Macao and Biblical Vestiges in Israel are among the 17 Cultural
Sites Inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List Durban (South
15 07 2005 - The World Heritage Committee, chaired by Themba Wakashe,
South Africa’s Deputy Director-General for Heritage and National
Archives, today inscribed 17 cultural sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage
pays Official Visit to Cambodia Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
25 - 26 07 2005 - The Director-General made his second official visit
to the Kingdom of Cambodia to discuss with the Cambodian Authorities
the current state of bilateral cooperation, which is predominantly
focused on education and culture.
Heritage in Young Hands Bucarest (Romania)
28 - 31 07 2005 - Workshop on "Sustainable Development and World Heritage:
Preservation of the Environment" within the framework of the Great
Volga River Route World Heritage Education Project.
Slavery Remembrance Day Worldwide Celebrations Barbados, Costa
Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala and Mali
01 - 23 08 2005 - International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave
Trade and its Abolition, celebrated each year on 23 August, is an
opportunity for widespread reflection as to the causes and consequences
of the scourge, thereby putting an end to the silence that has too
long surrounded this human tragedy. Countless activities are organized
throughout the world to coincide with the event.
Meeting of Experts of the Afro-American Centre for Cultural Diversity,
Sustainable Development and Intercultural Dialogue Esmeraldas
01 - 05 08 2005 - The objective of this Second Meeting of Experts
is the creation of a research plan and the compilation of a group
of projects for 2006-2007.
UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation
03 - 05 08 2005 - The review and selection process of the 6th session
of the Asia-Pacific prize will take place at the UNESCO Bangkok office.
The awards programme recognizes the achievements of individuals and
organizations within the private sector, and public-private initiatives,
in successfully restoring structures of heritage value in the Asia-Pacific
Workshop-Forum – Nepal, India, Bangladesh Kathmandu (Nepal)
05 - 10 08 2005 - This workshop's theme is “Idioms of South Asian
Theatre” and will be based on the Nepali play "Agnikokatha" (Fire
in the Monastery).
Heritage Convention and Eritrea Asmara (Eritrea)
18 - 20 08 2005 - Awareness-Raising Workshop on the
World Heritage Convention and its Implementation.
International Theatre Festival in Mongolia Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)
22 - 29 08 2005 - Workshop on “Voice and Stage Management for Contemporary
Actors” and encounter on "Dialogue between the Theatre and its Audiences"
Exhibition: Memories of Mankind UNESCO Headquarters, Paris
29 08 2005 - 08 09 2005 Winners of the past four Humanity Photo Awards
present a slice of life from traditional societies around the world.
The exhibition is sponsored by the China Folklore Photographic Association,
under the auspices of UNESCO.