Friday, December 18, 2009
Germany gives 3.2 million dollars for the safeguarding of Ivorian parcs and reserves
Germany has just offered the Côte d'Ivoire's Park and Reserves Foundation 1,5 billion CFA Francs (US$ 3.2 millions). According to Mr Stephen ...
Thursday, December 17, 2009
Director General presents UNESCO climate change initiative at Copenhagen Conference
Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, yesterday presented UNESCO's climate change initiative at a press briefing held during the 15th Conference ...
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Restoration works continue despite violent storms at the Great Mosque of Djenné
Restoration works begun on the site the Great Mosque of Djenné, Mali in January 2009, financed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, continue with ...
Monday, December 14, 2009
Enhancing our Heritage Toolkit now available in Spanish
The publication 'World Heritage Paper Series n°23 - Enhancing our Heritage Toolkit, Assessing management effectiveness of natural World ...
Tuesday, December 8, 2009
UNESCO saddened by loss of Goodwill Ambassador Professor Ikuo Hirayama
Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, expressed her deep sadness at the death of Professor Ikuo Hirayama, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, on 2 ...
Thursday, December 3, 2009
Google and UNESCO announce alliance to provide virtual visits of several World Heritage sites
Sites of outstanding universal value inscribed on the World Heritage List - the Palace of Versailles in France, the historic centre of Prague in the ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Natural Science courses open at the new Jurassic Studies Centre in Lyme Regis
On the occasion of the launch of the new Jurassic Studies Centre, situated at the centre of the natural World Heritage Site of Dorset and Devon's ...
Monday, November 30, 2009
Ifugao Province, Philippines and Italy's Cinque Terre Park sign Twinning Program
On 25 November 2009, the UNESCO World Heritage sites of the Ifugao Rice Terraces in the Philippines and Cinque Terre in Italy signed the Twinning ...
Thursday, November 26, 2009
Exhibition of Aksum Obelisk Re-installation opens in Rome
On 25 November 2009, the exhibition 'Aksum Rediscovered: the Re-installation of the Obelisk' was opened in Rome, Italy at the Headquarters of the Food ...
Friday, November 13, 2009
Business Skills training sessions begin for World Heritage sites
The Business Skills for World Heritage Programme, a collaboration between international environmental charity Earthwatch, global energy company Shell ...
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
'Patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO : les sites marocains' is published
The book 'Patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO : les sites marocains' ('UNESCO World Heritage: the Moroccan sites') is a voyage to an exceptional part ...
Thursday, October 29, 2009
General Assembly elects 12 new members to World Heritage Committee and sets priorities for future of Heritage Convention
The General Assembly of States Parties to the 1972 World Heritage Convention replaced more than half the 21 members of the World Heritage Committee ...
Thursday, October 29, 2009
Poland is the Denkmal national partner 2010
Denkmal, European Trade Fair for Conservation, Restoration and Old Building Renovation 18 - 20 November 2010 After Italy (2004), France (2006) and ...
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
Twelve members elected to World Heritage Committee
Twelve new members were elected to the World Heritage Committee during the 17th General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention, ...
Friday, October 23, 2009
UNESCO and online travel giant TripAdvisor launch World Heritage partnership
TripAdvisor, the world's largest on-line community of travellers, and UNESCO launched a partnership on Thursday to mobilize travellers' support to ...
Thursday, October 15, 2009
A 7000 Euro Grant For the Realization of a Cultural Project Concerning the Mediterranean World
You are a native of a Mediterranean country. Born after 31 December 1980 you will be under 30 years of age in 2010. You wish to undertake a project ...
Thursday, October 8, 2009
Statement by UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre on mission to study conservation and infrastructure development in Ibiza
Representatives from the national, regional and local authorities led by Spain's Permanent Delegate to UNESCO, Ambassador María Jesús ...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009
17th General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention and the 35th UNESCO General Conference
The 35th session of the General Conference is meeting from 6-23 October 2009, and the 17th General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage ...
Thursday, October 1, 2009
2010 UNESCO World Heritage Desk Diary Published
The UNESCO World Heritage Desk Diary 2009 has just been published. Featuring a useful week-at-a-glance design, it is illustrated with 79 colour photos ...
Tuesday, September 29, 2009
'The World's Heritage' co-published by UNESCO and Harper Collins
The most complete guide to World Heritage sites has been co-published by UNESCO and Harper Collins with the title The World's Heritage: A unique guide ...