of the World Heritage Convention in the Gulf region Sharjah,
United Arab Emirates
25 02 2005 - 01 03 2005 Two
representatives (one cultural heritage expert and one natural
heritage expert) from each of the following States Parties will
participate in the training workshop: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar,
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Creative Communities - a Strategy for the 21st Century Jodhpur,
22 02 2005 - 26 02 2005 In
co-operation with UNIDO, the World Intellectual Property
Organization, the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank, the
Office of the UNESCO Regional Advisor for Culture in Asia and the
Pacific will convene a Senior Expert Symposium.
between youth and religious personalities in the South-Asian Association
for Regional Co-operation Region Auroville, India
20 02 2005 - 27 02 2005 As part of
UNESCO’s Interreligious Dialogue Programme, this meeting is included
in the cycle of conferences which began ten years ago and have since
taken place in several parts of the world.
of the Convention for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage
17 02 2005 - 18 02 2005
The eighth Regional Meeting for Promotion of the “Convention for the
Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage” will take place in
Roseau (Dominica) on 18-19 February on the occasion of the official
visit of the Director-General of UNESCO to Dominica. This regional
meeting will concern the Member States in the Caribbean. Several
important regional representatives will also be present.
Conference of Arab States: Parliamentarians, UNESCO Partners
13 02 2005 - 14 02 2005 This meeting
is being held in co-operation with UNESCO, the Inter-Parliamentary
Union (IPU), the Lebanese Parliament and the Lebanese National
Commission for UNESCO.
the Return of Cultural Property to its Countries of Origin or its
Restitution in case of Illicit Appropriation Paris, France
06 02 2005 - 09 02 2005 The Intergovernmental
Committee, composed of 22 States Members, meets every two years to
discuss cases and issues concerning the return and restitution of
cultural property, and the fight against illicit trafficking in
Second session of the intergovernmental meeting of experts on the Preliminary Draft Convention on the Protection of the Diversity of Cultural Contents and Artistic Expressions
31 01 2005 - 12 02 2005 The Director-General of UNESCO, Koïchiro Matsuura, opened on Monday, 31 January the second session of the intergovernmental meeting of experts on the Preliminary Draft Convention on the Protection of the Diversity of Cultural Contents and Artistic Expressions which is being held under the chairmanship of Professor Kader Asmal (South Africa).
tsunami alert system for the Indian Ocean|
2005 - UNESCO and its Intergovernmental Oceanographic
Commission (IOC) are in the process of developing an interim tsunami
alert system in the Indian Ocean which will cover the region while a
longer-term fully-fledged system is put in place.
Paris-Nord Villepinte, France|
27 01 2005 - 31 01
2005 In the framework of the "Global Alliance for
Cultural Diversity", UNESCO and Ateliers d'Art de France launched
the first edition of "FabDesign" project.
of cultural heritage in Kosovo Paris, France |
24 01 2005
-Mr Koïchiro Matsuura, Director-General of UNESCO, had a meeting
with Mr Soren Jessen-Petersen, Special Representative of the UN
Secretary-General (SRSG) for Kosovo and Head of the United Nations
Mission in Kosovo.
Course in Management of Heritage Sites Bosra, Syria|
25 01 2005 - 03 02 2005 Within the framework of
UNESCO's programmes for capacity-building in the field of tangible
heritage conservation, in cooperation with the ICCROM's programme
for the conservation of archaeological heritage in the Arab Region -
"ATHAR", UNESCO Beirut Office, ICCROM and the Syrian Directorate of
Antiquities organized this applied course.