Protecting Deltas: Heritage Helps

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Aerial view of Seventeenth-century canal ring area- Amsterdam, Netherlands

From 23 to 28 September 2013 ICOMOS Netherlands will be organising the conference ‘Protecting Deltas, Heritage Helps’ in Amsterdam. Examples from Venice, Amsterdam, Cambodia and many other places will show that heritage can be an inspiration for a sustainable future for delta cities and other areas facing water challenges.
Highlights include:

•A keynote address from President of ICOMOS International Mr. Gustavo Araoz
•UNESCO and World Bank speakers linking water and heritage
•Opportunities for discussion with experts from around the world
•A celebratory dinner at the splendidly renovated Rijksmuseum

ICOMOS cordially invites everyone interested in the topics water and heritage to register for the conference. Please note that the number of places is limited.


Type of Event Special Event
Start 23.09.2013 11:00 local time
End 28.09.2013 11:00 local time
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Focal point Boccardi, Giovanni
Organizer ICOMOS Netherlands
Country Netherlands
City Amsterdam
Venue Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Street Museumstraat 1
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Major Programme
Language of Event English
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