Tip 1: How to turn the monument in UNESCO

Private person on their own can not turn monument of architecture or nature in the World Heritage List of UNESCO , the process can start only by the state.But the impact on the procedure for inclusion of an object in the preliminary list for further consideration can practically everyone.
Keep in mind that the list of UNESCO objects can be included only those countries that have signed the Convention on the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage.The Russian Federation is one of them.
Make sure that the monument meets the criteria for which assigns UNESCO World Heritage status.They are detailed in the Information Folder Center of UNESCO World Heritage .Rather strict criteria formulated and flowery, but in any case, the nominated property must be unique, "is a masterpiece of human creative genius", to illustrate an important stage in the history of mankind.
Prepare a dossier of the nominated property.Justify compliance monument criteria and assigning the status of a World Heritage site.Make high-quality photos, write historical information.
Provide dossiers nominated object to the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO , contact information can be found on the official website of the organization.On the basis of the application object will be included in the preliminary list of items to be listed in the list of World Heritage Site, it is prepared at the state level in general. UNESCO does not consider objects that are not listed in the provisional list.
Following administration of the Provisional List of UNESCO in will appoint an independent expert.It is conducted by the International Council on s Monument and Sites and the World Conservation Union.If you want to connect to expertise International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property.
Based on expert evaluation of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO decides to include the object in the list.This is done once a year.The Committee may request further information about the object and to defer consideration of a year.

Tip 2: How is the International Day of Remembrance of the Slave Trade

In 1791, August 23 was the largest slave revolt on the island of San Domingo, Haiti today, who at the time was a French colony.This event marked the beginning of the eradication of slavery in the 150 session of the Executive Board of UNESCO was invited to observe annually.Date of start of the uprising was the International Day of Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition.
How is the International Day of Remembrance of the Slave Trade

It would seem, what to think about the times when slavery and slave trade flourished in many parts of the world?But it has to this day not liquidated on the planet, taking many forms.This phenomenon still occurs in third world countries and those that are developed.UNESCO has introduced even such a thing as a "new slave trade", whose victims are often women and children who are often other social groups are exposed to violence and exploitation.

Every year this date becomes an occasion to analyze the existing situation and the report of the head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on the subject.The report always ends with an appeal to all the mills to protect its citizens from the appearances of racism and forced labor.The members of the Executive Board of UNESCO, this day commemorates all the victims of the slave trade and of those who gave their lives fighting with her.

celebrate this date in many countries.Hosts the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition and the island of Goree, off the coast of another former French colony - Senegal.This island some three hundred years ago was the center of the transit of slaves from Africa to the United States.It was the largest market, where there was a slave trade.Every year on August 23 hold a ceremony commemorating the victims of this shameful phenomenon.

At the beginning of this century in the state of Ohio, USA, the former center of the slave-owning South was opened museum of the history of slavery.The Museum operates year-round, but at the end of August, its employees organize new exhibitions and traveling expositions telling about the page history of the US - a country that today considers itself the most democratic.

entire international community to this day remembers not only the glorious milestones in the struggle of slaves for their rights and human dignity.It also pays tribute to the progressive people in the developed countries, which together or alone protested against this shameful phenomenon, achieving its elimination.

  • Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO