Exchange on sustainable development in Germany

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© Peter Larsen 2016

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.

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Read summary from Scaling-up rights workshop

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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.

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Workshop at the IUCN World Conservation Congress

Workshop “Scaling-up Partnerships on Rights-based and Equitable World Heritage Conservation” at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawai’i.

More information:
Invitation scaling up rights World Heritage WCC 2016

Policy briefs now online

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.

Side event at the World Heritage Committee 2016

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

Caux: Call for Action / Appel à l’action

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

Science policy dialogue held in Caux, Switzerland

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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

National Workshop in Vietnam

© Peter Larsen 2015

© Peter Larsen 2015

Lecturer Peter Larsen joined the Vietnamese research team of the SNIS project on World Heritage and rights to co-host the first national workshop on the topic in Vietnam together with the UNESCO Hanoi office and our national partner, the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences. With approximately 80 participants, the workshop was a landmark event to share preliminary research findings and spearhead new approaches.