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41 Events
Year: 2018 close
11-Dec-2018 - 12-Dec-2018
From 11 to 12 December 2018, experts will convene in Monte Carlo, Monaco, to discuss possible practical modalities on how globally unique marine areas beyond national jurisdiction could potentially be protected through the 1972 World Heritage Convention. In 2016, UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) launched the report World Heritage in the ...
Monday, 3 December 2018
The first two properties inscribed on the World Heritage List, City of Quito and Galápagos Islands, both in Ecuador, will be celebrated on 3 December 2018 at the UNESCO Headquarters, marking the 40th anniversary of their inscription on the World Heritage List in 1978. The commemorative event, consisting of a conference and photographic exhibition, will involve the participation of several ...
03-Dec-2018 - 05-Dec-2018
The 3rd UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture, to be hosted by the Government of Turkey in Istanbul on 3-5 December 2018, will build on the outcomes of the two previous editions of this event and their respective Declarations: the 2015 Siem Reap Declaration, which recommended closer and targeted partnerships between stakeholders of culture and of tourism; and the 2017 Muscat ...
03-Dec-2018 - 07-Dec-2018
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the UNESCO Cluster Office in Tehran, in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and the Turkmen National Commission for UNESCO, is organizing the 5th meeting of the Coordinating Committee of the Serial World Heritage Nomination of the Silk Roads from 3 to 7 December 2018 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. This meeting, as a special event ...
07-Nov-2018 - 09-Nov-2018
From 7 to 9 November 2018, the Heritage In Progress (HIP) Forum will be held in Gothenburg, Sweden at the UNESCO World Heritage site "Rock Carvings in Tanum", a conference dedicated to the use of cultural heritage in the politics of intercultural dialogue. The purpose of this event will be to share the experience and expertise of each to develop a new approach to intercultural dialogue in ...
31-Oct-2018 - 01-Nov-2018
An international seminar and network meeting of site managers of World Heritage properties of religious interest was held in Kyiv, Ukraine from 31 October to 1 November 2018 to discuss ‘Living Religious World Heritage: Participatory Management and Sustainable Use.’ World Heritage properties such as religious and sacred sites, constitute one of the largest thematic categories on the World ...
Monday, 29 October 2018
Tourism and Culture Fostering Sustainable Development and Intercultural Dialogue This international conference will explore new models for collaboration between the European Union and China focused on World Heritage. This one-day event will showcase the EU co-funded UNESCO / National Geographic "World Heritage Journeys in the EU" project. The conference will go beyond the theoretical ...
Sunday, 21 October 2018
The World Heritage Centre is now accepting proposals for oral presentations at the regional meeting on transboundary cooperation for effective management of World Heritage sites in Africa that will be held from 10 to 14 December 2018 in La Tapoa (Niger) at the W-Arly-Pendjari Complex World Heritage property. Open to all parties concerned, this meeting will explore a wide range of topics ...
09-Oct-2018 - 12-Oct-2018
From 9 to 12 October 2018, World Heritage marine managers from the Africa and Arab region will share their lessons learned with the Sanganeb Marine National Park and Dungonab Bay – Mukkawar Island Marine National Park (Sudan). World Heritage marine managers share a wealth of solutions and best practices on how to deal with the conservation challenges they face. Bringing these success stories ...
02-Oct-2018 - 15-Nov-2018
Through scholarship grants and the Marc de Montalembert Prize, the Fondation Marc de Montalembert contributes to developing better knowledge of the cultures of the Mediterranean world as well as their dissemination, particularly among the young people of that region. To encourage young people in acquiring a better knowledge of the cultures of their region, one or two grants – scholarships ...
15-Sep-2018 - 16-Sep-2018
For the first time after 70 years of service to the heritage of humanity, UNESCO will open its doors to the general public the weekend of the 15th and 16th of September, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the European Heritage Days.To mark this special occasion, UNESCO is launching World Heritage Journeys of the European Union- the first-ever web platform dedicated to World Heritage and sustainable ...
29-Aug-2018 - 31-Aug-2018
Following the renewal of the creation agreement of the Lucio Costa Centre, between UNESCO and the Government of Brazil on 13 June 2018, the cooperation is reinforced through the definition of a common work programme for the next biennium. From 29 to 31 August 2018, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, the Brazilian authorities, the Category 2 Centre “Lucio Costa”, representatives of the States ...
01-Aug-2018 - 01-Oct-2018
The Association of French World Heritage properties is organizing the 4th national training session "Mediation - World Heritage" from 12-14 November 2018, at the invitation of the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans (in French). After a first session organized in autumn 2014 at the Abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel, a second organized in March 2016 and a third session organized in autumn 2017, it is ...
30-Jul-2018 - 16-Oct-2018
7th edition of intensive international training: "Building the Future of Heritage Sites Together: Developing and Implementing Sustainable Management", Burgundy (France), from April 1st to 12th, 2019 The French-speaking International Pole of the Great Sites Network of France (RGSF) is launching its call for applications for the 7th edition of the Intensive International Training "Building the ...
12-Jul-2018 - 14-Sep-2018
In collaboration with the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF), the World Heritage Centre is organizing a francophone workshop in Saint-Louis (Senegal) from 6 to 8 November 2018. This event will mark an important milestone in the involvement of African institutions of higher learning in the implementation of the World Heritage Convention. The three-day francophone workshop will feature ...
Wednesday, 27 June 2018
A benefit concert and fundraising event at the 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee to support the widows of the fallen rangers of Virunga National Park 27 June 2018Manama, Bahrain #HelpVirunga The World Heritage Centre is launching a crowdfunding initiative and a fundraising concert  to assist the families of those who lost their lives protecting Virunga National Park. On 9 April ...
27-Jun-2018 - 28-Jun-2018
Nausicaa, the French National Sea Centre, is organizing the High Seas International Conference to raise public awareness and mobilize civil society on the challenges of the High Seas. The Conference takes place from 27 to 28 June 2018 in Boulogne-sur-mer and is co-organized with l’Agence Française pour la Biodiversité (AFB), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), ...
25-Jun-2018 - 29-Jun-2018
The European Capital of Culture in Kaunas in 2022 is organizing a Summer School for students of architecture and heritage protection, as well as professionals in associated fields. The school is part of a wider series of events dedicated to the European Year of Cultural Heritage, 2018. The event is also a part of the programme “Heritage Practice” under Joint Programming Initiative “Cultural ...
21-Jun-2018 - 28-Jun-2018
Considering that the World Heritage List includes over 1.000 properties and a global territory of over 276 million hectares under its protection, increased understanding of the World Heritage decision-making processes among site managers has become crucial in order to achieve more effective protection of the Outstanding Universal Value of World Heritage properties. Such improved understand ...
17-Jun-2018 - 26-Jun-2018
‘Protecting Heritage in an Ever-Changing World’ The Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities is hosting the World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2018 as an integral part of the 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee, and in the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, under the theme of ‘Protecting Heritage in an Ever-Changing World’ from 17 to 26 June 2018 ...