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  • Newsletter  N°64
  • March 2009

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Late Roman shipwreck, Croatia© I. Radić Rossi/UNESCO

Safeguarding the Underwater Cultural Heritage

The UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage, adopted in 2001, entered into force on 2 January 2009. It enables States Parties to better protect their submerged archaeological heritage from being damaged, looted or scattered away. It provides guidance for underwater archaeology. The first Meeting of States Parties to the Convention takes place on 26 and 27 March 2009. The exhibition "Cultural Secrets under the Waves" is expected to highlight the event. 


From 05-03-2009    to   08-03-2009  (Cairo - Egypt) 

Festival on the “Preservation of the Egyptian Traditional Festivals” More

From 09-03-2009    to   26-03-2009  (Paris - France) 

UNESCO Celebrates International Women's Day 2009 More

From 16-03-2009    to   18-03-2009  (Paris - France) 

Expert Meeting on "The Pedagogical use of the General History of Africa Project" More

From 18-03-2009    to   21-03-2009  (Paris - France) 

First Meeting of the Scientific Committee for the Project "Pedagogical Use of the General History of Africa" More

From 18-03-2009    to   21-03-2009  (Ghent and Ostend - Belgium) 

Climates of heritage conservation: Responding to the challenge of global climate change More

From 19-03-2009    to   26-03-2009  (Paris - France) 

Week of Arab Culture More

From 21-03-2009    to   25-03-2009  (Aswan - Egypt) 

Conference on “Lower Nubia: Revisiting memories of the past, envisaging perspectives for the future” More

From 22-03-2009    to   29-03-2009  (Cluny, Burgundy - France) 

"Preparing the future of heritage sites - Building a project and management plan" More

From 23-03-2009    to   26-03-2009  (Paris - France) 

Second Extraordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions More

From 26-03-2009    to   26-03-2009  (Paris - France) 

World Theatre Day More

From 26-03-2009    to   28-03-2009  (Paris - France) 

First Meeting of States Parties to the UNESCO 2001 Convention on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage More

From 27-03-2009    to   25-04-2009  (Paris - France) 

Exhibition of photographs on Underwater Cultural Heritage More
Cultural Aspects in Christian and Islamic Religions (in Arabic)  More

The Courier UNESCO, 2009 N°1, Submerged memory  More

The inventory of the historic city of Sana’a. A tool for urban conservation  More

World Heritage - N°51 The Reinstallation of the Aksum Obelisk  More

Historia General de América Latina - Volumen VII: Los proyectos nacionales latinoamericanos: sus instrumentos y articulación, 1870-1930  More

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