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.
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Questions for the organizers and participants
- What would locals like visitors to know about Azerbaijan?
- What are the key takeaways from this meeting?
- What is the status of the Marketplace for World Heritage?
- How is 43WHC different from 42WHC?
- What country will host 44WHC?
- Does the public have access to what’s on the screen? Slides, edited word document, announcements?
- Will press conferences be streamed online and if so, will they accept questions from remote participants?
- Do videos have transcripts or captions?
- Can we access or create transcripts?
- Are there shared Google docs?
- Is there a Twitter list of registered participants, sponsors or superfans?
Questions for the participants
- How does this meeting compare to similar events?
- Are you touring or exploring the host country during your visit?
Questions for UNESCO
- What are you envisioning as possible uses for the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike code?
Questions for the IUCN
- Is there overlap in these discussions and travel and tourism in protected areas? Are members of TAPAS contributing to or following the meeting?
#Azerbaijan is elected to chair and host one of the most prestigious @UNESCO’s body: 43rd session of the #WorldHeritage Committee #43WHC in Baku in 2019. Congratulations to new chair Minister of Culture Qarayev and Azerbaijani team pic.twitter.com/qko9xDnWE8
— Anar Karimov 🇦🇿 (@Anar_Karim) July 4, 2018
During the World Heritage Committee session, the Committee reviews the state of conservation of World Heritage sites, inscribes new sites on the World Heritage List, and attends to other matters involved in the implementation of the World Heritage Convention.