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The European Capital of Culture in Kaunas in 2022 is organizing a Summer School for students of architecture and heritage protection, as well as professionals in associated fields. The school is part of a wider series of events dedicated to the European Year of Cultural Heritage, 2018. The event is also a part of the programme “Heritage Practice” under Joint Programming Initiative “Cultural ...
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World Heritage Site Managers Forum 2018
21-Jun-2018 - 28-Jun-2018
Considering that the World Heritage List includes over 1.000 properties and a global territory of over 276 million hectares under its 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 of World Heritage properties. Such improved understand ...
‘Protecting Heritage in an Ever-Changing World’ The Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities is hosting the World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2018 as an integral part of the 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee, and in the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, under the theme of ‘Protecting Heritage in an Ever-Changing World’ from 17 to 26 June 2018 ...
Brief Description: The international forum ”Modern Cities Reporting“ examines the tools of the HUL approach and their implementation in world heritage modern cities. The forum will discuss both theoretical and practical aspects of the HUL approach, present a few case studies from around the world and include a hands-on workshop. Co-organizers: The White City Center, UN-Habitat ...
The World Heritage Institute of Training and Research for the Asia and the Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO, Shanghai Centre (WHITRAP-Shanghai) in collaboration with CNR (National Research Council of Italy), ICVBC (Institute for the Conservation and Valorization of Cultural Heritage, Rome) is organizing an Advanced Training Activity on "Historic Urban Landscape: Bridging Cultures – ...
International Expert Meeting on Astronomical Heritage and Sacred Places Gran Canaria, Spain, 23-24 May 2018 Alfredo Kraus Auditorium, meeting place, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria © Cabildo de Gran Canaria The meeting aims to establish and identify the links that exist between astronomical heritage, religious heritage and sacred sites. Sacred sites embrace areas of special ...
The information session for States Parties on the 42nd 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 ...
This Symposium, held from 13 to 14 November in San Francisco, California, is convened by US/ICOMOS in partnership with the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), UNESCO World Heritage Centre, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Presidio Trust, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, Golden Gate National Recreation ...
The purpose of this international conference is to summarize previous discussions and experiences regarding the recovery and reconstruction of UNESCO World Heritage sites and attempt to develop the most appropriate, universal guidelines for moving forward with properties of exceptional value at the time of destruction. Implementing declarations from the decisions of the World Heritage ...
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African World Heritage Day
Saturday, 5 May 2018
Proclaimed by the 38th session of the General Conference of UNESCO (November 2015), African World Heritage Day (5 May) is an opportunity for people around the world, and particularly Africans, to celebrate the Continent’s unique cultural and natural heritage Find activities and more resources What UNESCO does for African Heritage Lake Chad - BIOPALT Reconstruction of ...
Call for applications for the Regional Training Course on Emergency Response to Cultural Heritage at Risk, organized by the Regional Centre for Conservation and Restoration of South East Europe, Institute of Cultural Monuments “Gani Strazimiri” in cooperation with the World Heritage Centre UNESCO, in Gjirokastra (Albania) from 4 to 15 July 2018 Cultural heritage sites, including World ...
In line with UNESCO’s mandate to promote culture and education in Africa, the World Heritage Centre is pleased to announce that the workshop entitled “World Heritage and Education Institutions in Africa” will take place in Masvingo (Zimbabwe) from 26 to 28 April 2018.  Organized in cooperation with the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) and the UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa in ...
The call for applications for the new edition of the Masters in "World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development", offered by the University of Turin, the Polytechnic of Turin (for the English) and, University of Barcelona (for the Spanish edition) and the International Training Centre of the ILO, in collaboration with the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and ICCROM (International Centre for ...
From 23 to 25 April 2018, the city of Zacatecas (Mexico) will play host to the sub-regional meeting to discuss and adopt the Action Plan for World Heritage in Mexico and Central America (PAMAC), 2018-2023. Approximately 30 national focal points and site managers, as well as representatives from the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies to the World Heritage Convention, will gather to ...
Expert meeting: Managing sites of Religious Interest in Eastern Europe 18-22 April 2018, Yerevan, Republic of Armenia Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley (Armenia) © Vincent Ko Hon Chiu Regional Thematic Expert Consultation meeting on sustainable management of World Heritage properties of Religious Interest focused on Eastern Europe The Ministry of Culture of ...
The UNESCO World Heritage Committee has observed that many activities such as tourism, infrastructure development, new buildings, urban renewal and changes to the land use being undertaken in and around World Heritage sites, may have negative impacts on the Outstanding Universal Value (OUV). While reconizing the vital role of such activities for provinding benefits to the society, the ...
Implementation on the HUL Recommendation
26-Mar-2018 - 28-Mar-2018
The objective of this international expert meeting is to critically overview the implementation of the Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape and highlight the difficulties and opportunities that lie ahead of urban heritage. Co-organizers: World Heritage Centre and World Heritage Institute of Training and Research for the Asia and the Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO, ...
UNESCO Chair on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation  Capacity Building Workshop on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation in Asia and the Pacific: Disasters and Resilience Dates: September 21 – October 1, 2018 Place: University of Tsukuba, Japan Organized by the UNESCO Chair on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation at the University of Tsukuba, in ...
In collaboration with the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF), the World Heritage Centre is organizing a workshop in Masvingo (Zimbabwe) from 26-28 April 2018 that will mark a major milestone in the involvement of African educational institutions in the implementation of the World Heritage Convention. The three-day workshop will bring together key African academics and African World Heritage ...
The workshop is aimed at advancing participants’ knowledge and understanding of the Historic Urban Landscape approach (HUL), thereby promoting its implementation. In particular, attention will be paid to the specificities of applying HUL in World Heritage properties with significant presence of historic walls, fortifications and fortified urban areas. Co-organizers: World Heritage Centre and ...
International Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage 2018 29 August - 19 September 2018, Japan The Institute of Disaster Mitigation for Urban Cultural Heritage, Ritsumeikan University Kyoto, Japan, is organizing the 13th International Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage in Japan from 29 August to 19 September 2018, under the UNESCO Chair ...
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