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18-28 February 2011
As a complement to the current global debate on the preservation of historic urban landscape, Stadsherstel is organizing an international forum entitled Urban Heritage Inc., Public-private partnership meets heritage preservation. The forum will take place from 31 March until 2 April 2011 in the De Duif Church in Amsterdam. The second day of the forum, Friday 1 April, is an open day for the ...
30 November 2009 - 3 December 2009
More than half of the Earth's population now lives in an urban area, and over the past three decades, due to the sharp increase in the world's urban population, historic cities have become subject to new threats.   In order to address conservation and planning issues of historic cities, the Recommendation on Historic Urban Landscapes is being prepared for possible adoption at the 36th ...
10 March 2009 - 30 April 2009
This prize is awarded every second year by the Organization of World Heritage Cities to a city that is a member of the OWHC and that has distinguished itself by its achievements in the conservation, enhancement or management of property inscribed on the World Heritage List, and located on its territory. EligibilityA city that is a member in good standing of the Organization of World Heritage ...
23-25 November 2008
International Conference on the Historic Urban Landscape and its management in Budapest, Hungary (Collegium Budapest, 23-25 November 2008) The goal of the conference is to: 1. contribute to the global reflection on the concept of historic urban landscape in an interdisciplinary perspective and on its relevance for the management of historic cities; 2. share the perspectives and to compare ...
12-14 November 2007
UNESCO has launched an initiative for the safeguarding of Historic Urban Landscapes as a follow-up to the Vienna Conference on "World Heritage and Contemporary Architecture - Managing the Historic Urban Landscape", which took place in May 2005 in Austria. The outcome of this conference, the so-called "Vienna Memorandum", formed the basis for the adoption of a ‘Declaration on the Conservation ...
21-22 June 2007
An international congress on "Maintenance, Repair and Rehabilitation of Property" will be held at the Hofburg Congress Centre in Vienna on 21 and 22 June 2007. The congress will not address the issue of monuments and their restoration. Rather, it will bring together decision-makers, architects, planners, craftspeople, building industry experts and estate agents with the aim of highlighting ...
30 May 2007 - 1 June 2007
4th ICOMOS Regional Asia Pacific Meeting will be held in Seoul, Republic of Korea, at the invitation of ICOMOS Korea with support by the Korean Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA) and Ministry of Culture and Tourism. This one will address the larger urban settlement with the theme "Heritage and Metropolis in Asia and the Pacific". It will provide another opportunity to examine the follow ...
29 January 2007 - 2 February 2007
From 29 January to 2 February 2007 the city of St Petersburg, Russian Federation, will host a seminar on "Scientific and Technical Challenges for the Management and Conservation of Historic Centres of Towns inscribed on the World Heritage List" for the region of Central and Eastern Europe. The seminar is being prepared jointly by the Russian World Heritage National Committee, the Russian ...
7-8 December 2006
Theme I "Importance and competitiveness of new development" Theme II "Preservation and continuity of urban landscape" Theme III "Community involvement in city planning process"
12-14 May 2005
Managing the Historic Urban Landscape The UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the City of Vienna are pleased to announce this international conference, co-organized by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and the Austrian Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, which will take place in the Vienna City Hall from 12 to 14 May 2005. About 200 historic cities and urban ...