Just as the three previous times of the annual world meeting of UNESCO category II centers, CSS members attend as promoters and coordinators of the International Research Centre on Cultural Economics and World Heritage Studies in Italy. The event takes place in Shanghai (China) from May 22nd to May 25th, 2014 at WHITRAP (World Heritage Institute for Training and Research in Asia and the Pacific).

Also attending:
– UNESCO, ICCROM, IUCN, ICOMOS
– African World Heritage Fund
(AWHF, South Africa)
– Arab Regional Centre
for World Heritage (ARC-WH, Bahrain)
– International Centre for Rock Art and the World Heritage Convention 
(Spain),
– Nordic World Heritage Foundation (NWHF, Norway)
– Regional Heritage Management Training Centre “Lucio Costa”
(Brazil)
– Regional World Heritage Institute in Zacatecas (Mexico),
– Centre for World Natural Heritage Management and Training for the Asia and Pacific Region (India),
– World Heritage Institute for Training and Research in Asia and the Pacific (WHITR-AP, China).