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Astronomy and World Heritage Thematic Initiative

Astronomy and World Heritage Thematic Initiative Created in 2003 within the framework of the Global Strategy for the ...

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Basic Texts of the 1972 World Heritage Convention, Edition October 2019

Basic Texts of the 1972 World Heritage Convention, Edition October 2019 Download Edition October ...

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Category 2 Centres

In recent years, the framework for training and research in the field of World Heritage has changed significantly. Among the factors that have ...

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Climate Change and World Heritage

World Heritage properties are affected by the impacts of climate change at present and in the future. Their continued preservation requires ...

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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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Initiative on Heritage of Astronomy, Science and Technology

One type of scientific heritage under-represented on the World Heritage List concerns sites connected with natural sciences and the development ...

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Initiative on Heritage of Religious Interest

There exist a great variety of religious and sacred sites that are representative of the different cultures and traditions of the world. ...

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Reducing Disasters Risks at World Heritage Properties

Reducing Disaster Risk at World Heritage Properties World Heritage properties and heritage sites in general are exposed to the impacts of ...

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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 and Indigenous Peoples

Many cultural and natural World Heritage sites are home to indigenous peoples. As the UNESCO policy on engaging with indigenous peoples ...

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World Heritage and Sustainable Development

Heritage was long absent from the mainstream sustainable development debate despite its crucial importance to societies and the wide ...

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World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Programme

The UNESCO World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Programme represents a new approach based on dialogue and stakeholder cooperation where ...

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World Heritage Education Programme

The UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, initiated as a UNESCO special project in 1994, gives young people a chance to voice their ...

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World Heritage Map

This large format full-color map features the World Heritage sites and brief explanations of the World Heritage Convention and the World ...

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World Heritage Volunteers Initiative

Within the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Initiative was launched in 2008 in ...

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Managing Natural World Heritage

The goal of this Resource Manual is to help State Parties to manage natural values within World Heritage properties. As such it is aimed at ...

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World Heritage and Sustainable Development policy explained: A guide and a collection of good ...

World Heritage and Sustainable Development policy explained: A guide and a collection of good practices to support development of national ...

Culture|2030 Indicators

The UNESCO Thematic Indicators for Culture in the 2030 Agenda (Culture|2030 Indicators) is a framework of thematic indicators whose purpose is to ...

“Humanize Bangkok” project, Thailand

Bangkok, in Thailand, is one of the most populated cities in the world, a symbol of uncontrolled urban growth, marked by heavy pollution and huge ...

“Public works and heritage”. International seminar in Paris, (France) on bridges

Connecting river banks and cultures, bridge are a work which has, today, acquired great symbolic value, whether as historical testimony or ...

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