Every year on 18 April, ICOMOS celebrates the “International Day for Monuments and Sites”, whose establishment was approved by the 22nd UNESCO General Conference in 1983. The theme for 2014 is the Heritage of Commemoration. The aim of the International Day for Monuments and Sites is to encourage local communities and individuals throughout the world to consider the importance of cultural ...
The Ramsar Convention Secretariat is pleased to launch a call for nominations for the sixth edition of the Ramsar Wetland Conservation Awards, which will be presented at the 12th meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties in Punta del Este, Uruguay, in June 2015.
Three Awards will be given – each with the Evian Special Prize of US$10,000 kindly offered by the DANONE Group – in the ...
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre is collaborating with the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) on a seminar entitled “Experiences of World Heritage in Africa”, which will be held in Morocco from 14 to 16 October 2014.
The deadline for applications is 30 April 2014.
For more information, please refer to the official announcement below.
The 2014 Call for project proposals is now open.
The call intends to support projects, which are in compliance with the criteria set out in the Operational Guidelines of the International Fund for the Promotion of Culture (IFPC).
The call is open to:
public bodies with specific responsibility for the promotion of culture and artistic creation;
non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and ...
The International Competition for Best Sustainable Development Practices, a call aimed at identifying and promoting best development practices in food security, was launched in November 2013.
All UN agencies are encouraged to participate in this competition, as an opportunity for the UN system to showcase its excellence and best practices in food security.
The deadline for submissions ...