A new UNESCO–IAU online Portal to the Heritage of Astronomy has been launched today at the IAU’s 28th General Assembly in Beijing, China. The site, which resides at www.astronomicalheritage.net, is a dynamic, publicly accessible database, discussion forum and document repository on astronomical heritage sites throughout the world, even if they are not on UNESCO’s World ...
Tomorrow's Kyoto Cultural Heritage Platform is organizing a "Portraying Kyoto's Cultural Heritage" painting and drawing contest for primary school children. To commemorate the final meeting for the Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, this event will give children an opportunity to learn about the importance of the World Heritage sites in Kyoto and other ...
From July 1st to December 24th 2012, the second edition of the World Heritage Game will be online at www.worldheritagegame.com. For six months, players can discover the whereabouts of the six letters of UNESCO photographed at different World Heritage sites. Many prizes can be won, including a discovery tour to one of these sites. Simple and unique gameplay The game features 12 complete ...
In the framework of the 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, The Museo del Oro is opening a temporary exhibit at the Museum in Bogota, entitled "Gold Museum: a look into archaeological heritage", which will offer an overview of the current legislation status on archaeological World Heritage sites in Columbia.
This Master imparts the necessary competencies and skills in the conservation and promotion of World Heritage Sites as well as in the conceptualization of sustainable projects in the fields of natural and cultural heritage, creative industries, museums and tourism. The programme is divided into three learning cycles. The first cycle from October to December 2012 consists of distance learning ...
40th anniversary U.S. Video Challenge
05-Apr-2012 - 15-Oct-2012
To contribute to the 2012 celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, the National Park Service, HISTORY, and the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO recently launched the Video Challenge “Why do you think U.S. World Heritage sites are important to the world?” For more information: ...
World Heritage Volunteers 2012
01-Apr-2012 - 30-Sep-2012
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, the World Heritage Volunteers 2012, 'Beyond territories and boundaries', will hold 50 Patrimonito work camps at 40 World Heritage sites in 25 countries around the world. The projects will involve 33 youth organisations and some 700 volunteers who will cross borders, share their cultures, and unite to preserve ...
[in French only] Ville d’Albi Concours d'illustrations inspirées par le texte de la Convention de 1972 ouvert à toute personne professionnel ou amateur, pratiquant les arts plastiques organisé dans le cadre de la 9ème Foire internationale aux livres d'exception, médiathèque Pierre Amalric - (25 avril au 9 juin 2012) Ville de Strasbourg Journées européennes du patrimoine : Mise ...
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