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14 May 2009 Museum Night in the Central State Museum of Republic of Kazakhstan
16 January 2009 Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage entered into force in January 2009
19 December 2008 Ajina Tepa conservation works close to end
7 October 2008 UNESCO promotes excellence in craft production
3 October 2008 Call for entries: 2009 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation
18 September 2008 Tajik sculptor Amri Aminov designated UNESCO Artist for Peace
10 September 2008 UNESCO-Aschberg Bursaries for Artists Programme 2009
1 September 2008 UNESCO and Asahi Shimbun of Japan to collaborate on visibility of Intangible Cultural Heritage
10 July 2008 The First Natural World Heritage Site in Central Asia Inscribed on the World Heritage List
25 June 2008 The World Heritage Committee will consider two Central Asian sites for the inscription on UNESCO's World Heritage List
20 June 2008 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage: Second Session of the General Assembly
22 May 2008 UNESCO holds sub-regional workshop on the serial World Heritage nomination Silk Roads, 2- 5 June 2008 in Xian, China
22 May 2008 UNESCO holds a sub-regional workshop on Serial World Heritage Nomination for Central Asian Petroglyph sites, 26- 31 of May 2008 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
11 January 2008 UNESCO designated lead agency for the International Year of Astronomy 2009
4 December 2007 Thirty seven handicraft products received the UNESCO Seal of Excellence certificate