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  • Newsletter  N°80
  • August 2010

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Door of no return, sculpture by D. Kouass, Benin© Unesco

23 August: International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and of its Abolition

The Slave Route Project seeks to break the silence on this historical global phenomenon. Exploiting the potential of multimedia tools to effectively address different aspects of this common heritage, UNESCO produced a documentary entitled Slave Routes: A Global Vision. Its diffusion in DVD format together with specially designed pedagogical materials, is particularly welcome on this commemoration Day, to increase our knowledge and enrich the debate on related themes. 


From 26-07-2010    to   04-08-2010  (Brasília - Brazil) 

34th session of the World Heritage Committee: Inscription of 21 new sites on UNESCO World Heritage List More

From 01-08-2010    to   02-09-2010  (Paris - France) 

Melina Mercouri International Prize for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes (UNESCO-Greece) - Deadline for Submission of Nominations Papers: 1 September 2010 More

From 02-08-2010    to   07-08-2010  (Porto-Novo - Benin) 

Regional Training Seminar for Improving Museum Inventories and Documentation in Sub-Saharan Africa More

From 02-08-2010    to   03-08-2010  (Tel Aviv - Israel) 

Professional Certification for Israeli Conservators More

From 17-08-2010    to   22-08-2010  (Kingston - Jamaica) 

Inaugural Rastafari Studies Conference on the theme: "Negociating the African Presence: Rastafari, Livity and Scholarship" More

From 23-08-2010    to   24-08-2010  (London - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) 

Commemoration of the 23 August 2010 in the United Kingdom More

From 23-08-2010    to   27-08-2010  (Osogbo - Nigeria) 

International Colloquium on “Slavery, Slave Trade and their Consequences” More

From 23-08-2010    to   24-08-2010  (Port of Spain - Trinidad and Tobago) 

Trinidad and Tobago commemorates the 23th August 2010 More
UNESCO Beirut Office Newsletter issue no. 8  More

Managing Disaster Risks for World Heritage Resource Manual  More

First edition of the new UNESCO Port-au-Prince Newsletter  More

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