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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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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 ...
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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Central Africa World Heritage Forest Initiative (CAWHFI)

Tri-national de la Sangha © Ralf Fisher Vision “A transborder network of exceptional protected areas and World Heritage Sites whose ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mitigating the threats to Rock Art Heritage in Zimbabwe

Mitigating the threats to Rock Art Heritage in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe has benefited from several initiatives in the field of ...

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