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Young People's World Heritage Education

Resources

UNESCO Materials

Brief Descriptions of World Heritage Sites
- Available in English and French
- http://whc.unesco.org/brief.htm

 

Guidebook for the Participation of Young People in Heritage Conservation
Youth Union of Quang Ninh Province, Ha Long Ecomuseum Youth Sub-Group of Ha Long Bay Management Department, UNESCO-Vietnam, Hanoi, 2002

 

Interregional Seminar on World Heritage and Youth: Graz, Austria 7-12 October 2000,

UNESCO Oesterreichische Kommission, (Austrian Commission for UNESCO), Vienna, 2001

 

Memories and Marvels: Using Mind Maps to Design Web Sites & CD-ROMs about Heritage and Culture in the Asia-Pacific – A Guide for Young People and Youth Organizations

UNESCO Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific - Communication and Information Unit, Bangkok, 2002
- Available in English
- http://www2.unescobkk.org/ips/ebooks/documents/mindmapping2/PARTFOUR.PDF

 

Report: Asia-Pacific World Heritage Youth Forum, Beijing, China, 1997,

UNESCO Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, UNESCO Bangkok, 1998

 

Report from the World Heritage Youth Forum, Karlskrona, September 2001,

Swedish National Commission for UNESCO, Stockholm, 2002
http://whc.unesco.org/education/01suestu.htm

 

Report: International World Heritage Youth Forum, Rhodes, Greece, 23-26 September 2003,

World Heritage Youth Fora Reports
http://whc.unesco.org/education/03rhod.htm

 

Tell Me About: World Heritage Information Booklet
Lopez, J., UNESCO, Paris, 2002

 

The World Heritage (Information Sheets)
- Available in English, French and Spanish

 

World Heritage Education
A four-page leaflet briefly describing World Heritage Education and ASP
- Available in English and French

 

World Heritage in Young Hands: An Educational Resource Kit for Teachers,

The World Heritage Education Resource Kit was produced by UNESCO as a resource kit for teachers, in order to facilitate teaching and learning about World Heritage.

UNESCO World Heritage Centre and ASP Network, Paris, 1999
http://whc.unesco.org/education/wheteacher.htm

 

World Heritage in Young (Filipino) Hands: A Manual for Heritage Education, Manalo,

I. M., Palad, R.V., Dalay, L., Natividad, P. and Relova, C.,

UNESCO National Commission of the Philippines, Manila 2002

 

World Heritage in Young Southeast Asian Hands: A Workshop on the Introduction and Evaluation of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Kit, Sukhothai, Thailand, 2000,

UNESCO Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, UNESCO Bangkok, 2000
[download here]

 

World Heritage List
- Available in English and French
http://whc.unesco.org/nwhc/pages/doc/mainf3.htm

 

World Heritage Map
- Available in English, French and Spanish
The map can be accessed in PDF form and ordered through the following website: http://portal.unesco.org/culture/en/ev.php-URL_ID=3444&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html

 

World Heritage Newsletter (WHNEWS)
Free bi-monthly newsletter providing up-to-date accounts of policy-making and issues facing World Heritage
- Available in English and French
- For the electronic version, see http://whc.unesco.org/newsletter

 

The World Heritage Review
Quarterly, features in-depth articles on cultural and natural World Heritage
- Available in English, French and Spanish
- Subscriptions are available online at http://whc.unesco.org/events/review.htm

 

World Heritage Series
Launched in 2002 – Papers on various World Heritage subjects including topics such as:
“Mobilizing Young People for World Heritage”
http://portal.unesco.org/culture/en/ev.php-URL_ID=7451&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=-465.html

 

 

Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage – Paris, UNESCO, 1972
- Available in English, French , Spanish, Russian and Arabic
- http://whc.unesco.org/world_he.htm

 

Operational Guidelines for the Implementation of the World Heritage Convention
- Available in English and French
- http://whc.unesco.org/archive/out/guide97.htm

 

The World Heritage Convention, Twenty Years Later – UNESCO, Paris, 1993
- Available in English
- http://whc.unesco.org/books/pressouyre93.pdf

 

Conventions and Recommendations of UNESCO concerning the protection of the cultural heritage – Geneva, 1985
- Available in English and French 

 

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