NHK-UNESCO Adivsory Committee


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To ensure the scientific accuracy of the project, an advisory committee has been established and is chaired by ’UNESCOs Goodwill Ambassador Professor Ikuo Hirayama. The meetings of this advisory committee took place on 2 and 3 March 2005 and on the 23 april 2007.
From left to right:

  • Francesco Bandarin, Director of the World Heritage Centre, UNESCO ;
  • Mounir Bouchenaki, Representative of UNESCO's Director-General ;
  • Professor Ikuo Hirayama, Chairperson of the Committee ;
  • Noburo Noguchi, Director-General, National Federation of UNESCO Associations in Japan ;
  • Professor Yukio Nishimura, Vice President, ICOMOS ;
  • Akira Suma - Secretarial Chief, NHK World Heritage Project ;
  • Toru Hirota - Executive Producer, NHK World Heritage Project;
  • Yoshihiro Higuchi, Intangible Heritage Section, UNESCO ;
  • Kishore Rao, Deputy Director, World Heritage Centre, UNESCO.


© UNESCO/Michel Ravassard


© UNESCO/Michel Ravassard