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The Sub-Regional Conference on Archaeological World Heritage Properties will take place in Istanbul (Turkey), on December 4-5 2019. Co-organized by UNESCO, this sub-regional conference will highlight the archaeological heritage of Turkey, going back thousands of years (with Hattusha: the Hittite Capital, the archaeological site of Troy or Ephesus) and managerial experiences on archaeological ...
The first African Protected Areas Congress is scheduled to convene in Nairobi, Kenya, from 18 to 23 November 2019. The International Union for Conservation of Nature, through its World Commission on Protected Areas, has partnered with Kenya’s Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife and a broad range of conservation groups to organize and facilitate this gathering. The overarching goal of the ...
The Arctic World Heritage Conference on Managing complexity – the way forward for World Heritage in the Arctic Region will take place in Veröld – House of Vigdís, at the University of Iceland, in Reykjavík (Iceland), on 24-25 October 2019, in association with the UNESCO. The conference will bring together researchers and practitioners to explore the potential of World Heritage in the Arctic ...
This year, the ICOMOS Advisory Committee meetings, Scientific Symposium and Annual General Assembly will take place in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 14 to 18 October 2019, on the generous invitation of ICOMOS Morocco. Meetings of the Advisory Council (Scientific Council, National Committees and Advisory Council) will take place from 14 to 16 October - agendas and working documents will be ...
First Baltic Sea World Heritage Summit
24-Sep-2019 - 26-Sep-2019
The Baltic Sea World Heritage Summit will take place in Karlskrona, Sweden, from 24 to 26 September 2019. Co-organised by the Development of UNESCO Natural & Cultural Assets (DUNC) amongst others, the Summit for Coastal World Heritage sites around the Baltic Sea aims at strengthening the cooperation and the promotion of exchange of knowledge and good practices amongst stakeholders.The ...
This September the first ever Heritage in Progress Conference (HIP) takes place in Gothenburg. The theme of the conference is intercultural dialogue and how cultural heritage can be used as a potential tool to engage local communities and be a driving force for social sustainability. A diverse and dynamic programme During the conference, we will take part in best practice examples, creative ...
Every three years, managers of the 50 marine sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List come together to share their best practices, discuss solutions and forge a path forward together. The 4th edition will be held in the Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve (USA) from 4-9 September 2019. World Heritage marine managers all face similar challenges in protecting their special ocean place from ...
Invitation: The World Heritage Policy Compendium and its online tool Download invitation On the occasion of the 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre will be hol ding a side event: The World Heritage Policy Compendium The event will aim at presenting and explaining the rationale and process of elaboration of the Policy Compendium (Phase II) ...
On Friday 5 July, the World Heritage Centre and partners will present the scope, aim, and expected deliverables of the Resilient Reefs climate adaptation initiative. The initiative is a 4-year USD$9 million public-private consortium that will build climate resilience leadership in an initial five UNESCO World Heritage Listed coral reefs, including Rock Islands Southern ...
The participants of the 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (Baku, Azerbaijan) are invited to attend a side-event on the implementation of the UNESCO Initiative on Heritage of Religious Interest organized by the World Heritage Centre/Advisory Bodies Steering Group on 2 July 2019 (1pm to 3pm, meeting room A8) at Baku Congress Center during the 43rd session of the World Heritage ...
The participants at the 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (2019, Baku) are kindly invited to attend the side event on "Planning the Reconstruction and Recovery of World Heritage: the case of the Ancient City of Aleppo in Syria"Congress Centre of Baku3 July 20196.30pm - 8.00 pmRoom B2 Since December 2016 and after several years of conflict that extensively destroyed and damaged the ...
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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 ...
Central Asian Workshop for the Conservation and Management Strategies for Silk Roads Heritage Corridors and Closing Meeting of the UNESCO/Japan Funds-in-Trust Project “Support for Silk Roads World Heritage Sites in Central Asia (Phase II)” will be held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, 26-28 June 2019 In cooperation with the related Kazakh authorities, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the UNESCO ...
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, organized the UNESCO-Africa-China Forum on World Heritage Capacity Building and Cooperation, from 3-4 2019 June at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. This ...
The information session for States Parties on the 43rd 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 ...
“Heritage has the ability to transcend language and it is an inherent part of our identity. It is a way to understand each other better”. This is how Victoria Kelly, one of the 28 participants to the European Young Heritage Professionals Forum, described the effect of cultural heritage on people and societies. With a background in both tangible and intangible cultural heritage, the young ...
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 ...
On 29 and 30 April 2019, World Heritage Site Managers of the Arab States region came together in Manama, Bahrain, for a workshop in the framework of the Third Cycle of Periodic Reporting, which is currently being implemented in the region. The aim of the workshop was to familiarize particularly the francophone Site Managers of the Arab States Region with the Periodic Reporting processes and ...
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