World Heritage And Cultural Projects For Development Workshop
The United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development marks
a substantial step forward for sustainable development in many fields,
including culture. An explicit recognition is given to the fundamental role that
heritage and culture play in human development and serve as an enabler and a
driver of Sustainable Development. The UNESCO recognizes that culture has a
major impact on reducing poverty and contributes to a development, which is
primarily human, inclusive and fair. Similarly, the ILO acknowledges the
potential of cultural activities to provide significant business and employment
opportunities and generate opportunities for decent work for men and women
around the world.
The course combines
essential knowledge of cultural
economics and cultural policies with the competences needed to
design projects in the cultural field. The programme explores in detail the
economic, social, institutional and legal considerations that govern the
diverse UNESCO Conventions (World Heritage, Intangible Heritage, Diversity of
Cultural Expressions) and programs (eg: Creative Cities, Man and Biosphere,
Global Geoparks, Memories of the World).
By the end of the course,
participants should be able to:
· To impart necessary competencies and skills in management of cultural resources,
· Design and implementation of cultural projects
· Promote World Heritage Sites and other UNESCO designations.
Develop economically sound projects designed
around a wide spectrum of cultural activities in the fields of natural and
cultural heritage, cultural and creative industries, and tourism.
strategic management competencies and project management skills for the
promotion of cultural resources, with a prominent attention to the cultural
market analysis and set-up and management of cultural districts.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
and/or officials in public and private sectors, UN Agencies, foundations and
involved or interested in designing and managing cultural development projects;
university graduates from developing and developed countries;
working or interested in World Heritage Sites, as well as other UNESCO
Conventions and programmes.
MODULE 1: Culture and
• The value chain of cultural and heritage sites;
• Cultural capital and the theory of sustainable development;
• The role of culture in supporting local development;
• Cultural districts, property rights and sustainable economic
• Governance and cultural policies in cultural/creative industries;
• Cooperatives, micro enterprises, local entrepreneurship and
• Gender and economics;
• International organizations and cultural projects;
• Cultural resources as strategic engines for local development.
MODULE 2: Project
Management in the Cultural Field
module is intended to upgrade participants’ competences in the disciplines of
project cycle design and management. All phases of the project cycle are
introduced and analyzed:
selection (alternative analysis)
planning (logical framework) and scheduling
allocation and budgetary management.
and evaluation of projects will also be covered.
MODULE 3: Cultural
Sectors and Creative Industries
module investigates the main cultural sectors that come into play in cultural
policies, as well as the institutional, regulatory, economic framework and
policies that govern their functioning. Based on students’ preferences, this
module can include: Museums; Monuments and archaeological sites; Urban heritage;
Performing arts; Creative and Cultural industries; Economics of cultural
tourism; Contemporary heritage; Cultural routes; the global system of UNESCO
designations and programmes.
MODULE 4: Tools for
Strategic Planning and Evaluation
module explores the main tools needed for evaluating, planning, managing and
monitoring cultural resources and heritage assets. Specifically, it focuses on
frameworks and methodologies and instruments for Strategic Planning and
Management. It includes an illustration of tools for decision making processes
and stakeholders engagements in the field of landscape and heritage
This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have
vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice.
The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works
and case studies.
Training manuals and additional reference materials are
provided to the participants.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will
be issued with a certificate.
We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet
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· The training will be conducted at SKILLS FOR AFRICA TRAINING INSTITUTE IN NAIROBI
· The training fee covers
tuition fees, training materials, lunch and training venue. Accommodation and
airport transfer are arranged for our participants upon request.
Payment should be sent to our bank account before start of
training and proof of payment sent to: email@example.com