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Questions for the Congress of the World Heritage Cities Organization

November 19-22 the city of Oaxaca de Juárez hosts the Congress of the World Heritage Cities Organization. We’d like to focus attention under the umbrella of ‘Responsible Travel‘ asking the following questions: What do we – as locals and visitors … Continue reading

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Goals for the 2014 World Parks Congress

Sydney, NSW – The Government of Australia and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have announced that the 6th IUCN World Parks Congress will be held at the Sydney Olympic Park November 12-20, 2014. This congress takes place once every ten years and … Continue reading

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08.2013

In August we hold one of our tentpole events — Indigenous Peoples Week from Monday the 5th to Sunday the 11th.  The week helps celebrate August 9, the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People. Other events and celebrations in August include World Photography … Continue reading

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04.2013

Here’s our April calendar! Breaking: Planeta.com is co-hosting weekly hangouts on local travel Wednesdays in April. Details April 1 April Fool’s Day (USA) April 14 Día de las Américas April 13-15 New Year celebration (Laos) April 18 World Heritage Day April 20 Founding of Santa Maria del … Continue reading

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World Heritage Day is April 18

World Heritage Day is April 18. Are you celebrating? Can you recommend any resources or info we should add to the wiki?

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Consultation and Nonsultation in Cape York, Australia

One of my favorite buzzwords is ‘Nonsultation’ = A specious public consultation on decisions that have already been made. The word came to mind as I was reading the latest news from the Facebook group Cape York People United in which this … Continue reading

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I Know Where I’m Going

Livestreaming conference today and tomorrow uncovers the stories from World Heritage Sites … literally and with remote access! November 23-24 Edinburgh, Scotland, I Know where I’m Going Hashtag: #ikwig Video: http://www.mediascot.org/beyongolia At a time of economic crisis and environmental threat, countries everywhere … Continue reading

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