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Side Event: Looking into the future: Highlights of the Regional Action Plan for Africa (2021-2027)

30 July 2021

During the extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee, the side event, ‘Looking into the future: Highlights of the Regional Action Plan for Africa (2021 – 2027)’ will take place on 30 July.

The event will take place on Zoom platform from 4pm to 5.30pm (Paris Time, GMT +2) and will reflect the Regional Report and Action Plan (2021-2027) for Africa, which is the result of the Third Cycle of the Periodic Reporting exercise in the region.

Opening remarks
Ms Mechtild Rössler, Director, UNESCO World Heritage Centre

H.E. Amira ElFadil, Commissioner for Health, Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development, African Union Commission

Mr Vusumuzi Mkhize, Chairperson, African World Heritage Fund (AWHF)

Highlights of the Regional Action Plan for Africa (2021-2027)
Overview and highlights

Key areas and funding gap over the next 6 years

Perspectives for implementation
H.E. Mr Andogoly Guindo, Minister of Handicraft, Culture, Hotel Industry and Tourism, Mali and Representative of the African Union Champion for Arts Culture and Heritage

H.E. Ms Makhotso Sotyu, Deputy Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment of South Africa

H.E. Mr Albertus Aochamub, Ambassador of Permanent Delegation of the Republic of Namibia to UNESCO

Representative of Donor community – China, Japan, Norway, Oman


Closing remarks
Mr Webber Ndoro, Director-General of ICCROM

Join the side event: https://unesco-org.zoom.us/j/92515162283


Friday, 30 July 2021

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