Tuesday, October 30, 2001
Summary Report of the Second Day of the Thirteenth General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention
Paris - The 13th session of the General Assembly of the State Parties of the World Heritage Convention ended on the 31st October with the election of ...
Friday, October 26, 2001
Thirteenth General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention
Paris - The Thirteenth General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention will take place this week at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. ...
Friday, June 22, 2001
Twenty-fifth Session of the Bureau of the World Heritage Committee to meet, 25 - 30 june at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris
The twenty-fifth session of the Bureau of the World Heritage Committee will open on Monday, 25 June for its annual six-day meeting at UNESCO ...
Thursday, June 21, 2001
World Heritage Committee to hold 26th Annual Session in Budapest, Hungary, 24 - 29 june 2002
Paris - The World Heritage Committee will hold its 26th annual session from June 24 to 29 in Budapest, Hungary, during which it will inscribe new ...
Thursday, November 30, 2000
World Heritage Committee Inscribes 61 New Sites on World Heritage List
Cairns - UNESCO's World Heritage Committee, meeting since November 27 in Cairns, Australia, has inscribed 61 new cultural and natural sites on the ...
Wednesday, November 29, 2000
World Heritage Committee Adds Three Sites to the List of World Heritage in Danger
Cairns - On the third day of its 24th session, the World Heritage Committee added three sites to the List of World Heritage in Danger. The three ...
Monday, November 27, 2000
World Heritage Committee opens 24th Session in Cairns, Australia, Elects New 7 Members Bureau
Cairns, Australia - The World Heritage Committee today opened its 24th annual session in Cairns, Australia. The meeting, hosted by the Australian ...
Wednesday, November 15, 2000
World Heritage Committee to Hold 24th Annual Session in Cairns, Australia, November 27 - December 2
The World Heritage Committee will hold its 24th annual session from November 27 to December 2 in Cairns, Australia, during which it will inscribe new ...
Friday, October 20, 2000
Chairman of World Heritage Committee Named as Candidate for post of Director-General of UNESCO
Paris - UNESCO's 58-member Executive Board - whose 157th session opened on October 5 - today nominated, in the third round of voting, Koichiro ...
Tuesday, March 7, 2000
President of Mexico Announces Decision to Halt Saltworks Project at World Heritage Site, El Vizcaino Whale Sanctuary
The President of Mexico, Ernesto Zedillo, announced on 2 March 2000 that the development of the proposed saltworks at San Ignacio would not proceed. ...
Wednesday, December 8, 1999
The Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino in Mexico Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1993
The World Heritage Committee at its twenty-third session held in Marrakesh (Morocco) from 29 November to 4 December 1999, adopted the conclusions and ...
Thursday, December 2, 1999
World Heritage Committee Inscribes 48 New Sites on Heritage List
Marrakesh - UNESCO's World Heritage Committee, meeting since November 29 in Marrakesh (Morocco), has inscribed 48 new cultural and natural sites on ...
Tuesday, November 30, 1999
World Heritage Committee Adds Four Sites to the List of World Heritage in Danger
Marrakesh - UNESCO's World Heritage Committee, meeting in Marrakech (Morocco) since November 29, has today included four new sites on its List of ...
Monday, November 29, 1999
United Nations Foundation (UNF) Broadens Support for World Natural Heritage
Marrakesh - The 23rd session of the World Heritage Committee in Marrakesh, Morocco, was informed today that the United Nations Foundation (UNF) would ...
Monday, July 12, 1999
In Depth Debate on Kakadu National Park in Extraordinary Session of UNESCO's World Heritage Committee
UNESCO's World Heritage Committee in an Extraordinary meeting today welcomed efforts by the Australian government to help resolve the controversy ...
Tuesday, May 25, 1999
Second letter from the Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee to the Environmental Groups concerning the Whale Sanctuary of El Viscaino (Mexico)
Second letter from the Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee to the Environmental Groups concerning the Whale Sanctuary of El ...
Friday, December 4, 1998
Letter from the Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee Concerning the Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino (Mexico)
The letter follows the receipt of about 30,000 petitions received and numerous individual letters and e-mails sent to the UNESCO World Heritage ...
Wednesday, December 2, 1998
UNESCO World Heritage Committee Adds 30 Sites to World Heritage List
Kyoto,Japan - UNESCO's World Heritage Committee, meeting in Kyoto since November 30, has added 30 new sites and one extension to its World Heritage ...
Tuesday, December 1, 1998
World Heritage Committee Removes Old City of Dubrovnik and Wieliczka Salt Mine from its List of Endangered Sites
Kyoto, (Japan) - UNESCO's World Heritage Committee today announced it removed the Old City of Dubrovnik (Croatia) and the Wieliczka Salt Mines ...
Wednesday, November 25, 1998
World Heritage Committee to Announce New Sites on December 5 in Kyoto, Japan
Paris - UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee will hold its annual meeting from November 30 to December 5 in Kyoto (Japan) at the close of which it will ...
Monday, April 27, 1998
Disaster for Doñana - a Spanish World Heritage Site
At 3.30 AM on Saturday 25th April 1998 the south coast of Spain was host to what has been dubbed the worst environmental disaster in Europe. A ...
Sunday, December 7, 1997
World Heritage Committee Inscribes 46 New Sites on World Heritage List
The following sites have been inscribed on the World Heritage List by the World Heritage Committee at its 21st session, meeting in Naples, Italy, 1-6 ...
Monday, September 22, 1997
Kakadu, Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Sites, Australia
Threats to World Heritage areas in Australia continues to claim media headlines. At the Kakadu World Heritage area the Australian Government is ...
Thursday, September 18, 1997
Publication Of The Proceedings Of The International Symposium In Hildesheim, Germany: World Cultural Heritage - A Global Challenge
The organizers of a symposium on world cultural heritage, held in Hildesheim, Germany 23 February - 1 March 1997 have announced the publication of the ...
Friday, September 12, 1997
Fire At Machu Picchu, Peru, 6-11 September
Between 6 and 11 September, the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu, were threatened by a large brush fire, eventually consuming over 800 hectares of mountain ...
Wednesday, September 10, 1997
New E-Mail Mailing List For International Conservation: Icons_L
We have opened the ICONS_L mailing list for discussing issues related to the International Conservation Networking System (ICONS), a relational ...
Wednesday, September 3, 1997
UNESCO Launches Appeal To Safeguard Island Of Mozambique
Paris - UNESCO'S Director-General Federico Mayor launched yesterday in Maputo an international appeal to safeguard the Island of Mozambique. He also ...
Monday, September 1, 1997
Ninth Forum Of Ministers Of Cultural Heritage Of Latin America And The Caribbean Endorses Proposed WH Nomination Of "Fortifications In The Caribbean"
The Ninth Forum of Ministers of Cultural Heritage of Latin America and the Caribbean, which took place in Cartagena, Colombia from 27 to 30 June 1997 ...
Thursday, August 14, 1997
Unesco Director-General Expresses Sadness Over Death Of Raymond Lemaire
Paris - UNESCO Director-General Federico Mayor expressed sadness over the reported death yesterday of Raymond Lemaire, his special advisor and ...
Thursday, July 24, 1997
Best Practices In Heritage Development And Cultural Tourism
The National Center for Heritage Development with conference host, the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor, announce Rally III for ...
Saturday, July 19, 1997
New Web Addresses for Advisory Bodies and World Heritage Natural Site Data Sheets
Both ICOMOS and ICCROM have recently established new addresses on the World Wide Web. In addition to its site at www.icomos.org in North America, ...
Monday, July 7, 1997
Request for Proposals: Surveys at the Monasteries of St. Paul and St. Anthony and the Ottoman fort at Quseir, Red Sea, Egypt
The Antiquities Development Project of the American Research Center in Egypt is committed to undertaking three dimensional architectural surveys at ...
Wednesday, July 2, 1997
Archaeologis, a GIS Programme in the Mediterranean Area
in the environment of EU INFO2000 programme has been realized a proposal regarding an Archaeological Geographic Information System in the ...
Saturday, June 28, 1997
21st Session of the Bureau of the World Heritage Committee, 23-28 june 1997
The twenty-first session of the Bureau of the World Heritage Committee was held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris from 23 to 28 June 1997. The seven ...
Monday, June 23, 1997
Asia & West Pacific Network for Urban Conservation (AWPNUC)
The Asia & West Pacific Network for Urban Conservation (AWPNUC) was formed in 1991 for the purpose of exchanging cultural information and technical ...