UNESCO Chair Program on Cultural Heritage and Risk Management: International Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage 2013

Theme of 2013 International Training Course: Reducing Disaster Risks through Mitigation

The year's training programme will focus on policies and planning measures for mitigating risks to cultural heritage from multiple hazards such as earthquakes, floods, landslides and fires, especially in rapidly urbanizing context of developing countries. Special techniques for mitigating risks from earthquakes and fires will also be highlighted besides policies, planning and design interventions for long term restoration and rehabilitation of cultural heritage following disaster through a special workshop in the area affected by the Great East Japan Disaster in 2011.

Call For Applications

Dates of the course: 7 to 21 September 2013
Place: Kyoto, Kobe, Tohoku (Japan)
Held in cooperation with: UNESCO World Heritage Centre, ICCROM, ICOMOS

Application Requirements
Application Deadline

Applications should be emailed in Word or PDF Format
to dmuchitc@st.ritsumei.ac.jp
by May 20, 2013 (Japan Standard Time).

Past years' International Training Course