UNESCO World Heritage Centre – Academics mobilized for the safeguarding of African World Heritage

In keeping with UNESCO’s mandate to promote culture and education in Africa, the World Heritage Centre, in close collaboration with the African World Heritage Fund and the UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa in Harare, organized a regional workshop entitled “World Heritage and Education Institutions in Africa” at the Great Zimbabwe, Masvingo (Zimbabwe) from 26 to 28 April 2018.  This event marks an important milestone in the involvement of African educational institutions in the implementation of the World Heritage Convention.

As a direct response to the Ngorongoro Declaration (2016), this international workshop brought together African educational institutions and World Heritage experts to exchange on the issues related to the involvement of universities in the…

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