2021-02-26 TOURISM AND HERITAGE FOR SUSTAINABILITY

February 26, 2021, 13:00 – 15:30 UTC on ZOOM
Language: English

The ultimate collaboration with the #2021Debate teams ‘Tourism’ & ‘Sustainability’!

This webinar will be the final event of the Thematic Debate on Tourism for Heritage Conservation, during which the results of discussions on the draft policy recommendations for tourism and heritage conservation held at the various events at the site, national and regional levels will be presented at a round table discussion attended by representatives of the UNWTO, UNESCO and the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) and the tourism industry.

PROGRAM

Opening Remarks
Michael Turner

Architect and Planner; Professor and UNESCO Chair in Urban Design and Conservation Studies, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design

Moderators
Maria Gravari-Barbas

Convener, OWH 2021 Tourism Debates;
Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne University.

Minja Yang
Coordinator, OWH 2021 Tourism Debates;
RLICC/KU Leuven Emeritus & ex-UNESCO Director.

Panelists:
Mechtild Rossler
UNESCO WH Centre
Fergus Maclaren, ICOMOS/ICTC; World Conservation Union (IUCN)
Bernadia Irawati Tjandradewi, Director UCLG-ASPAC
George Abungu, ex-Kenya National Museum
Haifaa Abedalhaleem, Natural WH expert
Ji Eun Park, University of Paris 1 Sorbonne-Pantheon
Ege Yildirim, ex-ICOMOS Focal Point for the SDGs
Sibongile Masuku, Sol Plaatje University of South Africa
Maria Eugenia Siguencia Avila, University of Cuenca (tbc)