Climate Change and World Heritage
The issue of the impacts of climate change on World Heritage natural and cultural properties was brought to the attention of the 29th session of the World Heritage Committee in 2005 by a group of ...
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 forest sites now have a total surface area of ...
Case Studies on the Conservation and Management of Historic Cities
The « Historic cities in development: keys for understanding and action» project, a compilation of 40 case studies on the conservation and management of historic cities, ...
UNESCO Director General’s Statement on Climate Change and World Heritage
Message given by the Director General delivered at the Press Conference of the 12th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Nairobi, Kenya (6-17 November ...
Case Studies on Climate Change and World Heritage
Originally published in 2007 in English, this publication has now been reprinted for the third time in English and translated into French and Spanish. It presents twenty-six case studies from ...
Development of Policy Document on Impacts of Climate Change and World Heritage
At its 30th session in July 2006, the World Heritage Committee endorsed the report on "Predicting and managing the impacts of Climate Change on World Heritage" and the "Strategy to assist States ...
Working Group Meeting to Develop the Draft Policy Paper on Impacts of Climate Change on World Heritage Properties, 05-06 February 2007
By its decision 30 COM 7.1 the World Heritage Committee endorsed the "Strategy to assist States Parties to implement management responses" and took note of the report on ...
World Heritage Reports n°22 - Climate Change and World Heritage
In May 2007 the Report on predicting and managing the impacts of climate change on World Heritage and Strategy to assist States Parties to implement appropriate management responses were ...
World Heritage Review Focuses on Climate Change
The 42nd issue of the World Heritage Review, published in June 2006, focuses on the issues of climate change and World Heritage Sites. A background on the issues is given in a feature article ...