The UNESCO Chair on Cultural Heritage and Risk Management International Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage 2012 will be held from September 8-22, 2012 at Kyoto, Kobe, Tohoku (JAPAN).
The main objective of the course is to provide an overview of the various aspects of disaster risk management of cultural heritage.
The training course would include classroom lectures, field based learning through site visits and practical demonstrations at the World Heritage Sites of Kyoto and Kobe, workshops, team projects, discussions and individual/group presentations.
The course is offering support for eight participants from developing countries to participate in the course. Participants from developed countries are required to cover their travel/living costs, though there is no tuition fee.