The international online Colloquium entitled “Preserving the Future: New approaches to Heritage Management and Environmental Protection” was conducted with great success and high attendance. The Colloquium organized by the Greek Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe and the Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO, was attended by almost 500 participants from all over the world.
The Colloquium started with an opening speech by Mr. Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, Alternative Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece,Greek Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe and welcome addresses by Mrs Aikaterini Tzitzikosta, President of the Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO and by Mr Ernesto Ottone Ramírez, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Culture.
Many distinguished speakers representing UNESCO Chairs participated in the Colloquium presenting on sustainable nature, protecting the natural heritage through sustainable development and the role of Unesco Global Geoparks in protecting natural and cultural heritage and contributing to local sustainable development and resilience, as well as the effects of climate change on cultural heritage and the new methods of protecting it.
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