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1312 Events
18-Sep-2023 - 23-Sep-2023
Every three years, managers of the 50 marine sites on the UNESCO World Heritage List come together to share their best practices, discuss solutions, and forge a path forward together. The 5th edition will be held in the Wadden Sea (Denmark, Netherlands, Germany) from 18 to 22 September 2023. World Heritage marine managers all face similar challenges in protecting their special ocean place ...
28-Jun-2022 - 01-Jul-2022
The United Nations Ocean Conference takes place from 27 June to 1 July 2022 in Lisbon, Portugal. Marine World Heritage related highlights will focus on environmental DNA, resilient coral reefs, and blue carbon. Read more about UNESCO’s participation in the UN Ocean Conference: https://www.unesco.org/en/un-ocean-conference-2022  The 2022 United Nations Ocean Conference (Lisbon, 27 June to 1 ...
Monday, 20 June 2022
The challenges experienced by the World Heritage properties are the symptoms of crises of global magnitude. The solution-oriented discussions around the future of our World Heritage therefore, require expertise well beyond the realm of heritage. UNESCO launches “50 Minds for The Next 50” to convene fifty leading, innovative, bold, respected thinkers of our times from diverse disciplines for ...
20-Jun-2022 - 21-Jun-2022
UNESCO is organizing an International Expert Workshop on the ongoing pilot implementation of the UNESCO CultureI2030 Indicators as well as exploring the possible integration of peace building indicators into the framework. The workshop will be held from 20 June to 21 June 2022 in four hybrid sessions. The first day will focus on the state of play of the implementation of the UNESCO ...
11-Jun-2022 - 16-Nov-2022
The Next 50: World Heritage as a source of resilience, humanity and innovation From 11 June to 16 November 2022, WHITRAP Shanghai will organize a series of 6 monthly online  thematic World Heritage Dialogues (including a WHITRAP Herit-AP Chat in July), co-organized by the College of Architecture and Urban Planning (CAUP) Tongji University (Shanghai, China) to celebrate the 50th Anniversary ...
Monday, 6 June 2022
The pilot implementation of the UNESCO Thematic Indicators for Culture in the 2030 Agenda (UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators) has been launched in the Republic of North Macedonia and the city of Skopje. A kick-off workshop was organized by the Ministry of Culture and city of Skopje in close collaboration with UNESCO, on 6th June 2022. The workshop gathered 40 participants, including ...
Friday, 3 June 2022
SIDE EVENTFriday 3 June11:00-12:15 CESTStockholmsmässan, Room 5 Organizers: Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals, Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat, World Heritage Convention (WHC) Follow the event live here: Stockholm+50: 50 Years ...
Thursday, 5 May 2022
Digital developments are happening at a remarkable pace in Africa.  But despite the increasing role of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in people’s daily lives, only few Heritage institutions are harnessing the opportunities they provide. UNESCO and the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) are therefore taking the lead in proposing a webinar to highlight the successes already ...
22-Mar-2022 - 23-Mar-2022
In the framework of the Third Cycle of Periodic Reporting in the Asia and the Pacific region that was launched in September 2020, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, in close collaboration with the UNESCO Field Offices, is organising a Final Regional Consultation Meeting for the finalization of the Periodic Report of the Asia-Pacific region. This final Regional Consultation Meeting aims to ...
21-Feb-2022 - 24-Feb-2022
The pilot implementation of the UNESCO Thematic Indicators for Culture in the 2030 Agenda (UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators) has been launched in Costa Rica and the city of Alajuela. A kick-off workshop was organized by the Ministry of Culture and Youth and the Municipality of Alajuela in close collaboration with UNESCO, from 21 to 24 February 2022. The workshop gathered 41 participants, ...
17-Feb-2022 - 18-Feb-2022
The pilot implementation of the UNESCO Thematic Indicators for Culture in the 2030 Agenda (UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators) has been launched in Morocco and the city of Essaouira. A kick-off workshop was organized by the Ministry of Youth, Culture and Communication and the Municipality of Essaouira in close collaboration with UNESCO, on 17-18 February 2022. The workshop gathered 91 ...
Wednesday, 2 February 2022
In line with UNESCO’s commitment to advocate for the essential role of culture in sustainable development, the UNESCO Thematic Indicators for Culture in the 2030 Agenda (UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators) is a conceptual and methodological framework of thematic indicators whose purpose is to measure and monitor the progress of culture’s enabling contribution to the national and local ...
16-Dec-2021 - 17-Dec-2021
A World Heritage City Lab, organised by the World Heritage Centre in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science of the Netherlands, was held from 16 to 17 December 2021. The International World Heritage City Lab ‘Historic Cities, Climate Change, Water, and Energy’ was organised in the framework of the 10th Anniversary of the HUL Recommendation, and builds on the 2030 ...
13-Dec-2021 - 14-Dec-2021
A World Heritage City Lab was held from 13 to 14 December 2021, organised by the World Heritage Centre in collaboration with the Committee for the state preservation of historical and cultural monuments of the City of Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation. This online innovation laboratory, supporting the appropriate management of World Heritage cities, was planned in the context of the 30th ...
06-Dec-2021 - 07-Dec-2021
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre is co-orgnizing the Sub-regional workshop for South Asian Silk Roads Transboundary Serial Nomination and Cultural Landscape Initiatives, 6 - 7 December, 2021, Kathmandu, Nepal, with the Department of Archaeology (DOA), Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation of Nepal, in close cooperation with the UNESCO Office in Kathmandu, as a follow-up to the three ...
Monday, 6 December 2021
The pilot implementation of the UNESCO Thematic Indicators for Culture in the 2030 Agenda (UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators) has been launched in Romania and Cluj-Napoca. A kick-off workshop was organized by the Ministry of Culture and the National Institute for Cultural Research and Training and the City Hall of Cluj-Napoca and the Cluj Cultural Centre in close collaboration with UNESCO, on 6 ...
Thursday, 2 December 2021
In the framework of the Third Cycle of Periodic Reporting on the implementation of the World Heritage Convention in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region, a meeting in form of a training workshop for National Focal Points will be held online on 2 December 2021.  Around 50 participants from 33 countries of the LAC region will be capacitated to the statutory requirements of the ...
Tuesday, 30 November 2021
The World Heritage City Lab “World Heritage Sites: Sustainable Development Practices for Urban Heritage” was held on 30 November 2021, dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the inscription of the World Heritage property “Kyiv: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra” on the UNESCO World Heritage List and in the framework of the UNESCO HUL Call for ...
Saturday, 27 November 2021
On 27 November 2021, Tsinghua University’s School of Architecture will host the “Asian Cultural Heritage Initiative: International Symposium on the Conservation and Management of Historic Cities and Towns along the Silk Roads” in Beijing, China. This hybrid online/presential symposium is organised by the UNESCO Chair on Heritage Conservation Planning and Sustainable Social Development at ...
26-Nov-2021 - 26-Nov-2022
World Heritage as a source of resilience, humanity and innovation