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World Heritage Education Programme

The UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, initiated as a UNESCO special project in 1994, gives young people a chance to voice their ...

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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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World Heritage Volunteers Initiative

Within the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Initiative was launched in 2008 in ...

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Arab World Heritage Young Professionals Forum in Tunisia (2-6 December 2019)

"Youth for Peace, Youth for Heritage!"  say the young heritage professionals in the Arab States region © UNESCO / Participants ...

Caribbean Capacity Building Programme (CCBP)

Caribbean Capacity Building Programme (CCBP) The Caribbean Capacity Building Programme (CCBP) is a long-term training ...

Handbook on Cultural Heritage and Local Development for African Local Governments

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, ...

Private property management in historic city centres of European countries in transition

The transfer of responsibility from private ownership to local and territorial governments poses new management problems in the centres of ...

Seminar on raising awareness on Global Strategy in the South West islands of the Indian Ocean ...

In 1994, the World Heritage Committee launched the Global Strategy for a representative, balanced and credible World Heritage List. Crucial to ...

Seminar on the cultural heritage inventories of Maghreb

Within the framework of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement support was provided for the preparation of cultural heritage inventories for ...

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 for international training in France for World Heritage site managers. Support to the ...

Managing a heritage site today involves much more than just conservation. It's also about site protection, enhancement and the arrangements for ...

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 ...

Support to the thematic programme for Small Island Developing States (SIDS), support to the ...

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are islands of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. They are generally small in ...

Support to the UNESCO Chair in management of Cultural Heritage, Manizales branch, National ...

The UNESCO Chair on Cultural Heritage Management was created in 2000 and is established at the National University of Columbia, branch located in ...

Technical assistance for urban management and rehabilitation of the Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, ...

The Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata (Mauritania) were founded in the 11th and 12th centuries to serve the caravans ...

Tourist Guides for Coiba National Park in Panama Developed by Youth from Caribbean SIDS and ...

Tourist Guides for Coiba National Park in Panama Developed by Youth from Caribbean SIDS and Central American Countries © ...

Training workshops on new cultural heritage management techniques for Andean countries (Bolivia ...

The UNESCO Chair in Cultural Heritage Management was established in 2000 at the National University of Colombia (branch of Manizales), at the ...

UNESCO/NHK Videos on Heritage

This partnership builds on state-of-the-art digital visual and sound processing technologies for the production of short digital TV documentaries ...

Workshop for heritage in Tlemcen, Algeria

This project aimed to ensure the training of local skilled staff in restoration and rehabilitation, through organization of education programmes ...

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