Earthwatch Institute is a non-governmental organization, whose goal is to support scientific research and conservation through networks of cooperation and volunteer assistance. In May 2004, the World Heritage Centre and the UK-based European branch of Earthwatch Institute, signed a partnership to promote the World Heritage Convention and reinforce field research on World Heritage sites through a joint programme of conservation activities.
- Provide support for scientific field research, through a workforce of volunteer field assistance to help collect data, and supply logistic support and funds.
- Strengthen awareness about the importance of World Heritage by involving communities, the private sector and people living in or nearby a site.
- Create a network of partnerships with the private sector and the civil society
Partnerships / Activities
- World Heritage Candidates announced for 2013 Business Planning Programme Tuesday, June 11, 2013
- 3rd annual Business Skills for Natural World Heritage Site manager training event held Tuesday, November 29, 2011
- Five World Heritage Sites in Africa Selected to Participate in Business Planning Programme Friday, July 1, 2011
- Second Phase of ‘Business Skills for Natural World Heritage Site Managers programme’ begins Monday, August 30, 2010
- Successful first year entices organizers to double training capacity for business planning at World Heritage sites Wednesday, February 24, 2010
- Business Skills training sessions begin for World Heritage sites Friday, November 13, 2009
- Business Skills for World Heritage Training Programme Launched Friday, May 15, 2009
- Call for Applications: Business Skills for Protected Areas in Africa Mar 12, 2014 - Mar 28, 2014
- Call for Applications: Business Skills for World Heritage Programme Apr 1, 2011 - Apr 29, 2011