International Workshop “World Heritage: Preservation, Management and Enhancement”

When, local time: 
Wednesday, 21 May 2014 - 10:00am to Friday, 23 May 2014 - 6:00pm
Where: 
Russian Federation, Moscow
Type of Event: 
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International Workshop "World Heritage: Conservation, Management and Enhancement" is organized with a view to strengthen implementation of the World Heritage Convention in the CIS countries and reinforce national capacities for managing cultural heritage and promoting contribution of World Heritage properties to sustainable development in the CIS countries.

The organizers are the Ministry of Culture of Russian Federation, the Russian Scientific Research Institute for Cultural and Natural Heritage named after Dmitry Likhachev with the consultative assistance of the Commision of the Russian Federation for UNESCO and the financial support of the UNESCO Moscow Office for Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Republic of Moldova and the Russian Federation.

The target audience of the Workshop: World Heritage Managers, representatives of regional agencies for the protection of monuments, religious organizations and experts.
International Workshop "World Heritage : Conservation, Management and Enhancement" is organized with a view to strengthen implementation of the World Heritage Convention in the CIS countries and reinforce national capacities for managing cultural heritage and promoting contribution of World Heritage properties to sustainable development in the CIS countries.

During the Workshop five round-table discussions are supposed to be arranged on the matters of the World Heritage, including Periodic Reporting, conservation, promotion of World Heritage properties, legislative control of the World Heritage sites’ status, international cooperation in this area etc.

The organizers are the Ministry of Culture of Russian Federation, the Russian Scientific Research Institute for Cultural and Natural Heritage named after Dmitry Likhachev with the consultative assistance of the Commision of the Russian Federation for UNESCO and the financial support of the UNESCO Moscow Office for Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Republic of Moldova and the Russian Federation.

The Workshop target audience: the World Heritage Properties Managers, representatives of regional institutions for the protection of cultural heritage, religious institutions and expert communities.

The Workshop will be attended by representatives from the CIS member states, national coordinators for World Heritage preservation, policy-makers for the protection of monuments, managers of the World Heritage properties.

The Workshop will take place from 21 to 23 May 2014 in the Heritage Institute, Novodevichy Convent, the State Historical Museum/Museums of the Moscow Kremlin, Moscow, Russian Federation.

The program of the Workshop includes thematic round-table discussions on the following issues:

- preparation of periodic reporting;
- conservation and management of the World Heritage properties;
- International Cooperation with the CIS member states;
- World Heritage and development of sustainable tourism;
- other issues related to the World Heritage.