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Proceedings of UNESCO Chair Programme on Cultural Heritage and Risk Management, ITC 2021

The proceedings of UNESCO Chair Programme on Cultural Heritage and Risk Management, ITC 2021 are now published. It contains the outline of Disaster Risk Management Plans for Case Study Projects by ITC 2021 Participants. ITC 2021 was successfully held for seven weeks from 23th of August to 7th October 2021 based on the theme of Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage: Learning from the Japanese Experiences. Download PDF

ITC2021 is successfully completed

UNESCO Chair Programme on Cultural Heritage and Risk Management INTERNATIONAL TRAINING COURSE (ITC) on DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT of CULTURAL HERITAGE 2021 from 23th August to 7th October 2021, at Kyoto, Japan Organized by Institute of Disaster Mitigation for Urban Cultural Heritage, Ritsumeikan University In collaboration with ICCROM Contributed by UNESCO, ICOM & ICOMOS/ICORP ITC 2021, the 15th year The UNESCO Chair Programme on Cultural Heritage and Risk Management – 15th INTERNATIONAL TRAINING COURSE (ITC) on DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT of CULTURAL HERITAGE 2021 was successfully held for seven weeks from 23th of August to 7th October 2021. This year’s course had thirteen participants and two observers. These participants and observers came […]

Dr Dowon KIM talked about the earthquake and fire risk of Kyoto with an lessosns of the Great East Japan Earthquake on the radio show

March 11th, 2011 is the 10 years after the Great East Japan Earthquake, Tsunami and the onset of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster. On March 11th, 2021, Dowon KIM, an UNESCO Chair professor from Ritsumeikan University, talked about his experience on the post-disaster of east Japan, and the hugest risk of historical city, Kyoto on the radio, which was operated with KBS Kyoto and α-Station. His voice would make the listeners to rethink about the disaster mitigation on both community and municipality level, and to share the correct information what the best preparation for the disaster is. https://www.kbs-kyoto

Proceedings of UNESCO Chair Programme on Cultural Heritage and Risk Management, ITC 2020

The proceedings of UNESCO Chair Programme on Cultural Heritage and Risk Management, ITC 2020 are now published. It contains the proceedings of Webinar Series “Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage: Challenges and Opportunities in Post-COVID Times”, held on 27 June and 4 July, 2020 and a brief report of Workshop on Good Practices for Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage held on 8 to 10 October, 2020.