Tuesday, March 7, 2000
President of Mexico Announces Decision to Halt Saltworks Project at World Heritage Site, El Vizcaino Whale Sanctuary
The President of Mexico, Ernesto Zedillo, announced on 2 March 2000 that the development of the proposed saltworks at San Ignacio would not proceed. ...
Wednesday, December 8, 1999
The Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino in Mexico Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1993
The World Heritage Committee at its twenty-third session held in Marrakesh (Morocco) from 29 November to 4 December 1999, adopted the conclusions and ...
Thursday, December 2, 1999
World Heritage Committee Inscribes 48 New Sites on Heritage List
Marrakesh - UNESCO's World Heritage Committee, meeting since November 29 in Marrakesh (Morocco), has inscribed 48 new cultural and natural sites on ...
Tuesday, November 30, 1999
World Heritage Committee Adds Four Sites to the List of World Heritage in Danger
Marrakesh - UNESCO's World Heritage Committee, meeting in Marrakech (Morocco) since November 29, has today included four new sites on its List of ...
Monday, November 29, 1999
United Nations Foundation (UNF) Broadens Support for World Natural Heritage
Marrakesh - The 23rd session of the World Heritage Committee in Marrakesh, Morocco, was informed today that the United Nations Foundation (UNF) would ...
Monday, July 12, 1999
In Depth Debate on Kakadu National Park in Extraordinary Session of UNESCO's World Heritage Committee
UNESCO's World Heritage Committee in an Extraordinary meeting today welcomed efforts by the Australian government to help resolve the controversy ...
Tuesday, May 25, 1999
Second letter from the Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee to the Environmental Groups concerning the Whale Sanctuary of El Viscaino (Mexico)
Second letter from the Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee to the Environmental Groups concerning the Whale Sanctuary of El ...
Friday, December 4, 1998
Letter from the Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee Concerning the Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino (Mexico)
The letter follows the receipt of about 30,000 petitions received and numerous individual letters and e-mails sent to the UNESCO World Heritage ...
Wednesday, December 2, 1998
UNESCO World Heritage Committee Adds 30 Sites to World Heritage List
Kyoto,Japan - UNESCO's World Heritage Committee, meeting in Kyoto since November 30, has added 30 new sites and one extension to its World Heritage ...
Tuesday, December 1, 1998
World Heritage Committee Removes Old City of Dubrovnik and Wieliczka Salt Mine from its List of Endangered Sites
Kyoto, (Japan) - UNESCO's World Heritage Committee today announced it removed the Old City of Dubrovnik (Croatia) and the Wieliczka Salt Mines ...
Wednesday, November 25, 1998
World Heritage Committee to Announce New Sites on December 5 in Kyoto, Japan
Paris - UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee will hold its annual meeting from November 30 to December 5 in Kyoto (Japan) at the close of which it will ...
Monday, April 27, 1998
Disaster for Doñana - a Spanish World Heritage Site
At 3.30 AM on Saturday 25th April 1998 the south coast of Spain was host to what has been dubbed the worst environmental disaster in Europe. A ...
Sunday, December 7, 1997
World Heritage Committee Inscribes 46 New Sites on World Heritage List
The following sites have been inscribed on the World Heritage List by the World Heritage Committee at its 21st session, meeting in Naples, Italy, 1-6 ...
Monday, September 22, 1997
Kakadu, Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Sites, Australia
Threats to World Heritage areas in Australia continues to claim media headlines. At the Kakadu World Heritage area the Australian Government is ...
Thursday, September 18, 1997
Publication Of The Proceedings Of The International Symposium In Hildesheim, Germany: World Cultural Heritage - A Global Challenge
The organizers of a symposium on world cultural heritage, held in Hildesheim, Germany 23 February - 1 March 1997 have announced the publication of the ...
Friday, September 12, 1997
Fire At Machu Picchu, Peru, 6-11 September
Between 6 and 11 September, the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu, were threatened by a large brush fire, eventually consuming over 800 hectares of mountain ...
Wednesday, September 10, 1997
New E-Mail Mailing List For International Conservation: Icons_L
We have opened the ICONS_L mailing list for discussing issues related to the International Conservation Networking System (ICONS), a relational ...
Wednesday, September 3, 1997
UNESCO Launches Appeal To Safeguard Island Of Mozambique
Paris - UNESCO'S Director-General Federico Mayor launched yesterday in Maputo an international appeal to safeguard the Island of Mozambique. He also ...
Monday, September 1, 1997
Ninth Forum Of Ministers Of Cultural Heritage Of Latin America And The Caribbean Endorses Proposed WH Nomination Of "Fortifications In The Caribbean"
The Ninth Forum of Ministers of Cultural Heritage of Latin America and the Caribbean, which took place in Cartagena, Colombia from 27 to 30 June 1997 ...
Thursday, August 14, 1997
Unesco Director-General Expresses Sadness Over Death Of Raymond Lemaire
Paris - UNESCO Director-General Federico Mayor expressed sadness over the reported death yesterday of Raymond Lemaire, his special advisor and ...