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HERITAGE NEWS

2012

Japanese-funded UNESCO project improves inventories and documentation in Sub-Saharan African Museums

Call for proposals: The African World Heritage Fund -Conservation Grant

Money in Bamako and London, 1st June – 1st July 2012 At The Clore Education Centre, The British Museum

Important work of Art disappears at the Nairobi National Museum!

CHDA and University of Brandenburg

Kenya’s first underwater museum

The International Museum Day 2012

2011

CHDA: Training course on the UNESCO 2003 Convention, 7th-11th November 2011

UNESCO, CHDA and the National Museums of Tanzania Team up for Museum Training

Ivory Coast loses its crown jewels

ACLS Application Materials Online

The International Museum Day 2011

MUSCON Sherp-The online platform for museums and freelance curators

Containers of Memory - American Baskets With African Roots

2010 International Tourism Conference on Global Sustainable Tourism

Queen Idia mask from Benin damaged in US museum

2010

2010 International Tourism Conference on Global Sustainable Tourism

CPI (Cultural Partnership Initiative)

2010, International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures

3rd Course on Conservation of Built Heritage organized by ICCROM

ICOM’s 22nd General Conference Nov. 7-12, 2010 Shanghai, China

International Museum Day 2010: Museums for social harmony

Course Announcement ‘Management Planning for Cultural Heritage’

7th Session of UNITAR Hiroshima Series on the Management and Conservation of World Heritage sites

2009

Centre for Heritage Development in Africa: Website is Live!

CREATE – Development of a directory of arts & culture organisations within the CEMAC region

African museum for peace to be built in Chad

International Conference on African Culture and Development (ICACD)

Angola: Culture Department Controls 121 Monuments and Sites

UNESCO - Four Africans Are Running for the Election of the UNESCO Director-General

AFRICA 2009 11th Regional Course on Conservation and Management of Immovable Cultural

Centre for Heritage Development in Africa (CHDA) hosts first stakeholders meeting

African museums: Philip L. Ravenhill Fellowship 2009

Call for Candidates: The Jean-Paul L'Allier Heritage Prize

European Commission contributes €2.5 million to Central Africa World Heritage Forest Initiative

Revitalisation on the cards for the Centre for Heritage Development in Africa

2008

12th International Seminar of Forum UNESCO - University and Heritage

Beads - a showcase of Africa's heritage

Africa, Lowcountry connect with Gullah/Geechee heritage

School project aims to preserve heritage

Head of Ramses II unearthed

Conference on the "The Heritage of Migrant Labour in South(ern) Africa"in Johannesburg

Two more African World Heritage Sites Listed

Mission accomplished

Rock art in Sahara and North Africa: Conclusions

9th Africa 2009 Thematic Seminar on intangible aspects of sacred sites

Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage will enter into force in January 2009

Second session of the General Assembly of the States Parties

First inscriptions on UNESCO’s intangible cultural heritage

Second session of the General Assembly of the States Parties

Promoting the Return of Cultural Property

Aluka: A Digital Library of Scholarly Resources from and about Africa

Zanzibar Stone Town Heritage Society

Promoting the Return of Cultural Property

Intangible Heritage

Workshop and Ground-breaking at Abasuba museum (Kenya)

Mozambique

Support Programme to cultural industries in ACP countries

2007

Paris Conference and Evening Event on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage

Johannesburg celebrated its heritage

Inventorying Intangible Cultural Heritage in Madagascar

Namibia’s “Heritage Hunt”

World Heritage Committee inscribes 4 new African sites

Ethiopia: Authority Renovating Heritages

Protection of African Underwater Cultural Heritage

Zanzibar Stone Town Heritage Society

New Name for SA's First World Heritage Site

World Heritage Partners' Day 2007

Funds-in-Trust projects

31st Session of the World Heritage Committee

9th World Congress of the Organization of World Heritage Cities

Islands as Crossroads: Cultural Diversity in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

New Report on World Heritage and Climate Change

World Monuments Watch 2008 list nominations sought by World Monuments Fund

3rd CHDA Postgraduate Diploma course in the Care & Management of Heritage & Museum Collections

AFRICA 2009 Ninth Regional Course on Conservation and Management of Immovable Cultural Heritage (2007)

EPA's website redesigned

2006

Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage:Tanzania

Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage:Cameroon

Promotion of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Heritage

AFRICOM Web Site wins award!

The National Museum of Mali awarded the Prince Klaus Award

Underwater Museum in Alexandria

30th Session of the World Heritage Committee

The “Habbanae” solidarity loans of north Niger selected for the Harmony List

General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

Mounir Bouchenaki honoured by the French Government

AFRICOM 2nd General Assembly and International Conference

Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage enters into force

New Assistant Director-General for Culture at UNESCO

UNESCO hosts Africa Week

Launch of African World Heritage Fund

Identification of Intangible Heritage in Sudan

New Director-General arrives at ICCROM

Redesigned OCPA Website Launched

Warning on fake Nok objects and Export Permits

Death of Chief Omotoso Eluyemi, Nigeria

New Director for National Museums of DRC

18 April 2006: International Day for Monuments and Sites

Senegal becomes Member State of ICCROM

2005

Zambia’s Moto Moto Museum wins 2005 US Ambassadors Fund

PMDA changes its name to CHDA

Plans unveiled for $550 million Great Egyptian Museum

2005 Prince Claus Laureate Professor Abdul Sheriff

Mounir Bouchenaki elected Director-General of ICCROM

Adopted:Convention on the protection and promotion of the diversity of cultural expression

Return of Axum Obelisk

Final Result of the election to the World Heritage Committee

UNESCO introduces Cultural Heritage Laws Database

Africa 05 Celebrations in the UK

Death of AFRICOM President