World Heritage Day 2020 on 18th April

World Heritage Day 2020 on 18th April

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World Heritage Day 2020 on 18th April

World Heritage Day 2020

What is world heritage day?

    • World heritage day observed on 18th april

What is the theme of world heritage day 2020?

    • “Shared Culture’, ‘Shared heritage’ and ‘Shared responsibility”
    • World Heritage Day 2020 observed globally on 18 April every year.

What is the AIM of the initiative?

    • It enhances awareness about the importance of cultural heritage, monuments and to conserve them.

Why World Heritage Day celebrated?

    • To preserve the human heritage and to recognise all the efforts of relevant organizations.

About World Heritage Day

    • This day was announced by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)
      Announced in the year 1982
    • The day of the even every year is 18th April

About UNESCO

    • UNESCO formation: 4th November 1946.
    • UNESCO Headquarters: Paris, France.
    • UNESCO Director-General: Audrey Azoulay.
    • Headquarters of International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS): Paris, France.
    • International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) Founded: 1965.
    • President of International Council on Monuments and Sites: Toshiyuki Kono.

Source: Wikipedia

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