Sustainable Heritage Management Foundation Course
Module 1: Sustainable Development
Led by: University of Hong Kong
Aim: Ensuring heritage protection and management activities conform to sustainable development principles and contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
I. INTRODUCTION AND MODULE OBJECTIVES
The inaugural “Sustainable Heritage Management Foundation Course” is organized by UNESCO Bangkok in cooperation with Think City Institute and the Asian Academy for Heritage Management network. It focuses on the Core Competencies defined under the new “Competence Framework for Cultural Heritage Management.” Participants are expected to develop capacities to respond intelligently and effectively to the real-world demands in sustainable heritage management.
This module will cover the topic of Sustainable Development (SUS) as one of the core competencies identified under UNESCO’s new Competence Framework for Sustainable Development.
Module Objective: Ensuring heritage protection and management activities conform to sustainable development principles and contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
Module learning outcomes:
- Understanding the principles of cultural heritage and sustainable development.
- Recognizing the tools and good practices for heritage management that conform to principles of sustainable development.
- Developing a management practice that contributes to achieving sustainable development goals within and beyond the site boundary.