2014 Training on Heritage Impact Assessments
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October 13– 24, 2014

Application Deadlines: June 1, 2014. (Expired)

Thang Long Citadel – Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Ha Long Bay – Quang Ninh, Viet Nam

Change to Dujiangyan, Sichuan Province, China

• World Heritage Institute of Training and Research for the Asia and the Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO, Shanghai Centre (WHITRAP, Shanghai)
• International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM)

• To provide participants with the knowledge on management requirements for World Heritage Sites
• To discuss reporting and monitoring requirements including State of Conservation reports and their implications to State Parties.
• To provide the current knowledge and skills of using impact assessment as a tool for evaluating impacts from various factors affecting heritage in general and world heritage sites in particular.
• To provide understanding of the knowledge (such as the legal frameworks) to initiate/improve heritage impact assessments in respective countries of the participants.
• To promote the exchange of experiences and information among participants and the institutions.


The international course is designed for a maximum of 20 persons. Priority is given to :
• Professionals/ decision makers from State Parties that have been requested to carry out impact assessments of developments proposed at World Heritage properties located within their territory by the World Heritage Committee.


Course Fee
950 US $, including tuition fee and field study.


UNESCO WHITRAP Shanghai only offers scholarships to the Professionals/ decision makers from State Parties in the Asia-Pacific Region that have been requested to carry out impact assessments by the World Heritage Committee who can’t secure funding.

Please fill the Application Form and send it together with the following materials by email or mail to the contact address below:
• A full professional curriculum vitae;
• A 500 – 750 word report which includes the descriptions of the property/ World Heritage Site and an indication of potential development/tourism/infrastructure activities that in your view could threaten the values/OUV of the site.
Alternatively, you can present a 500-750 word report on your experience of conducting/participating in an impact assessment study.
• A Recommendation letter.



Ms. Hong LI, whitrap.lh@gmail.com

Tel: 0086 21 65987687 ext. 8010


More information please download "Announcement"

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