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Initiative on Heritage of Religious Interest

Heritage of Religious Interest UNESCO Initiative on Heritage of Religious Interest © OUR PLACE / Amos Chapple / Samarkand - Crossroad ...
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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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World Heritage Centre’s Natural Heritage Strategy

In October 2006 the World Heritage Centre published the UNESCO World Heritage Centre's Natural Heritage Strategy, which was endorsed by the World ...
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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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2010 International Year of Biodiversity

The United Nations has declared 2010 the International Year of Biodiversity (IYB). The term biodiversity describes the variety of all life and ...

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 ...

Africa Nature

Africa Nature Africa nature: a capacity building program for natural World Heritage in Africa Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, Côte ...

Assistance to the project for the creation of a global network of World Heritage forests. ...

The objective of this project was to establish a global network of World Heritage forests to assist the World Heritage Forest Programme.In 1998, ...

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 ...

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, ...

Case study: Dorset

Located on the south coast of the United Kingdom, the nominated site comprises approximately 155km of undeveloped coastline and countryside. The ...

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 ...

Case study: Tongariro

In 1993 Tongariro became the first property to be inscribed on the World Heritage List under the revised criteria describing cultural landscapes. ...

Case study: Tubbataha

The Tubbataha Reef Marine Park covers 33,200 ha, including the North and South Reefs. It is a unique example of an atoll reef with a very high ...

Case study: Ujung Kulon

This national park, located in the extreme south-western tip of Java on the Sunda shelf, includes the Ujung Kulon peninsula and several offshore ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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