26.06.2012 - UNESCO Office in Beirut

Regional seminar on the protection of cultural heritage

UNESCO Beirut office and the French Institute at the French Embassy organized a Regional seminar on the protection of Cultural Heritage . Beirut 6-8 June 2012

This seminar brought together experts and policymakers around the question of how to serve the defense and promotion of cultural heritage. The seminar focused of the protection of heritage in time of crises , methods for the protection heritage with special emphasis on 1954 and 1970 Conventions as well as the relation between heritage and the local population. Seven countries participated in this regional event Lebanon, Jordan, Palestinian Territories, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Egypt in addition to several international experts.

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