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1302 Events
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
24-Nov-2021 - 26-Nov-2021
The 23rd session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the World Heritage Convention will be held at UNESCO Headquarters from 24 to 26 November 2021, during the 41st session of the General Conference of UNESCO, . The General Assembly includes all States Parties to the Convention. It meets once every two years during the ordinary session of the General Conference of UNESCO to elect ...
22-Nov-2021 - 30-Nov-2021
UNESCO, Portugal and the city of Elvas organized the Launch Workshop of the Culture|2030 Indicators project implementation, 22, 24, 26 and 30 November 2021. The pilot implementation of the Culture|2030 Indicators’ framework has been launched in Portugal and in the city of Elvas. The launch workshop was organized by the Ministry of Culture and the city of Elvas in close collaboration with ...
18-Nov-2021 - 19-Nov-2021
On 18-19 November, the World Heritage Institute of Training and Research for the Asia and the Pacific Region (WHITR-AP Shanghai), a Category 2 Centre under the auspices of UNESCO, will hold its annual HeritAP meeting. This fourth edition is focused on the theme “Conserving the Hearts of Asia: Rural Heritage”. Given the significant role that rural vitalization plays within the globalization ...
Wednesday, 17 November 2021
During a high-level side event on 17 November, during the 41st session of the General Conference, UNESCO will launch a roadmap that identifies the key scientific gaps as well as the obstacles (financial, capacity, technology) that impede the sustainable conservation of UNESCO marine World Heritage sites. The roadmap is a joint initiative from the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission and ...
10-Nov-2021 - 11-Nov-2021
UNESCO, Viet Nam and Hue city organized the Launch Workshop of the UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators’ project implementation. The pilot implementation of the Culture|2030 Indicators’ framework has been launched in Viet Nam and in Hue city. The launch workshop was organized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Local Government of Thua Thien - Hue, in close collaboration with ...
09-Nov-2021 - 12-Nov-2021
The pilot implementation of the Culture|2030 Indicators’ framework has been launched in Colombia and in Bogota city. The launch workshop was organized by the Ministry of Culture and the District Secretariat for Culture, Recreation and Sports of Bogota city, in close collaboration with UNESCO, from 9 to 12 November 2021, and gathered 48 participants, including representatives from the National ...
28-Oct-2021 - 02-Nov-2021
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre (WHC) developed the World Heritage City Dialogues (Dialogues) in 2019 within the context of the World Heritage Cities Programme, one of the six thematic programmes approved and monitored by the World Heritage Committee. The Dialogues function as an online Forum, which brings together: the site managers of the UNESCO World Heritage cities in each world region, ...