Unesco Bergen 24.-26. March 2014

24-26 March 2014 UiB hosts the conference:

UNESCO 1972, 2003 and 2005 conventions:  Synergies for development, ”Using natural and cultural heritage in sustainable development”.


The conference will be available though live streaming

There will be held a press meeting with Bokova on Monday from 1130-1200 at the Student Center.




Presentations from the conference

We want to thank all the contributors and participants at the conference for some great days in Bergen. Here you can find pdf's of the presentations.


Bergen will revive the stockfish traditions

- It’s great to be part of the unveiling ceremony. It is an impressive and high-ranking recognition that raises the proud history of dried fish/stockfish into the future, said Commissioner Gunnar Bakke when he unveiled the plaque at Bryggen Tracteursted, as the first approved Bacala Alla Vicentina...


Excursion to Norways most recent Economuseum

At the Unesco conference 24th-26th of March 2014, you will have a unique opportunity to visit the local sites the Heathland Centre at Lygra and the Hillesvåg wool spinning mill.