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Accessible cultural tourism in the old city of Luxembourg (Luxembourg)

On the 25th Anniversary of the site's inscription on the World Heritage List, new tours aim to open the World Heritage site to everyone, ...

Bolstering community identity through cultural programmes in Cusco (Peru)

A variety of projects aim to protect Cusco’s cultural heritage, promote social development through crafts and strengthen traditional knowledge ...

Celebrating community and heritage through the George Town Heritage Celebrations (Malaysia)

The annual celebration features an interactive and educational programme that includes workshops and performances in the streets of the historic ...

Community-centred revitalisation of Souq al-Silah in Cairo (Egypt)

A long-standing project has been working to revitalise a commercial street in the historic district of Darb al-Ahmar and reconnect the local ...

Community-led urban planning in Durham (United Kingdom)

The City of Durham Neighbourhood Plan was developed between 2014 and 2021 following a comprehensive community-centred approach, which included a ...

Connecting young people with their cultural heritage in Saint Petersburg (Russian Federation)

The community event encourages young people to deepen their knowledge about cultural heritage and propose ideas for its conservation through ...

Conservation and revitalisation programme of Ancient City of Ping Yao (China)

Through innovative management and financing models and a combination of conservation actions aimed at both tangible and intangible heritage, the ...

Consulting with community to understand heritage values during the COVID-19 pandemic in ...

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Heritage site “Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens” began a process to review its ...

Daily monitoring system of heritage sites in the Baekje Historic Areas (Republic of Korea)

The daily monitoring of the conservation status of the heritage sites is carried out by local residents, who were trained as daily heritage ...

Establishing a dialogue between site management and residents in the Historic Centre of ...

A community engagement programme has provided key data and inputs for the sustainable development of the World Heritage site. 

From port city to World Heritage site: case study of George Town (Malaysia)

The multi-cultural historic city of George Town developed a strategy to build on its rich and diverse cultural heritage as a resource for local ...

Heritage Education Programme in Puebla (Mexico)

The local government of Puebla has developed a comprehensive Heritage Education Programme to raise awareness about the city’s cultural heritage ...

Improving the connection between heritage and young people in archaeological sites in Djémila ...

An ongoing programme in a remote Algerian town aims to connect the local community with the archaeological site through workshops and activities ...

Polo del '900: an inclusive, multi-functional cultural centre in downtown Turin (Italy)

The model of the Polo del 900 proposes collaboration as a solution for institutional and cultural fragmentation which forms the core of a new ...

Washing of the Valongo Wharf, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

The Valongo Wharf Archaeological Site comprises the globally most significant remains of a landing point of enslaved Africans in the Americas. ...