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Historic Monuments of Dengfeng in “The Centre of Heaven and Earth”
The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur
Astronomy and World Heritage Thematic Initiative Created in 2003 within the framework of the Global Strategy for the balanced, representative and credible World Heritage List, as a pilot ... Science & technology 2014-10-17 11:03:41.0
Category 2 Centres under the auspices of UNESCO related to World Heritage In recent years, the framework for training and research in the field of World Heritage has changed significantly. Among the factors that have ... Convention 2015-02-11 10:36:42.0
Climate Change and World Heritage The issue of the impacts of climate change on World Heritage natural and cultural properties was brought to the attention of the 29th session of ... Climate Change 2014-10-17 11:03:41.0
Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany
Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley
Matobo Hills
St Kilda
Tongariro National Park
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Hortobágy National Park - the Puszta
Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape
Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz
Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras
Cultural Landscape of Sintra
Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape
Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape
Pyrénées - Mont Perdu
Lushan National Park
Hallstatt-Dachstein / Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape
Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto)
Costiera Amalfitana
Viñales Valley
Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archeological Sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula
Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley) and the Forest of the Cedars of God (Horsh Arz el-Rab)
Kuk Early Agricultural Site
Kalwaria Zebrzydowska: the Mannerist Architectural and Park Landscape Complex and Pilgrimage Park
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka
Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion
The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes
Sukur Cultural Landscape
Royal Hill of Ambohimanga
Agricultural Landscape of Southern Öland
Wachau Cultural Landscape
Blaenavon Industrial Landscape
Curonian Spit
Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the South-East of Cuba
Val d'Orcia
Aranjuez Cultural Landscape
Alto Douro Wine Region
Tokaj Wine Region Historic Cultural Landscape
Upper Middle Rhine Valley
Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy
Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape
Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape
Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea
Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev
Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces
Quebrada de Humahuaca
Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture
Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove
Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia
Muskauer Park / Park Mużakowski
Kernavė Archaeological Site (Cultural Reserve of Kernavė)
Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba
Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range
Vegaøyan -- The Vega Archipelago
Petroglyphs within the Archaeological Landscape of Tamgaly
Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda
Þingvellir National Park
The Causses and the Cévennes, Mediterranean agro-pastoral Cultural Landscape
Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley
Cultural Landscape of Bali Province: the Subak System as a Manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana Philosophy
Bam and its Cultural Landscape
Agave Landscape and Ancient Industrial Facilities of Tequila
Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape
Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca
Sulaiman-Too Sacred Mountain
Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests
Stari Grad Plain
Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces
Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine and its Cultural Landscape
Le Morne Cultural Landscape
Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape
Hiraizumi – Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land
Mount Wutai
Chief Roi Mata’s Domain
Decorated Farmhouses of Hälsingland
Konso Cultural Landscape
West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou
Ancient Villages of Northern Syria
Prehistoric Caves of Yagul and Mitla in the Central Valley of Oaxaca
Saloum Delta
Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin
Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy
Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana
The Persian Garden
Landscape of Grand Pré
Bassari Country: Bassari, Fula and Bedik Cultural Landscapes
Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora
Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe
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, ... Cultural landscapes 2015-02-02 15:58:30.0
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 ... Rock art
Human Evolution
2014-10-17 11:03:41.0
Initiative on Heritage of Religious Interest "As cultures encompass lifestyles, different ways of living together, value systems, traditions and beliefs, the protection and promotion of ... Forests
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
2014-11-14 16:36:49.0
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 ... Modern Heritage 2014-10-17 11:03:41.0
Virunga National Park
Garamba National Park
Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Salonga National Park
Dja Faunal Reserve
Okapi Wildlife Reserve
Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda
Sangha Trinational
Central African Republic
Democratic Republic of the Congo
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 ... Forests
Conservation of Natural Sites
2014-10-17 11:03:41.0
Reducing Disasters Risks at World Heritage Properties World Heritage properties, as with all heritage properties, are exposed to natural and man-made disasters which threaten their integrity and ... Site Management
Disaster Risk Reduction
2014-10-17 11:03:41.0
Sharing best practices in World Heritage management The World Heritage Capacity Building Strategy, adopted by the World Heritage Committee in 2011,  responds to the identified needs of a ... Convention 2014-10-17 11:03:41.0
National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers
Aldabra Atoll
Old Havana and its Fortification System
Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve
Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios
Colonial City of Santo Domingo
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System
Morne Trois Pitons National Park
Alejandro de Humboldt National Park
Viñales Valley
San Pedro de la Roca Castle, Santiago de Cuba
East Rennell
Kuk Early Agricultural Site
Desembarco del Granma National Park
Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park
Historic Inner City of Paramaribo
Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the South-East of Cuba
Central Suriname Nature Reserve
Pitons Management Area
Qal’at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun
Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos
Aapravasi Ghat
Le Morne Cultural Landscape
Historic Centre of Camagüey
Chief Roi Mata’s Domain
Cidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande
Phoenix Islands Protected Area
Bikini Atoll Nuclear Test Site
Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy
Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison
Rock Islands Southern Lagoon
Levuka Historical Port Town
Antigua and Barbuda
Cabo Verde
Dominican Republic
Marshall Islands
Micronesia (Federated States of)
Papua New Guinea
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Solomon Islands
Trinidad and Tobago
Cook Islands
Sao Tome and Principe
Small Island Developing States Programme Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are islands of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. They are some of the most ... Small Island Developing States 2015-01-13 17:36:20.0
State of conservation Information System Conservation, at the core of the World Heritage Convention Article 4 of the World Heritage Convention refers to the conservation of properties ... Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
2015-02-26 11:33:21.0
World Heritage and Sustainable Development Heritage has been absent from the mainstream sustainable development debate despite its crucial importance to societies and the wide ... Sustainable Development 2014-10-17 11:03:41.0
World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Programme For the past 40 years the UNESCO World Heritage Convention has conserved, protected and presented the Outstanding Universal Value of our ... Sustainable Tourism 2015-03-02 17:29:33.0
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 ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2014-10-17 11:03:41.0
World Heritage Cities Programme The World Heritage Cities Programme is one of six thematic programmes formally approved and monitored by the World Heritage Committee. It aims ... Cities 2015-03-05 17:23:47.0
City of Quito
Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela
Ancient City of Damascus
Mesa Verde National Park
Asante Traditional Buildings
Medina of Tunis
Archaeological Site of Carthage
Antigua Guatemala
Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur
Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis
Tchogha Zanbil
Meidan Emam, Esfahan
Old Towns of Djenné
Kathmandu Valley
Historic Town of Ouro Preto
Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro
Medina of Fez
M'Zab Valley
Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda
Old Walled City of Shibam
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Old Havana and its Fortification System
Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley
Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam
Churches and Convents of Goa
City of Cuzco
Samarra Archaeological City
Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena
Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia
Historic Centre of Cordoba
Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada
Royal Palaces of Abomey
Medina of Marrakesh
Punic Town of Kerkuane and its Necropolis
Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas
Chaco Culture
Historic Centre of Évora
Old Town of Ghadamès
Chan Chan Archaeological Zone
Cathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville
Old Town of Cáceres
Old City of Sana'a
Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan
Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán
Historic Centre of Puebla
City of Potosí
Frontiers of the Roman Empire
Bahla Fort
The Great Wall
Mogao Caves
Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications
Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios
Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines
Taos Pueblo
Medina of Sousse
Historic Centre of Lima
Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons)
Itchan Kala
Archaeological Zone of Paquimé, Casas Grandes
Kasbah of Algiers
Historic City of Sucre
Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns
Historic Centre of Morelia
Island of Mozambique
Historic Centre of Bukhara
Samarkand – Crossroad of Cultures
Historic Town of Zabid
Ruins of León Viejo
City of Safranbolu
Coro and its Port
Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area
Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site
Historic Centre of Zacatecas
Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)
Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa
Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama
Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple
Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon, the Depositories for the Tripitaka Koreana Woodblocks
Jongmyo Shrine
Historic Centre of Santa Cruz de Mompox
National Archeological Park of Tierradentro
Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento
Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata
Historic Centre of Oporto
Canal du Midi
Itsukushima Shinto Shrine
Historic Monuments Zone of Querétaro
Historic City of Meknes
Old Town of Lijiang
Ancient City of Ping Yao
Classical Gardens of Suzhou
Changdeokgung Palace Complex
Historic Centre of São Luís
Archaeological Site of Volubilis
Viñales Valley
Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca
Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara
Historic Site of Lyons
Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs
Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz
State Historical and Cultural Park “Ancient Merv”
Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina
Shrines and Temples of Nikko
Sukur Cultural Landscape
Royal Hill of Ambohimanga
Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower
Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso
Gyeongju Historic Areas
Historic Centre of the Town of Goiás
Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi
Historic Centre of Guimarães
Takht-e Soleyman
Complex of Koguryo Tombs
Biblical Tels - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba
Fujian Tulou
Yin Xu
Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove
Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia
Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat)
Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom
Tomb of Askia
Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba
Proto-urban Site of Sarazm
Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town
Qal’at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun
Bam and its Cultural Landscape
Ruins of Loropéni
León Cathedral
Parthian Fortresses of Nisa
Sacred City of Caral-Supe
Historic Centre of Camagüey
Protective town of San Miguel and the Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco
Mount Wutai
Fortifications of Vauban
Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System
Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty
Historic Villages of Korea: Hahoe and Yangdong
At-Turaif District in ad-Dir'iyah
Cultural Sites of Al Ain (Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud and Oases Areas)
Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex
The Persian Garden
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 ... Earthen Architecture 2014-12-24 11:08:37.0
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 ... Education & Training 2015-02-11 11:32:53.0
Nahanni National Park
Białowieża Forest
Virunga National Park
Tikal National Park
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Durmitor National Park
Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Kakadu National Park
Niokolo-Koba National Park
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Darien National Park
Tasmanian Wilderness
Taï National Park
Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve
Selous Game Reserve
Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park
Pirin National Park
Comoé National Park
Wood Buffalo National Park
Sangay National Park
Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve
Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
Salonga National Park
Chitwan National Park
Iguazu National Park
Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks
Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
Waterton Glacier International Peace Park
Iguaçu National Park
Gondwana Rainforests of Australia
Garajonay National Park
Manú National Park
Sinharaja Forest Reserve
Dja Faunal Reserve
Sian Ka'an
Gros Morne National Park
Tongariro National Park
Mount Taishan
Sundarbans National Park
Wet Tropics of Queensland
Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve
Mount Huangshan
Río Abiseo National Park
Te Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand
Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex
Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuaries
Ujung Kulon National Park
Fraser Island
Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area
Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park
Los Katíos National Park
Okapi Wildlife Reserve
Virgin Komi Forests
Lake Baikal
Central Sikhote-Alin
Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area
The Sundarbans
Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest
Morne Trois Pitons National Park
Cocos Island National Park
Alejandro de Humboldt National Park
East Rennell
Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves
Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves
Mount Wuyi
iSimangaliso Wetland Park
Greater Blue Mountains Area
Area de Conservación Guanacaste
Laurisilva of Madeira
Lorentz National Park
Noel Kempff Mercado National Park
Central Amazon Conservation Complex
Pantanal Conservation Area
Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves
Kinabalu Park
Gunung Mulu National Park
Central Suriname Nature Reserve
Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks
Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas
Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany
Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection
Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda
Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra
Central Highlands of Sri Lanka
Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries - Wolong, Mt Siguniang and Jiajin Mountains
Putorana Plateau
Rainforests of the Atsinanana
Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve
Mount Sanqingshan National Park
Pitons, cirques and remparts of Reunion Island
Ogasawara Islands
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 ... Forests
Conservation of Natural Sites
Climate Change
2014-10-28 11:34:59.0
Galápagos Islands
Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek
Everglades National Park
Great Barrier Reef
Aldabra Atoll
Lord Howe Island Group
Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve
St Kilda
Sian Ka'an
Ibiza, Biodiversity and Culture
Sundarbans National Park
Banc d'Arguin National Park
Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino
Heard and McDonald Islands
Shark Bay, Western Australia
Ujung Kulon National Park
Komodo National Park
Macquarie Island
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park
Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park
Ha Long Bay
Gough and Inaccessible Islands
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System
The Sundarbans
Cocos Island National Park
East Rennell
New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands
High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago
iSimangaliso Wetland Park
Area de Conservación Guanacaste
Península Valdés
Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves
Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve
Lagoons of New Caledonia: Reef Diversity and Associated Ecosystems
Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection
Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California
West Norwegian Fjords – Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord
Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary
Socotra Archipelago
Wadden Sea
Phoenix Islands Protected Area
Ogasawara Islands
Ningaloo Coast
Rock Islands Southern Lagoon
World Heritage Marine Programme World HeritageMarine Programme 5 focus areas Conservation Our core task: ensuring the long-term conservation of World Heritage ... Marine & coastal 2015-03-10 10:41:52.0
World Heritage Volunteers The World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) initiative was launched in 2008 to mobilize and involve young people and youth organizations in ... Education & Training 2015-03-27 16:40:04.0