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Myanmar authorities are advancing in their preparations towards nominating the Pyu Ancient Cities to the World Heritage List. The project builds up on the long relationship that UNESCO has had with Myanmar in the conservation of cultural heritage over the years.

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UNESCO and the Designated Areas for Sustainable Tourism Administration (DASTA) are now collaborating to launch a project to train local heritage guides in the World Heritage Site of the Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns in Sukhothai, Si Satchanalai and Kamphaeng Phet.  

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AAHM is a network of institutions offering professional training in the field of heritage management.

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Promotes and provides technical support for developing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in managing cultural resources.

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A series of publications designed to educate and foster cooperation between tourism industry personnel and heritage site managers.

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Fosters local community stewardship over the vast and varied heritage resources of Asia and the Pacific.

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Aims open and structure avenues of communication between the tourism industry and those responsible for the conservation and maintenance of cultural heritage properties.

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Armed conflict and natural disasters pose a dire threat to cultural heritage throughout the Asia-Pacific region. News stories are becoming all too frequent of priceless cultural treasures being damaged or lost forever and there are currently few measures in place to mitigate the effects of and recover from these dangers – even UNESCO World Heritage sites too often lack these safeguards.

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The project seeks to deliver well-structured training workshops on traditional building craftsmanship that will result in a long-term and sustainable solution to the challenges facing historic places in Thailand.

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Widely recognized for its effectiveness, during the 31st session of the World Heritage Committee in 2007, the guide programme was lauded as “a best practice example of an initiative aiming at integrating the conservation of World Heritage within the wider sustainable development framework for the benefit of local communities”.

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Gives young people a chance to voice their concerns and to become involved in the protection of our common cultural and natural heritage.

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This project from northern Lao PDR is recognized as a best practice project by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and has set new standards for community-led local development through ecotourism activities.