International Day for Universal Access to Information 2017

Poster September 28 is the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) Hashtag: #AccessToInfoDay, #AccessToInfo, #IDUAI17, #IPDCtalks In celebration of the second international Day for Universal Access to Information On Thursday, September 28, the International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC) will host ‘IPDCtalks: Powering Sustainable Development with Access to Information.’ Details: http://en.unesco.org/powering-sustainable-development-access-information/live-webcast-ipdctalks The ‘IPDCtalks’ will elaborate …

Roadmap for the Man and the Biosphere Programme (2017)

Report Cover A New Roadmap for the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme and its World Network of Biosphere Reserves including:MAB Strategy (2015-2025)Lima Action Plan (2016-2025)Lima Declaration From the introduction: The 4th World Congress of Biosphere Reserves took place from March 14-17 2016 in Lima, Peru. It was organized by the Secretariat of the MAB …

Report: Impacts of Climate Change on World Heritage Coral Reefs (2017)

New report: In June 2017 UNESCO released the report Impacts of Climate Change on World Heritage Coral Reefs A First Global Scientic Assessment Download as PDF Questions Can we arrange a video conversation/webinar to discuss the report? From the report: Since 1972, the UNESCO World Heritage Convention has united the world around a shared responsibility …

Expanding World Heritage Dialogues (2017)

Photo: Bartłomiej Banaszak, Narodowy Instytut Dziedzictwa, Dialogue Among the side events at 41whc For a Structured Dialogue with Civil Society Europa Nostra, the Voice of Cultural Heritage in Europe, together with the Host Country represented by the National Heritage Board of Poland, will host a discussion, in conjunction with the 41st session of the World …

Journalism Under Fire: UNESCO #PressFreedom Colloquium

For those keen on a journalism deep dive Wednesday @UNESCO hosts a conference. Not sure if there will be live video, but we can hope someone at a press symposium can figure out persicope and facebook live for presentations and in-the-hallways chatter. Bonus points if someone can show a news stand. Key Links http://en.unesco.org/journalism-under-fire Twitter: @UNESCO …

40th Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee

Poster Istanbul, Turkey hosted the 40th Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee July 10-20, 2016. Hashtag: #40whc The World Heritage Committee examined proposals to inscribe 29 sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List during its 40th session, which will be chaired by Ambassador Lale Ülker, General Director for Overseas Promotion and Cultural Affairs at the Turkish …

Creating Fan Clubs for #WorldHeritage #40whc

I started watching live webcasts of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee meetings just a couple of years ago. Here is the diplomatic process at work on the ground andlivestreaming around the globe. What’s not to like?! I am a fan of world heritage. (Soy un fanatico del patrimonio mundial.) This week UNESCO is holding its current meeting …