From April 25th to May 3rd 2015 the first International workshop of capacity building on the sites of UNESCO’s management in Iran took place. The evnt was held at Golestan Palace, ancient home of Shah of Persia and currently museum but also one of the sites part of UNESCO World Heritage’s list.
The event was promoted by UNESCO’s office in Tehran and it was organized by the International Institute on Territorial and Enviromental Dynamics (II.TED). It was also supported by the polish Cultural Heritage ministry.
This meeting was attended by the seventeen delegates of the Iranian sites of UNESCO. Among the others:
– the fortress of Arg-e Bam
– the historic bazar of Tabriz,
– Persepolis.
The meeting was attended also by government officials that work on cultural heritage.
Alessio Re (CSS-EBLA) talked about the way the drafts of UNESCO’s heritage are prepared for the local development. Among the International specialists who attended the workshop:
– Boguslaw Szmygin (Lublin, University of Technology – Poland / ICOMOS-Polska)
– Siavash Laghai (II.TED an FCSH – Universidade Nova de Lisboa – Portugal, workshop coordinator)
– Jukka Jokilehto (Univesity of Nova Gorica/ICCROM – Slovenia)
– Mohammad Hassan Talebian (ICHTO/Higher education centre for cultural heritage – Iran).