UNESCO-Africa-China Forum on World Heritage Capacity Building and Cooperation

When :

from Monday 3 June, 2019
10:00
to Wednesday 5 June, 2019
17:55

Type of event :

Category 8-Symposium

Where :

Paris, France

The World Heritage Centre, in collaboration with the African World Heritage Fund and the National Commission of the People’s Republic of China for UNESCO, is organizing the UNESCO-Africa-China Forum on World Heritage Capacity Building and Cooperation at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.
The UNESCO-Africa-China Forum follows the November 2018 African and Chinese Experts meeting on Safeguarding World Heritage in Africa and China.br /br /The Forum will start with a high-level session of African and Chinese government officials representing national authorities in charge of culture, environment and infrastructural development, and in particular those in charge of the implementation of the World Heritage Convention and the management of protected areas. It will also include presentations from African and Chinese experts highlighting the challenges and successes of managing World Heritage properties in their respective countries.