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World Heritage Site Managers Forum 2018
21-Jun-2018 - 28-Jun-2018
Considering that the World Heritage List includes over 1.000 properties and a global territory of over 276 million hectares under its 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 of World Heritage properties. Such improved understand ...
‘Protecting Heritage in an Ever-Changing World’ As an integral part of the 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee, and in the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities will host the World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2018 under the theme of ‘Protecting Heritage in an Ever-Changing World’ from 17 to 26 June 2018 ...
Brief Description: The international forum ”Modern Cities Reporting“ examines the tools of the HUL approach and their implementation in world heritage modern cities. The forum will discuss both theoretical and practical aspects of the HUL approach, present a few case studies from around the world and include a hands-on workshop. Co-organizers: The White City Center, UN-Habitat ...
International Expert Meeting on Astronomical Heritage and Sacred Places Gran Canaria, Spain, 23-24 May 2018 Alfredo Kraus Auditorium, meeting place, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria © Cabildo de Gran Canaria The meeting aims to establish and identify the links that exist between astronomical heritage, religious heritage and sacred sites. Sacred sites embrace areas of special ...
From 23 to 25 April 2018, the city of Zacatecas (Mexico) will play host to the sub-regional meeting to discuss and adopt the Action Plan for World Heritage in Mexico and Central America (PAMAC), 2018-2023. Approximately 30 national focal points and site managers, as well as representatives from the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies to the World Heritage Convention, will gather to ...
Expert meeting: Managing sites of Religious Interest in Eastern Europe 18-22 April 2018, Yerevan, Republic of Armenia Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley (Armenia) © Vincent Ko Hon Chiu Regional Thematic Expert Consultation meeting on sustainable management of World Heritage properties of Religious Interest focused on Eastern Europe The Ministry of Culture of ...
Implementation on the HUL Recommendation
26-Mar-2018 - 28-Mar-2018
The objective of this international expert meeting is to critically overview the implementation of the Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape and highlight the difficulties and opportunities that lie ahead of urban heritage. Co-organizers: World Heritage Centre and World Heritage Institute of Training and Research for the Asia and the Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO, ...
UNESCO Chair on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation  Capacity Building Workshop on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation in Asia and the Pacific: Disasters and Resilience Dates: September 21 – October 1, 2018 Place: University of Tsukuba, Japan Organized by the UNESCO Chair on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation at the University of Tsukuba, in ...
In collaboration with the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF), the World Heritage Centre is organizing a workshop in Masvingo (Zimbabwe) from 26-28 April 2018 that will mark a major milestone in the involvement of African educational institutions in the implementation of the World Heritage Convention. The three-day workshop will bring together key African academics and African World Heritage ...
The workshop is aimed at advancing participants’ knowledge and understanding of the Historic Urban Landscape approach (HUL), thereby promoting its implementation. In particular, attention will be paid to the specificities of applying HUL in World Heritage properties with significant presence of historic walls, fortifications and fortified urban areas. Co-organizers: World Heritage Centre and ...
International Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage 2018 29 August - 19 September 2018, Japan The Institute of Disaster Mitigation for Urban Cultural Heritage, Ritsumeikan University Kyoto, Japan, is organizing the 13th International Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage in Japan from 29 August to 19 September 2018, under the UNESCO Chair ...
Following the last cross-cutting Lumbini International Steering Committee meeting which took place in Lumbini in February 2017, this year’s meeting will be held from 21 to 23 February 2018 as a continuation of this successful process. Inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1997, the property ‘Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha’ is located in western Nepal. Lumbini’s spiritual ...
The World Heritage Centre and the Ministry of Culture of Algeria will organize from 20 to 24 January 2018 in Algiers an International Expert Meeting on the Conservation and Revitalisation of the Kasbah of Algiers, a World Heritage property, which was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1992. The meeting aims to address key issues related to the conservation and management of the site in ...
Please find more information on the conference website. The United Nations has declared 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, providing a unique opportunity to explore and highlight tourism’s potential to help transform our world into a place of prosperity and well-being for all. Culture that encompasses heritage and traditions as well as art, languages, ...
The triennial meeting of the International Council on Monuments and Sites will take place in New Delhi, India. From 11 to 15 December 2017, the 19th ICOMOS General Assembly will take place in New Delhi, India, accompanied by a Scientific Symposium on “Heritage & Democracy”. UNESCO will be represented by the Director of the Heritage Division and the World Heritage Centre, Dr Mechtild ...
The 8th seminar of UNESCO Chair and UNITWIN-UNESCO network will be organized around two major themes:  Digital technologies servicing tourist experiences at World Heritage sites Webanalytics and Big Data.  The workshop will explore the current and potential role of ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies)  for enriching visitor experiences at World Heritage sites throughout ...
An inter-regional workshop entitled “World Heritage and Sustainable Development: The Role of Local Communities” will be held in Karachi, Pakistan, from 23 to 24 November 2017. The workshop aims to highlight the important role played by local communities in the conservation and management of World Heritage properties and to further advocate for the crucial role of local communities in World ...
The International Congress on Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage will be organized jointly by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of Economy of Portugal and the Municipality of Ourém.  Taking note of the United Nations (UN) declaring 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, the congress will discuss how effective partnerships, in sacred places, ...
Workshop on “Heritage/Environmental Impact Assessments for the Pacific Island States” will be organized in Suva and Levuka, Fiji from 20 to 28 November 2017 by the World Heritage Centre and the World Heritage Institute of Training & Research for the Asia & the Pacific Region (WHITRAP), and in cooperation with the Department of Heritage and Arts in Fiji and the Pacific Heritage ...
The 21st session of the General Assembly will be held at UNESCO Headquarters, 14-15 November 2017. In accordance with Article 8, paragraph 1 of the Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage, the General Assembly of States Parties to the Convention will hold its 21st session during the 39th session of the General Conference of ...
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