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Outstanding Universal Values Working Group

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Debbie Nagano, Co-Chair, World Heritage Advisory Committee, TH Heritage Director

A community-based Advisory Committee is leading the project. It is chaired by the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Heritage Director and includes representatives from local residents, including a Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in citizen, the Klondike Visitors Association, Chamber of Commerce, Dawson City Museum, Klondike Placer Miners Association, Yukon Chamber of Mines, City of Dawson, and Yukon Government– Tourism and Culture, and Parks Canada – KNHS. The project is managed by Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in with funds from the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Yukon Department of Economic Development. A core project management team includes the Project Manager, Communications Assistant, Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in  Heritage Officer and Yukon Historic Sites Manager. In addition, Working Groups are established as needed to assist with technical research in areas such as Outstanding Universal Values (OUV), Site Boundary and Buffer Zone, Management Planning, Development Assessment, and Communications.