22-24 May 2013. Lyon, France. Deadline: 1 May 2013
|Cities and heritage meeting: “Changing Cities and Heritage Management: New Players? New Practices?”
22-24 May 2013. Lyon, France
Deadline: 1 May 2013
The city of Lyon (France) and the Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC) will host a meeting on World Heritage cities and historic cities on May, 22, 23,24,2013, for the 15th anniversary celebration of the inscription of the «Historic site of Lyon» on the World Heritage List and the development of a management plan for this site.
This meeting is organized by the city of Lyon (France) and the Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC) and their partners: UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre, in the framework of the France Unesco cooperation agreement, Council of Europe, the Directorate of Democratic Governance, Culture and Diversity, and the French Ministry of Culture and Communication, ICOMOS French Committee and the International Committee on Historical Towns and villages (CIVVIH) , Getty conservation Institute, Association of French world heritage assets, French national association of towns and regions of art and history and towns with protected area.
This meeting builds on the “Historical Cities in Development: Keys for Understanding and Acting” — a collection of case studies on conservation and management of historic cities project, which documented city expertise in urban development by highlighting heritage focused urban projects.
Who is the Lyon Meeting for?
The meeting is primarily addressed to mayors and elected officials, as well as practitioners and players in World Heritage cities, especially historic cities, and aims to include an European regional focus.
The experience and expertise of cities, as well as their questions, will be highlighted as a series of concrete practices designed to meet national or international strategies and the opinions of experts in the fields of culture, heritage and urban planning.
This meeting aims to continue the dynamics, methodology and analyses implemented through the compilation of case studies:
The meeting is addressed primarily to Mayors and elected officials as well as managing bodies of world heritage cities and historic towns focusing on the European region.
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