National Consultation on the Underwater Cultural Heritage Safeguarding
The government of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) will organize a National Consultation on the Underwater Cultural Heritage (UCH) Safeguarding in FSM in Chuuk from 6 to 8 March 2018 in cooperation with the Chuuk State Government.
The Consultation aims to enhance the understanding of the importance of the diverse UCH in FSM as well as the benefits of the UCH Convention for sustainable development. It will bring together approximately 20 stakeholders including the Historic Preservation Officers and representatives of the Departments and Offices involved in the ratification of the UCH Convention.
The Consultation will serve as public hearings recommended by the Congress as part of the national process towards ratification of the UCH Convention.