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Technical assistance for the preparation and establishment of a management plan for Coro and ...

With its earthen constructions unique to the Caribbean, the town of Coro, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), is the only surviving example of a ...

Astronomy and World Heritage Thematic Initiative

Astronomy and World Heritage Thematic Initiative Created in 2003 within the framework of the Global Strategy for the ...
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Basic Texts of the 1972 World Heritage Convention, Edition October 2017

Download Edition October 2017 English French Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage ...
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Category 2 Centres

Category 2 Centres under the auspices of UNESCO related to World Heritage © UNESCO In recent years, the framework for ...
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Climate Change and World Heritage

Climate Change Climate Change and World Heritage © NOAA / Andy Collins / Papahānaumokuākea World Heritage properties are ...
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Cultural Landscapes

There exist a great variety of Landscapes that are representative of the different regions of the world. Combined works of nature and humankind, ...
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Educational Resource Kit ‘World Heritage in Young Hands’

Educational Resource Kit ‘World Heritage in Young Hands’ To know, cherish and act Education is the key to personal fulfilment, ...
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Human Evolution: Adaptations, Dispersals and Social Developments (HEADS)

Human Evolution related properties represent a process of evolutionary accretion that took place over a vast period of time, offering vital ...
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Initiative on Heritage of Religious Interest

Heritage of Religious Interest UNESCO Initiative on Heritage of Religious Interest © OUR PLACE / Amos Chapple / Samarkand - Crossroad ...
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Modern Heritage Programme

At the start of 2001 the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) and DOCOMOMO (Working Party for the ...
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Natural World Heritage in the Congo Basin

UNESCO has been taking action in the Congo Basin since 2000 in order to improve the conservation and the management of natural World Heritage ...
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Reducing Disasters Risks at World Heritage Properties

Reducing Disaster Risk at World Heritage Properties World Heritage properties and heritage sites in general are exposed to the impacts of ...
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Small Island Developing States Programme

Small Island Developing States Programme SIDS © Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are islands of the Caribbean Sea and ...
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UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize For The Safeguarding And Management of ...

UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes Cultural Landscape of ...
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World Heritage and Indigenous Peoples

World Heritage and Indigenous Peoples © OUR PLACE The World Heritage Collection / Chris Morton / Ngorongoro Conservation Area ...
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World Heritage and Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development World Heritage and Sustainable Development © Hani Terraces Administration of Honghe Prefecture/ Li Kun / ...
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World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Programme

Sustainable Tourism UNESCO World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Programme © The photo archives of the Governing Body of ...
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World Heritage Centre’s Natural Heritage Strategy

In October 2006 the World Heritage Centre published the UNESCO World Heritage Centre's Natural Heritage Strategy, which was endorsed by the World ...
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World Heritage Earthen Architecture Programme (WHEAP)

Earthen architecture is one of the most original and powerful expressions of our ability to create a built environment with readily available ...
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World Heritage Education Programme

The UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, initiated as a UNESCO special project in 1994, gives young people a chance to voice their ...
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World Heritage Forest Programme

Ranging in size from 18 hectares (Vallée de Mai, Seychelles), to 8.8 million hectares (Lake Baikal, Russian Federation), World Heritage ...
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World Heritage in Europe Today

World Heritage attracts and fascinates: media around the world publish thousands of articles about it every year and countries invest a great ...
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World Heritage Map

This large format full-color map features the World Heritage sites and brief explanations of the World Heritage Convention and the World ...
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World Heritage Marine Programme

World HeritageMarine Programme 4 focus areas Safeguarding Our core task: ensuring the long-term conservation of World Heritage ...
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Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape

On 10 November 2011 UNESCO’s General Conference adopted the new Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape by acclamation, the first such ...
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World Heritage Volunteers Initiative

Within the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Initiative was launched in 2008 in ...
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Managing Natural World Heritage

The goal of this Resource Manual is to help State Parties to manage natural values within World Heritage properties. As such it is aimed at ...
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“Humanize Bangkok” project, Thailand

Bangkok, in Thailand, is one of the most populated cities in the world, a symbol of uncontrolled urban growth, marked by heavy pollution and huge ...

“Public works and heritage”. International seminar in Paris, (France) on bridges

Connecting river banks and cultures, bridge are a work which has, today, acquired great symbolic value, whether as historical testimony or ...

#MyAfricanHeritage

#MyAfricanHeritage Instagram Video ContestOpen to 18 - 32 years old Post your video about an African World Heritage site using ...

#MyOceanPledge

#MyOceanPledge I pledge to protect the ocean for future generations Please do not email me Newsletter Sign the ...

#OurLakeOhrid Photo & Story Contest

#OurLakeOhrid Photo & Story Contest ©UNESCO The Photo Contest was organized in the framework of the Project: "Towards ...

#OurLakeOhrid Photo & Story Contest 2017

#OurLakeOhrid Photo & Story Contest25 July - 25 September 2017 Image: Winners of the #OurLakeOhrid Photo & Story Contest 2016 ...

#OurWorldHeritage

#OurWorldHeritage Share your World Heritage story with the rest of the World! ©UNESCO #OurWorldHeritage is a social media ...

1976-1995 UNDP/UNESCO Latin American Regional Project Archives

During the years 1976 – 1995 Unesco in collaboration with UNDP and the World Heritage Centre assisted Latin American governments in the ...

2010 International Year of Biodiversity

The United Nations has declared 2010 the International Year of Biodiversity (IYB). The term biodiversity describes the variety of all life and ...

30th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention Virtual Congress

World Heritage in the Digital Age. Conferences, workshops and special events (China, Egypt, France, Mexico, Senegal) On the occasion of the 30th ...

30th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention. Urbino workshop (Italy) on “Partnerships for ...

The Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage was signed on 16 November 1972. The 30th Anniversary ...

Afghanistan’s cultural heritage: Safeguarding Campaign

The focus of this Campaign is the safeguarding of all aspects of Afghan cultural heritage, both tangible and intangible, including museums, ...

Africa Nature

Africa Nature Africa nature: a capacity building program for natural World Heritage in Africa Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, Côte ...

Analytical summary of the state of conservation of World Heritage properties (2008)

At its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), the World Heritage Committee discussed at length the issues related to the state of conservation of ...

Archaeology in the Caribbean - Martinique 2004

From the 20 to the 23 September 2004, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre organised an international seminar involving official representatives and ...

Assistance to the project for the creation of a global network of World Heritage forests. ...

The objective of this project was to establish a global network of World Heritage forests to assist the World Heritage Forest Programme.In 1998, ...

Atelier "Paysages urbains historiques ". Bordeaux, 7-8 juin 2009.

Dans le contexte du travail mené par l'UNESCO sur l'élaboration d'une nouvelle Recommandation internationale sur la question ...

Biennial Report 2008-2009

Extrabudgetary Support for UNESCO’S World Heritage Convention The opportunities for the application of the World Heritage Convention regarding ...

Biodiversity Conservation in Regions of Armed Conflict: Protecting World Heritage in the ...

A program aimed at preserving the integrity of World Heritage natural Sites in the Democratic Republic of the Congo The forests of the ...

Booklet, 10th Anniversary of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement

In 2009, on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, a booklet describing the heritage safeguarding and ...

Building a Global Sustainable Network of World Heritage Site Managers

Building a Sustainable Global Network of World Heritage Site Managers The overarching vision of this World Heritage project ...

Building the capacity of local communities and stakeholders for a dialogue towards sustainable ...

Objectives Established in 1959 as a multiple land use area, with wildlife coexisting with semi-nomadic Maasai pastoralists practicing ...

Business Skills for Natural World Heritage Site Managers programme

The Business Skills for Natural World Heritage Site Managers programme is a collaboration between international environmental charity Earthwatch, ...

Cairns Decision

The World Heritage Committee decision now referred to as the "Cairns Decision" was a suite of decisions adopted by the 24th session of the ...

Call for case studies “Historic Cities in Development: Keys for Understanding and Action”. A ...

Call for case studies About the project This project is headed by the OWHC - Organization of World Heritage Cities and it is coordinated by the ...

Capacity-building for the representatives of religious communities

Capacity-building Capacity-building for the representatives of religious communities © UNESCO / Francis Tack / M'Zab Valley A ...

Caribbean Capacity Building Programme (CCBP)

Caribbean Capacity Building Programme (CCBP) © copyright / author / description The Caribbean Capacity Building Programme ...

Caribbean Fortifications

The Heritage Office of the Instituto Colombiano de Cultura, COLCULTURA, organized the Caribbean Fortification Experts Meeting, financed by the ...

Caribbean Rock Art and the World Heritage Convention, Guadeloupe May 2006

Following the successful meeting held in Martinique on the subject of Rock Art in the Caribbean and the World Heritage Convention, it was noticed ...

Case Studies on the Conservation and Management of Historic Cities

Since 2008, the World Heritage Centre, within the framework of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, supported and participated in the ...

Case study: Dorset

Located on the south coast of the United Kingdom, the nominated site comprises approximately 155km of undeveloped coastline and countryside. The ...

Case study: Galapagos

Situated in the Pacific Ocean some 1,000 km from the South American continent, these islands and the surrounding marine reserve have been called ...

Case study: Sian Ka'an

Located on the east coast of the Yucatán peninsula, this biosphere reserve contains tropical forests, mangroves and marshes, as well as a large ...

Case study: Tongariro

In 1993 Tongariro became the first property to be inscribed on the World Heritage List under the revised criteria describing cultural landscapes. ...

Case study: Tubbataha

The Tubbataha Reef Marine Park covers 96.828 ha, including the North and South Reefs. It is a unique example of an atoll reef with a very high ...

Case study: Ujung Kulon

This national park, located in the extreme south-western tip of Java on the Sunda shelf, includes the Ujung Kulon peninsula and several offshore ...

Category 2 Centres (LAC)

The Category 2 Centres for World Heritage were created in order to assist and support the States Parties of the three LAC sub-regions to ...

Central Africa World Heritage Forest Initiative (CAWHFI)

Central Africa World Heritage Forest InitiativeCAWHFI Tri-national de la Sangha © Ralf Fisher Vision “A transborder network of ...

Cities of Asia

Heritage for the Future If the future of humanity is irrevocably linked to the city, then this future - political, economic and cultural - will ...

Commemoration of ten years of international co-operation at Angkor, Cambodia

Situated in the current province of Siem Reap in the northwest of Cambodia, Angkor, the ancient capital of the Khmer Kings and the group of ...

Conservation and enhancement of the historic city of Bejaïa, Algeria

Carried out under the aegis of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, this project aimed to strengthen local capacity and sustain actions ...

Conservation and preservation of the city of Constantine, Algeria

The project in Constantine is part of the cross-sector project “Poverty Reduction through Sustainable World Heritage Management”, launched in ...

Control and Eradication of Invasives Species:A Necessary Condition for Conserving Endemic ...

The project was developed in response to the threats resulting from the introduction of alien species and is laying the foundations for the ...

Cuenca Mirador, Guatemala

In November 2002 the Guatemalan authorities sent an updated tentative list of 16 sites eligible for nomination process for UNESCO World Heritage ...

Culture and Development: World Heritage in the Caribbean

The results of the Second Periodic Report on the State of World Heritage in Latin America and the Caribbean were presented at the 37th session of ...

Developing a Sustainable Tourism Strategy for the Silk Roads Heritage Corridors

Developing a Sustainable Tourism Strategyfor the Silk Roads Heritage Corridors Acclaimed as the ‘greatest route in the history of mankind’, ...

Developing an online tool for the World Heritage Policy Compendium

Developing an online tool for the World Heritage Policy Compendium The World Heritage Policy Compendium (2015-2019) The ...

Development of a World Heritage Information Management capacity in the Arab States

A capacity-building project to enrich World Heritage information management tools and techniques in the Arab States Region, from adequate ...

Disaster Risk Management Plan for Quebrada de Humahuaca

Disaster Risk Management Plan for Quebrada de Humahuaca (Argentina) This project aims to fund the elaboration of a Risk ...

Durban Meeting (South Africa) on transboundary properties in Africa

In Africa, natural heritage is often protected and sustained because it belongs to a shared system of belief and culture. Furthermore, many ...

Eastern Tropical Pacific Seascape Project

This 3-year project by UNESCO World Heritage Centre and Conservation International, and with financing from the UN Foundation and Global ...

Education resources for World Heritage through Patrimonito’s World Heritage Adventures Cartoon ...

Education Resources for World Heritage through Patrimonito’s World Heritage Adventures Cartoon Series Patrimonito’s World ...

Emergency assistance to the Okapi Wildlife Reserve of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Okapi Wildlife Reserve has been on the World Heritage List since 1996. It occupies about one-fifth of the Ituri forest in the northeast of ...

Emergency Safeguarding of the Portico of the Temple of Bel in Palmyra

Emergency Safeguarding of the Portico of the Temple of Bel in Palmyra (Syrian Arab Republic) In summer 2016, the Temple of ...

Engaging Local Communities in the Stewardship of World Heritage (COMPACT)

The role of local communities in ensuring that World Heritage contributes to sustainable development was chosen by the World Heritage Committee ...

Engaging Youth in World Heritage: developing policy guidance and good practices for State ...

Engaging Youth in World Heritage: Developing policy guidance and good practices for State Parties and World Heritage ...

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