World Heritage Site Manager Workshop, Denmark 21 - 24 April 2009


A World Heritage workshop on management plans will be held 21 – 24 April in Denmark. The purpose of the meeting is to raise awareness among World Heritage Site managers and the use of the IUCN/UNESCO Enhancing Our Heritage (EoH) toolkit, in particular test its applicability for cultural sites.                                                  
The meeting is organised by Denmark’s Cultural Heritage Agency in cooperation with NWHF.
Target group
WH site managers from Nordic countries including Greenland.                                                                                         
Managers should leave the workshop with:
·         A clear understanding of UNESCO requirements for managing a WH site, and what is required of a management plan for a WH site
·         An awareness of the tools available (particularly EoH) which can be used to help develop management plans
·         Appreciation of how management planning approaches differ for natural and cultural sites
·         Understanding of how management planning can/ should be integrated with national systems for legal protection and management