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17 Events
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28-Oct-2022 - 01-Nov-2022
The celebration of the 50th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention will coincide with the Babylon International Festival. The program will include a photo exhibit by the State Board of Antiquities and Heritage, and a fashion show by the Iraqi Fashion House (Ministry of Culture, Tourism and ...
29-Sep-2022 - 06-Oct-2022
This event will be held in Albreda, Kunta Kinteh Island, with community, schools and tour guides. The goal is to elicit from them ideas on how the World Heritage sites can further empower communities, especially young people.
Wednesday, 20 July 2022
As Curonian Spit is one of the most vulnerable places in Lithuania and the Baltic sea area, where global warming may cause irreversible change, it is the appropriate place to discuss climate change. Surrounded by waters and buffeted by harsh winds, this narrow piece of land has suffered extreme forces of nature. However, people have never given up on adapting to life here, initiating massive ...
Thursday, 14 July 2022
As part of the monthly Wright Virtual Visits Series, an online program bringing you virtually to Frank Lloyd Wright-designed public sites, we will feature the eight sites that are part of "The 20th-Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright" UNESCO World Heritage site. We will review the Outstanding Universal Value for each site through a pre-recorded video segment followed by live Q&A ...
Wednesday, 13 July 2022
The scientific data concerning coral reefs is now very alarming. Under the current emissions scenario, all 29 World Heritage-listed reefs are expected to experience annual severe bleaching from 2040. This month’s online meeting with marine World Heritage managers will highlight the best practices and latest innovations to monitor, prepare for and manage coral bleaching. The latest IPCC ...
Thursday, 30 June 2022
The challenges experienced by the World Heritage properties are the symptoms of crises of global magnitude. The solution-oriented discussions around the future of our World Heritage therefore, require expertise well beyond the realm of heritage. UNESCO launches “50 Minds for The Next 50” to convene fifty leading, innovative, bold, respected thinkers of our times from diverse disciplines for ...
Thursday, 30 June 2022
In the context of the HUL Call for Action and building on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the World Heritage Cities Programme organised a meeting with UNESCO Chairs and Category 2 Centres (C2C) Representatives on the topic "Implementing the HUL Recommendation: a common approach" on 30 June 2022 at 12.00 - 14.00 (CEST).  The event brought together 38 participants from ...
28-Jun-2022 - 01-Jul-2022
The United Nations Ocean Conference takes place from 27 June to 1 July 2022 in Lisbon, Portugal. Marine World Heritage related highlights will focus on environmental DNA, resilient coral reefs, and blue carbon. Read more about UNESCO’s participation in the UN Ocean Conference: https://www.unesco.org/en/un-ocean-conference-2022  The 2022 United Nations Ocean Conference (Lisbon, 27 June to 1 ...
20-Jun-2022 - 21-Jun-2022
UNESCO is organizing an International Expert Workshop on the ongoing pilot implementation of the UNESCO CultureI2030 Indicators as well as exploring the possible integration of peace building indicators into the framework. The workshop will be held from 20 June to 21 June 2022 in four hybrid sessions. The first day will focus on the state of play of the implementation of the UNESCO ...
11-Jun-2022 - 16-Nov-2022
The Next 50: World Heritage as a source of resilience, humanity and innovation From 11 June to 16 November 2022, WHITRAP Shanghai will organize a series of 6 monthly online  thematic World Heritage Dialogues (including a WHITRAP Herit-AP Chat in July), co-organized by the College of Architecture and Urban Planning (CAUP) Tongji University (Shanghai, China) to celebrate the 50th Anniversary ...
Monday, 6 June 2022
The pilot implementation of the UNESCO Thematic Indicators for Culture in the 2030 Agenda (UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators) has been launched in the Republic of North Macedonia and the city of Skopje. A kick-off workshop was organized by the Ministry of Culture and city of Skopje in close collaboration with UNESCO, on 6th June 2022. The workshop gathered 40 participants, including ...
Friday, 3 June 2022
SIDE EVENTFriday 3 June11:00-12:15 CESTStockholmsmässan, Room 5 Organizers: Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals, Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat, World Heritage Convention (WHC) Follow the event live here: Stockholm+50: 50 Years ...
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 ...