Performing Arts Laboratory and HIV/AIDS Prevention
Hanoi, Viet Nam
27 08 - 16 09 2006 The 2006 laboratory will consist
of a three-week intensive training course linked with UNESCO’s
project for innovative HIV-prevention approaches using traditional
forms of performing arts in Asia.
to assist Lebanese early recovery in culture and education
30 08 2006 UNESCO will assist the Lebanese government by providing
support for vocational education, children and youth traumatized
by recent events, and helping to preserve the country’s rich
Session on Culture and Disaster Reduction Davos,
31 08 2006 On the occasion of the International Conference
on Disaster Reduction (ICDR), from 27 August to 1 September,
the Special Session will examine how traditional knowledge systems
and cultural and natural heritage preservation can be integrated
into comprehensive risk management strategies.
Policies and Post-Conflict in Southern Sudan Juba,
07 - 08 09 2006 Representatives from ten states of
Southern Sudan participate in a workshop whose main objective
will be to draw up a cultural policy framework within the post-conflict
context of the country.
International Seminar of the UNESCO Forum - University and Heritage
11 09 - 16 09 2006 The main topic of this seminar
is “Documentation for Conservation and Development: New
Strategies in Cultural Heritage for the Future”.
and Diaspora Conference on Cultural Diversity for Social Cohesion
and Sustainable Development
Sun City, South Africa
12 - 16 09 2006 This conference is a follow-up to
various conference initiatives undertaken throughout Africa
and the Diaspora with regard to the 2005 Convention on the Protection
and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.
of Excellence for Handicrafts in Asia Mongolia,
Thailand, India and Uzbekistan
14 - 27 09 2006 Four panels of seven to nine programme
partners and international experts (14-15 September in Ulan
Bator, Mongolia; 18-19 September in Bangkok, Thailand; 22-23
September in New Delhi, India and 25-27 September in Bukhara,
Uzbekistan) will judge handicrafts submissions from East, South-East,
South and Central Asia.
Edition of European Heritage Days France
16 - 17 09 2006 An initiative launched in 1984 by
the French Ministry of Culture, European Cultural Days, now
in its twenty-third year, will take place in France on Saturday
16 and Sunday 17 September.
Training for Trainers Windhoek, Namibia
18 - 21 09 2006 The advanced-level workshop will
focus on intellectual property protection, mechanisms for detecting,
investigating and measuring piracy and for preventing and reducing
Anniversary of the 1st International Congress of Black Writers
and Artists Paris, France
19 - 22 09 2006 The African Community of Culture
and the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American
Research at Harvard University (USA) will open the celebrations
at the Sorbonne University to the 50th anniversary of the 1st
International Congress of Black Writers and Artists, which took
place on 19 September 1956 in the hallowed precincts of the
Sorbonne’s Descartes Amphitheatre.
appropriate and gender-sensitive reporting on HIV and AIDS in
the Caucasus Region
18 - 22 09 2006 This sub-regional training-of-trainers
workshop will highlight socio-cultural issues such as traditions,
beliefs, gender norms, practices and religions related to HIV
and AIDS in order to improve skills in reporting on the pandemic
within the region.
Jury Meeting of the Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture 2006
21 - 22 09 2006 The Sharjah Prize, conceived with
the aim of promoting the development and study of Arab culture
throughout the world, is the result of a fruitful collaboration
between UNESCO and the Government of the United Arab Emirates.
Meeting on the Safeguarding of Historic Urban Landscapes
25 09 2006 UNESCO has begun the process to arrive at a consolidated
text elaborating the concept of Historic Urban Landscapes and
the ways and means for its safeguarding.
and Advisory Bodies to implement World Heritage Committee Decisions
25 - 29 09 2006 This meeting between the World Heritage Centre
and ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites), IUCN
(World Conservation Union), ICCROM (International Centre for
the Study and the Preservation of Cultural Property) will focus
on the implementation and follow up of the Decisions of the
World Heritage Committee adopted during its 30th session as
well as on the implementation of the Reflection Year on World
Heritage Periodic Reporting.
Diaspora Heritage Trail Conference 2006: Linking our Futures
27 09 - 01 10 2006 The concept of the African Diaspora
Heritage Trail (ADHT) is a unified cross-border cultural tourism
initiative designed to educate visitors, enhance the economic
viability of African Diaspora countries and conserve the essence
of African ancestry, culture and history.