20/10/2004 - 23/10/2004

UNESCO and the Japanese Agency for Culture decided to organize jointly an international conference on this theme in Japan on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Venice Charter and of the 10th anniversary of the Nara Document on Authenticity, and to launch a world-wide debate on a possible integrated approach to the safeguarding of the tangible and intangible heritage.
In all, 45 experts were invited to discuss different topics covering current heritage management problems. They adopted a new Declaration on an Integrated Approach.

Contact : HAYASHI, Nao