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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 within November 25th 18:00 CET (five days before the actual submission deadline). [...]
Source: JPI Cultural Heritage
Thu, Nov 16, 2017
On 16 November 2017, we celebrate the 45th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, one of the most powerful international tools for heritage preservation and one of UNESCO's most successful programmes. Almost universally adopted, with 193 signatory countries, the Convention is unique in combining the protection of cultural and natural [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Wed, Nov 15, 2017
The Government of Bahrain, newly elected member of the World Heritage Committee, will host the 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee from 24 June to 4 July 2018, in Manama, Bahrain. The Chair of the Committee, Sheikha Haya Rashed Al Khalifa, is an international lawyer who served as Bahrain's first [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Tue, Nov 14, 2017
The 21st General Assembly of the States Parties to the World Heritage Convention meets from 14 to 15 November 2017 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France, convening the 193 States Parties to the World Heritage Convention, under the chairmanship of H.E. Mr Adrian Cioroianu, Ambassador and Permanent Delegate of Romania [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Tue, Nov 14, 2017
On 6 November 2017, The Church of England National Investing Bodies announced the launch of its new policy on investing in extractive industries: "Extractive Industries: Ethical Investment Policy”. The policy acknowledges the positive contribution than mining can make to development but also highlights the ethical importance of protected areas such [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Sat, Nov 11, 2017
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre is pleased to announce the Call for Projects for the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Campaign 2018. This Call welcomes the participation of all interested organisations and institutions. In addition, it offers a new opportunity to apply for not only one-year cycle, but also two-year cycle [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
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
Mon, Nov 06, 2017
Recognizing the importance of protecting cultural heritage from attack in times of conflict, Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, and Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), today signed a Letter of Intent formalizing and further enhancing their collaboration. The signing of the Letter of Intent took place in the [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Mon, Nov 06, 2017
On the occasion of UNESCO's General Conference, an international high-level panel on 6 November 2017, brought together Ministers from Iraq and Mali, the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and international experts to strengthen cooperation in response to cultural cleansing and violent extremism. Opening the panel, UNESCO Director-General, Irina [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Fri, Nov 03, 2017
In a recent publication on the SDG, the International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA) recognizes that many World Heritage sites are impacted by industrial activities and operations, including oil and gas exploration and extraction. The report on Mapping the oil and gas industry to the Sustainable Development [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Wed, Nov 01, 2017
Paris, 1 November 2017 – The Principality of Monaco announced the signature of a strategic partnership aimed at strengthening the activities of the World Heritage Marine Programme. The announcement follows an initial cooperation earlier this year that led to the identification of potential new World Heritage marine sites in the [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
Fri, Oct 27, 2017
An international expert workshop took place from 16 to 20 October 2017 at the International Academy for Nature Conservation in the Baltic Sea island of Vilm, in Germany, to discuss the challenges posed by climate change to the conservation and management of World Heritage sites. The meeting was funded by [...]
Source: World Heritage News (UNESCO)
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
Tue, Jul 11, 2017
The Joint Programming Initiative in Cultural Heritage and Global Change is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for transnational proposals. The Heritage in Changing Environments call will support the development of new, research-based ideas and knowledge in response to the rapidly and widely changing context with which heritage and... [...]
Source: JPI Cultural Heritage
Tue, Jun 13, 2017
Last 1st and 2th June 2017 was held in Beja ( Portugal) the International Networking Event on the topic "Social, cultural, political and economic value of Cultural Heritage . The event saw the participation of many international experts of the Cultural Heritage field who participated giving their contribution. Please [...]
Source: JPI Cultural Heritage
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
European Commission organized last 24th April 2017 in Brussels the “Copernicus for Cultural Heritage Workshop”. The workshop intended to assess the potential of Copernicus in support of Cultural Heritage preservation and management, and to provide inputs for further research and/or operational implementation. The main objectives of the workshop were: • [...]
Source: JPI Cultural Heritage
Mon, Mar 13, 2017
The Research Promotion Foundation (RPF) invites you to the Workshop entitled “Enjoyment of Cultural Heritage by means of new and old media” which will take place on the 20th March 2017 (14:30-19:00), at Hotel Annabelle, Paphos, Cyprus. The Workshop is organized by the Cyprus Remote Sensing Society and the [...]
Source: JPI Cultural Heritage
Fri, Feb 24, 2017
JPI On Cultural Heritage organized the “JOINT PROGRAMMING INITIATIVE ON CULTURAL HERITAGE WORKSHOP: FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS PARADE” which was held in Brussels on 20th and 21st February 2017. The aim of the Parade was to provide more visibility on JPI-CH activities and give a new impetus to Cultural... continue reading [...]
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