Monday May 24, 14:00-16:00 UTC
Spoken language: English
Vice president of Consejo Internacional de Monumentos y Sitios de Chile (ICOMOS), Member of Comité Internacional de Ciudades y Poblados Históricos (CIVVIH).
SPEAKERS & CASE STUDIES
Dominique Chang, Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica – Antigua Guatemala (Guatemala)
Masafumi Yamasaki, Ritsumeikan University – Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Japan)
Florencio Compte, Santiago de Guayaquil Catholic University – Guayaquil Historical Center (Ecuador)
Paolo Motta, SDGWG- CIVVIH- ICTC- ICOMOS Committees – Mount Peglia Biosphere reserve, Orvieto (Italy)
Djako Romaric, Maison du Patrimoine Culturel de Grand-Bassam – Grand-Bassam (Côte d’Ivoire)
The pandemic and the confinement associated with preventive measures has had an impact or the economic sustainability of historic centers, interrupting the preventive conservation planning processes of our nations, requiring the implementation of stimulus measures by governments, and international assistance in some cases. The social recovery, will constitute also, one of the greatest challenges, even the WHO has recognized the relevance of culture in people’s health. The designs of policies to mitigate the impacts of the pandemic from the competence of heritage can generate synergy in the communities, in order to project a sustainable future.