lectures: Venetian Ship Relics and Dante and Music
01 - 23 02 2007 The UNESCO Office in Venice hosts
two public conferences on underwater and artistic heritage entitled
“Venetian Ship Relics: from Venice to Ireland" and “Dante
on the Slave Trade and Slavery in West Africa Accra,
11 - 13 02 2007 This official event commemorates
the bicentenary abolition of the slave trade in the former British
colonies and will be attended by the UNESCO Director-General,
Mr Koïchiro Matsuura.
Silk Road Lacanau, France
15 02 - 04 03 2007 In the framework of the 6th edition
of the Escale cultural event, visitors are invited to follow
the Silk Road as far as the Chinese border in the footsteps
of the great travellers of the past.
Island World Heritage Workshop Tongariro National
Park, New Zealand
18 - 23 02 2007 This is a follow-up to the 2004 workshop
during which the Pacific 2009 Action Plan was developed.
of International Mother Language Day Paris, France
21 - 22 02 2007 The world's nearly 6,000 languages
are celebrated on International Mother Language Day, an event
aimed at promoting linguistic diversity and multilingual education.
This year’s theme is devoted to the topic of multilingualism.
and Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage through Education
21 - 23 02 2007 The expert meeting provides specialists
and community members with concrete practical experiences and
insights into how fomal and non-formal educational efforts can
be deployed to strengthen the safeguarding of intangible cultural
Lecture Series Venice, Italy
01 - 30 03 2007 The UNESCO Office in Venice opens
its doors to two public conferences on the History of Venetian
Inquisition and Dante's Poetry.
Capacity Building Network Havana, Cuba
05 - 07 03 2007 The objectives of the two-day meeting
are to establish procedures the manner in which each State Party
will implement the training modules and to plan conservation
projects to be implemented in 2007 and onwards.
of Heritage Sites Course for French-speaking Professionals
11 - 17 03 2007 Between 15 and 20 participants will
attend this first intensive training course on management and
administration for French-speaking heritage site specialists.
Museum in Docklands to Apply as a Site of Memory
25 03 2007 As part of its efforts to commemorate
the Bicentenary Abolition of the British Slave Trade, the Museum
in Docklands announces its intention to apply for a trans-national
serial nomination for World Heritage status on 22 March 2007.
Tumba Francesa: a cultural asset for development
27 - 28 03 2007 This second capacity-building workshop
has been conceived to enhance local participation and community
awareness and to acknowledge research currently undertaken by
a multidisciplinary expert’s team.