The Polish National Commission for UNESCO and the International Cultural Centre in Krakow are proud to hold the World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2017 under the theme “Memory: Lost and Recovered Heritage”, as part of the 41st session of the World Heritage Committee and within the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme.

Young representatives, aged from 22 to 32, from 35 countries, will have the opportunity to exchange ideas, contribute to the discussions and immerse themselves in topics within the scope of lost and recovered heritage.

The Forum has been given the financial support of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland.

Deadline for submitting applications is 3 April 2017


DATES: 25 June – 4 July 2017 prior to the 41st session of the World Heritage Committee

VENUE: Warsaw, Krakow (Poland)


To learn more about the programme please kindly visit the website at

Kindly note that the application form must be sent to your country’s National Commission for UNESCO.

Please check here for the directory of National Commissions for UNESCO: