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13 Events
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28-29 September 2023
The World Heritage Cities Programme team is delighted to invite you to join the UNESCO Chairs Workshop: Protecting Historic Cities and Landscapes - Compatible Design for New Interventions. This workshop gathers today and tomorrow international UNESCO Chairs and experts around the table to discuss the management and protection of urban heritage, which will contribute substantially to the ...
26-28 September 2023
On 26 to 28 September 2023, Tongji University, as host, together with the College of Architecture and Urban Planning (CAUP), World Heritage Institute of Training and Research for the Asia and Pacific Region, a Category 2 Centre under the auspices of UNESCO (WHITRAP Shanghai), and Shanghai Tongji Urban Planning and Design Institute Co., LTD. are co-organizing an International Conference on ...
26 September 2023
On 26 September (8.30am-10.00am, Panama time; 3.30pm-5.00pm, Paris time, France; 7.00pm – 8.30pm Kolkata time, India), experts in carbon credit financing for conservation will convene virtually to share first-hand insights on how blue carbon can help close the financing gap across marine protected areas (MPAs). Register Now Programme (1,5 hour) Opening and welcome (5min) Blue Carbon ...
21 September 2023
The Asia and the Pacific Unit of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre is delighted to invite you to a Cocktail Event on the Regional Framework Action Plan for Asia and the Pacific, organised as a side event of the extended 45th session of the World Heritage Committee in Riyadh.  Venue: Al Ahsa Oasis Room - Al Faisaliah Hotel – Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Date: 21 September 2023 Time: 6.30 ...
17 September 2023
International cooperation plays a pivotal role in safeguarding the cultural and natural heritage of outstanding universal value. The purpose of this side event is to highlight and commend the remarkable accomplishments and positive outcomes resulting from such cooperation and partnerships, in support of World Heritage in Africa. The Strategy for World Heritage in Africa, which will be ...
17 September 2023
World Heritage and Corporate Sustainability: how businesses can protect our priceless cultural and natural assets Event date and time : 17 September 2023 13:30-14:30 (UTC +3)Room : Rock Art Room, Al Faisaliah Hotel The World Heritage system has long recognized the need to engage with businesses to protect our irreplaceable heritage places. Join this event to ...
15 September 2023
How to leverage World Heritage to meet the Biodiversity Challenge of the Decade Event date and time : 15 September 2023 18:15-19:15 (UTC +3)Room : Rock Art Room, Al Faisaliah Hotel This event organised by UNESCO and IUCN explores the unique contribution of natural and cultural World Heritage to biodiversity conservation and achieving the UN agreement to halt ...
14 September 2023
World Heritage Map Platform Launch © UNESCO / Thomas Rigauts Side Event date and time : 14 September 2023 13:30-14:30 (UTC +3)Room : Hegra Room, Al Faisaliah Hotel With the generous support of the Government of Flanders (Belgium), UNESCO has developed the World Heritage Online Map Platform, the pilot of a Geographic Information System (GIS) for World ...
13 September 2023
Culture And Climate Change-related Emergencies: New Realities, New Perspectives Event date and time: 13 September 2023, 13:15-14:45 (UTC +3)Room : Rock Art Room, Hotel Al Faisaliah The past years have witnessed the growing impact of disasters and climate change on cultural heritage around the globe – from the hurricanes and cyclones in Belize, Malawi and ...
12 September 2023
Dive into Heritage showcase © Side Event date and time : Tuesday 12 September, 13:30-15:00 (UTC +3)Room : Historic Jeddah Room, Al Faisaliah Hotel To showcase the Dive into Heritage project's progress and generous contributions and support of the donor, a side event is organized on 12 September 2023, during the Extended 45th session of the World Heritage ...
12 September 2023
Space-Based Technologies for the Preservation of World Heritage Sites Event date and time : 12 September 2023 13:00-14:30 (UTC +3)Room : Al Ahsa Oasis Room, Al Faisaliah Hotel This side event aims at discussing how the use of space-based technologies can help World Heritage practitioners (in particular site managers) better identify and prevent potential ...
11 September 2023
Using impact assessment for heritage conservation and renewable energy development Guidance and Toolkit on Impact Assessments and the Guidance for Wind Energy projects in a World Heritage Context for better decision-making on conservation, climate actions and sustainable development Event date and time : 11 September 2023 13:15-14:45 (UTC +3)Room : Rock Art ...
11-15 September 2023
Managing World Heritage for the Next 50 Years The 5th session of the World Heritage Site Managers’ Forum was held both online (19 June, 4 and 13 July 2023) and in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (11-15 September 2023). This event brought together 105 professionals involved in the management of 92 World Heritage sites located in 65 countries to reflect on the issue of “Managing World Heritage ...