Call for applications: "Strengthening Capacities of World Heritage Professionals in Africa"

arthur hickinbotham qqIOlje2b9g unsplash 3The African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) and the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) of South Africa in partnership with the International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the Ecole du Patrimoine Africain (School of African Heritage - EPA) and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre (WHC), are hosting a workshop on “Strengthening Capacities of World Heritage Professionals in Africa”.

This workshop is part of the AWHF’s Upstream Support Initiative (2018-2022) aimed at broadening the network of African heritage professionals capable of contributing the implementation of the 1972 World Heritage Convention in Africa. The workshop will improve the understanding of the African professionals regarding World Heritage processes, including the evaluation of nomination and monitoring of state of conservation of World Heritage properties in Africa.

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The complete application package (including 1) Completed and signed application form; 2) Curriculum Vitae and 3) Letter of support from employer) should be sent by 9 March 2022 via email to: and cc to:


Photo credits: Maloti-Drakensberg Park, Southern Drakensberg, South Africa © Arthur Hickinbotham 

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