquium will provide a unique global forum for sharing predictions, projections, and innovative ideas about how the field of heritage will look in the coming decades.As in previous years, the participants will include a wide range of scholars, heritage professionals, educators, and community leaders ...
The intention and objectives of the training are to: Understand the issues of heritage in an international contextDialogue and exchangeShare experience with professionals from around the worldThe one-week training course is dedicated to French-speaking heritage site managers, professionals in charge of missions for transnational associations in the field of heritage, institutions, project ...
A Study Day at Ironbridge World Heritage Site is organized by Sustaining Knowledge for a Changing Climate (SKCC), funded by the Environmental and Physical Sciences Research Council with partners from Manchester University, Newcastle University, University College London and the University of East Anglia.The focus of the day is to investigate issues of flood control and land instability within ...
International Experts' Meeting for the Rehabilitation of Earthquake-affected Prambanan World Heritage Site and Taman Sari Water Castle in Yogyakarta and Central Java, Indonesia  On 27 May 2006, an earthquake that measured 5.9 on the Richter scale hit Yogyakarta, the "Cultural Hub" of Indonesia, damaging severely its cultural heritage, including the Hindu temples of Prambanan ...
The objectives of this meeting are as follows: To review the results of the European Periodic Reports and to discuss the next steps for the implementation of the Action Plan. To compare and contrast the different processes undertaken in light of the decisions adopted by the 30th Committee on this issue (30 COM 11A.1). To review the Tentative Lists in view of a possible harmonization. To ...
This workshop has been organized to introduce teachers and educators to the World Heritage in Young Hands Education Kit, and investigate the possibility of its integration in the curricula of interested countries. The other major component of the workshop is the skills development course initiating the young participants on the basic techniques of preventive and curative conservation.The ...
Pacific Island World Heritage Workshop
18-Feb-2007 - 23-Feb-2007
A World Heritage Workshop is planned for delegates from Pacific Island nations in Tongariro National Park, New Zealand. This is a follow up to the 2004 workshop where the Pacific 2009 Action Plan was developed. The intention and objectives of the workshop are to: Develop a Pacific position paper to be presented at the 31st session of the World Heritage Committee meeting in Christchurch, ...
Leaders from the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and Palau will visit Tongariro National Park in New Zealand. The intention of the study tour is to demonstrate to traditional and elected leaders the benefits of the World Heritage Convention as well as its application in a real context. As a follow-up to the Periodic Reporting exercise for Asia and the ...
22nd IIC Congress, London 2008Conservation and AccessThe 22nd IIC international Congress will take place in London, UK, 15-19 September 2008. The subject will be ‘Conservation and Access'.Encouraging physical and intellectual access to collections and sites is a major aim for cultural institutions. Conservators and conservation scientists play an important part in enabling our shared ...
By its decision 30 COM 7.1 the World Heritage Committee endorsed the “Strategy to assist States Parties to implement management responses” and took note of the report on “Predicting and managing the impacts of Climate Change on World Heritage”, which were prepared following a meeting of experts in March 2006.One of the follow-up actions to be taken is the preparation ...
From 29 January to 2 February 2007 the city of St Petersburg, Russian Federation, will host a seminar on "Scientific and Technical Challenges for the Management and Conservation of Historic Centres of Towns inscribed on the World Heritage List" for the region of Central and Eastern Europe. The seminar is being prepared jointly by the Russian World Heritage National Committee, the ...
Our Sea of Islands
29-Jan-2007 - 02-Feb-2007
A Regional Forum for Oceania on Marine Managed Areas and World Heritage Oceania is an expansive geographic region dominated by an ocean that covers over one-third of the surface of the earth.  This region is larger than the total land area of the entire world and is comprised of numerous island groups collectively referred to as Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, and Australia.  Oceania is ...
Advisory Bodies Meeting
25-Jan-2007 - 26-Jan-2007
Preparation of the 31st session of the World Heritage Committee, Christchurch, New-Zealand, 23 Juin - 2 July 2007 and progress review of the implementation of Committee decisions.AgendaItems 18A and 18B: International Assistance Item 5: Advisory Bodies report on their activitiesItem 7.1: Climate ChangeItem 7.2: Risk preparedness StrategyItems 7A and 7B: State of ConservationItem 8A: Tentative ...
Agenda 10.00 - 13.001. Welcome by the Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee, Mr Tumu te Heuheu2. Opening by the Director, UNESCO World Heritage Centre, Mr Bandarin 3. Presentation of the final results of the previous meeting held in Paris (9-10 November 2006)4. Presentation of the main outcome of the second meeting of the working group on the simplification of the Periodic Reporting ...
Second Meeting of the Working Group on the simplification of the periodic reporting questionnaire and the setting up of indicators
Mid Atlantic Ridge expert workshop
Tuesday, 16 January 2007
This Workshop gathered specialists from Norway, Iceland, UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre and Nordic World Heritage Foundation to discuss the outlines of a joint nomination, The Mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR). One of the most important questions remains how to define the limits of the phenomenon of the MAR. It could include the whole opening of the Atlantic Ocean with all the volcanic islands (e.g. ...
Every year the Marc de Montalembert Foundation offers a grant of 7,000 Euros to enable the implementation of projects furthering the knowledge and understanding of Mediterrean cultures.To apply for the 2007 Marc de Montalembert grant candidates should send a project outline along with a request for an application form to:Fondation Marc de Montalembert,Fondation de France40, Avenue Hoche Paris ...
Following the decisions taken by the World Heritage Committee at its 30th session in Vilnius July 2006, a follow-up meeting on National level in Sweden, was held 15 December 2006. The meeting was organised by the National Heritage Board of Sweden. Participants to the meeting were Managers on local level together with those on Regional level (County Administrations, representing the ...
This technical meeting is the fifth gathering of international experts and Afghan officials to report on the recent on-site works implemented in the Cultural Landscape and the Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley, in particular those under UNESCO's post-conflict emergency conservation project for the site.  The experts, together with the officials, will also discuss and identify ...
South East European Focal Point Meeting
10-Dec-2006 - 11-Dec-2006
World Heritage of Southeast Europe: Co-operation in the management of cultural sites and lanscapes. A follow-up to the Periodic Reporting Exercise for Europe. Evaluation of the results of the Periodic Reporting Exercise for the countries of the Southeast Europe regional group: Strengths and weaknesses, suggestions for the future. This meeting aimed at the exchange of views and ideas between ...
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre (WHC), the World Conservation Union (IUCN) and UNESCO Office in Hanoi, are jointly organizing a High-Level Consultation Workshop on the conservation of Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park (Vietnam) and Hin Namon National Conservation Area (Lao PDR) from 7 to 11 December 2006 at Hanoi and Quang Binh Province of Vietnam. With financial support from the Netherlands ...
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