The World Heritage Centre is at the forefront of the international community’s efforts to protect and preserve.
From emergency assistance to safeguard properties in danger, to long term conservation, management planning, technical assistance, professional training, public and youth education, and awareness-building, the World Heritage Centre and its partners have developed a series of initiatives and have been actively involved in the implementation of projects, participatory workshops, seminars and training courses.
Created in 2003 within the framework of the Global Strategy for the balanced, representative and credible World Heritage List, as a pilot ...
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Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (adopted ...
Category 2 Centres
under the auspices of UNESCO related to World Heritage
In recent years, the framework for ...
There exist a great variety of Landscapes that are representative of the different regions of the world. Combined works of nature and humankind, ...
Heritage of Religious Interest
UNESCO Initiative on Heritage of Religious Interest
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Reducing Disaster Risk at World Heritage Properties
World Heritage properties and heritage sites in general are exposed to the impacts of ...
The World Heritage Capacity Building Strategy, adopted by the World Heritage Committee in 2011, responds to the identified needs of a diverse ...
Small Island Developing States Programme
Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are islands of the Caribbean Sea and ...
Heritage has been absent from the mainstream sustainable development debate despite its crucial importance to societies and the wide ...
UNESCO World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Programme
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Ranging in size from 18 hectares (Vallée de Mai, Seychelles), to 8.8 million hectares (Lake Baikal, Russian Federation), World Heritage ...