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World Heritage Volunteers 2015 – Call for Projects

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Monday, 17 November 2014
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The World Heritage Centre (WHC) is pleased to announce the Call for Proposals for the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Campaign 2015. In the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, the WHC leads the Initiative in collaboration with the Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVS), Open Houses (European Heritage Volunteers) in charge of European coordination, and Better World in charge of Asian coordination.

The WHV 2015 shall aim to raise awareness of local and international volunteers about World Heritage related to sustainable development and biodiversity, integrating non-formal education tools on heritage preservation and conservation. For more information, please consider the Call for Projects document at this website.
Who can participate in this campaign?

Youth organizations that want to sensitize young people about the value of World Heritage sites, NGOs and public authorities that wish to organize an action camp to preserve and promote a World Heritage site with young national and international volunteers.

How to apply for this campaign? 

We kindly invite all the interested organizations to join the Initiative. In order to get involved in or renew your commitment to the protection and preservation of World Heritage through voluntary action and non-formal education, please fill in the on-line application as follows: http://goo.gl/9xFw5V

If you are a non-governmental organization please submit your application at the latest by 9 January 2015 at midnight.
If you are a public authority please submit your application at the latest by 13 February 2015 at midnight.

If you have difficulties to access the online form you can request a hard copy of the form to secretariat@ccivs.org (for projects in Africa, Arab States and Latin America), to info@heritagevolunteers.eu (for projects in Europe) or whv@betterworld.asia (for projects in Asia).