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News | Involving young people in World Heritage Sites

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22 December 2022

The UNESCO World Heritage Centre has launched the competition “Volunteers for world heritage 2023 – Working for the future”. The aim is to support conservation efforts and work to raise awareness about World Heritage all over the world, with communities of residents and, in particular, the young people who live in them, at the centre.

Last chance to present your project

The World Heritage Centre invites all youth organisations, NGOs, institutions and public bodies that want to get young people involved in the conservation of World Heritage Sites in 2023 to present their project by the end of 2022.

All the information you need to answer the call, and the time frames for approval and monitoring of projects, can be found at this link.

An objective attuned to the Dolomites

The World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) initiative, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of UNESCO’s World Heritage Convention, aims to involve young people, communities and site managers in constructing inclusive societies, in which World Heritage can represent a source of resilience and innovation, transcending geographical boundaries and cultural barriers.

This intention feels perfectly in tune with the need to mark out resilient routes for the younger generations in the Dolomite valleys. These routes would consider UNESCO recognition to be an opportunity to work out strategies and concrete actions, and to play an active role in land conservation, which could maybe even translate into valid reasons for continuing to live there.

Ph. Andreas Tamanini

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