Parent Sector : Culture Sector (CLT)
Duty Station: Paris
Job Family: Culture
Type of contract : Non Staff
Duration of contract : Up to 1 month
Recruitment open to : External candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 07-AUG-2020
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The Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System, property inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2014, is considered today an important example of international cooperation undertaken by the six countries involved in its protection, conservation and management: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.
Based on the contributions of cultural heritage specialists from the Latin America and Caribbean region, the present publication entitled “Qhapaq Ñan, Sistema Vial Andino: Nuevos esfuerzos en favor de su conservación sostenible” (Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System: New steps towards its sustainable conservation” in English), demonstrates the unique characteristics of this transboundary cultural itinerary, portrays its Outstanding Universal Value, as well as demonstrates the results of the continuous and collective work carried out by the different national authorities and specialists from participating countries, including the active participation of local communities since its inscription on the World Heritage List in 2014.
The publication will be issued in both languages Spanish and English, in order to reach a wider audience including all relevant stakeholders from the six Spanish-speaking countries concerned. For this purpose, the original manuscript has been developed in Spanish, it requires the services of a professional copy editor to conduct a thorough review of the manuscript in Spanish.
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The appointment is non-career and does not carry any expectancy of renewal or conversion to another contract. Medical health care is not provided.
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