Meeting of the International Scientific Committee: "Strengthening the Conservation and Management of Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha”

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 - 9:00am to Thursday, 21 April 2016 - 5:00pm
Where: 
Nepal, Lumbini
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Contact: 
Nabha Basnyat-Thapa

The meeting is being held under the project "Strengthening the Conservation and Management of Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha” funded by the Japanese government and implemented by UNESCO in cooperation with the Department of Archaeology and the Lumbini Development Trust.
The meeting will be opened by UNESCO Director-General, Ms Irina Bokova, on 19 April 2016. Participants - In addition to the present members of the ISC (Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, DoA, LDT, Advisors on Archaeology, Conservations and Planning, Durham University, UK, Tokyo University, also representatives from ADB, KOICA, IUCN, World Bank, WWF, the Ministry of Urban Development, the Ministry of Local Development, the Lumbini and Kapilvastu municipalities and the Buddhist bodies and some of the monasteries.