International Council on Monuments and Sites

«Our Common Dignity» RBA Conference South Africa 13-17/3/2017

ICOMOS South Africa has invited representatives from 17 African countries to be part of a master level pilot course in human rights and cultural heritage. The training, lead by the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights University of Oslo, will be at Ditsong Museum, Pretoria from 13 to 17 March 2017.

Broadly, the course will cover:
1. General introduction to the international human rights system, including its institutions and mechanisms;
2. Specific introduction to relevant cultural rights and texts, as well as the UN and UNESCO institutional framework; and
3. Human rights-based approach planning tools for heritage management.

Partners for the pilot training are ICOMOS South Africa, ICOMOS Norway, the African World Heritage Fund, the South African National Heritage Council, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and Ditsong Museum, Pretoria. For further information, you may contact ctht(at)heritage.org.za

Our Common Dignity: Towards Rights-Based World Heritage Management was started in 2007 by ICOMOS Norway. From a national focus the initiative was expanded into international collaboration between ICCROM, ICOMOS and IUCN (AB) in 2011 – in close contact and dialogue also with the World Heritage Centre.

The training is a result of the collaboration between the “heritage world” and the “human rights world”. The first Pilot Training Course in the complex topic of Human Rights and Heritage Management was in Oslo in 2016, and is being followed by training in India and South Africa.



Publisert: 08/03/2017
Sist oppdatert: 15/03/2017

Siste Artikler

  Nedenfor er  Valeria’s Nyhetsbrev #38 – Juni 2017. Mange interessante artikler. NEWSLETTER 38.16.06.2017
Les mer
ICOMOS, ICCROM and IUCN with ICOMOS Norway: “Our Common Dignity – Rights-Based Approaches” The Advisory Bodies on 6 July present reports and recommendations on World Heritage and Rights during t...
Les mer
ICOMOS Norge inviterer til fagdag 21. september om «Verdensarv og menneskerettigheter». Vi legger frem resultat av 10 års arbeid med «Our-Common Dignity» prosjektet. ICOMOS Norges prosjektleder A...
Les mer
Military Landscapes   The Islands of La Maddalena and Caprera 21-24 June, 2017 Call for papers, new deadline 9. April, 2017 Read full descriptions here: Military landscapes_2ndCALL_ENG
Les mer
  • Varsling på epost

    Oppgi epost-adressen din her hvis du ønsker å få beskjed når vi publiserer en ny artikkel. (Du kan enkelt melde deg av senere)


  • ICOMOS Norge | ICOMOS Norway © 2017
    Personvern | Opphavsrett | rss | admin