World Heritage Sites and Museums

When, local time: 
Wednesday, 2 November 2016 - 10:00am to Thursday, 3 November 2016 - 6:00pm
Where: 
France, Paris
Type of Event: 
Category 8-Symposium
Contact: 
Nao Hayashi

The International Conference "World Heritage Sites and Museums" co-organized by UNESCO and the Arab Regional Center for World Heritage in cooperation with ICCROM, ICOMOS, IUCN and ICOM, will take place from 2 to 3 November 2016, in order to highlight the importance of the link between World Heritage sites and museums related to these sites, in terms of preservation of built and moveable heritage, education and communication.

The conference will focus on 4 main sessions: Site museums as mediators – conveying sites’ Outstanding Universal Values, shared history and common duties, Site museums as custodians of World Heritage sites’ Integrity, Increasing relevance to local communities - education and participation and World Heritage sites and museums under threat.