Friday, 30 January 2015
Bamako conference urges emergency action to safeguard manuscripts
Storage conditions of ancient manuscripts smuggled out of Timbuktu to Bamako in 2012 must be improved rapidly to avoid decay, concluded participants ...
Wednesday, 28 January 2015
Experts and practitioners draft policy on World Heritage and sustainable development
From 22 to 24 January 2015, UNESCO, in cooperation with the Vietnamese authorities, hosted a workshop on World Heritage and sustainable development at ...
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Belize agrees to Chart Road Map solving Critical Conservation Issues to remove Belize Barrier Reef from Danger List
Following a week-long constructive discussion with UNESCO's World Heritage Centre and IUCN, the government of Belize agreed to start talks on critical ...
Thursday, 22 January 2015
Celebrating World Wetlands Day: 2 February 2015
2 February each year is World Wetlands Day. It marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1971, in the Iranian city ...
Wednesday, 21 January 2015
Safeguarding Mali’s ancient manuscript collections, an international conference in Bamako
Nearly two years after armed groups occupied northern Mali and destroyed cultural heritage there, an international conference will take place in the ...
Tuesday, 20 January 2015
Earthwatch launches its 2015 Business Skills Transfer Programme
Once again this year Earthwatch is offering funded training and mentoring in organisational and business management practices to protected areas in ...
Tuesday, 20 January 2015
Announcement for Internship Opportunities (South Africa and Benin)
Internship Opportunities in South Africa and Benin, from 1 April until 30 September 2015. Two internships will run in 2015, one at the African World ...
Sunday, 18 January 2015
Another Fire at the Royal Palaces of Abomey World Heritage site in Benin
On 14 January 2015, a fire has once again ravaged the Palace of the King Houégbadja in the Royal Palaces of Abomey World Heritage property in ...
Wednesday, 14 January 2015
French National Institute for Preventive Archaeological Research (INRAP) provides expertise to UNESCO in the framework of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement
In the framework of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement (an agreement for the protection and enhancement of monumental, urban and natural ...
Thursday, 8 January 2015
The Polynesian Voyaging Society embarks on a worldwide voyage through marine World Heritage sites
Nainoa Thompson and the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage (sponsored by Hawaiian Airlines) are embarking on a 3-year trip that will take them to 13 marine ...
Wednesday, 7 January 2015
Online Travel Itinerary launched about World Heritage sites in the United States
The National Park Service's newest online travel itinerary highlights the 22 World Heritage sites located in the United States. The project includes ...
Tuesday, 6 January 2015
Director-General Presents World Heritage Certificates to Turkey
On 6 January, during her official visit to Turkey, the Director-General participated in a ceremony to present the World Heritage Certificates for the ...