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1389 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 ...
15-Feb-2023 - 16-Feb-2023
In the framework of the Third Cycle of Periodic Reporting exercise, launched in September 2021 in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, in collaboration with the Regional World Heritage Institute in Zacatecas and the UNESCO field offices in the region, is organising an online regional workshop for national Focal Points, on 15 and 16 February ...
Friday, 10 February 2023
In the framework of the Third Cycle of Periodic Reporting, launched in September 2021 in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, in collaboration with  the UNESCO field offices in the region, is organising an online regional workshop for site managers, on 10 February 2023. Around 200 participants, including the designated World Heritage site ...
03-Feb-2023 - 09-Feb-2023
From 3-9 February 2023, the 5th International Marine Protected Area Congress (IMPAC5) will take place in Vancouver, Canada. The UNESCO World Heritage Marine Programme will chair the symposium on empowering local communities to adapt to climate change, bringing together practitioners from across the 29 coral reefs on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Held every four years, IMPAC is an important ...
Thursday, 19 January 2023
On 19 January (12-1pm, Brasilia time, Brazil / 4-5pm, Paris time, France / 7-8pm, Victoria time, Seychelles), experts and managers from Seychelles and Belize marine World Heritage sites will share first-hand insight on how blue bonds provide a sustainable pathway toward financing marine protected area conservation for the long term. Register Now Programme (1 hour)- Introduction UNESCO ...
Sunday, 1 January 2023
The Next 50 culminates in Florence, Italy, with a major conference dedicated to the anniversary. The event is to take place in 2023. The Next 50 Conference methodically takes stock of the year-long reflections on the five priority areas. Possible modalities include thematic meetings, panel discussions and presentations. The list of invitees mirrors the interdisciplinary spirit of The Next ...
21-Dec-2022 - 22-Dec-2022
Online seminar with 6 sessions to promote Heritage Impact Assessment in Southeast Asia. Session 1: Three Decades of Ayutthaya World Heritage Session 2: Redefining greater Ayutthaya Session 3: Understanding the significance of greater Ayutthaya Session 4: Lessons learned in the sustainable management of Ayutthaya Session 5: Future of Ayutthaya - Approaches towards holistic management Session ...
Tuesday, 13 December 2022
As a key activity to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, the 2022 "Global Awards for World Heritage Education Innovative Cases" International Sharing Forum will be held on 13 December 2022. The Forum will be led by LI Xin, Deputy Secretary-General of World Heritage Institute of Training and Research for the Asia and the Pacific Region under the auspices of ...
12-Dec-2022 - 14-Dec-2022
A sub-regional celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1972 World Heritage Convention will be held in the United Republic of Tanzania, from 12 - 14 December 2022. This event is organized jointly by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism (MNRT) of Tanzania, the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF), Advisory Bodies to the World Heritage Convention, and selected higher learning ...
Wednesday, 7 December 2022
Celebration event held at Kingfisher Bay Resort on K’gari (Fraser Island) Australia - details to be confirmed.
01-Dec-2022 - 31-Jan-2023
Photo exhibition of the restoration works in the Birthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, Bethlehem (Palestine).
Sunday, 27 November 2022
Based on the side event meeting World Heritage Education for the Future in the 44th Session of the World Heritage Committee in Fuzhou (China) in 2021, the organizers update and extend related activities, in order to explore a new method of World Heritage education based on technology and creativity, establish a more inclusive partnership of different stakeholders, which will lead to a new ...
Friday, 25 November 2022
The world's cultural and natural heritage is an important outcome of the development of human civilization and natural evolution, and an important vehicle for the exchanges and mutual learning between civilizations. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, the Chinese National Commission, in collaboration with the State Administration of Forestry and Grassland and ...
Thursday, 24 November 2022
The Warsaw Recommendation on Recovery and Reconstruction of Cultural Heritage was developed at the conference entitled “The Challenges of World Heritage Recovery” held in Warsaw in May 2018. The event was attended by more than 200 participants representing all UNESCO regions. For the first time, in the capital of Poland, representatives of UNESCO, ICOMOS, ICCROM, UNISDR, the World Bank, and ...
Monday, 21 November 2022
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the UNESCO World Heritage Convention, a photo exhibition entitled “50 Years of World Heritage Convention – Protecting the Past for Now and Future” will take place from 21 to 26 November at the Jordan Museum in Amman, Jordan. The exhibition, curated by Linda Al Khoury, Founder of Darat Al Taswer, is organised under the patronage of Her Royal Highness ...
19-Nov-2022 - 20-Nov-2022
The World Heritage Festival is organized by the National Museum of Costa Rica to mark the 50th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention. The event will celebrate World Heritage in Central America, showing the inclusive nature of World Heritage in the region and around the world. Activities will take place at the National Museum in San José and at the museum of the Diquís World Heritage ...
17-Nov-2022 - 18-Nov-2022
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the UNESCO World Heritage Convention, the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports and the Permanent Delegation of Greece to UNESCO in cooperation with the UNESCO World Heritage Centre are organizing an international Conference in Delphi (Greece) on 17-18 November 2022, entitled: The Next 50 - The future of World Heritage in challenging times ...
Wednesday, 16 November 2022
World Heritage as a source of resilience, humanity and innovation
16-Nov-2022 - 17-Nov-2022
The forum, which will be held in Macau, China, will exert and make use of Macau as a platform for " exchange and cooperation base with Chinese culture as its mainstream and the co-existence of different cultures". The forum is hosted by the National Cultural Heritage Administration and the Secretariat for Social Affairs and Culture of the Macao SAR government, and undertaken by the Cultural ...
Wednesday, 16 November 2022
In order to celebrate 50th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, the Ministry of Culture and Media of Montenegro will prepare a publication related to World Heritage sites in Montenegro. The publication will present both national and transnational inscriptions, with special emphasis on implementation of conservation measures on the Natural and Cultural Historic Region of Kotor, after ...