Anna Sidorenko

Programme Specialist @

Anna Sidorenko is responsible for the UNESCO Initiative on Heritage of Religious Interest adopted by the World Heritage Committee in 2011 and also a member of the joint World Heritage Centre/ICOMOS/ICCROM/IUCN Steering Group on Heritage of Religious Interest. She is in charge, as a Programme Specialist, of the implementation of the World Heritage Convention in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, as well as in Italy and Holy See. Anna Sidorenko holds a diploma of specialization in Conservation of Historical Monuments from the Center of the High Studies of Chaillot (CEDHEC, Paris) and received a specialization in international negotiations at the National School of Administration (ENA, Paris). Anna Sidorenko is the first woman from the Republic of Uzbekistan to have joined the UNESCO Secretariat.