Regional Advanced Training Course on In Situ Preservation of Underwater Cultural Heritage, 19-26 October 2011
The regional training course, organized by UNESCO Bangkok Office under the Norwegian Government project on “Safeguarding the Underwater Cultural Heritage of Asia and the Pacific”, will take place at the Khao Laem Ya-Moo Koh Samet National Park, Rayong Province, Thailand.
The training is being implemented in collaboration with the Underwater Archaeology Division of Thailand, to which the Asia-Pacific Regional Field Training Centre established under the project has been attached.
Fifteen national experts from nine countries (Cambodia, Indonesia, Kenya, Kyrgyztan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Thailand) who are graduates from earlier Foundation Courses will undergo training in the different methods of in situ preservation through lectures and practical exercises. Experts from ICOMOS-ICUCH and the National Museum of Denmark will share their expertise with the participants.