July 15, 2017
On 10 July 2017 the research team of the Project HEURIGHT co-organized the debate ‘Building bridges between the 1972 and 2003 Conventions: Challenges for the Future’. The event, launched within the broader framework of the 41. Session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, was held on in Krakow (Poland) at the International Cultural Centre (MCK). Its aim was to explore and discuss the differences and similarities between the two UNESCO Conventions, both in the normative and practical context of protection.
The confirmed discussants who participated in the event included:
- Isabelle Anatole-Gabriel, World Heritage Centre, Chief of the Europe and North America Unit;
- Jing Feng, World Heritage Centre, Chief of the Asia and the Pacific Unit;
- Nada Al-Hassan, World Heritage Centre, Chief of the Arab States Unit;
- Edmond Moukala, World Heritage Centre, Chief of the Africa Unit;
- Mauro Rosi, World Heritage Centre, Chief of the Latin America and the Caribbean Unit;
- Alcira Sandoval Ruíz, UNESCO Office in Quito;
- Kristal Buckley, Deakin University, ICOMOS Australia;
- Sneška Quaedvlieg-Mihailović, Europa Nostra, Secretary General;
- Sławomir Ratajski, Polish National Committee for UNESCO, Secretary General;
- Michał Niezabitowski, Historical Museum of the City of Krakow, Director.
The debate was organized and moderated by Hanna Schreiber (Polish Intangible Heritage Board/University of Warsaw), member of HEURIGHT research team, and Katarzyna Zalasińska (Poland’s Ministry of Culture and National Heritage/University of Warsaw).
See the event flyer: Building bridges 1972-2003.
More information can be found here.
Photogallery: Building Bridges 2017-photo collage.