International Expert Meeting on the Implementation of the HUL Recommendation (Shanghai, China, 26-28 March 2018)
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The objective of this international expert meeting is to critically overview the implementation of the Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape, and to highlight the difficulties and opportunities that lie ahead of urban heritage.


Some 36 experts from all over the world will take part to this 3-day meeting at WHITRAP Shanghai that will address the relevance of the HUL approach at varied urban scales (from small settlements to metropolises), in different urban typologies (from walled cities to modern heritage), and in relation to the links between urban setting, nature, climate change and intangible heritage. The meeting will include a visit and a discussion of the Hongkou District in Shanghai where the HUL approach has been introduced into the management of the area.


The Expert Meetingis organized jointly by UNESCO World Heritage Centre and by the World Heritage Institute of Training and Research for the Asia and the Pacific Region (WHITRAP Shanghai), with Hongkou District Government.It is co-organized by the Tongji Urban Planning and Design Institute (TJUPDI), and hosted by Tongji University in Shanghai.


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Implementation on the HUL Recommendation

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