70 years of UNESCO: Culture and Heritage

When :

from Thursday 23 July, 2015
to Thursday 23 July, 2015

Type of event :

Специальное мероприятие

Where :

Sala de Conferencias, Edificio MERCOSUR, Montevideo, Uruguay

Contact :


On Thursday July 23 the second of five planned meetings in the country on the occasion of the celebration of seventieth anniversary of the Organization, took place, organized jointly by the Uruguayan National Commission for UNESCO and UNESCO’s Regional Bureau in Montevideo
The activity "70 years of UNESCO: Culture and Heritage" consisted of a counterpoint between the president of the Commission for Cultural Heritage of the Nation, Mr Nelson Inda and member of the National Commission for UNESCO, and Mr Mariano Arana, moderated by Ema Zaffaroni, also a member of the National Commission Around fifty guests, including prominent personalities, diplomats, university authorities and the general public, shared an interesting and friendly exchange, where history on the material and intangible heritage of Uruguay, intertwined and allowed for the exchange of different perspectives and analysis on the conception of the subject since the adoption of the Convention for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (1972).