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5 October 2022 "Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads" International Photo Contest. Winners 2022
21 September 2022 Traditional knowledge is celebrated at the 2022 World Forum for Intangible Cultural Heritage
6 September 2022 Heritage Days 2022 at UNESCO (17-18 September 2022)
6 September 2022 Countdown to MONDIACULT World Conference
29 August 2022 Turkmenistan ratifies UNESCO 1970 Convention on the fight against illicit trafficking of cultural property
3 August 2022 Call for Participants - Patrimonito Storyboard Competition 2022
2 August 2022 Two months to go before MONDIACULT: world conference dedicated to cultural policies
9 June 2022 WHITRAP Shanghai launches its World Heritage Dialogues series for the 50th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention on 11 June 2022
2 June 2022 Kazakhstan National Committee of the Memory of the World Programme meets online
26 May 2022 UNESCO and the Republic of Korea launch the International Centre for the Interpretation and Presentation of World Heritage Sites
13 May 2022 UNESCO creates an online Geographic Information System to better protect World Heritage properties
9 May 2022 Join "Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads" International Photo Contest 2022
21 August 2021 Fighting Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Goods: the International Museum Communitys Engagement & ICOMs Actions
Webinar for Museum Workers
10 July 2021 Risk and Disaster Preparedness Planning at the World Heritage Properties
Webinar for the World Heritage Managers
8 July 2021 Planning around the World Heritage Properties: Proactive Planning and Impact Assessments
Webinar for the World Heritage Managers