UNESCO Chair Programme on Cultural Heritage
and Risk Management
International Training Course on Disaster Risk
Management of Cultural Heritage 2013


Application will be closed on May 27,2013(Japan Standard Time)

   Cooperation with: UNESCO World Heritage Centre, ICCROM, ICOMOS

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1. Theme of 2013 International Training Course

Reducing Disaster Risks through Mitigation
The year's training programme will focus on policies and planning measures for mitigating risks to cultural heritage from multiple hazards such as earthquakes, floods, landslides and fires, especially in rapidly urbanizing context of developing countries. Special techniques for mitigating risks from earthquakes and fires will also be highlighted besides policies, planning and design interventions for long term restoration and rehabilitation of cultural heritage following disaster through a special workshop in the area affected by the Great East Japan Disaster in 2011.
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For the detail of past years' International Training Course, please access to the page below:

2. Call For Application

Dates: 7 to 21 September 2013
Place: Kyoto, Kobe, Tohoku (Japan)

3. Application Requirements

  1. Guidelines
  2. Application form

4. Application Deadline

Applications should be E-mailed in Word or PDF Format
to by May 20, 2013 (Japan Standard Time).

※Kindly take note that the deadline for application has been extended to May 27,2013(Japan Standard Time)