The policy document compilation includes analysis of the Vietnamese World Heritage system, current legal frameworks and case-studies as well as results from the national workshop. Documents are available in both Vietnamese and English with both site-level and policy recommendations.
There are some new policy briefs added to the site. There is the Vietnamese version of the legal review, there is the policy recommendation from the Philippines and the roundtable discussion from Nepal.
There is also the working paper titled “Legislative and Policy Approaches to Heritage Law, Human Rights and World Heritage in Queensland: K’gari and Indigenous rights” by Helena Kajlich
Peter Larsen, coordinator of the research project, recently took part in a dialogue involving action planning on sustainable development in the World Heritage context. Invited by the German Ministry of Environment and the advisory bodies, the meeting took place on the island of Vilm, Germany. Policy lessons from the SNIS research project were shared and helped inform discussion on future steps and action.
Read summary from Scaling-up rights workshop
The World Conservation Congress workshop on scaling-up rights in World Heritage offered a major opportunity to share project outcomes and facilitate a high-level global dialogue on next steps.
Workshop “Scaling-up Partnerships on Rights-based and Equitable World Heritage Conservation” at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawai’i.
Invitation scaling up rights World Heritage WCC 2016
The researchers involved in this project have written research and policy briefs. Each country team produced three briefs: a case study brief; a workshop/roundtable discussion brief; a legal brief. The briefs can be accessed and downloaded here.
The SNIS research project will be presented and discussed at a side event at the World Heritage Committee in Istanbul. The side event focuses on rights-based approaches (RBA) in the sustainable development policy.
More information: Flyer Side Event WHC Istanbul 2016
The science policy dialogue organised by the project with the participation of researchers, heritage and human rights practitioners generated substantial discussions and a call for action to strengthen equitable approaches to rights in World Heritage processes. The call for action can be accessed here:
Caux Call for Action English: Caux_english
Caux Appel à l’action Français: Caux_french
SUMMARY of Australian Roundtable on Rights-Based Approaches to Heritage Management: Australian Roundtable Summary
The science policy dialogue organised by the project with the participation of researchers, heritage and human rights practitioners generated substantial discussions and a call for action to strengthen equitable approaches to rights in World Heritage processes. The workshop report and call for action can be accessed here: Caux Call For Action & Workshop Report