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 (1)
- Earthwatch launches its 2015 Business Skills Transfer Programme Monday, January 19, 2015
- World Heritage Candidates announced for 2013 Business Planning Programme Monday, June 10, 2013
- 3rd annual Business Skills for Natural World Heritage Site manager training event held Monday, November 28, 2011
- Five World Heritage Sites in Africa Selected to Participate in Business Planning Programme Thursday, June 30, 2011
- Second Phase of ‘Business Skills for Natural World Heritage Site Managers programme’ begins Sunday, August 29, 2010
- Successful first year entices organizers to double training capacity for business planning at World Heritage sites Tuesday, February 23, 2010
- Business Skills training sessions begin for World Heritage sites Thursday, November 12, 2009
- Business Skills for World Heritage Training Programme Launched Thursday, May 14, 2009
- Call for Applications: Business Skills for Protected Areas in Africa Mar 11, 2014-Mar 27, 2014
- Call for Applications: Business Skills for World Heritage Programme Mar 31, 2011-Apr 28, 2011