The Academy on UNESCO Designations and Sustainable Development is a capacity building program ideated and implemented by the Fondazione Santagata for the Economics of Culture and UNESCO through the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe (based in Venice, Italy).

The 2024 Edition of the Academy  included a series of online talks from March 2024 to April 2024 and an on-site workshop held in Genoa in May 2024.

The following report provides an overview of the activities conducted within the 2024 Edition and presents the outcomes of this year’s programme as well as potential future developments of the Academy.