World Heritage

Eugene Jo

Programme Coordinator - World Heritage Leadership

Eugene JoEugene is the Programme Coordinator for the joint IUCN/ICCROM World Heritage Leadership Programme. She joined ICCROM in 2017 and is based in Rome. Her main tasks include coordinating various activities for the overall programme, such as integrating the Resource Manual on managing natural and cultural World Heritage and Disaster Risk Management, and enhancing the connection between sites and people by coordinating learning sites and leadership networks. Prior to her current position she has worked on various different areas of World Heritage at the national level. She was the World Heritage Focal Point for the Republic of Korea for nine years at the Cultural Heritage Administration, and has held staff and consultancy positions to various Korean entities. She also served as Rapporteur of the World Heritage Committee in 2016.

Eugene holds an MA in Cultural Heritage Studies, a BA in Korean History and is currently completing her PhD in World Heritage Studies at Konkuk University in Seoul.

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