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  • 2022 WHIPIC Online Lecture and Webinar Series on Understanding World Heritage Interpretation

    Description: In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, the WHIPIC is holding 2 Webinars and 3 Lectures between 25 August and 3 November under the theme of ‘Bridging the Gap: 50 Years of the World Heritage Convention’. Throughout the programmes, there will be presentations and discussions centred on often overlooked areas in the implementation of the World Heritage Convention and the role heritage interpretation can play to rectify those gaps while also reflecting on the past 50 years of the Convention.

    Introduction: Since 2020, the WHIPIC has provided a platform for information sharing to increase understanding of the issues that the World Heritage sites are facing and the significance and various roles of World Heritage interpretation and presentation through the ‘Online Lecture Series on Understanding the Wor...
  • Call for Registration | Webinar series “New Horizons of Heritage Conservation” Session 2: World Heri...

    Description: In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage, and as the world approaches the mid-point of implementing the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, UNESCO is taking leadership as the only UN agency with a mandate in culture to join forces in search for new horizons in heritage conservation, in order to demonstrate the transformative role of culture in promoting sustainable development.

    Introduction: On 28 September 2022, UNESCO Beijing Office will launch the second session of the “New Horizons in Heritage Conservation” webinar series within the framework of “Conservation and Management of World Heritage Sites in China” Project Phase IV (2021-2024), with an aim to raise awareness among the civil...
  • Call for Case Studies: Bamboo for Carbon Neutrality in Rural Areas: Innovation and Practices in Carb...

    Description: The “Bamboo for Carbon Neutrality in Rural Areas: Innovation and Practices in Carbon Reduction and Low-Carbon Development in and around World Heritage Sites” Call for Case Studies, jointly organized by UNESCO and INBAR, collects and promotes good practices and innovations of site management by using bamboo to explore solutions in carbon reduction and low-carbon sustainable development. The initiative aims to contribute to China’s efforts in attaining the “Double Carbon Targets” (carbon peaking by 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2060).

    Introduction: Submission Details When to Submit: Present until 10 October 2022 Who can Submit: Any institutions or individuals, including relevant administrations for “Hometown of Bamboo of China” or World Heritage sites, NGOs and other social groups, local government authorities, academic institu...
  • A new take on Health & Safety for community tourism in a post-COVID era in Cuc Phuong National Park ...

    Description: During July and August 2022, the training on Health and Safety (H&S) implications in community tourism took place at Cuc Phuong National Park and Van Long Wetlands Nature Reserve.

    Introduction: The main goal of this activity was to provide suggestions on operational procedures to manage health risks for different experience types, as well as cultural considerations in the post-COVID-19 era. Moreover, it was important to share recommendations on how to minimise the spread of germs and bacte...
  • ICRTH2022 Expert Dialogue: Cultural and Heritage Planning: Tourism Pressure and Impact

    Description: https://www.responsibleborneo.com/icrth2022abouttheconference

    Introduction: International Conference on Responsible Tourism and Hospitality (ICRTH) 2022 is an academic and professional (industry) event that advances the discourse on responsible tourism for sustainable development. This event is a continuation of ICRTH2021 held on 27-28 May last year which attracted approxim...
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