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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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Booklet, 10th Anniversary of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement

In 2009, on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, a booklet describing the heritage safeguarding and ...

Case Studies on the Conservation and Management of Historic Cities

Since 2008, the World Heritage Centre, within the framework of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, supported and participated in the ...

From Astronomy to Zanzibar

Since its inception in 2001, the Netherlands Funds-in-Trust (NFiT) at the World Heritage Centre has served the international heritage community ...

Handbook on Cultural Heritage and Local Development for African Local Governments Published

The handbook "Cultural heritage and local development: A Guide for African local governments", co-edited by the France-UNESCO Cooperation ...

International Conference in Istanbul (Turkey) on the resistance of historic buildings to ...

The “International Conference on the Seismic Performance of Traditional Buildings” was held in Istanbul, Turkey from 16 to 18 November 2000, ...

New life for historic cities: The historic urban landscape approach explained

This booklet calls to involve more people in preservation efforts, raise levels of awareness, and seek innovative schemes. By actively engaging ...

Online version of the World Heritage Calendar

The UNESCO World Heritage Centre and Panasonic Corporation have released the 2015 World Heritage calendar. Featuring stunning photographs of ...

Soutien à la formation internationale en France à la gestion des sites du patrimoine mondial. ...

La gestion d’un site patrimonial dépasse aujourd’hui largement le cadre de la conservation. Elle concerne aussi bien la protection du site, sa ...

Support for African local governments in the field of heritage (EU-AIMF project)

In 2009, a programme called “Heritage and Development” was initiated under the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement to respond to the requests ...

Support to the School of African Heritage (EPA), Porto Novo, Benin

Over a span of ten years, the PRÉMA (Preventive conservation in museums of Africa) programme has trained more than 400 African professionals in ...

The World Heritage Brochure

The World Heritage Brochure

World Heritage Education Programme Brochure

The World Heritage Education Programme gives young people a chance to voice their concerns and to become involved in the protection of our common ...

World Heritage Information Kit

Mission Statement Heritage: A Gift from the Past to the Future A Brief History The Convention and its Committee The World Heritage ...

The KIT: World Heritage in Young Hands

Developed in 1998, the World Heritage in Young Hands Educational Resource Kit for secondary school teachers is one of the main tools of ...

World Heritage, Today and Tomorrow, With Young People

Why take an interest in world heritage? Why study and protect World Heritage? Common responsibility? Heritage: a lifelong undertaking?

Report of the 40th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention

The UNESCO World Heritage Centre published a brochure reporting the events and activities carried out in 2012 to celebrate the 40th anniversary ...