8th International Training Program on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage

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UNESCO Chair Program on Cultural Heritage and Risk Management: International Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage 2013
The year's training program will focus on policies and planning measures for mitigating risks to cultural heritage from multiple hazards such as earthquakes, floods, landslides and fires, especially in rapidly urbanizing context of developing countries. Special techniques for mitigating risks from earthquakes and fires will also be highlighted besides policies, planning and design interventions for long term restoration and rehabilitation of cultural heritage following disaster through a special workshop in the area affected by the Great East Japan Disaster in 2011.


Type of Event Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Start 07.09.2013 11:00 local time
End 21.09.2013 11:00 local time
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Focal point Boccardi, Giovanni
Organizer UNESCO
Country Japan
City Kyoto
Venue Institute of Disaster Mitigation for Urban Cultural Heritage, Ritsumeikan University
Street 58, Komatsubara Kitamachi
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants
Official Website
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