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The Underwater Cultural Heritage

Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

Dakar West and Central African Regional Workshop for the promotion of the UNESCO 2001 Convention on the protection of the underwater cultural heritage

This workshop was intended as part of UNESCO’s regional awareness-raising strategy aimed at providing adequate and appropriate tools for participants from West and Central African countries that are acquainted with the Convention.


The workshop grouped participants from the Ministries of Culture, Justice and/or Foreign Affairs of some twenty countries to study their capacities and inform their national authorities of the importance of the Convention and the urgent need for ratification. Many international experts took part in this workshop, in addition to NEPAD and African regional institutions.

Contact: U.Koschtial and N.Anglarill, UNESCO Regional Bureau for Education in Africa (BREDA)

  • Start Date                 :10-06-2004
  • End Date                   :12-06-2004
  • Event Type                :Workshop
  • Event Location          :Dakar, Senegal
  • Email                         :u.koschtial@unesco.org