The Marc de Montalembert grant - 7000 Euros - helps young people from countries bordering the Mediterranean sea, and below 30 years of age, to implement projects dedicated to the knowledge of the cultures of his Region. Since 1995 nineteen projects have been implemented by winners of the grant from 7 Mediterranean countries. Application to the 2010 grant are to be submitted by 31 December ...
The Special Session "Heritage and development: diversity as an alternative" will take place on the 18th of December 2009 in Marrakesh within the framework of Africities V, the local African communities Summit (16-20 December.) This Session is organised by the World Heritage Centre, with the encouragement of the France-UNESCO Convention, and in collaboration with the Association of Francophone ...
This follow-up meeting is jointly organised with and is hosted by Irish authorities. Representatives of West European countries and heritage experts will meet in Dublin to discuss the following issues: Next cycle of World Heritage Periodic Reporting Retrospective Statements of Significance and boundary changes Training and capacity building Tentative Lists in Western Europe sub-region ...
Representatives of the Nordic countries and heritage experts met in Stockholm in the framework of the follow-up to the world heritage periodic report process. The meeting - organized by the Nordic World Heritage Foundation and generously hosted by Sweden - focused on the following issues: Next cycle of World Heritage Periodic Reporting Retrospective Statements of Significance and boundary ...
A regional capacity-building Workshop on "Assessment of Vulnerability of Cultural and Natural World Heritage Properties to Disasters and Climate Change" was held at the Peking University of China from 6 to 12 December 2009, organised jointly by the World Heritage Centre, ICCROM and the World Heritage Training and Research Institute for Asia and the Pacific (WHITR-AP). The Workshop, funded ...
More than half of the Earth's population now lives in an urban area, and over the past three decades, due to the sharp increase in the world's urban population, historic cities have become subject to new threats.   In order to address conservation and planning issues of historic cities, the Recommendation on Historic Urban Landscapes is being prepared for possible adoption at the ...
Aksum Rediscovered
25-Nov-2009 - 04-Dec-2009
The exhibition illustrates the re-installation of the 152-ton and 24-metre high Obelisk, as well as the town of Aksum and its people, through the work of several artists who followed the process. The opening ceremony of the exhibition at the FAO Headquarters will be held in the presence of Francesco Bandarin, Director of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, and Mounir Bouchenaki, Director ...
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