First South East Europe World Heritage Youth Forum
Porec, Coratia and Skocjan, Slovenia
Europe and North America
The Forum was organized by the UNESCO National Commissions of Slovenia and Croatia and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre (WHC), in close collaboration with UNESCO's Associated Schools Project Network (ASPnet) and the UNESCO Venice Office.
Eleven countries from south-east Europe are represented at the Forum: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Romania, Montenegro, Slovenia, Serbia, and observers from Spain, United Arab Emirates and Switzerland.
Participants visited the World Heritage site Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic Centre of Poreč and held workshops at the site. They also had the opportunity to visit the Škocjan Caves World Heritage site in Slovenia.
The Croatian Commission for UNESCO, the Slovenian National Commission for UNESCO, UNESCO World Heritage Centre (WHC) and UNESCO Venice Office