Cultural Heritage counts

Cultural Heritage counts

Tourism has emerged as one of the fastest-growing sectors of the world economy. This is especially due to the increasing interest in visiting and enjoying vibrant places and heritage assets.

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Expert recommendations - Fighting the looting of Syria´s cultural heritage

Expert recommendations - Fighting the looting of Syria´s cultural heritage

Expert recommendations from the conference: “Fighting the looting of Syria´s cultural heritage”, Sofia, 16th September 2015. A conference organized by the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Sofia and the Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU), under the patronage of UNESCO and in cooperation with the Bulgarian Ministry of the Interior and the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus.

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Report: Harnessing the hidden potential of cities

Report: Harnessing the hidden potential of cities

Now available: The report from the conference "Can Cultural Heritage Investments Support Inclusive Urban Development?" hosted by The Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research in cooperation with the World Bank in Oslo in April, 2012.

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Conference: Harnessing the Hidden Potential of Cities

Conference: Harnessing the Hidden Potential of Cities

The Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research in cooperation with the World Bank hosted a conference on cultural heritage, slum-upgrading and conflict resolution: "Can Cultural Heritage Investments Support Inclusive Urban Development?". The conference took place in Oslo April 11-12, 2012.

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Report: The Cultural Heritage Dimension in Slum Development

Report: The Cultural Heritage Dimension in Slum Development

NIKU and Habitat Norway organized a conference on the cultural heritage dimension in slum development in 2009. The conference was a response to a need for different and greater focus on cultural heritage as part of the (Norwegian) development aid. How can cultural heritage contribute to added value to human well-being in slum development, given the challenges it faces?

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