Second thematic meeting of experts on the agro-pastoral cultural landscapes in the Mediterranean
The second thematic meeting of expert on the agro-pastoral cultural landscapes in the Mediterranean will gather 40 participants, representing different European and Mediterranean countries and representatives from ICOMOS and IUCN. This meeting is organized within the framework of the France-UNESCO cooperation agreement by the Tirana European University, the Mountain Areas Development Agency (MADA), the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Montpellier/International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (IAMM/CIHEAM) with the support of the National Commission of Albania, the UNESCO's World Heritage Centre, the French ministry of Sustainable Development and the ministry of Culture.
This thematic meeting is a follow up to the first expert meeting organized in 2007 at the initiative of the French Government in Meyrueis, Lozère, France. The objective is continue the work in progress and widen the scope by opening the meeting to more countries and experts and institutions from different fields and supporting a network of professionals, academics, decision makers and institutions so as to enhance and preserve the cultures, the know-how and values of agro-pastoral cultural landscapes in the Mediterranean.
Thursday, November 12, 2009
Saturday, November 14, 2009