5th Meeting of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Body to the 2001 Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage

The fifth meeting of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Body will take place at UNESCO Headquarters (Room VI), Paris, on 11 June 2014. It will be preceded by an Information Meeting on the Occasion of the Oceans Day on 10 June 2014.


Among others, the Advisory Body:

- Assists the Meeting of States Parties to the Convention in scientific or technical issues regarding the implementation of the ‘Rules concerning activities directed at underwater cultural heritage’ (Annex to the Convention);

- May be consulted for the elaboration, in consultation with the Bureau of the Meeting of States Parties, of the draft Operational Guidelines directly related to the Rules;

- Gives guidance in questions directly related to Rules in the framework of the practical application of the State cooperation mechanism contained in the Convention (Articles 8 to13).

The Fifth Meeting of the advisory Body will discuss strategies on best practices regarding Public access to the underwater cultural heritage sites; cooperation among accredited NGO's as well as education and awareness-raising activities.


Details

Type of Event Working group
Start 11.06.2014 11:00 local time
End 11.06.2014 19:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Guerin, Ulrike
Organizer CLT/CEH/CHP
Contact u.guerin@unesco.org
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 7, place de Fontenoy
Room Room VI
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants 50
Official Website
Link 1 Web site of the 5th Meeting of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Body to the 2001 Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural heritage
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