International Heritage and Community Rights Workshop

May 1, 2019 - 9:00am to May 6, 2019 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

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ICOMOS Heritage and Rights Training Course and Seminar 2019

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ICOMOS Heritage and Rights Training Course and Seminar 2019

The Rights Based Approach (RBA) ICOMOS working group is organizing a "Heritage and Rights training course" in Estonia on the 1st - 6th of May. The workshop's principal aim is to  introduce the knowledge basis to understand the issues and a set of flexible tools to enable participants to address human rights with the focus on the rights of the owners and the communities in their respective fields of heritage management. The course can be seen as enabling the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals to promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies targeting to ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels, public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms, in accordance with national legislation and international agreements , promoting and enforcing non-discriminatory laws and policies for sustainable development.

The target group include representatives of the heritage communities, owners, public authorities, experts, students of Nordic and Baltic countries, ICOMOS working group members and invited guests.