16.06.2014 - UNESCO Office in Santiago

Third International Forum of NGOs in official partnership with UNESCO

The World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) initiative involve young people in World Heritage preservation and promotion.

We are pleased to invite you to attend the third International Forum of NGOs in official partnership with UNESCO, on the theme “The role of youth in the safeguarding of tangible and intangible cultural heritage”, which will take place in Sofia and Sozopol (Bulgaria) from 28 to 30 September 2014. The Forum’s theme falls within UNESCO’s priorities in the field of protecting and safeguarding cultural heritage, as well as within the UNESCO’s Operational Strategy for Youth 2014-2021.

Organized by the NGO-UNESCO Liaison Committee in close cooperation with the UNESCO Secretariat, in accordance with the Directives on UNESCO’s partnership with non-governmental organizations (36 C/Res. 108) and with the support of Sozopol Foundation, the Forum is intended primarily for NGOs in official partnership with the Organization, but is open also to other NGOs and institutions, as well as to representatives of Member States. A strong presence of youth representatives will be particularly welcome.  

Working documents for the Forum and registration are available on this web site at the following page: 

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