Recommendation Concerning the Protection, at National Level, of the Cultural and Natural Heritage (1972)

Gongchen Bridge in Hangzhou marks the end of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, the major part of the Grand Canal of China.

Preface: The Recommendation Concerning the Protection, at National Level, of the Cultural and Natural Heritage was adopted at the General Conference of UNESCO (17th Session), Paris, 17 Oct.-21 Nov., 1972.

Category

Recommendation

Date

1972

Promulgation

The General Conference of UNESCO (17th Session), Paris, 17 Oct.-21 Nov., 1972.

Descriptions

  • The Recommendation calls for States to formulate, develop, and apply policies for the protection, conservation, and presentation of their cultural and natural heritage.
  • It stresses the responsibility of states to protect their heritage for their own citizens and for all humanity.
  • The document recommends increased financial resources for the safeguarding and preservation of the cultural and natural heritage and suggests scientific and technical, administrative, legal, financial, education, and public involvement measures to be taken. Finally, the document recommends areas for international cooperation to help safeguard the cultural heritage.

Source

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0011/001140/114044e.pdf#page=145

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I received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in 1996, 2003, and 2006, respectively, from China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China; Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, China; and Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hefei, China. From 1996 to 2006, I worked at the School of Computer Science and Technology, Huaibei Normal University, Huaibei, China, as a Lecturer and an Associate Professor. From January 2007 to August 2013, I worked at Wenzhou University, Wenzhou, China. I am currently a Professor at the Zhejiang University of Media and Communications, Hangzhou, China. I am the coauthor of more than 80 articles, which mostly were published in peer-reviewed journals.

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