Media & Blog
- 10 reasons we should all care about World Heritage Sites (WWF Report, April 2017)
To mark World Heritage Day on Tuesday 18 April, our colleagues at WWF released a new report showing that almost half (45%) of the world’s most special places are being plagued by the illegal wildlife trade. World Heritage sites cover about 0.5 per cent of the Earth’s surface and contain some of the planet’s most ...
- Tradition, technology and teachings – A balancing act in building sustainable farming communities Part 1 of 2
Lessons from the past
On farms around the world, teachings from the past can provide lessons for the future. If one takes a pause from our fast-paced modern world, and listens to the stories of yesteryear, it becomes apparent the virtue of traditional knowledge, heirloom breeds and the benefit of adopting heritage ...
- INTO mobilising young people in fight to preserve cultural identity
Musicians in Hariharpur, Indian Trust for Rural Heritage and Development
Today (18 April 2017), the International National Trusts Organisation (INTO) launches a new resource, ‘Trust Kids!’, a list of 25 things young people can do to explore, celebrate, preserve and share their cultural heritage
In her annual World Heritage Day Lecture, Dame Fiona Reynolds, Chairman of INTO, warns ...
- Global Meetup – March 28th – Highlights now available for listening. Our Global, Online Meetups have been a great way to share our successes, to seek advice and generally to be inspired by the work of member trusts around the world.
If you missed the live meeting, you can now listen to the highlights of the meeting below.
- Annual World Heritage Day Lecture, 18 April 2017
Dame Fiona Reynolds, Chairman of INTO, will be giving a public lecture on Tuesday 18 April at Emmanuel College, Cambridge about the importance of preserving our intangible cultural heritage and how we can encourage the next generation to protect, promote and pass it on.
The lecture starts at 11.30 and will finish with a glass of ...
- 3Rd Caribbean Conference, Website now Live! Making heritage matter
Making heritage matter
Welcome to the brand-new website for the 3rd Caribbean conference of national trusts and preservation societies. Visit www.curacaoheritage.com, where you’ll find all the information for the November 2017 heritage conference. Discover the subject areas, program details, conference rates and accommodation information. We’ll be posting regular updates on the program, activities, the key-note speakers and ...
- ICNT 17 Program Announced Subject to change.
Sunday, 10 September 2017
INTO Executive Committee Meeting
Venue: Wana Ubud Resort, Desa Nyuh Kuning
09.30-10.00: Registration & Coffee-Tea
10.00-12.00: INTO Executive Meeting
13.00-15.00: INTO Executive Meeting continued
15.00-15.30: Coffee Tea break
15.30-17.00: Heritage Walk at Desa Nyuh Kuning
Parallel: registration for ICNT 2017 delegates open from 12.00 at lobby of Wana Ubud Resort.
Monday, 11 September 2017
1). Opening of ICNT ...
- World Monuments Fund – 2018 World Monuments Watch – Call for Nominations
Call for Nominations
Nominate a site to the 2018 World Monuments Watch!
Every two years, the World Monuments Watch calls international attention to unique places around the world that are at risk from the forces of nature or from the impact of social, political, and economic change. With your knowledge and expertise you can help us identify more heritage places ...
- Help Harriet save African heritage
Earlier this year, Harriet earned her ‘Cultural Enthusiast’ medal for a poem about cultural loss:
“I once spoke my mother language, where did it go? The one you are hearing now is foreign.
I once pounded our cassava flour using the mortar but machines have taken it away, my culture.
I once danced around the fire place after ...
- Past the finishing line 9th and final blog from COP 22 The marathon is over and I am now back in France having had a chance to sleep, draw breath and reflect on a remarkable COP. Why remarkable? Because having never had an official side event at the conference centre at previous COPs we managed no less than 4 in Marrakech. In Durban we held one ...
- Heritage education on Universal Children’s Day A blog by Catherine Leonard, Secretary-General
20th November is the UN’s Universal Children’s Day. It was established in 1954 to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children’s welfare. So today we celebrate how INTO is helping deliver this mission through its heritage education work.
When I first graduated, I worked in education for several years and ...
- A fond farewell to Marrakech 8th Blog from COP 22 So it is almost over. Geoff and I packed up the display in the stand this afternoon but not before we had both had an interesting morning at our various side events and through networking.
My morning started with an update from the UNFCCC Secretariat and then over to the Green Zone to the British Embassy ...