Thursday, 18th october

 10.30 Guided Tour of Noto

15.00 “T. Di Lorenzo” Theater –  Registration  

15.30 IV Meeting of European World Heritage Associations – Opening and Welcome

# Corrado Bonfanti – Mayor of Noto

# Nello Musumeci – President of Regione Siciliana

# Giacomo Bassi – President Association of Italian World Heritage 

# Enrico Vicenti – Italian Nation Committee for UNESCO

# Livio Garuccio – UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Welcome speech of Mariarosaria Sgarlata – Adviser to the italian Minister of Culture

# “Sicily under another sky” Fabio Granata, Alderman of Cultural Heritage of Siracusa Municipality

16.30 Round Table Culture is Communication – Communication is Culture

# Elisabetta Stefanelli – Director Ansa ViaggiArt

# Jasmina Sopova – Edit. Director UNESCO Courier

# Fabio Viola – CEO Tuo Museo

#  Eugenio Farioli Vecchioli – RAI CULTURA

18.00 Closing

19.00 Concert

20.30 Nicolaci Palace – Dinner Gala (Cocktail attire)


Friday, 19th  october

10.00 “T. Di Lorenzo” Theater – Open Morning Working Session

Livio Garuccio – UNESCO World Heritage Centre “World Heritage ®: the power of a global brand”

10.15 Claudia Schwarz, Chairperson Association of German World Heritage Sites “Towards the creation of the European Network of World Heritage Associations”

10.30 Presentation of European World Heritage Associations Projects – first panel

# Association of German World Heritage Sites

# Alliance of World Heritage Cultural Landscapes (Spain)

# National Heritage Institute (Czech Republic)

# World Heritage Experience Switzerland

11.30 Welcome speech of Undersecretary of State for Cultural Heritage and Activities MiBAC, Lucia Borgonzoni and of Sebastiano Tusa, Sicily Alderman to Sicily Heritage and Identity

11.45 Presentation of European World Heritage Associations Projects – second panel

# Group of World Heritage Cities (Spain)

# World Heritage UK

# World Heritage Norway

# French World Heritage Sites Association

# Association of World Heritage in Sweden

 13.00 Light Lunch

 14.30 Report: “Communicating the value of World Heritage – Best Practices in Italy”

# Comunità Montana di Valle Camonica A step for everyone

# Comune di Modena – I’m World Heritage

# Fondazione parco Archeologico di Classe-RavennAntica – Classis Ravenna – Museum of city and territory

# Città Metropolitana di Napoli – Cultural Tours in the City and in UNESCO Sites

h.15.15 – 17.00 Afternoon Working Session reserved to European World Heritage Associations Representatives – Round Tables

15.00 Guided tour (for non-attending Afternoon Working Session guests)

17.00 Presentation of “Declaration of Noto”

18.00 Guided tour of Noto

19.30 Sicily Winery – Loggia del Mercato – Aperitif and closing party


*simultaneous translation will be provided for all events




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