July 2012: Managing Heritage Cities in Asia and Europe

Managing Heritage Cities in Asia and Europe:
the Role of Public-Private Partnerships Experts’ Meeting & Public Forum

In preparation for the 5th ASEM Culture Ministers’ Meeting 2012
12-14 July 2012 Yogyakarta, Indonesia

The Asia-Europe Foundation1 (ASEF) and Universitas Gadjah Mada2 (UGM) are co-organising a public forum and an experts’ meeting on the topic of on public-private partnerships (PPP) in the management of heritage cities and historic urban landscapes this July in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The meeting will gather around 25 governmental and civil experts from member countries of the Asia-Europe Meeting3 (ASEM) to discuss a current topic affecting a major shift in the understanding of ‘cultural heritage’ at the global level, following the adoption of the new Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape by UNESCO’s General Conference in November 2011. The outcomes of the Experts’ Meeting will serve as civil society inputs to the 5th ASEM Culture Ministers’ Meeting (September 2012, Indonesia), which will address the theme “Managing Heritage Cities for a Sustainable Future.”

Further Information: http://www.asef.org/images/docs/ASEF-ExpertMeetingHeritage-Overview-0060...