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Programme 2006-2007 (33C5) 

IV. 1. Protect and safeguard cultural heritage worldwide

IV.1.1 Reinforcing capacity-building for the protection of World Heritage

  1. Coordination of statutory meetings of the World Heritage Committee
  2. Promotion of equitable representation on the World Heritage List
  3. Strengthening the protection of world heritage properties and in particular properties in danger

IV.1.2 Identifying and safeguarding the intangible cultural heritage

  1. Promoting the entry into force of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
  2. Strengthening capacities for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage

IV.1.3 Protecting and rehabilitating cultural heritage

  1. Rehabilitation of heritage in post-conflict situations and in the LDCs
  2. Promotion and implementation of conventions for the protection of cultural heritage

IV.1.4 Protecting cultural property

  1. Enhancing protection of movable cultural property
  2. Advancing heritage conservation practices and museum policy development

IV. 2. Strengthening cultural policies, cultural industries and intercultural dialogue

IV.2.1 Developing cultural policies

  1. Promotion of the Convention on the Protection of the Diversity of Cultural Contents and Artistic Expressions
  2. Promotion, elaboration, implementation and updating of cultural policies

IV.2.2 Promoting intercultural dialogue

  1. Formulation of policies promoting cultural pluralism and inter-cultural dialogue
  2. Strengthening competences in intercultural communication

IV.2.3 Sustaining cultural industries and crafts

  1. Development of cultural industries and strengthening of partnerships
  2. Advancing crafts and design for sustainable development

Projects relating to cross-cutting themes

Eradication of poverty, especially extreme poverty

  1. Development of cultural and eco-tourism in the mountainous regions of Central and South Asia
  2. Youth poverty alleviation through tourism and heritage
  3. The Sahara of cultures and peoples

The contribution of information and communication technologies to the development of education, science and culture and the construction of a knowledge society

  1. The Great Volga River Route Project "Uniting the Seas (Baltic, Black and Caspian) in favour of World Heritage Education for Sustainable Development with the support of ICTs"
  2. DigiArts: Creative practices using ICTs in promotion of cultural diversity

Cooperation with extrabudgetary funding sources

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