13 Mar 2016
UNESCO World Heritage Youth Forum 2016: Call for Participation
The 40th session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, in July 2016. In this context, and in the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, the Turkish National Commission for UNESCO and the Istanbul Site Management Directorate are organizing the World Heritage Youth Forum 2016. Entitled “At the Crossroads of Multi-Layered Heritage”, the event will be held in Istanbul from 29 June to 12 July 2016. Young representatives, aged from 22 to 28, from 35 countries, will have the opportunity to exchange ideas, contribute to the discussions and immerse themselves in topics within the scope of multi-layered heritage. The World Heritage Youth Forum seeks to deepen youth knowledge and understanding of the importance of:
- the implementation of the World Heritage Convention,
- the working methods of the World Heritage Committee,
- the challenges and opportunities of the protection of multi-layered World Heritage sites.
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