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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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30th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention. Urbino workshop (Italy) on “Partnerships for ...

The Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage was signed on 16 November 1972. The 30th Anniversary ...

Appui à la conservation et à la gestion de Vat Phou et les anciens établissements associés du ...

Le bien Vat Phou et les anciens établissements associés du paysage culturel de Champassak, République démocratique populaire lao a été inscrit en ...

Archaeology in the Caribbean - Martinique 2004

From the 20 to the 23 September 2004, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre organised an international seminar involving official representatives and ...

Case study: Tongariro

In 1993 Tongariro became the first property to be inscribed on the World Heritage List under the revised criteria describing cultural landscapes. ...

Fleuve et patrimoine : Projet Niger-Loire, gouvernance et culture. Valorisation du patrimoine ...

Le projet « Niger-Loire : gouvernance et culture », coordonné par le Centre du patrimoine mondial dans le cadre de la Convention France-UNESCO, ...

Melina Mercouri International Prize for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes ...

Statutes of the Prize Submission Form Ceremonies Circular Letters Contacts Statutes of the Prize 1. Purpose The purpose of the Melina ...

Preparatory assistance for inscription of the Royal Hill of Ambohimanga

The Royal Hill of Ambohimanga in Madagascar consists of a royal city and burial site, and an ensemble of sacred places. It is associated with ...

Preparatory assistance for the inscription of Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba, Togo

The Koutammakou landscape in north-eastern Togo, which extends into neighboring Benin, is home to the Batammariba people whose remarkable mud ...

Preparatory assistance for the inscription of the Ancient Villages of Northern Syria, Syrian ...

The Ancient Villages of Northern Syria constitute one of the most extraordinary archeological ensembles in the world. There are more than 700 ...

Preparatory assistance for the inscription of the Southern Oasis of Morocco

At the initiative of the Permanent Delegation of Morocco and the “Agence pour la promotion et le développement économique culturel et social des ...

Seminar in Cinque Terre (Italy) on cultural landscapes

In 1992, the World Heritage Committee changed the Operational Guidelines for the inscription of cultural landscapes on the World Heritage List. ...

Seminar in Niamey (Niger) on Global Strategy in West Africa

Following the 4th Global Strategy Meeting for West Africa, 16 to 19 September 1998, Porto Novo, Benin, nine African States Parties to the 1972 ...

Sub-regional seminar in Mauritius on awareness raising and presentation of Tentative Lists for ...

In October 2001, initiated by UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre, with the support of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, a workshop focused on ...

Technical assistance for the management of the Archaeological Site of Zeugma and its ...

Zeugma is an ancient city situated on the Euphrates south of Turkey. It is composed of two cities on either side of the Euphrates: Seleucia and ...

Technical assistance for the management of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railways, the Mountain ...

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) was the first of three mountain railways of India to be inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1999. The ...

UNESCO for Haiti

Making Culture a Motor for Reconstruction Haiti, the "land of a thousand colours" ‎ "Haiti will certainly not die, because its painters ...

Workshop “Rivers and Heritage”, 2 November 2009, French Senate in Paris, France

A workshop on the theme “Rivers and heritage” was held on 2 November 2009 at the French Senate in Paris, France. The workshop was organised by ...

World Heritage – Pacific 2009 Programme

Despite its extraordinary cultural and biological diversity and richness, the Pacific is the most under-represented sub-region on the World ...