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WORLD HERITAGE VOLUNTEERS 2021 – UNESCO

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WORLD HERITAGE VOLUNTEERS 2021 – UNESCO

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Miscellaneous
Funding Type
Fully Funded

Description

Description

The WHV Initiative was launched in 2008 to encourage young people to undertake concrete actions and to play an active role in the protection, preservation and promotion of World Heritage sites. It consists of action camps organized by youth organizations or institutions in cooperation with multiple stakeholders and partners, which work all together for the state of conservation of World Heritage sites. The initiative mobilizes national and international volunteers through hands-on and awareness-raising activities for the conservation of our common cultural and natural heritage.

 

In the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, the initiative is led by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre (WHC) in collaboration with the Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVS), European Heritage Volunteers (as a branch of Open Houses) and Better World.

Eligibilities

Eligibilities
  • The project:

 

a. Should be organised in immediate connection to a property inscribed on the World Heritage List or a site on a Tentative List [Reference: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list ; http://whc.unesco.org/en/tentativelists ];

 

b. Should have a minimum 10 day duration (excluding arrival and departure dates);

 

c. Should include the same group of people for a minimum 10 day duration, consecutive or not;

 

d. Should ideally start after the 15 February and end by the 15 December 2021;

 

e. Should involve as much as possible international volunteers;

 

f. Should include awareness activities, practical hands-on activities and skills related to World Heritage sites where the action camp will be conducted (detailed definitions of hands-on activities and skills in Annex below);

 

g. Should be developed in consultation with site managers and local authorities in planning details of the activities;

 

h. Should include practical hands-on skills training activities as well as reflection on issues related to World Heritage;

 

i. Should involve the community in order to deepen their knowledge around issues related to World Heritage and the World Heritage Volunteers Initiative;

 

j. Should respect participants’ gender equality (ideally equal number of male and female) and geographical diversity (ideally from different countries and
regions).

 

  • Applying organization:

 

a. Should be legally registered as a public or private organization or institution in the country where the project takes place;

 

b. All activities of the organization related to WHV should be no profit. All local, national and international partnerships developed by the applicant in the framework of WHV should be submitted for approval to the WHV coordinators;

 

c. First time applicants should submit two letters of support from recognised organizations and/or institutions recommending the applicant on the basis of past or current proven cooperation;

 

d. First time applicants should submit a copy of their Constitution / Bylaws of their most recent activity report in one of the UN official languages.

Benefits

Benefits
  • Raise awareness among young people, volunteers, local communities, and concerned authorities of the need to protect and promote World Heritage;
  • Involve young people in World Heritage preservation through concrete projects at sites;
  • Empower young people by allowing them to learn skills, basic preservation and conservation techniques and raise their capacity as future decision-makers and global active citizens;
  • Strengthen sustainable cooperation between non-profit organizations, site management, communities and authorities;
  • Identify best practices and develop non-formal education tools to facilitate stakeholders’ participation in the World Heritage education;
  • Mainstream gender equality in all stages of the projects and geographical diversity among the World Heritage properties where the action camps take place.

Program Venue

Program Venue
Online
Program Country
Online

Eligible Regions

Eligible Regions

All Regions

Eligible Countries

All Countries

Eligible Regions
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Eligible Countries

Eligible Countries
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Argentina, Angola, Africa, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar (formerly Burma), Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, North Macedonia (formerly Macedonia), Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, UAE, UK, USA, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City (Holy See), Venezuela, Vietnam, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Application Process

Application Process

In order to get involved in or renew your commitment to the protection and preservation of World Heritage through voluntary action and non-formal education, fill in the online application form.

 

If you experience difficulties in accessing the online form, please download the application from the following links:

 

https://bit.ly/WHV-2021-Application-Form (EN) / http://bit.ly/WHV2021-Formulaire-Candidature (FR)

 

and send it to [email protected] (for projects in Africa,
Arab States and the Americas), to [email protected] (for projects in Europe) or [email protected] (for projects in Asia), with a copy to the World Heritage Centre ([email protected]).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Following the selection of the projects, a confirmation letter will be sent to the participating organizations. The organizations will receive a list of online educational materials as a resource
to support their awareness-raising activities. The World Heritage Centre will send an official information letter, accompanied by the project profile and the complete list of the selected projects to relevant National Commissions, Permanent Delegations, UNESCO Field Offices, and site management authorities.

 

If funds are available, the organizations shall be invited to the World Heritage Volunteers Meetings, as planning and evaluation are an integral part of the World Heritage Volunteers Initiative’s implementation. The planning and networking meeting is usually held in April/May. It gathers the selected organizations in order to discuss further the implementation of the World Heritage Volunteers projects during the Campaign.

The evaluation meeting is usually held in October/November. It aims to give a feedback and to present the main results, achievements, and challenges encountered by the organizations so as to enhance the quality of the Campaign. The organizations will be informed on the dates and venues of the meetings in due course.

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WORLD HERITAGE VOLUNTEERS 2021 – UNESCO

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September 30, 2020
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Job Type
Full Time

Description

Description

The WHV Initiative was launched in 2008 to encourage young people to undertake concrete actions and to play an active role in the protection, preservation and promotion of World Heritage sites. It consists of action camps organized by youth organizations or institutions in cooperation with multiple stakeholders and partners, which work all together for the state of conservation of World Heritage sites. The initiative mobilizes national and international volunteers through hands-on and awareness-raising activities for the conservation of our common cultural and natural heritage.

 

In the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, the initiative is led by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre (WHC) in collaboration with the Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVS), European Heritage Volunteers (as a branch of Open Houses) and Better World.

Eligibilities

Eligibilities
  • The project:

 

a. Should be organised in immediate connection to a property inscribed on the World Heritage List or a site on a Tentative List [Reference: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list ; http://whc.unesco.org/en/tentativelists ];

 

b. Should have a minimum 10 day duration (excluding arrival and departure dates);

 

c. Should include the same group of people for a minimum 10 day duration, consecutive or not;

 

d. Should ideally start after the 15 February and end by the 15 December 2021;

 

e. Should involve as much as possible international volunteers;

 

f. Should include awareness activities, practical hands-on activities and skills related to World Heritage sites where the action camp will be conducted (detailed definitions of hands-on activities and skills in Annex below);

 

g. Should be developed in consultation with site managers and local authorities in planning details of the activities;

 

h. Should include practical hands-on skills training activities as well as reflection on issues related to World Heritage;

 

i. Should involve the community in order to deepen their knowledge around issues related to World Heritage and the World Heritage Volunteers Initiative;

 

j. Should respect participants’ gender equality (ideally equal number of male and female) and geographical diversity (ideally from different countries and
regions).

 

  • Applying organization:

 

a. Should be legally registered as a public or private organization or institution in the country where the project takes place;

 

b. All activities of the organization related to WHV should be no profit. All local, national and international partnerships developed by the applicant in the framework of WHV should be submitted for approval to the WHV coordinators;

 

c. First time applicants should submit two letters of support from recognised organizations and/or institutions recommending the applicant on the basis of past or current proven cooperation;

 

d. First time applicants should submit a copy of their Constitution / Bylaws of their most recent activity report in one of the UN official languages.

Benefits

Benefits
  • Raise awareness among young people, volunteers, local communities, and concerned authorities of the need to protect and promote World Heritage;
  • Involve young people in World Heritage preservation through concrete projects at sites;
  • Empower young people by allowing them to learn skills, basic preservation and conservation techniques and raise their capacity as future decision-makers and global active citizens;
  • Strengthen sustainable cooperation between non-profit organizations, site management, communities and authorities;
  • Identify best practices and develop non-formal education tools to facilitate stakeholders’ participation in the World Heritage education;
  • Mainstream gender equality in all stages of the projects and geographical diversity among the World Heritage properties where the action camps take place.

Program Venue

Program Venue
Online

Eligible Regions

Eligible Regions

All Regions

Eligible Countries

Eligible Countries

All Countries

Application Process

Application Process

In order to get involved in or renew your commitment to the protection and preservation of World Heritage through voluntary action and non-formal education, fill in the online application form.

 

If you experience difficulties in accessing the online form, please download the application from the following links:

 

https://bit.ly/WHV-2021-Application-Form (EN) / http://bit.ly/WHV2021-Formulaire-Candidature (FR)

 

and send it to [email protected] (for projects in Africa,
Arab States and the Americas), to [email protected] (for projects in Europe) or [email protected] (for projects in Asia), with a copy to the World Heritage Centre ([email protected]).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Following the selection of the projects, a confirmation letter will be sent to the participating organizations. The organizations will receive a list of online educational materials as a resource
to support their awareness-raising activities. The World Heritage Centre will send an official information letter, accompanied by the project profile and the complete list of the selected projects to relevant National Commissions, Permanent Delegations, UNESCO Field Offices, and site management authorities.

 

If funds are available, the organizations shall be invited to the World Heritage Volunteers Meetings, as planning and evaluation are an integral part of the World Heritage Volunteers Initiative’s implementation. The planning and networking meeting is usually held in April/May. It gathers the selected organizations in order to discuss further the implementation of the World Heritage Volunteers projects during the Campaign.

The evaluation meeting is usually held in October/November. It aims to give a feedback and to present the main results, achievements, and challenges encountered by the organizations so as to enhance the quality of the Campaign. The organizations will be informed on the dates and venues of the meetings in due course.

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WORLD HERITAGE VOLUNTEERS 2021 – UNESCO

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Intership Type
Select Type

Description

Description

The WHV Initiative was launched in 2008 to encourage young people to undertake concrete actions and to play an active role in the protection, preservation and promotion of World Heritage sites. It consists of action camps organized by youth organizations or institutions in cooperation with multiple stakeholders and partners, which work all together for the state of conservation of World Heritage sites. The initiative mobilizes national and international volunteers through hands-on and awareness-raising activities for the conservation of our common cultural and natural heritage.

 

In the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, the initiative is led by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre (WHC) in collaboration with the Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVS), European Heritage Volunteers (as a branch of Open Houses) and Better World.

Eligibilities

Eligibilities
  • The project:

 

a. Should be organised in immediate connection to a property inscribed on the World Heritage List or a site on a Tentative List [Reference: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list ; http://whc.unesco.org/en/tentativelists ];

 

b. Should have a minimum 10 day duration (excluding arrival and departure dates);

 

c. Should include the same group of people for a minimum 10 day duration, consecutive or not;

 

d. Should ideally start after the 15 February and end by the 15 December 2021;

 

e. Should involve as much as possible international volunteers;

 

f. Should include awareness activities, practical hands-on activities and skills related to World Heritage sites where the action camp will be conducted (detailed definitions of hands-on activities and skills in Annex below);

 

g. Should be developed in consultation with site managers and local authorities in planning details of the activities;

 

h. Should include practical hands-on skills training activities as well as reflection on issues related to World Heritage;

 

i. Should involve the community in order to deepen their knowledge around issues related to World Heritage and the World Heritage Volunteers Initiative;

 

j. Should respect participants’ gender equality (ideally equal number of male and female) and geographical diversity (ideally from different countries and
regions).

 

  • Applying organization:

 

a. Should be legally registered as a public or private organization or institution in the country where the project takes place;

 

b. All activities of the organization related to WHV should be no profit. All local, national and international partnerships developed by the applicant in the framework of WHV should be submitted for approval to the WHV coordinators;

 

c. First time applicants should submit two letters of support from recognised organizations and/or institutions recommending the applicant on the basis of past or current proven cooperation;

 

d. First time applicants should submit a copy of their Constitution / Bylaws of their most recent activity report in one of the UN official languages.

Benefits

Benefits
  • Raise awareness among young people, volunteers, local communities, and concerned authorities of the need to protect and promote World Heritage;
  • Involve young people in World Heritage preservation through concrete projects at sites;
  • Empower young people by allowing them to learn skills, basic preservation and conservation techniques and raise their capacity as future decision-makers and global active citizens;
  • Strengthen sustainable cooperation between non-profit organizations, site management, communities and authorities;
  • Identify best practices and develop non-formal education tools to facilitate stakeholders’ participation in the World Heritage education;
  • Mainstream gender equality in all stages of the projects and geographical diversity among the World Heritage properties where the action camps take place.

Program Venue

Program Venue
Online

Eligible Regions

Eligible Regions

All Regions

Eligible Countries

Eligible Countries

All Countries

Application Process

Application Process

In order to get involved in or renew your commitment to the protection and preservation of World Heritage through voluntary action and non-formal education, fill in the online application form.

 

If you experience difficulties in accessing the online form, please download the application from the following links:

 

https://bit.ly/WHV-2021-Application-Form (EN) / http://bit.ly/WHV2021-Formulaire-Candidature (FR)

 

and send it to [email protected] (for projects in Africa,
Arab States and the Americas), to [email protected] (for projects in Europe) or [email protected] (for projects in Asia), with a copy to the World Heritage Centre ([email protected]).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Following the selection of the projects, a confirmation letter will be sent to the participating organizations. The organizations will receive a list of online educational materials as a resource
to support their awareness-raising activities. The World Heritage Centre will send an official information letter, accompanied by the project profile and the complete list of the selected projects to relevant National Commissions, Permanent Delegations, UNESCO Field Offices, and site management authorities.

 

If funds are available, the organizations shall be invited to the World Heritage Volunteers Meetings, as planning and evaluation are an integral part of the World Heritage Volunteers Initiative’s implementation. The planning and networking meeting is usually held in April/May. It gathers the selected organizations in order to discuss further the implementation of the World Heritage Volunteers projects during the Campaign.

The evaluation meeting is usually held in October/November. It aims to give a feedback and to present the main results, achievements, and challenges encountered by the organizations so as to enhance the quality of the Campaign. The organizations will be informed on the dates and venues of the meetings in due course.

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Description

The WHV Initiative was launched in 2008 to encourage young people to undertake concrete actions and to play an active role in the protection, preservation and promotion of World Heritage sites. It consists of action camps organized by youth organizations or institutions in cooperation with multiple stakeholders and partners, which work all together for the state of conservation of World Heritage sites. The initiative mobilizes national and international volunteers through hands-on and awareness-raising activities for the conservation of our common cultural and natural heritage.

 

In the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, the initiative is led by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre (WHC) in collaboration with the Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVS), European Heritage Volunteers (as a branch of Open Houses) and Better World.

BENIFITS

  • Raise awareness among young people, volunteers, local communities, and concerned authorities of the need to protect and promote World Heritage;
  • Involve young people in World Heritage preservation through concrete projects at sites;
  • Empower young people by allowing them to learn skills, basic preservation and conservation techniques and raise their capacity as future decision-makers and global active citizens;
  • Strengthen sustainable cooperation between non-profit organizations, site management, communities and authorities;
  • Identify best practices and develop non-formal education tools to facilitate stakeholders’ participation in the World Heritage education;
  • Mainstream gender equality in all stages of the projects and geographical diversity among the World Heritage properties where the action camps take place.

Eligibilities

  • The project:

 

a. Should be organised in immediate connection to a property inscribed on the World Heritage List or a site on a Tentative List [Reference: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list ; http://whc.unesco.org/en/tentativelists ];

 

b. Should have a minimum 10 day duration (excluding arrival and departure dates);

 

c. Should include the same group of people for a minimum 10 day duration, consecutive or not;

 

d. Should ideally start after the 15 February and end by the 15 December 2021;

 

e. Should involve as much as possible international volunteers;

 

f. Should include awareness activities, practical hands-on activities and skills related to World Heritage sites where the action camp will be conducted (detailed definitions of hands-on activities and skills in Annex below);

 

g. Should be developed in consultation with site managers and local authorities in planning details of the activities;

 

h. Should include practical hands-on skills training activities as well as reflection on issues related to World Heritage;

 

i. Should involve the community in order to deepen their knowledge around issues related to World Heritage and the World Heritage Volunteers Initiative;

 

j. Should respect participants’ gender equality (ideally equal number of male and female) and geographical diversity (ideally from different countries and
regions).

 

  • Applying organization:

 

a. Should be legally registered as a public or private organization or institution in the country where the project takes place;

 

b. All activities of the organization related to WHV should be no profit. All local, national and international partnerships developed by the applicant in the framework of WHV should be submitted for approval to the WHV coordinators;

 

c. First time applicants should submit two letters of support from recognised organizations and/or institutions recommending the applicant on the basis of past or current proven cooperation;

 

d. First time applicants should submit a copy of their Constitution / Bylaws of their most recent activity report in one of the UN official languages.

For Further Queries:

Eligible Regions:

Program Venue:

It will be held in Online.

APPLICATION PROCESS

In order to get involved in or renew your commitment to the protection and preservation of World Heritage through voluntary action and non-formal education, fill in the online application form.

 

If you experience difficulties in accessing the online form, please download the application from the following links:

 

https://bit.ly/WHV-2021-Application-Form (EN) / http://bit.ly/WHV2021-Formulaire-Candidature (FR)

 

and send it to [email protected] (for projects in Africa,
Arab States and the Americas), to [email protected] (for projects in Europe) or [email protected] (for projects in Asia), with a copy to the World Heritage Centre ([email protected]).

Applications will be closed at:
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