A series of workshops were held to enhance international and regional capacity on heritage conservation. The purpose was to:
- Update and inform cultural and natural heritage professionals on Advisory Body activities and processes supporting the implementation of the World Heritage Convention;
- Build and enhance the capacity of professionals and strengthen the technical networks of the Advisory Bodies, to support the identification, evaluation and conservation of World Heritage sites;
- Enhance communication and collaboration between cultural and natural heritage professionals within Advisory Body networks, to support a more effective implementation of the World Heritage Convention.