International Training Course on 'Management Planning for Cultural Heritage', Shanghai China
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The first international training course on Management Planning for Cultural Heritage is co-organized by WHITR-AP and ICCROM. It will be held from 24 Nov. to Dec. 5 in Shanghai, China.

By the end of June, WHITR-AP has received over 70 applications from 37 countries worldwide. Most of the applicants are advanced professionals with rich practical experience. They play an active role in the protection and administration of World Heritage sites in their countries. Based on the requirements of course, the panel from ICCROM and WHITR-AP have selected 19 professionals represented their countries in the course. The international training course is composed of classroom and on-site lectures. The teaching staff includes the experts from ICCROM and well-known professors from distinguished universities and organization. At the same time, a range of learning strategies drawing upon participants' own professional knowledge constitute an essential part in the program, through case studies, discussions, presentations and group work.. The course will also address the principles, methodology, analysis and procedures for preparing an appropriate management plans.

This course responds to the training needs of heritage protection in relation to the UNESCO Periodic Report for the Asian and the Pacific. It is a solid program to fulfill the objectives of WHITR-AP to promote the overall capability of conservation in the region. Under close cooperation with ICCROM, the course will provide an opportunity for the participants to learn and communicate effectively in terns of conservation and management of heritage sites.
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