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World Heritage Forum 2009

‘World Heritage in Norway - resources from the past - treasures for the future’ was the title of the conference when Norway World Heritage welcomed World Heritage Forum to the SAS hotel, Bryggen in Bergen, 8th and 9th June, 2009.

 ‘Sustainable Tourism’ was the starting point utilised for the first World Heritage Forum and Norway presented lecturers such as:

Director, Ms.Liv Hege Skagestad, Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage Political adviser,

Ms.Fride Solbakken, Norwegian Department of Trade and Industry

Ms.Cheryl Hargrove, leader of National Geographic’s Centre for Sustainable Tourism, as well as several other lecturers. The presentations will be made available on the Norway World Heritage website. The Norwegian national newspaper, ‘Aftenposten’ covered the conference and printed an article dated 10.06.09 .

World Heritage Forum 2009 was arranged by Norway World Heritage in association with:

• Bryggen Foundation, Bergen

• Bergen Municipality

• Hordaland County Administration

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