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The first of four HERMES symposiums will be held in the newly restored Wieland estate in Ossmanstedt near Weimar. The event will bring together 20-25 experts from various countries and professional backgrounds. Within the HERMES Project, sixteen partners from eight countries join forces in order to promote processes of regional development. This is to be achieved by means of innovative ...
The opening sentence of Geoffrey and Susan Jellicoe’s book ‘The Landscape of Man’, published in 1975, reads: “The world is moving into a phase when landscape design may well be recognized as the most comprehensive of the arts.” The 42nd IFLA (International Federation of Landscape Architects) World Congress will explore past examples and future forecasts of how this may come to pass worldwide. ...
The proceedings of the Seventh Conference of DOCOMOMO, held at UNESCO from the 16th-19th of June 2002, will be presented to the press on the 23rd of June 2005 at 11:00 in Room 16 at UNESCO, 1 rue Miollis, 75015 Paris. The Seventh DOCOMOMO Conference was organized by DOCOMOMO France and the Institut français d’architecture in partnership with the World Heritage Centre of UNESCO. It was ...
This Meeting is the follow-up of the First Session which took place on 24 and 25 May 2004. The aim of the Meeting will be (i) to review the implementation of the recommendations of the First Session; (ii) to share information among participants on bilateral actions by countries, international non-governmental organizations, intergovernmental agencies; (iii) to assess the implementation of ...
Passages to India, Yesterday and Today
17-Jun-2005 - 11-Sep-2005
Under the auspices of UNESCO, this exhibit presents for the first time in Europe 73 aquatints of the 18th century, with their mirror reflection of 73 contemporary photographs. The India of palaces, towns, fortresses, landscapes and places of worship: the same sites from the same point of view, demonstrating what has or has not changed over 200 years. The passage from the  Ganges Valley to the ...
Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura awarded diplomas and medals to colleagues who had completed 25 and 30 years of service to UNESCO at a June 14 ceremony at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France. 29 individuals joined UNESCO or the UN in 1975, including Mrs Marielle Richon and Mrs Silvia Simmonds of the World Heritage Centre.62 individuals joined UNESCO or the UN in 1980, including Mrs ...
The Seminar is organized by the Swedish Authorities under the auspices of the Joint FAO/ECE/ILO Experts Network for Implementation of Sustainable Forest Management and the Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe (MCPFE). In recent years, countries in the European region and elsewhere have paid more and more attention to the cultural heritage values in their forests. ...
Teachers and students from ASPnet schools in some 16 countries participating in the Great Volga River Route Crosscutting Project will attend this Youth Forum. The aim of the Forum is to: help them develop their awareness and knowledge about World Heritage, Sustainable Development and their cultural implications; enable teachers to develop and implement an intercultural approach of World ...
The Forum is organized by the Ministry of Education of Finland, the Ministry of Environment of Finland and the National Board of Antiquities of Finland in cooperation with the Monitoring Group on Cultural Heritage Co-operation in the Baltic Sea States, Working Groups on Sustainable Historic Towns and Building Preservation and Maintenance in Practice. The purpose of the Forum is to identify ...
This Conference offers an opportunity to show how cultural and heritage assets can be used to regenerate historic towns and cities. In Gateshead and Newcastle, the assets of the past and the aspirations of the present have contributed to remarkable changes in the fortunes of the two places. The restoration and re-use of historic buildings, the creation of a new iconic building, the ...
The 2005 Conference explores how heritage development compares with economic development by creating an interactive forum on best practices, public-private partnerships, and new heritage tools. The Conference’s programme will demonstrate how individuals can work together with public officials, developers and institutions to create sustainable economic futures which have their roots in ...
This International Symposium is an activity of the World EXPO 2005 to take place from 25 March-25 September in Aichi, Japan. It aims to highlight the interrelationship between the natural and cultural diversity of our planet. Bringing culture and nature closer together in a comprehensive approach, the symposium will present case studies on sacred natural sites and associative cultural ...
A training workshop organized by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre on the preparation of nominations of cultural properties to the World Heritage List will be held from 30 May to 3 June 2005, at the School of African Heritage in Porto-Novo, Benin. Financed by the Italian and Dutch Funds-in-Trust, and the Africa 2009 Programme, the project falls within the framework of the Periodic Reporting ...
An intensive workshop on World Heritage will be held for French-speaking journalists at Laval University, Quebec from May 23-31, 2005. The program will enable journalists to better understand the concepts and terminology related to World Heritage preservation, in order to better communicate the concept of universal value.
The regional Forum entitled “Cultural Corridors in South-East Europe: Common Past and Shared Heritage - A Key to Future Partnership” will be held on 20 and 21 May in Varna (Bulgaria) in particular to encourage Heads of State of South-East Europe to promote this sub-region as a potential ground for meeting, recognition and peace with culture very much to the fore. The Forum will take the form ...
Managing the Historic Urban Landscape The UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the City of Vienna are pleased to announce this international conference, co-organized by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and the Austrian Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, which will take place in the Vienna City Hall from 12 to 14 May 2005. About 200 historic cities and urban ...
This is the first conference of all site managers of World Heritage properties in Austria, which takes place in Rust in the transboundary World Heritage site of the Neusiedlersee (Austria/Hungary). It is organized jointly by the Association World Heritage Neusiedlersee and the Austrian National Commission for UNESCO with the participation of the World Heritage Centre and will focus on the ...
‘Heritage Interpretation: Expressing Heritage Sites’ Values to Foster Conservation, Promote Community Development, and Educate the Public’ Members of ICOMOS have been asked to review and comment on the Ename Charter, a draft doctrinal document being proposed for approval by the ICOMOS membership at the next General Assembly in China. Discussions will include a complex reflection of cultural ...
The 21st century requires a rethinking of human needs and values. They are not only tangible, but also intangible, and the immaterial comfort of the peoples' well being becomes more and more essential. The desire to conserve the cultural identity and to preserve cultural landscapes competes with the classical tendency of progress. In our days it should be understood as an approach within a ...
In 2004 a three-year series on the Management and Conservation of World Heritage Sites was launched with a view to better utilizing the UNESCO Convention on the World’s natural and cultural heritage through national policy-making and planning, and the exchange of information on best practices and case studies. The second training workshop in the UNITAR series will build on the findings ...
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