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The classrooms of Chauk Kan Village Affiliated Middle School are brighter and more sustainable following the donation of Eneloop Solar Storage Systems from Panasonic Corporation. Chauk Kan was one of 130 schools near Myanmar’s Bagan Archaeological Area to...More
The National Capacity Building workshop on World Heritage Education: “Heritage in a Box” Project through ASPnet schools in Mongolia was held on 10 April 2017 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, with the participation of 26 people among governmental authorities, NGOs...More
Following previous two successful workshops, the 3rd training workshop to improve Mongolian conservators’ expertise in mural painting conservation was held from 2-16 April 2017 in Bayannuur, Mongolia. Under guidance of international experts, 10 Mongolian c...More
Materials scientist Dr Nuanlak Watsantachad recalls doing conservation work amid abandoned ruins in the middle of a European winter. “That was a tough time; however, it was not considered something women could not do.” Women also made up 80% of a conservat...More
Click on title to download the actual presentation. Keynotes: International standards on the conservation of World Heritage Sites 1. From Venice Charter to Nara+20 The presentation explains comprehensively the development of philosophy of heritage conserva...More