Open Call: Expert training on the implementation of the 2005 Convention in Asia-Pacific (EXTENDED DEADLINE: 18 March)

UNESCO is launching a call for expression of interest to solicit specialists from the Asia-Pacific region to join the community of practice on the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. Targeting mid-career experts, UNESCO will organize a 5-day training in Seoul, Republic of Korea, from 11 to 15 June 2018, with the support of the Korean Government. Its aim will be to share knowledge on the Convention, raise awareness about opportunities from ratifying and implementing the Convention, facilitate networking, encourage future cooperation with UNESCO. Its long-term objective is to bring together a new generation of specialists from the Asia-Pacific region that can potentially, in future, become part of the Convention’s international Expert Facility and support the implementation UNESCO’s research, capacity development and technical assistance programmes.