Cultural heritage and cultural environment
Published under: Stoltenberg's 2nd Government
Publisher Ministry of the Environment
Cultural monuments and cultural environments are important resources as a source of knowledge and experience, for the development of local societies and for industrial development. The cultural monuments which we protect and preserve for posterity must show the diversity of Norwegian society.
2016-02-03: With help from Norwegian construction students, one of the oldest wooden synagogue in the Baltics have been restored. When the ‘Green Synagogue’ opened to the public it was barely recognisable.
2015-09-02: The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with the Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU) invites to a conference dedicated to combat the looting of Syria’s cultural heritage. The conference will be held in Sofia on 16 September under the patronage of UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova.
This evaluation is performed by Vista Analyse AS on behalf of the Norwegian Ministry of Environment and UNESCO.
Conference Report, Røros, Norway 13-16 May 2012
In 1972 the Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage was adopted, and today, 40 years later, we’re celebrating the Convention as the most widely recognized international treaty for heritage protection.
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