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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.
Basic Texts of the 1972 World Heritage Convention, Edition October 2017

Download Edition October 2017 English French Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage ...

Category 2 Centres

Category 2 Centres under the auspices of UNESCO related to World Heritage © UNESCO In recent years, the framework for ...

Sharing best practices in World Heritage management

The World Heritage Capacity Building Strategy, adopted by the World Heritage Committee in 2011,  responds to the identified needs of a diverse ...

World Heritage and Indigenous Peoples

World Heritage and Indigenous Peoples © OUR PLACE The World Heritage Collection / Chris Morton / Ngorongoro Conservation Area ...