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This competition aims to provide young people with an opportunity to use their creative and problem-solving skills to raise awareness about World Heritage sites.

In 2007 the City of Ávila, initiated the "Patrimonitos Programme" in collaboration with  Excmo Heritage Council, the town council, the schools and institutes of the town to promote the knowledge of World Heritage. ...

In connection with the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the World Heritage Convention, the UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network (ASPnet) and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre invited Gruppo Alcuni (Italy), a ...

Nicaragua Sub-regional Training Courses on World Heritage Education: For the Central American countries, the training will be held in Nicaragua in December 2001

RØROS, Norway The third European World Heritage Restoration Camp for Youth was held 6-17 August 2001 in Røros, a mining town in Norway, that is a World Heritage Site since 1981. For the third time, participants ...

From June 30 to July 1, 2011, in celebration of both the International Youth Year (IYY) and Tenth Anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers (IYV+10), 18 young people and volunteers' projects organisers met ...

Belize City, Belize 15-17 August 2001 Event and Objectives Marine Environmental Education Programme, Belize Fifteen youth were chosen to participate in the 3-day World Heritage Marine Environmental Program. The ...

Mount Kenya, Kenya, 19-23 April 2004 Event The 4-day program included, besides an official opening, thematic presentations by resource persons from the Kenya National Museums, the Kenya Wildlife Service, the ...

Petra, Jordan Event The 1st sub-Regional World Heritage Skills Development Course in the Arab Region held in Petra, Jordan (2002) scientifically supervised by ICCROM (International Centre for the Study of the ...

"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 ...

The First Foro Accesible de Patrimonio Joven encouraged young people to participate in heritage preservation. The Foro Accesible de Patrimonio Joven (the Accessible Forum for Heritage and Young People) was held in ...

Our Pledge, Bergen, Norway Cultural and natural sites form the environment on which human beings are dependent psychologically, religiously, educationally and economically. Their destruction or even deterioration ...

Student's appeal "We, the youth of Africa, have met at the UNESCO World Heritage Forum for Africa in Zimbabwe (18-24 September 1996). During this week, we have discovered just how important it is to conserve and ...

Young People's Appeal from Dubrovnik We, the young people "Patrimonitos" (heritage protectors), as we call ourselves, are so happy to be here in the World Heritage City of Dubrovnik. During this forum we became ...

Students' recommendations We, the participants of the first Asia-Pacific World Heritage Youth Forum are here to express our views on the importance of preserving World Heritage. We can appreciate and see all ...

Osaka, Japan, 22-29 November 1998 Objectives The objective of the youth Forum was to build a "Bridge to the New Millennium" by promoting: Peace, Restoration & Preservation, Natural Environment and ...

Dakar-Gorée, Sénégal 23-27 August 1999 Objectives The World Heritage Youth Forum and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade By mobilizing the youth from different schools all around the world, UNESCO desired, through the ...

Ifrane, Morocco 22-28 November 1999 Objectives The Forum aims to stimulate young people's interest in preserving the world's cultural and natural heritage. The Forum will give participants the opportunity to ...

This World Heritage Youth Forum from 23-28 November 2000 in Cairns, Australia, was the first such forum to be held in the Pacific region. This enabled a unique Pacific focus with students and teachers from 14 ...

Lima, Peru 23 February - 1 March 2001 Objectives The main objective of the Forum was to find ways to protect the areas that are threatened by tourism. The global phenomenon of the increase of tourism forces ...

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