About the conference
«The preservation of tangible and intangible cultural heritage: topical issues and strategies to resolve them»
The conference initiated by President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev is held under the auspices of UNESCO for the first time not only in Uzbekistan, but also in the whole region of Central Asia
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Event time: 26 August 2019, from 09.00 to17.00
Location: Republic of Uzbekistan, Samarkand city,
Forum’s Palace
Prior to the event left:
Program of
International Conference
24-25 August
Meeting the conference participants at the airport of Tashkent, Samarkand
Arrival of participants, accommodation in hotels of Tashkent, Samarkand
Participation in Cultural Heritage Week events
26 August
8.00-8.45
Breakfast at “Registan Plaza Hotel”
8.45-9.00
Transfer of participants to the Palace of Forums
9.00-10.00
Registration of the conference participants in the Palace of Forums, performance of one of the folklore ensembles and makomists of Uzbekistan in the foyer
10.00-11.00
Plenary session of the conference
  • Speech by authorities of the Republic of Uzbekistan
  • Speech by UNESCO Director-General, Audrey Azoulay
  • Speech by a member of World Heritage Committee
  • Speech by executive management of World Heritage Center
13.00
Breakout sessions:
  • Session 1. Cultural heritage and urban planning
  • Session 2. Legal and regulatory mechanisms in the preservation of world heritage
  • Session 3. Safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in education with ICTs
13.00-14.00
Lunch
14.00-16.00
Breakout sessions (continuation):
  • Session 1. Cultural heritage and urban planning
  • Session 2. Legal and regulatory mechanisms in the preservation of world heritage
  • Session 3. Safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in education with ICTs
16.00-16.30
Coffee break
16.30-17.30
Breakout sessions (continuation):
  • Section 1. Cultural heritage and urban planning
  • Section 2. Legal and regulatory mechanisms in the preservation of world heritage
  • Section 3. Safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in education with ICTs
17.30-18.00
Adoption of the Declaration of the Conference
18.00-18.30
Departure of participants to Registan Square
19.00-21.00
Opening ceremony of the 12th “Sharq Taronalari” International Festival.
21.00-23.00
Gala dinner on behalf of the hokim of Samarkand region
23.00
Departure to the hotel. Relaxation
25 August
8.00
Departure of participants from Tashkent to Samarkand from the railway station by high-speed train “Afrosiab”
10.00
Solemn meeting of participants at the railway station in Samarkand
10.00-11.00
Accommodation of participants in “Registan Plaza Hotel”
11.00-13.00
Sightseeing of Samarkand city
13.00-14.00
Lunch
14.00-16.00
Participation in Cultural Heritage Week events
27 August
10:00-12:00
Seminar by ICOMOS experts on the revival of the traditional technology of majolica tiles of the Temurids period. The venue will be identified
Departure of participants during the day
Reports
Adapting Urban planning tools for World heritage properties: a huge challenge for transition and developing countries
Eric Huybrechts
Institute of Urban Planning, France
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“Space technologies facilitate the sustainable development of World Heritage sites”
Fulong Chen
Professor of RADI and HIST, China
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Strategy for Preservation and Development of Historic Cities based on Education, ICT and Tourism, Case Study: Samarkand Intelligent City
Amir Pasic
Professor Dr., Architect and urban planner. Chief expert of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the World Heritage Committe of UNESCO, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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The National treasure of Japan, scroll depicting of The Tale of Genji": Charm of paintings. Based on the achievements of the method of art restoration
Rei Kufukihara
President of Aichi Prefectural University, Japan
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Global level within the UNESCO/World Heritage on the New Urban Agenda
Michael Turner
UNESCO Chair in Urban Design and Conservation Studies Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem
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"Ferganian branch of Great Silk Road: Monuments of the Kyrgyz section"
Bakyt Amanbaeva
Head of the Cultural Heritage Research Sector, Institute of History and Cultural Heritage, National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic
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Protection of World Heritage sites in the event of armed conflict: legal and historical perspectives
Etienne Clement
Senior Consultant, Cultural heritage Conventions, UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, Bangkok
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The Role of Digital and Information Technologies for Cultural Heritage Management.
Ona Vileikis
Expert Меmbеr, ICOMOS CIPA Heritage Documentation', President, International Association of Wоrld Heritage Professionals, IAWHP e.v, Canada
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Mainstreaming Cultural Heritage Issues as a Trend in a Global World
Gulmira Shalabaeva
Director of the State Museum of Art. A. Kasteev, Kazakhstan
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Cultural policy and heritage of the Bedu in Petra and Wadi Rum
Bushra Nabass
Head of World Heritage Section in the Department of Antiquities, Jordan
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World Bank experience in working with UNESCO cities
Rozanna Nitti
Senior Urban Specialist with the Social, Urban, Rural, and Resilience (SURR) Global Practice of the World Bank Group, USA
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Cultural Heritage Week
Cultural Heritage Week will be held in four cities of Uzbekistan “Uzbekistan – crossroad of great routes and civilizations: empires, religions, cultures”
Cultural heritage week program
Magazines and booklets
CULTURAL HERITAGE OF UZBEKISTAN - BRIDGE BETWEEN PEOPLES AND COUNTRIES

OVER A PERIOD OF TWO YEARS PRESIDENT SHAVKAT MIRZIYEVYEV’S INITIATIVES ARE IMPLEMENTED IN THE COUNTRY ON THE ISSUES OF PRESERVING AND INCREASE OF THE CULTURAL HERITAGE OF UZBEKISTAN. THE LARGE-SCALE OBJECTIVES ON THE SPHERES OF CULTURE, SCIENCE, LITERATURE AND ART ARE DETERMINED IN THE STRATEGY OF ACTION ON THE FIVE PRIORITY DIRECTIONS OF DEVELOPMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN IN 2017-2021.

THEREBY, WE PUT SOME QUESTIONS TO THE DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER
REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN AZIZ ABDUHAKIMOV.

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