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Representatives of UNESCO and IUCN visit HIST
 
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On September 18, Mr. R. Jayakuma of UNESCO Bangkok Office, Mr William Logan, Deputy Director of the International Center for Integrated Water Resources Management(ICIWaRM) under the auspices of UNESCO and Mr Shi Yichuan, a remote sensing expert of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources(IUCN) paid a visit to the International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage under the Auspices of UNESCO(HIST) which was built on the premise of RADI.

Mr Hong Tianhua, Deputy Director and Secretary-General of HIST, gave a brief introduction to the application of space technologies on the conservation of UNESCO-Inscribed sites, and the background, objectives and operation of HIST. Mr. Logan made a presentation on the operation mechanism, main focus and recent work of ICIWaRM. Mr. Shi also made a presentation on the work that has been done by IUCN on the use of space technologies for nomination of new natural world heritage sites, and for conservation of current natural world heritage sites.

The guests exchanged views on the possibility of future cooperation with HIST.

Group photo.

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