“Revisiting Kathmandu – Safeguarding Living Urban Heritage” – International Symposium Kathmandu Valley
From:ICOMOS Nepal   PublishDate:2013-09-25  Hits:1544
25 – 29 November 2013, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal

The Symposium is organized by ICOMOS Nepal - International Council on Monuments and Sites, UNESCO Office in Kathmandu Department of Archaeology, Government of Nepal, ICOMOS / ICORP - International Scientific Committee for Risk Preparedness, in cooperation with Ministry of Urban Development, Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City, Bhaktapur Municipality, Pashupati Area Development Trust and supported by World Heritage Institute for Training and Research for Asia and Pacific (WHITRAP Shanghai), ICOMOS Japan.

In 2003, the uncontrolled urban development and the loss of the historic urban fabric, Kathmandu Valley nominated in the World Heritage of Danger list. For this the Nepal Government adopted the “Integrated Management Framework for the Kathmandu Valley World Heritage property” and lead to the removed of the property from the danger list, in the document, its advice to revise the Management periodically in 5 years. The Symposium is focus on the themes of authenticity, community, management and disaster risk reduction.

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