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Thu, Jan 18, 2018
In an effort to improve tourism management at World Heritage sites, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre convened an expert meeting on the development of a new and innovative tool for tourism and visitor management. Experts participating in the meeting hosted at the UNESCO HQ in Paris 15-16 January 2018 included representatives [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Tue, Jan 09, 2018
In a historic decision for marine conservation efforts, the Government of Belize has adopted a full oil moratorium for all Belize offshore waters, including the entire Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System World Heritage site. The Belize reef system is the second largest reef system in the world, with approximately [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Sat, Dec 30, 2017Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Fri, Dec 22, 2017
In addition to its generous annual contributions under the Programme Cooperation Agreement (2014-2017), the Government of Sweden decided in November 2017 to provide additional financial support to UNESCO in the amount of SEK 3,200,000 (around USD 400,000) to strengthen the protection of heritage, as well as to promote [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Thu, Dec 21, 2017
The ‘Delhi Declaration on Heritage and Democracy' was adopted at the closing session of the ICOMOS 19th General Assembly in New Delhi, India, on 15th December 2017, at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium-Auditorium in New Delhi, India. The Delhi Declaration emphasized the understanding that people's perspective is central to heritage, and [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Tue, Dec 19, 2017
The first meeting of the World Heritage Policy Compendium Working Group took place at UNESCO Headquarters from 6 to 7 December 2017. The Policy Compendium initiative, which will see the development of a consolidated source of World Heritage policies for use by the World Heritage Committee, States Parties and other [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Mon, Dec 18, 2017
An inter-regional workshop entitled "World Heritage and Sustainable Development: the Role of Local Communities” was organized at the National Museum in Karachi, Pakistan (23-24 November 2017) by the World Heritage Centre in close co-operation with the UNESCO office in Islamabad and the Department of Archaeology of the Government of Sindh [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
The JPICH Digital Heritage Call is the first of a series of four joint transnational calls within the context of the JPI Cultural Heritage. The JPICH Digital Heritage Call for Proposals was formally published on April 24, 2017. At the deadline (June 22, 2017) 34 proposals were submitted. Three... continue [...]
Source: JPI Cultural Heritage
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
Perceiving Cultural Heritage Through Digital Technologies The aim of this special issue is to solicit interdisciplinary studies about the complex phenomenon that takes place during the aesthetic and synesthetic involvement of a human observer in the perception of Cultural Heritage and art mediated by virtual and augmented reality or other... [...]
Source: JPI Cultural Heritage
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
On the 12th of April 2018 Pich will organise the final conference in Delft, University of Technology. We invite the participants of the other running JPI Cultural Heritage projects to this conference, and everybody who is interested in the built and intangible Cultural Heritage. Click on [...]
Source: JPI Cultural Heritage
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Culture, in all of its wondrous expressions, inspires more than 1.2 billion tourists to pack a bag and cross international borders each year. It is an important means to promote inter-cultural dialogue, create employment opportunities, curb rural migration, and nurture a sense of pride among host communities. Yet unmanaged, [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
The triennial meeting of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), taking place in New Delhi, India from 11-15 December 2017, began with the Scientific Council Meeting on 11 December in the India International Centre, New Delhi. The Opening Ceremony of the ICOMOS General Assembly was held on 12 [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
International Mountain Day, designated by the United Nations General Assembly in 2003 and celebrated on 11 December, highlights the importance of mountains to life on Earth. The theme for 2017, "Mountains under Pressure: climate, hunger, migration”, draws our attention to some of the most critical challenges that mountains and people [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Wed, Dec 06, 2017
The National Research Council (CNR) is pleased to invite you at the event “Safeguarding Cultural Heritage from Natural and Man-Made Disasters” that will take place at the Danube University Krems (Austria) on January 23th, 2018. The event is organized in the framework of the Interreg Central Europe Risk assessment andsustainable [...]
Source: JPI Cultural Heritage
Fri, Dec 01, 2017
In the framework of the JPI-CH, Spain is coordinating the activity “Methodology development for assessing the cultural and socio-economic value(s) of digital cultural heritage”. This activity is coordinated by Santa María la Real Foundation of Historic Heritage and the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, with the collaboration of... [...]
Source: JPI Cultural Heritage
Fri, Nov 17, 2017
We kindly inform all the applicants interested to participate in the Heritage in Changing Environment Call that the account requests will be accepted not more within November 20th, 2017 18:00 CET but, cause organizational reasons, preferably ( not mandatory) within November 25th 18:00 CET (five days before the [...]
Source: JPI Cultural Heritage
Wed, Nov 08, 2017
The Joint Programming Initiative in Cultural Heritage and Global Change is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for transnational proposals: Heritage in Changing Environments Call. The Heritage call will supportwell-defined, transnational, interdisciplinary and collaborative researchand development projects that maximise the value and impact of researchoutcomes by promoting the Exchange... [...]
Source: JPI Cultural Heritage
Wed, Nov 08, 2017
The Joint Programming Initiative in Cultural Heritage and Global Change is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for transnational proposals in the area of Digital Heritage. The Digital Heritage call will support well-defined, transnational, interdisciplinary and collaborative research and development projects that maximise the value and impact of research... [...]
Source: JPI Cultural Heritage
Tue, Oct 24, 2017
The COST Connect workshop on “Cultural Heritage in the Digital Era” will be an open space for participants to identify and discuss how they can best contribute to structuring this field of cooperation that has shown high potential to create societal impact in Europe. The event will be held in... [...]
Source: JPI Cultural Heritage
Fri, Sep 15, 2017
Lithuanian national committee for UNESCO, JPI CH, ICCROM invites you to the WORKSHOP ON THE ROLE OF JPICH FUNDED RESARCH PROJECTS ON HERITAGE PRACTICE which will take place on 28th-29th September 2017 (14:30-19:00), at Lithuanian National Commission for UNESCO in Vilnius. One of the important functions of JPI Cultural Heritage [...]
Source: JPI Cultural Heritage

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