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The UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, initiated as a UNESCO special project in 1994, gives young people a chance to voice their concerns and to become involved in the protection of our common cultural and ...

The 2021 publication Historic Urban Landscape (HUL) Quick Scan Method. Handbook for Indonesian University Lecturers aims to adapt the HUL Approach to the Indonesian context and promote interdisciplinary learning in ...

In the context of long-standing conflict, a cash-for-work scheme provides young people with employment opportunities while contributing to the conservation of urban heritage in four historic cities.

A long-standing project has been working to revitalise a commercial street in the historic district of Darb al-Ahmar and reconnect the local community with their cultural heritage. The project, developed with help ...

The community event encourages young people to deepen their knowledge about cultural heritage and propose ideas for its conservation through workshops, cultural visits, educational activities and an ideas ...

A programme by UNESCO Jakarta and Citi Foundation aims to promote youth entrepreneurship and raise awareness about cultural and natural heritage by linking local communities’ livelihoods with the heritage sites.

A wide-ranging programme aims to build capacity amongst local residents to understand the potentials offered by cultural heritage, by supporting and enhancing local cultural entrepreneurship. The initiative includes ...

In reaction to the sharp increase in incoming visitors over the last decades, San Gimignano has developed several initiatives to support jobs and local livelihoods while respecting the town’s cultural heritage, ...

An ongoing programme in a remote Algerian town aims to connect the local community with the archaeological site through workshops and activities for young residents.

In early 2020, the University of Pennsylvania carried out a field research seminar in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. The educational exercise was used as an opportunity to study the city’s cultural heritage in more ...

The World Heritage Youth Forum is a flagship activity carried out under the World Heritage Education Programme since 1995. The forum serves as a platform by bringing young people, educators and heritage ...

Natural World Heritage sites are the planet’s most precious gifts to humanity. But our work across these 257 sites is not simply about protecting and preserving some of the world’s most beautiful locations, ...

The World Heritage Youth Project on Marine Biodiversity & Climate Change, held from 25th to 29th of January 2016 in Panama at the World Heritage site of Coiba National Park and its special zone of marine ...

World Heritage Youth Forum is among the main activities of the World Heritage Education Programme designed to foster intercultural learning and exchange by bringing students and teachers together from different ...

"Youth for Peace, Youth for Heritage!"  say the young heritage professionals in the Arab States region Thirty-two young professionals from 17 countries of the Arab States region gathered in Tunis, Tunisia from 2 ...

28 delegates 26 countries 12 days One challenge How can we rethink heritage? How can the conservation, promotion and transmission of heritage be adapted to the challenges of ...

‘World Heritage hand-in-hand with sustainable livelihoods’ is the only way forward,say emerging heritage professionals “I am empowered to step up and safeguard my community's heritage, to contribute towards ...

The World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Initiative encourages young people to undertake concrete preservation activities in action camps organised by youth organisations and institutions in cooperation with ...

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