This years NWHA Conference was held in Stockholm on September 2nd to 4th. Three of Sweden's World Heritage Sites are located in Stockholm; the Royal Domain of Drottningholm, the Woodland Cemetery and Birka and Hovgården. During the days, the participants will get a chance to visit all three; on Sunday, September 1st, on a pre-tour to Birka and Hovgården, Tuesday the 3rd will be at Drottningholm and on the third and last day the participants will visit the Woodland Cemetery. T
Sweden hosted this years NWHA conference in Stockholm from September 2nd to 4th. More than 140 delegates form the different Nordic World Heritage sites (including Greenland) gathered to talk about the theme of World Heritage and Social Sustainability. We will publish further documents, the programme, and information about the keynotes on this website soon.
The Nordic World Heritage Association granted the inaugural award to the Steering Committee and the Cooperation Group at the Jelling Monuments in Denmark represented by Vejle municipality, Jelling Church and Kongernes Jelling – National Museum of Denmark. According to the chairperson of the Association Birgitte Sidenius Bjerg Lamp the winner has demonstrated how preserving the Unesco World Heritage for the children requires community involvement, participation and a strong co