“World Heritage governance – Being prepared to manage change and continuity”
Site managers of World Heritage sites from around the world are invited to this year’s World Heritage Site Managers Forum (WHSMF), held in the occasion of the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee meeting.
Applicants from natural, cultural and mixed World Heritage properties are welcome to apply to the fourth edition of this global event. The initiative aims to empower and create opportunities for site managers by expanding their networks and exchanging knowledge and experiences at an international level.
With the extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee meeting due to be held online, this year’s forum will also take place in an online format. The event is jointly organized by the People’s Republic of China, UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the IUCN-ICCROM World Heritage Leadership Programme, in close cooperation with ICOMOS, to continue supporting the capacity building of site managers worldwide.
WHSMF 2021 will cover the following main topics: