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World Heritage Site Managers Forum 2019
26-Jun-2019 - 04-Jul-2019
2019 World Heritage Site Managers Forum The World Heritage List includes over 1.000 properties covering over 276 million hectares under the 1972 World Heritage Convention’s 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 ...
World Heritage and Sustainable Development: sharing experiences from Africa and China The World Heritage Centre, in collaboration with the African World Heritage Fund and the National Commission of the People’s Republic of China for UNESCO, is organizing the UNESCO-Africa-China Forum on World Heritage Capacity Building and Cooperation, from 3-4 2019 June at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. This ...
International Expert Meeting Conservation and sustainable use of the World Heritage property Historical Monuments of Mtskheta and its setting / Living Religious and Sacred World Heritage in a Historic Urban Context © The National Agency for Cultural Heritage Preservation of Georgia and the Georgian Patriarchate, in cooperation with the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the ...
From 1 to 5 May 2019, the Workshop for Cultural Landscape and Sustaining its Significance - Management of Cultural Sites for Cultural Landscape Sustenance – will be conducted in Punakha and Thimphu, Bhutan.  This workshop, together with the International Panel Members Meeting, is co-organized by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the Department of Culture under Ministry of Home and ...
Nominations are now open, with the deadline for submission 30 April 2019. The Prize rewards outstanding action to safeguard and enhance the world’s major cultural landscapes, which can contribute significantly to sustainable development and achieve a number of goals set out in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The prizewinner, who may be an individual, an institution or a ...
There are a total of 10 Category 2 Centres and Institutes (C2Cs&Is) under the auspices of UNESCO. All of them extend the reach and effectiveness of the Organization's activities and strategic programmes in the implementation of the 1972 World Heritage Convention. While these designated establishments are not legally part of UNESCO, they are associated with the Organization through ...
Many activities such as tourism, infrastructure development, new buildings, urban regeneration and changes in land use may have negative impacts on the Outstanding Universal Value (OUV) of the World Heritage properties.   The World Heritage Committee requests States Parties to present the possible impacts of the project proposals through Heritage Impact Assessments (HIAs). Under the ...
The Director-General of UNESCO, Ms Audrey Azoulay, announced on 14 February 2019 the launch of nominations for the prestigious UNESCO Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Conservation. The prize will be awarded for the 15th time during the World Science Forum in Budapest, Hungary, from 20-23 November 2019. The prize is USD 100,000 and is allocated every two years. The purpose is to afford ...
From August 26, ICCROM will organize a series of seminars during which restorers and experts from the Kizhi Museum will be on hand to share their unique know-how. In cooperation with the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, ICCROM is offering an intensive three-week workshop to be held at Petrozavodsk State University on an island in the Kizhi ...
This year, ICCROM and IUCN are launching the 4th edition of the Capacity Building Programme for Conservation  In cooperation with ICOMOS and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, ICCROM is organizing this intensive workshop, combining theory and practice and that will be held at the University of Tsukuba in Japan. The programme includes conferences, presentations and roundtables on the ...
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre is organizing a capacity-building workshop for team leaders of the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Initiative, in the framework of the World Heritage Education Programme, from 12 to 15 March 2019 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France. This five-day workshop has been designed to help the team leaders of WHV to improve the implementation of action camps. ...
UNESCO Chair on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation Call for applications Capacity Building Workshop on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation in Asia and the Pacific (CBWNCL) Dates: September 24 – October 4, 2019 Place: University of Tsukuba, Japan Organized by the UNESCO Chair on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation at the University of Tsukuba, in ...
The Environment Agency of the Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment (CITMA) of Cuba, the UNESCO Regional Office for Culture in Latin America and the Caribbean and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands have joined forces in the search for integrated solutions and technology transfers that can be implemented without major investments to reduce flood risks along Havana’s ...
From 11 to 12 December 2018, experts will convene in Monte Carlo, Monaco, to discuss possible practical modalities on how globally unique marine areas beyond national jurisdiction could potentially be protected through the 1972 World Heritage Convention. In 2016, UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) launched the report World Heritage in the ...
The first two properties inscribed on the World Heritage List, City of Quito and Galápagos Islands, both in Ecuador, will be celebrated on 3 December 2018 at the UNESCO Headquarters, marking the 40th anniversary of their inscription on the World Heritage List in 1978.The commemorative event, consisting of a conference and photographic exhibition, will involve the participation of several ...
The 3rd UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture, to be hosted by the Government of Turkey in Istanbul on 3-5 December 2018, will build on the outcomes of the two previous editions of this event and their respective Declarations: the 2015 Siem Reap Declaration, which recommended closer and targeted partnerships between stakeholders of culture and of tourism; and the 2017 Muscat ...
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the UNESCO Cluster Office in Tehran, in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and the Turkmen National Commission for UNESCO, is organizing the 5th meeting of the Coordinating Committee of the Serial World Heritage Nomination of the Silk Roads from 3 to 7 December 2018 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. This meeting, as a special event ...
Heritage in Progress Conference 2018
07-Nov-2018 - 09-Nov-2018
From 7 to 9 November 2018, the Heritage In Progress (HIP) Forum will be held in Gothenburg, Sweden at the UNESCO World Heritage site "Rock Carvings in Tanum", a conference dedicated to the use of cultural heritage in the politics of intercultural dialogue. The purpose of this event will be to share the experience and expertise of each to develop a new approach to intercultural dialogue in ...
Living Religious World Heritage: Participatory Management and Sustainable Use An international seminar and network meeting of site managers of World Heritage properties of religious interest was held in Kyiv, Ukraine from 31 October to 1 November 2018 to discuss ‘Living Religious World Heritage: Participatory Management and Sustainable Use.’ World Heritage properties such ...
Tourism and Culture Fostering Sustainable Development and Intercultural Dialogue This international conference will explore new models for collaboration between the European Union and China focused on World Heritage. This one-day event will showcase the EU co-funded UNESCO / National Geographic "World Heritage Journeys in the EU" project. The conference will go beyond the theoretical ...
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