Workshop on Disaster Risk Management in the Field of Cultural Heritage

When, local time: 
Monday, 2 October 2017 - 10:00am to Tuesday, 3 October 2017 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Serbia, Vrdnik Kula
Type of Event: 
Working group/Expert Meeting
Contact: 
Sinisa Sesum at s.sesum@unesco.org

As a direct follow up of UNESCO’s action aimed at enhancing Disaster Risk Management at UNESCO designated sites, the Ministry of Culture and Information of Serbia is organizing the Workshop entitled Disaster Risk Management in the field of Cultural Heritage with the support of UNESCO Participation Programme 2016-2017 and UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe.

The workshop aims at improving capacities in the field of cultural heritage risk management and disaster mitigation in Serbia, by: developing an integrated system for disaster risk management of cultural and natural heritage, incorporating mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery measures; establishing a protection system - early warning systems and preparedness in the institution culture and natural heritage; enhancing cooperation among relevant institutions and actors of the field of disaster risk management and culture and nature heritage; and, elaborating and disseminating guidelines for Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage