A three-day Sub-Regional Capacity Building Workshop on Cultural Heritage for Central Asia was launched on May 18, 2021 within the framework of the UNESCO/Netherlands Funds-in-Trust project “Building capacity in managing WH properties, interconnection of development and heritage preservation in Uzbekistan and Central Asia”.
The seminar will be attended by international experts, representatives of UNESCO (World Heritage Center), staff members of IICAS, representatives of national and regional authorities and research institutions of Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan.
During the event, a range of heritage-related issues to be discussed includes, but is not limited to:
§ proactive planning to guide interventions in and around the UNESCO World Heritage sites;
§ framework for protection of cultural heritage;
§ monitoring the state of conservation of the sites;
§ the importance of promoting and raising awareness of the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage in Central Asia.