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Starlight Reserves and World Heritage - Fuerteventura 2009

10Mar 2009

International Workshop and Expert Meeting

Fuerteventura Meeting

10-11 March 2009, Fuerteventura,SPAIN

The International Workshop and expert meeting “Starlight Reserves and World Heritage: Scientific, Cultural and Environment Values” was hosted by the Fuerteventura Island Council, and is organized in cooperation with the UNESCO-World Heritage Centre, IAC (Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias), and IAU (International Astronomical Union).

"Astronomy and World Heritage: across time and continents" is a cycle of the UNESCO-World Heritage activities which will be launched within the framework of the World Heritage Initiative on Astronomical Heritage during the celebration of the International Year of Astronomy, IYA2009.

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The Starlight Initiative is designed as an international action in defence of the values associated with the night sky and the general right to observe the stars. It is open to the participation of all scientific, cultural, environmental, and citizens' organizations...

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