2nd International Meeting - World Heritage of Portuguese Origin

After the 1st International Meeting of WHPO (World Heritage of Portuguese Origin), the 27, 28 and 29 April 2006, the University of Coimbra, the Portuguese National Commission for UNESCO, the IGESPAR (Heritage Management’s Institute) and the Portuguese Committee of ICOMOS began a pioneer process in the history of Portuguese cultural cooperation.

The originality of this initiative lays on the fact that, for the first time, efforts have been made to join the countries with cultural heritage of Portuguese influence to discuss effective methods of cooperation related to access and management of World Heritage, within the models proposed by UNESCO’s Global Strategy.

In accordance with the conclusions of the 1st International Meeting on World Heritage of Portuguese Origin (WHPO), the 2nd International Meeting WHPO will take place next 23 - 26 October and is once again organized by the University of Coimbra in partnership with the Portuguese National Commission for UNESCO, the Ministry of Culture of Portugal, the ICOMOS-Portugal and the central public authority responsible for promotion, enhancement and sustainability of Tourism activities in Portugal known as “Turismo de Portugal”.

The main goal of this meeting is the creation of the WHPO NETWORK.

The official website will give, progressively, all the information needed for the participation of all those who want to join the 2nd meeting WHPO.
Further information HERE

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