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Publishing and Communication Department


The department started in 1999 with the publication of the Proceedings of the 4th Global Strategy Meeting of UNESCO financed by the World Heritage Centre.

Some achievements

Conceive and/or publish specialised material on African cultural heritage for professionals (heritage professionals, teachers, researchers...) and civil society (amateurs).


Target audiences
- Publish books on African heritage: proceedings, studies, catalogues... Heritage institutions (heritage professionals, researchers).
- Publish educational books on African heritage
Teachers, mediators, children
- Publish resources for heritage professionals
Institutions and heritage professionals
- Conceive and develop web sites on heritage
Heritage institutions and general public
- Ensure the publishing and dissemination of the EPA Newsletter Institutions and heritage professionals
- Assist EPA departments in the conception of their various documents (proofreading, design...) Institutions and professionals from the EPA network (EPA staff)

2012 team:
- Anne Ambourouè Avaro, interim coordinator
- François G. Vianou, head of the Resouce center and digital publishing assitant
- Edouard Koutinhouin, mission leader

Indicative 2012 programme:
- Maintenance of the EPA, A for Africa and Numibia web sites;
- Publishing of the new EPA brochure in collaboration with ICCROM;
- Publishing of four issues of "La Lettre de l'EPA";
- Cration of a Facebook page on EPA;
- Support to other EPA departments in their publication projects.

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