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World heritage

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World heritage

  1. 1. WELCOME 2 August 2015 1
  2. 2. UNESCO World Heritage Convention and Nomination Process Presented By: Nandar Nwe Dip.EIA/EMS (2) Mining Depatenment 2 August 2015 2
  3. 3. Introduction What is mean UNESCO. Definition of Heritage and World Heritage. About World Heritage Convention. World Heritage Convention Timeline. What the convention contain. Nomination Process. What are the benefits for countries and sites. 2 August 2015 3
  4. 4. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization(UNESCO)  a specialized agency of the United Nations(UN)  also a member of the United Nations Development Group  Formation : 16-Nov-1945  195 member states 2 August 2015 4
  5. 5. Heritage  A Gift from the Past to the Future World Heritage  Reflect the wealth and diversity of the Earth’s cultural and natural heritage.  Ousting universal value 2 August 2015 5
  6. 6. World Heritage Convention General Conference of UNESCO in Paris on 16-Nov-1972 191 states ratified Purpose To protect the world cultural and natural heritage (with eight mission) 2 August 2015 6
  7. 7. World Heritage timeline  1959 UNESCO launches an international campaign. 1965 ‘World Heritage Trust’ in US. 16-Nov-1972 the General Conference of UNESCO 1978 First twelve sites are inscribed 1992 the 20th Anniversary Convention and creating of the UNESCO World Heritage Center 2 August 2015 7
  8. 8.  2001 The International Year for Cultural Heritage 2014 Doha, Qatar 2015 Bonn, Germany 2 August 2015 8
  9. 9. Definition of The Cultural and Natural Heritage  Monuments, groups of buildings and sites (Article 1 of Convention Text)  Natural features, geological and physiographical formation and natural sites (Article 2 of Convention Text) 2 August 2015 9
  10. 10. The overview lists only countries with ten or more World Heritage Sites. 2 August 2015 10
  11. 11. Convention Contains 2 August 2015 11 Sets out of the Duties of States Parties and role. Article(4,5,6and 7) Enhance their protection through educational and information program (Article 8,9 ) Describe the functions (Article 10,12,14) State Parties to report regularly to the Committee (Article 11,12) World Heritage Fund (Article 15)
  12. 12. Nomination Process The Tentative List (Inventory) The nomination file The Advisory Bodies The World Heritage Committee (final Decision) 2 August 2015 12
  13. 13. The Tentative List (Inventory) Outstanding universal value Meet at lest one out of ten selection criteria (Operational Guidelines) 2 August 2015 13
  14. 14. The nomination file Offers advice and assistance from World Heritage Center Making document and maps Submitted to the World Heritage Center for review and check Complete send to Appropriate Advisory Bodies 2 August 2015 14
  15. 15. The Advisory Bodies  The International Council an Monuments and Sites(ICOMOS)  The World Conservation Union(IUCN)  The International Center for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property(ICCROM) 2 August 2015 15
  16. 16. The World Heritage Committee Final decision Once a year, which site will be inscribe or Can also defer and request further information Or reject 2 August 2015 16
  17. 17. Properties submitted on the Tentative List (14) of Myanmar • Bagan Archaeological Area and Monuments (1996) • Wooden Monasteries of Konbaung Period: Ohn Don, Sala, Pakhangyi, Pakhannge, Legaing, Sagu, Shwe-Kyaung (Mandalay) (1996) • Badah-lin and associated caves (1996) • Ancient cities of Upper Myanmar: Innwa, Amarapura, Sagaing, Mingun, Mandalay (1996) • Myauk-U Archaeological Area and Monuments (1996) • Inle Lake (1996) • Mon cities: Bago, Hanthawaddy (1996) 2 August 2015 17
  18. 18. Properties submitted on the Tentative List (14) of Myanmar • Ayeyawady River Corridor (2014) • Northern Mountain Forest Complex (2014) • Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary (2014) • Natma Taung National Park (2014) • Myeik Archipelago (2014) • Hukaung Valley Wildlife Sanctuary (2014) • Taninthayi Forest Corridor (2014) 2 August 2015 18
  19. 19. The benefits for countries and sites  Brings international attention for protection and conservation  Brings tourism  can provide funds for restoration, preservation, and training  site is protected under the Geneva Convention 2 August 2015 19
  20. 20. References  World Heritage Information Kit  Convention Text  http://en.unesco.org/  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNESCO  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Heritage_Site  www.google.com  http://arunachalawhs.com/advantages-of-whs/  http://whc.unesco.org/en/conventiontext/ 2 August 2015 20
  21. 21. 2 August 2015 21 Thank You!

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