Mr Allan G Dumbong, a Central Committee Member, and Chairman of the Kadazandusun Youth Development Movement in KDCA has been accepted as a member of the UNESCO-ICCROM Asian Academy for Heritage Management .
The Asian Academy for Heritage Management is a network of institutions throughout Asia and the Pacific offering professional training in the field of heritage management. The mission of the Asian Academy is to strengthen professional capacity to sustainably manage heritage resources by providing a regional platform for institutional cooperation in training, research, and exchange. Under the guidance of UNESCO and ICCROM, the Asian Academy promotes integrated, holistic and multi-disciplinary management of heritage resources, including both tangible and intangible expressions of culture.
As a member of the Network, Mr Allan can now benefit from a shared pool of highly qualified resources, participate in seminars, training courses and workshops and take part in the joint research and publication programmes.
With this, he would be working together with the other Asian Academy members.
The Network can be contacted at the following address:
Asian Academy for Heritage Management
Office of the UNESCO regional Advisor for Culture in Asia and the Pacific
P.O.Box 967, Prakhanong Post Office
Bangkok 10110, THAILAND
Phone: +66 (0) 2391 0577 ext 514
Fax: +66(0) 2 391 0866
Email: asian-academy @unsecobkk.org