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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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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 ...
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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 5 focus areas Conservation 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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: Arab States

Final report of the synthesis of the periodic reports for the Arab Region submitted in accordance with the strategy approved by the 23rd ...

Periodic Reporting 2nd Cycle: Arab States (2010)

At its 32nd session, the World Heritage Committee decided on the preparation of the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting (Decision 32 COM 11E) ...

Preparatory assistance for the inscription of the Ancient Villages of Northern Syria, Syrian ...

The Ancient Villages of Northern Syria constitute one of the most extraordinary archeological ensembles in the world. There are more than 700 ...

Preparatory assistance for the inscription of the Southern Oasis of Morocco

At the initiative of the Permanent Delegation of Morocco and the “Agence pour la promotion et le développement économique culturel et social des ...

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

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

Retrospective inventory and « boundary clarifications»

The Retrospective Inventory is a project aiming at the identification and collection of baseline data (such as boundaries, geographical ...

Safeguarding and development of the M'Zab Valley and its five fortified ksour (El Atteuf, Bou ...

This project’s objective was to provide technical assistance to set up management and conservation plans on several sites distributed across a ...

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