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Archaeology in the Caribbean - Martinique 2004

From the 20 to the 23 September 2004, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre organised an international seminar involving official representatives and ...

Commemoration of ten years of international co-operation at Angkor, Cambodia

Situated in the current province of Siem Reap in the northwest of Cambodia, Angkor, the ancient capital of the Khmer Kings and the group 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 Temple of Preah Vihear, Cambodia

The Temple of Preah Vihear, which is dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva, is situated on Cambodia’s northern border with Thailand. The property ...

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 ...

Technical assistance for the conservation of the Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur, ...

With support from the World Heritage Fund’s International Assistance and the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, the Bangladesh authorities ...

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 ...

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 ...