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41st Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee #41whc

Photo: Bartłomiej Banaszak, Narodowy Instytut Dziedzictwa, State of Conservation

July 2-12, 2017 Kraków, Poland hosted the 41st Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee. The event is notable for its adoption of new world heritage sites as well as the potential for delisting sites that are not fulfilling their commitments. Planeta.com curated the highlights, headlines and a Twitter moment.

Key Links
http://whc.unesco.org@unesco
http://whc.unesco.org/en/sessions/41COMhttp://whc.unesco.org/en/sessions/41COM/documents
https://twitter.com/info_whc

Provisional timetable http://whc.unesco.org/archive/2017/whc17-41com-3B-en.pdf

Videos

https://youtu.be/MGn6bcgVESI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tf6V5Nik8-4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4d2c3zqbSU
Playlist
UNESCO Livestream
Questions

  • What would locals like visitors to know about Kraków? About Poland?
  • In this International year of Sustainable Tourism, what are the overlapping issues at #41WHC?
  • In this Year of Open, how does the WHC make resources available to be shared and remixed?
  • Will media conferences be streamed online and if so, will they accept questions from remote participants?
  • Do videos have transcripts or captions?
  • How is Twitter being used to document and keep track of discussions at #41WHC?

Looking Ahead to #42WHC

  • Are Planeta.com readers interested in editing or contributing to a Google Doc during the session?

Artwork / Cue Yourself
41st Session of UNESCO's World Heritage Committee #41WHC @UNESCO @info_whc

41st Session of UNESCO's World Heritage Committee #41WHC @UNESCO @info_whc

#41whc hashtag

Twitter Moment

Planeta.com

How to tweet about World Heritage at #41WHC

Expanding World Heritage Dialogues

42nd Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee #42whc

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

UNESCO

Danger List

New World Heritage Site: Los Alerces National Park

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