Share and spread information on World Heritage


Build an information platform to collect, accumulate, manage, and share useful data on the interpretation and presentation of World Heritage.


Promote greater use of information and communication technology and develop diverse content on the interpretation and presentation of World Heritage, including education, tourism, cultural industry, media, and intangible assets.


Share and reproduce knowledge and information accumulated by research and capacity building, which is used as the driving force for social development


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Research information on the interpretation and presentation of World Heritage
Basic research to build a DB 


       

- Studies on the interpretation and presentation of World Heritage started in the early 2000s,

  but accessibility to the results remains low


- Provide theoretical infrastructure for active discourse by collecting and sharing research

  information on the interpretation and presentation of World Heritage


- Lay the foundation for the network of experts at a national level


- Grasp theoretical and practical trends regarding heritage interpretation

< Business >

Establish a research DB to come up with future directions of the Center

- Make a database of 1,400 chapters of research books and 160 papers on the interpretation and presentation

of World Heritage and classify them according to the subject

Make a database of research results and distribute the reference, including bibliography information and summaries 

- Distribute 300 volumes of the reference titled “Heritage Interpretation and Presentation: A Review and Annotated Bibliography”

(university libraries of Korea, experts, and organizations in and out of the country)

< Editors >
❶ Visnja Sinisa Kisic / University of Arts Belgrade
Lee Hwa-jong / Hanyang University
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Build a DB for the stakeholders


        

- Build a network in the area of interpretation and presentation of World Heritage


- Promote information sharing and cooperation in heritage interpretation


- Offer information on stakeholders such as experts, institutions, and universities to efficiently

  design projects and seek diversity, establishing partnerships and an employee pool through the

  database

< Business >

- Collect basic information for the DB on experts, institutions, organizations and make an online DB directory for stakeholders

- Conduct basic research for comprehensive partnership strategies and build a stakeholder DB

< Survey Target >
- UNESCO, related organizations, international organizations, NGOs, educational and research institutes, and experts
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Publish a pilot issue of a periodical


       

- Advertise global issues on the interpretation and presentation of World

  Heritage and the Center’s activities through the contributions of experts


- Share information with stakeholders regularly through the establishment of

  external communication channels


- Raise awareness of the role and activities of the Center for a lot of readers and

  encourage participation


- Promote various perspectives and opinions on the agendas and issues

< Details >

Carry out basic research and brainstorming how to publish a periodical
Analyze existing periodicals on the interpretation and presentation of World Heritage
Conduct advisory meetings on the content and publication method of periodical during the early years of the Center
Form an editorial committee to recruit contributors and make concrete plans on content

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