First UNESCO course on Underwater Cultural Heritage Management for South America
This course is part of the project "Capacity-building, implementation actions and increased ratification schemes in Latin America and the Caribbean of the Convention for the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 2001." It is funded through a grant from the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development (AECID).
The general objectives of the course are:
1) Contribute to regional training on the protection and management of underwater cultural heritage;
2) To promote a regional network that encourages states to collaborate and develop good practice through cooperation and exchange of information and experience;
3) Assist the preparation of Member States in the implementation of the 2001 UNESCO Convention and its Annex, and encourage the steps to follow for ratification.