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Within the framework of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement support was provided for the preparation of cultural heritage inventories for several African countries. A similar request was made to UNESCO by ...

Mission Statement Heritage: A Gift from the Past to the Future A Brief History The Convention and its Committee The World Heritage Fund The Nomination Process The Global Strategy List of World Heritage in ...

The ever-growing global heritage tourism, boosted by the striking success of the UNESCO World Heritage programme, offers an ideal setting for site-related museums to act as a mediator of intercultural ...

Over a span of ten years, the PRÉMA (Preventive conservation in museums of Africa) programme has trained more than 400 African professionals in preventative conservation and exhibition methods. As such, the School ...

In 1994, the World Heritage Committee launched the Global Strategy for a representative, balanced and credible World Heritage List. Crucial to the Global Strategy are efforts to encourage the nomination of ...

The UNESCO Chair on Cultural Heritage Management was created in 2000 and is established at the National University of Colombia, branch located in Manizales. Its main objectives are to promote an integrated system of ...

The UNESCO Chair in Cultural Heritage Management was established in 2000 at the National University of Colombia (branch of Manizales), at the request of the Columbian State. To celebrate its inauguration, a series ...

This project aimed to ensure the training of local skilled staff in restoration and rehabilitation, through organization of education programmes in partnership with the “Friends of Tlemcen” NGO.Tlemcen, Algeria, was ...

The transfer of responsibility from private ownership to local and territorial governments poses new management problems in the centres of European countries in transition. France, which has a long tradition in this ...

The “International Conference on the Seismic Performance of Traditional Buildings” was held in Istanbul, Turkey from 16 to 18 November 2000, under the patronage of UNESCO, ICOMOS and Turkey’s Ministry of Culture. It ...

In 2009, a programme called “Heritage and Development” was initiated under the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement to respond to the requests expressed during the special sessions of the Africities Summits on ...

Managing a heritage site today involves much more than just conservation. It's also about site protection, enhancement and the arrangements for hosting and managing visitor flows, as well as commitment to developing ...

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are islands of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. They are generally small in size, relatively remote, vulnerable to environmental challenges, and ...

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 ...

Fourteen youth, with common interests in marine biodiversity and climate change, developed tourist guides for the Coiba National Park in Panama, in the framework of the World Heritage Youth Project on Marine ...

With an emphasis on sustainable development and the interaction between communities and their shared heritage, this project aims to help local communities in South Asia develop traditional crafts suitable for ...

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 ...

International World Heritage Youth Forum : first WHY Forum organized in Russian Federation at Velikiy Novgorod, 24-29 August 2002. The working program of the Forum included three round tables: Associated Schools ...

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 ...

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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