European Meeting on Underwater Cultural Heritage in Denmark

When, local time: 
Wednesday, 8 June 2016 -
8:00am to 6:00pm
Denmark, Copenhaguen
Type of Event: 
Category 6-Expert Committee

A UNESCO Regional Meeting for Northern European States will take place on 8 June 2016 in Copenhagen (Denmark), open to State representatives only. The regional meeting aims to promote the 2001 Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage and its scientific standards among UNESCO Member States.
The regional meeting will be followed by a scientific colloquium on 9 June 2016, open to all interested scientists, to discuss experience with rendering underwater cultural heritage accessible.

Both events will take place in the National Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen. They are organized by UNESCO in close cooperation with the National Museum. The working languages of the regional meeting will be French and English. The colloquium will be held in English.

A complementary conference excursion to the Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde will be organized on the afternoon of 8 June and an official reception will be held that evening.
Registration by email to Ms Yan Ren (