International Workshop and Training on The Role of Natural World Heritage Sites in Disaster Risk Reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis

There are 59 Natural and 11 Mixed World Heritage Sites in the AsiaPacific.





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24/08/2015 to 28/08/2015


Wildlife Institute of India, Chandrabani, Mehu Wala Mafi Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248007

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  • India

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UNESCO Category 2 Centre on World Natural Heritage Management & Training for the Asia-Pacific Region at Wildlife Institute of India


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