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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 ...

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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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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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 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 Marine Programme

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

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 ...

Caribbean Capacity Building Programme (CCBP)

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Global Strategy: Workshop on the identification of archaeological sites in the Caribbean, and ...

Caribbean archaeological heritage has been the subject of enhancement initiatives at the beginning of the years 2000, to valorise ...

LAC Extra-budgetary Projects

Extra-budgetary ProjectsLatin America and the Caribbean A number of specific conservation projects within the Region undertaken mostly ...

Main Andean Road - Qhapaq Ñan

Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru share a common cultural heritage of outstanding value: the Qhapaq Ñan, or Main Andean ...

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 ...

Periodic Reporting 1st Cycle: Latin America and the Caribbean (2004)

The UNESCO World Heritage Centre, through the Adviser for World Heritage in Latin America and the Caribbean based at the UNESCO Office in ...

Periodic Reporting 2nd Cycle : Latin America and the Caribbean (2013)

The preliminary process was implemented in cooperation with some Regional Offices (Lima, Quito, Montevideo, Guatemala, Costa Rica and ...

Preparatory assistance for the inscription of the property and support for the management of ...

In the 19th century, the riches of Chile aroused the greed of European and American powers, resulting in the establishment of large industrial ...

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 ...

Rapid Response Facility

Rapid Response Facility © Oreades Natural World Heritage sites represent the world's pre-eminent areas of biodiversity, and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

Support to the International seminar on the Rehabilitation of Historic Centres of Latin ...

Workshop on urban conservation and restoration and creation of a four-language glossary The SIRCHAL Programme (Network for the Revitalization of ...

Support to the UNESCO Chair in management of Cultural Heritage, Manizales branch, National ...

The UNESCO Chair on Cultural Heritage Management was created in 2000 and is established at the National University of Columbia, branch located in ...

Technical assistance for the creation of a museum on the archaeological and mining site of the ...

At the request of Bolivian authorities, UNESCO provided technical assistance to advise on a mining museum in the City of Potosí, Bolivia ...

Technical assistance for the management of the Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site, El Salvador

Joya de Cerén is the name given to a rural settlement dating back to the period of the Mayan civilization. The site provides a unique window into ...

Technical assistance for the valorisation of the Villa Ocampo, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Thanks to Victoria Ocampo (1890-1979), one of the most important Argentine cultural figures of the 20th century, Villa Ocampo (Buenos Aires, ...

The Chii`k Naab mural paintings: Calakmul. The conservation of mural paintings in tropical ...

Since 1993, the Calakmul Archaeological Project has made an enormous contribution to interdisciplinary research, ensuring the integral ...

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 ...

Tourist Guides for Coiba National Park in Panama Developed by Youth from Caribbean SIDS and ...

Tourist Guides for Coiba National Park in Panama Developed by Youth from Caribbean SIDS and Central American Countries © ...

Training workshops on new cultural heritage management techniques for Andean countries (Bolivia ...

The UNESCO Chair in Cultural Heritage Management was established in 2000 at the National University of Colombia (branch of Manizales), at the ...

UNESCO for Haiti

Making Culture a Motor for Reconstruction Haiti, the "land of a thousand colours" ‎ "Haiti will certainly not die, because its painters started ...

Youth from Caribbean SIDS and Central American give focus on Marine Biodiversity & Climate ...

Youth from Caribbean SIDS and Central American give focus on Marine Biodiversity & Climate Change © UNESCO / Coiba National Park, ...

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 ...

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 ...

World Heritage Youth Forum

World Heritage Youth Forum © UNESCO World Heritage Youth Forum is among the main activities of the World Heritage Education ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (2001) for Latin America on Sustainable Tourism

Lima, Peru 23 February - 1 March 2001 Objectives The main objective of the Forum was to find ways to protect the areas that are threatened by ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (2010), Brasilia, Brazil

In conjunction with the 34th World Heritage Committee meeting, forty-six young students met in order to exchange experiences and ideas on how to ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (2011) 3rd Ibero-American

The 3rd Iberoamerican World Heritage's Youth Forum is an international event organized by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain, ...

Activities in Tikal National Park

At Tikal National Park in Guatemala, the Institute of Anthropology and History, part of the culture ministry, is working to protect one of the ...

Activities in Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino

El Vizcaino Biosphere Reserve in Baja California, Mexico, is focusing on developing locally based ecotourism to address threats to the coastal ...

Linking Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Tourism at World Heritage Sites

The US$3,5 million aims to link the conservation of biodiversity with sustainable tourism at six World Heritage sites: El Vizcaíno (Mexico), ...

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 ...