We wish to inform you that from Octobre 5 to Octobre 10 1997, Laval University, in Quebec, will host ForumUNESCO International Seminar under the theme "Universities and Heritage: Towards a New Convergence". Sponsored by UNESCO General Director M. Federico Mayor, this event will gather professionals, students and teachers working in the field of heritage, from various regions of the world.

The Seminar is the second in a series of five that will be held alternatively on each of the five continents until the year 2001. It responds to UNESCO's constant preoccupation with the safegarde of world heritage.  The objective is to mobilize, on an international scale, the human skills and technicals resources of various universities to work together for the protection and development of heritage, for everyone's benefit. Our Web site WWW.forum-unesco-quebec-97.com is ready for your visit (temporarily in French only!) and you can use it to register. Additional information is aviable on request.

ForunUnesco Quebec 1997 organization committee