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Educating Guide Trainers in the Greater Mekong Sub-region

Wat Xiengthong, Luang Prabang © UNESCO

The next cultural heritage specialist guides training-the-trainers workshop for the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) is scheduled for 6 to 16 October 2006 to be held in Luang Prabang, Lao PDR. 

It is organized by UNESCO in conjunction with the Lao National Tourism Administration under the framework of the Mekong Tourism Development Project, sponsored by the Asian Development Bank.  Representatives from the tourism and heritage sectors from the GMS member countries will be invited, including Cambodia, China (Yunnan and Guangxi), Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam. This workshop will again focus on the theme of Living Buddhism, which is common to the heritage of these areas. 

For more information, click here: www.unescobkk.org/index.php?id=4103.


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