Sites State Parties Title Description Category Date updated
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
Sulaiman-Too Sacred Mountain
Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests
Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces
Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine and its Cultural Landscape
Le Morne Cultural Landscape
Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape
Mount Wutai
Chief Roi Mata’s Domain
Papahānaumokuākea
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
Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana
The Persian Garden
Vineyard Landscape of Piedmont: Langhe-Roero and Monferrato
Landscape of Grand Pré
Bassari Country: Bassari, Fula and Bedik Cultural Landscapes
Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora
Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe
Cultural Landscape of Maymand
The Climats, terroirs of Burgundy
Trang An Landscape Complex
Fray Bentos Industrial Landscape
Champagne Hillsides, Houses and Cellars
The par force hunting landscape in North Zealand
Ennedi Massif: Natural and Cultural Landscape
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Diyarbakır Fortress and Hevsel Gardens Cultural Landscape
Palestine: Land of Olives and Vines – Cultural Landscape of Southern Jerusalem, Battir
Pampulha Modern Ensemble
Zuojiang Huashan Rock Art Cultural Landscape
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 2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
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
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Gabon
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
Natural
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Aldabra Atoll
Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve
Aapravasi Ghat
Le Morne Cultural Landscape
Cidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande
National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers
Old Havana and its Fortification System
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
Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos
Historic Centre of Camagüey
Chief Roi Mata’s Domain
Phoenix Islands Protected Area
Bikini Atoll Nuclear Test Site
Blue and John Crow Mountains
Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison
Rock Islands Southern Lagoon
Levuka Historical Port Town
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Antigua Naval Dockyard and Related Archaeological Sites
Nan Madol: Ceremonial Centre of Eastern Micronesia
Antigua and Barbuda
Barbados
Belize
Cabo Verde
Comoros
Cuba
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Fiji
Grenada
Guyana
Haiti
Jamaica
Kiribati
Maldives
Marshall Islands
Mauritius
Micronesia (Federated States of)
Niue
Palau
Papua New Guinea
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Samoa
Seychelles
Solomon Islands
Suriname
Vanuatu
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Bahamas
Cook Islands
Guinea-Bissau
Sao Tome and Principe
Singapore
Timor-Leste
Small Island Developing States Programme Small Island Developing States Programme SIDS © Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are islands of the Caribbean Sea and ... Small Island Developing States 2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
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
Persepolis
Meidan Emam, Esfahan
Old Towns of Djenné
Timbuktu
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
Hatra
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
Himeji-jo
Angkor
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, Luiz I Bridge and Monastery of Serra do Pilar
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 Lyon
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
Soltaniyeh
Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town
Qal’at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun
Kunya-Urgench
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 2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
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
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Aldabra Atoll
iSimangaliso Wetland Park
World Heritage Marine Programme World HeritageMarine Programme 4 focus areas Safeguarding Our core task: ensuring the long-term conservation of World Heritage ... Marine & coastal 2019-02-04 14:10:45.0
Historic Centre of Urbino 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 ... Cultural landscapes
Cities
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
Partnerships
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
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 ... Convention 2017-01-26 06:55:09.0
Virunga National Park
Garamba National Park
Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Salonga National Park
Okapi Wildlife Reserve
Belgium
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Italy
Spain
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 ... Forests
Conservation of Natural Sites
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Ngorongoro Conservation Area United Republic of Tanzania 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 ... 2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Simien National Park
Lake Malawi National Park
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
Sundarbans National Park
Ujung Kulon National Park
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park
Ha Long Bay
W-Arly-Pendjari Complex
The Sundarbans
Lake Turkana National Parks
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
Kinabalu Park
Gunung Mulu National Park
Rainforests of the Atsinanana
Bangladesh
China
Ethiopia
India
Indonesia
Kenya
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Niger
Philippines
Viet Nam
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, ... Site Management
Conservation of Natural Sites
Natural
2016-01-19 11:44:41.0
Dja Faunal Reserve
Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda
Sangha Trinational
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Congo
Gabon
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 ... Forests
Conservation of Natural Sites
2018-04-23 17:31:40.0
Rainforests of the Atsinanana
Sangha Trinational
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 ... 2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Okapi Wildlife Reserve Democratic Republic of the Congo 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 ... Forests
Emergency action
Conservation of Natural Sites
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Serengeti National Park
Aldabra Atoll
Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve
Sangay National Park
Chitwan National Park
Kaziranga National Park
Keoladeo National Park
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Canaima National Park
iSimangaliso Wetland Park
Ecuador
Honduras
India
Nepal
Seychelles
South Africa
Uganda
United Republic of Tanzania
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Enhancing our Heritage- Monitoring and managing for success in World Natural Heritage sites Enhancing Our Heritage - Monitoring and Managing for Success in World Natural Heritage Sites was a seven-year UNESCO/IUCN project funded by the ... Site Management
Conservation of Natural Sites
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves Niger Evaluation Mission of the Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves Objectives The Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves were inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1991 and on the List of World Heritage in Danger in ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
The Causses and the Cévennes, Mediterranean agro-pastoral Cultural Landscape Global Strategy: Support to agro-pastoral cultural landscapes Pastoralism is defined as a system of livestock farming which depends, for the most part, on the generally non-intensive use of ... 2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Handbook on Cultural Heritage and Local Development for African Local Governments The handbook "Cultural heritage and local development: A Guide for African local governments", co-edited by the France-UNESCO Cooperation ... Education & Training
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Other materials
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Meetings in Paris (France) for the Directors of cultural heritage of Francophone Sub-Saharan ... Within the framework of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, the French Ministry of Culture and the Director General of heritage for several ... Site Management
Cross-Cutting
Partnerships
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Zimbabwe Mitigating threats to Rock Art Heritage in Zimbabwe Mitigating threats to Rock Art Heritage in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe has benefited from several initiatives in the field of Rock ... 2019-06-12 10:22:08.0
Open-Ended Working Group for the revision of the Rules of Procedure of the General Assembly of ... At its 19th session (UNESCO, 2013), the General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention decided (Resolution 19 GA 4) to fully ... Convention 2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Periodic Reporting 1st Cycle: Africa Conclusions and recommendations of the synthesis Report on the state of conservation of the World Heritage in Africa, submitted in accordance ... Periodic Reporting 2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Periodic Reporting 2nd Cycle: Africa (2011) This report presents the results of the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting in the Africa region. The exercise involved the 44 States Parties ... Periodic Reporting 2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Historic Centre of Agadez Niger Preparatory assistance and establishment of a management plan for the Historic Centre of ... Founded in the ninth century, the Agadez, Niger, occupies a prominent position on the crossroads of the principal commercial routes of the ... Cities
Emergency action
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Partnerships
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Island of Saint-Louis Senegal Preparatory assistance and technical support for the inscription, conservation and management ... The France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, similar to the technical cooperation provided to the Town of Luang Prabang in the Lao People's ... Marine & coastal
Modern Heritage
Sustainable Tourism
Cities
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Cultural Routes
Disaster Risk Reduction
Urban Context
Periodic Reporting
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Tiya Ethiopia Preparatory assistance for an extension to the site of Tiya, Ethiopia Ethiopia has numerous megalithic sites. The most important of them is Tiya, which was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1980. It has ... Archaeology 2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Rainforests of the Atsinanana Madagascar Preparatory assistance for inscription of the Rainforests of the Atsinanana, Madagascar The Rainforests of the Atsinanana are predominantly old-growth forests, and, as such, are critically important for the maintenance of ecological ... Forests 2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Congo Preparatory assistance for inscription of the Royal Domain of Mbé cultural landscape, Congo Located 200km from Brazzaville, Congo, the Royal Domain of the Mbé was inscribed on the Tentative Lists in 2008. The property, which is also of ... Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Royal Hill of Ambohimanga Madagascar Preparatory assistance for inscription of the Royal Hill of Ambohimanga The Royal Hill of Ambohimanga in Madagascar consists of a royal city and burial site, and an ensemble of sacred places. It is associated with ... Cultural landscapes
Partnerships
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Côte d'Ivoire Preparatory assistance for the identification of heritage in Ehotilé Islands National Park, ... The Ehotilé Islands National Park is a group of six islands situated along the eastern shoreline of the Côte d’Ivoire that shelters a complex and ... Site Management
Conservation of Natural Sites
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba Togo Preparatory assistance for the inscription of Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba, Togo The Koutammakou landscape in north-eastern Togo, which extends into neighboring Benin, is home to the Batammariba people whose remarkable mud ... Cultural landscapes
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Stone Circles of Senegambia Gambia (the)
Senegal
Preparatory assistance for the inscription of Stone Circles of Senegambia Africa is underrepresented on the World Heritage List, particularly concerning archaeological sites. This is why it is important to assist ... Archaeology
Site Management
Restoration
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Central African Republic Preparatory assistance for the inscription of The forest and the residential encampments of the ... The Aka Pygmies are considered the very first inhabitants of the Central African Republic. They live in the Mongoumba Forest, of Lobaye. A ... Forests
Conservation of Natural Sites
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Preparatory assistance for the nomination of the architectural work of Le Corbusier (Argentina, ... Le Corbusier is one of the greatest architects of the 20th century, and his work both built and written have had a huge impact on the world, and ... Earthen Architecture
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Partnerships
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Benin Preparatory assistance for the Slave Route, Benin Wishing to submit the Slave Route (running from Djougou in the north of Benin to Ouidah, and passing through the Royal Palaces of Abomey) for ... Site Management
Cultural Routes
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Cameroon Preparatory assistance for the updating of the national inventory of cultural heritage of ... In order to identify and protect its heritage, Cameroon launched a national inventory of cultural heritage in 2001. The French Embassy in ... Cultural 2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve
Royal Hill of Ambohimanga
Rainforests of the Atsinanana
Madagascar Promouvoir le Patrimoine Mondial à Madagascar « Promouvoir le Patrimoine Mondial à Madagascar » est un programme du Centre du patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO qui a ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2014-10-17 11:03:41.0
Virunga National Park
Garamba National Park
Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Niokolo-Koba National Park
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Taï National Park
Selous Game Reserve
Comoé National Park
Salonga National Park
Galápagos Islands
Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
Manú National Park
Gough and Inaccessible Islands
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
Pantanal Conservation Area
Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks
Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra
Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries - Wolong, Mt Siguniang and Jiajin Mountains
Belize
Brazil
Cameroon
Chad
China
Congo
Côte d'Ivoire
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ecuador
Egypt
Guatemala
India
Indonesia
Panama
Peru
Romania
Senegal
United Republic of Tanzania
Viet Nam
Rapid Response Facility Rapid Response Facility © Oreades Natural World Heritage sites represent the world's pre-eminent areas of biodiversity, and ... Emergency action
Conservation of Natural Sites
2017-08-08 14:23:24.0
Reflection on the election system of the members of the World Heritage Committee (2007-2009) At its 13th session (UNESCO, 2001), the General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention adopted Resolution 13 GA 9 for an ... Convention 2015-11-28 22:10:51.0
Old Towns of Djenné
Timbuktu
Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons)
Mali Rivers and Heritage: Niger-Loire, Governance and Culture project. Development of heritage and ... The ‘Niger-Loire: Governance and Culture’ project, coordinated by the World Heritage Centre within the framework of the France-UNESCO Cooperation ... Cultural landscapes
Partnerships
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
From the Great Saltworks of Salins-les-Bains to the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans, the Production of Open-pan Salt Seminar at the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans (France) on Tourism and World Heritage Sites An international expert meeting focusing on “Tourism and World Heritage Sites” was held from 6 to 8 March 2008 at the Royal Saltworks of ... Sustainable Tourism
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
Partnerships
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto) Seminar in Cinque Terre (Italy) on cultural landscapes In 1992, the World Heritage Committee changed the Operational Guidelines for the inscription of cultural landscapes on the World Heritage List. ... Cultural landscapes
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Seminar in Niamey (Niger) on Global Strategy in West Africa Following the 4th Global Strategy Meeting for West Africa, 16 to 19 September 1998, Porto Novo, Benin, nine African States Parties to the 1972 ... Cultural landscapes
Partnerships
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
France
Madagascar
Seminar on raising awareness on Global Strategy in the South West islands of the Indian Ocean ... In 1994, the World Heritage Committee launched the Global Strategy for a representative, balanced and credible World Heritage List. Crucial to ... Education & Training
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Angola Strategy for the preservation of rock art sites in Angola Rock art is one of the most interesting types of remains for the study of ancient civilisations. It is a fragile and vulnerable form of heritage ... Archaeology
Rock art
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Aapravasi Ghat
Le Morne Cultural Landscape
Sub-regional seminar in Mauritius on awareness raising and presentation of Tentative Lists for ... In October 2001, initiated by UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre, with the support of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, a workshop focused on ... Cultural landscapes 2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Support for African local governments in the field of heritage (EU-AIMF project) In 2009, a programme called “Heritage and Development” was initiated under the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement to respond to the requests ... Education & Training
Cities
Site Management
Cultural
Other materials
Partnerships
Urban Context
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Historic Town of Grand-Bassam Côte d'Ivoire Support for conservation and management of the Historic Town of Grand Bassam, Côte d’Ivoire Grand-Bassam is the first capital of the former French colony of Côte d’Ivoire, from 1893 to 1900. The historic city, or “France quarter” as it ... Cities
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Urban Context
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Senegal Support for the establishment of the national inventory of cultural heritage of Senegal The President of the Republic of Senegal (by Decree 2001-1065 of 20 December 2001) requested the Ministry of Culture (in particular, the ... Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Comoros Support for the identification, safeguarding and protection of heritage in Comoros The Comoros islands possess a rich cultural and material heritage as well as a rich intangible heritage. The country ratified the World Heritage ... Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Partnerships
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Support for the Second Cycle of the Periodic Reporting for Africa Once every six years States Parties undertake Periodic Reporting (on a regional basis), regarding the application of the 1972 World Heritage ... Periodic Reporting 2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Support to the School of African Heritage (EPA), Porto Novo, Benin Over a span of ten years, the PRÉMA (Preventive conservation in museums of Africa) programme has trained more than 400 African professionals in ... Education & Training 2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Lake Malawi National Park
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls
Maloti-Drakensberg Park
Lesotho
Malawi
South Africa
United Republic of Tanzania
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Sustainable Tourism Capacity Building Sustainable Tourism Capacity Building in 4 Africa Nature Sites Initiation workshop in Maloti-Drakensberg WH site © AWHF In the ... Sustainable Tourism 2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
iSimangaliso Wetland Park
Maloti-Drakensberg Park
Lesotho
South Africa
Technical and preparatory assistance for the inscription of iSimangaliso Wetland Park and ... The rationale of this project was to provide technical assistance through an advisory mission for the development of management mechanisms and ... Site Management
Rock art
Conservation of Natural Sites
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Ethiopia Technical assistance to update the national inventory of cultural heritage of Ethiopia Realizing the richness of Ethiopian cultural heritage, the organization in charge of cultural heritage within the Ministry of Culture, the ARCCH ... Cultural 2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Gough and Inaccessible Islands
Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves
Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture
Þingvellir National Park
Surtsey
Cabo Verde The Mid-Atlantic Ridge The mid ocean ridge systems are the largest geological features on the planet. The Mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR) is a mostly underwater mountain range ... Additional Natural Categories 2016-01-18 17:49:34.0
Urban heritage and local development in Africa: participation in the Africities Summits The France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement developed several activities centred on heritage and sustainable local development in Africa in ... Partnerships 2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Benin
Burkina Faso
Togo
Capacity building “Cultural heritage and local development”, 18-21 November 2008, Porto Novo, ... Held on 18-21 November 2008 in Porto Novo, Benin, the first training session of the programme “Cultural heritage and local development” gathered ... Cities
Site Management
Cultural
Cross-Cutting
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Conference "World Heritage and Contemporary Architecture - Managing the Historic Urban ... During its 27th session in 2003 in Paris and following the debate on Vienna's proposed high-rise project, the WH Committee called for the ... Cities 2014-10-17 11:03:41.0
Stone Town of Zanzibar
Island of Mozambique
Lamu Old Town
Kenya
Mozambique
United Republic of Tanzania
Historic Urban Landscapes Workshops on the Swahili Coast of Africa In the fall of 2009 the Flemish Government decided to support the World Heritage Cities Programme and in particular the implementation of the new ... Cities 2017-09-27 12:54:10.0
The KIT: World Heritage in Young Hands Developed in 1998, the World Heritage in Young Hands Educational Resource Kit for secondary school teachers is one of the main tools of ... Education & Training
Publications
Brochures & Info kits
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World Heritage Youth Forum World Heritage Youth Forum © UNESCO World Heritage Youth Forum is among the main activities of the World Heritage Education ... Education & Training 2018-07-12 11:50:58.0
Virunga National Park
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Rwenzori Mountains National Park
Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Rwanda
Uganda
Patrimonito Storyboard Competition 2007 Following the launching in December 2006 of the Patrimonito Storyboard Competition organized by the World Heritage Centre in coordination with ... Education & Training 2017-06-19 10:13:58.0
South Africa World Heritage in Young Hands Visual Arts Workshop (2005) Durban, South Africa, 12-14 July 2005 Objectives In parallel with the 29th World Heritage Committee meeting in Durban a visual arts workshop ... 2015-11-22 22:05:58.0
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls Zimbabwe World Heritage Youth Forum (1996) First African Edition Student's appeal "We, the youth of Africa, have met at the UNESCO World Heritage Forum for Africa in Zimbabwe (18-24 September 1996). During ... Education & Training 2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Senegal World Heritage Youth Forum (1999) and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Dakar-Gorée, Sénégal 23-27 August 1999 Objectives The World Heritage Youth Forum and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade By mobilizing the youth ... Education & Training 2015-12-12 08:52:42.0
Ethiopia Ethiopia-International Campaign to Safeguard the Principal Monuments and Sites of Ethiopia The area of Africa that is present-day Ethiopia has a long history rich in tradition; its sites and monuments bear witness to the civilizations ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2014-10-17 11:03:41.0
Island of Mozambique Mozambique Mozambique : Rehabilitation Project of the San Sebastian Fortress, Island of Mozambique UNESCO and the Government of Mozambique signed an agreement in 2003 for the rehabilitation of the San Sebastian Fortress, the most emblematic ... Restoration 2015-11-27 15:56:56.0
Royal Palaces of Abomey Benin The restoration of King Gbehanzin Palace – Royal Palaces of Abomey Edited by Junzo Kawada, Published by CRATerre-ENSAG and UNESCO World Heritage Centre. This publication describes the first restoration project ... Restoration
Other materials
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Ethiopia Adadi Maryam This rock-hewn church is a 600-year-old sanctuary in the building tradition of the northern part of Ethiopia, and marks the advent of ... Restoration 2014-10-17 11:03:41.0
Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region Ethiopia Gondar - Palaces and castles During unsettled periods between the thirteenth and seventeenth centuries, Ethiopian rulers moved their royal camps frequently. King Fasil ... Restoration 2015-10-30 10:27:07.0
Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town Ethiopia Harar - The walled town The town of Harar dates from before the thirteenth century. Its strategic location between the coastal lowlands and central highlands led to its ... Restoration
Conservation of Cultural Sites
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Ethiopia Lake Tana - Churches and Monasteries The Lake Tana area was important in the fourteenth, fifteenth and sixteenth centuries in view of its role in maintaining the Christian faith ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2015-10-30 10:32:44.0
Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela Ethiopia Lalibela - Rock-hewn churches Following the decline of the Aksumite Empire, power shifted in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries to Roha in Lasta District. This was renamed ... Restoration 2015-10-30 10:36:45.0
Tiya Ethiopia Tiya - Prehistoric site The largest and most representative collection of stelae are to be found near the village of Tiya. Originally forty-six stelae were erected in ... Archaeology 2015-10-30 10:34:16.0
Island of Mozambique Rehabilitation of the Saint Sebastian Fortress, Island of Mozambique This colourful brochure published by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre illustrates the background, aims, results and challenges of the ... Other materials 2016-04-12 12:25:08.0
Aldabra Atoll
Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Ujung Kulon National Park
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park
Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park
Kinabalu Park
Indonesia
Malaysia
Philippines
Seychelles
Uganda
Business Planning for World Heritage Site Managers - a Toolkit This project focused on strengthening the business planning capacity of non-profit organisations (government agencies, NGOs) charged with the ... Site Management
Conservation of Natural Sites
Other materials
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Timbuktu Case Studies on Climate Change and World Heritage Originally published in 2007 in English, this publication has now been reprinted for the third time in English and translated into ... Climate Change
Other materials
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Cameroon
Central African Republic
Congo
Gabon
CAWHFI component co-financed by the United Nation Foundation CAWHFI’s first component focused its action on the improvement of the management of the Sangha Trinational, Gamba-Mayumba-Conkouati and ... 2015-12-08 09:19:18.0
Dja Faunal Reserve
Sangha Trinational
CAWHFI component financed by the French Global Environmental Fund (FFEM) Early in the implementation of Central African World Heritage Initiative’s first phase, the project partners felt the need to better integrate ... 2015-11-20 10:23:01.0
Congo CAWHFI Component Project Financed by the European Commission This third component, financed by the European Commission, allowed the activities of CAWHFI to continue, while strengthening initiatives in favor ... 2018-02-22 12:13:26.0
Virunga National Park
Garamba National Park
Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Salonga National Park
Dja Faunal Reserve
Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park
Okapi Wildlife Reserve
Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda
World Heritage in the Congo Basin This publication is intended for both biodiversity specialists and the general public. It provides detailed information on two important ... Publications
Other materials
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Stone Town of Zanzibar
Island of Mozambique
Lamu Old Town
Kenya
Mozambique
United Republic of Tanzania
Report on the Historic Urban Landscape Workshops and Field Activities on the Swahili coast in ... On 10 November 2011 UNESCO’s General Conference adopted theRecommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape, six years after the General Assembly ... Publications
Other materials
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