Monday, April 10, 2006
Mali Launches Development of Timbuktu Management and Conservation Plan
Since January 2006, the Malian authorities have been developing a management and conservation plan for Timbuktu, a World Heritage site since ...
Sunday, April 9, 2006
World Heritage Centre Recognizes First World Migratory Bird Day
The World Heritage Centre highlights the importance of World Heritage sites for mirgratory birds on the occasion of the first World Migratory Bird Day ...
Wednesday, April 5, 2006
Opportunities for Small Islands States to Nominate Marine World Heritage Sites in the Caribbean
Representatives from 15 States Parties of the Caribbean region participated in a regional training workshop on marine World Heritage held in ...
Tuesday, April 4, 2006
Nature Conservation NGOs Pledge to Support World Heritage and Biodiversity Conventions
Following the January 2006 meeting on the Convention on Biological Diversity's (CBD) Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA), six of the ...
Friday, March 24, 2006
New Centre for World Heritage Studies at University of Minnesota, USA
The College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (CALA) at University of Minnesota, USA, has established a Center for World Heritage Studies to ...
Friday, March 24, 2006
World Heritage Committee Chairperson Sends Letter to President of Russian Federation concerning Lake Baikal
The Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee, Ina Marčiulionytė, has sent a letter to the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir ...
Tuesday, March 21, 2006
Experts discuss World Heritage and Climate Change; results to be submitted to World Heritage Committee in July
A two-day expert meeting on World Heritage and Climate Change successfully concluded at UNESCO Headquarters on Friday, bringing together over 50 ...
Monday, March 20, 2006
The Basic Texts of the World Heritage Convention Available in Portuguese
As part of its commitment to World Heritage in Portuguese-speaking countries, the Portuguese National Commission for UNESCO has generously supported ...
Thursday, March 16, 2006
Co-sponsored Fellowships for World Heritage Site Managers
UNESCO's World Heritage Centre has signed a partnership agreement with the French not-for-profit organization, ‘Vocations Patrimoine, ...
Tuesday, March 7, 2006
Second Spanish Edition of World Heritage in Young Hands Kit
Patrimonio Mundial en Manos de Jovenes, the second Spanish edition of the World Heritage in Young Hands educational resource kit for teachers has just ...
Monday, March 6, 2006
Information Related to the World Heritage Convention Available in Arabic
Within the framework of the World Heritage Convention, the clarity and precision of the information made available to the States Parties are two ...
Wednesday, March 1, 2006
First Steering Committee of the Central Africa World Heritage Forest Initiative
On February 13-16, 2006, the World Heritage Centre organized the Steering Committee of the Central Africa World Heritage Forest Initiative (CAWHFI) in ...
Thursday, February 23, 2006
Rapid Response Facility Launched for Natural World Heritage Sites
The World Heritage Centre, the United Nations Foundation, and Fauna and Flora International have launched a Rapid Response Facility (RRF) for natural ...
Thursday, February 23, 2006
Meeting Held to Support Implementation of Biological Diversity Convention Programme
From January 30 to February 1st, 2006, a meeting was held in Paris to consider actions in support of the implementation of the Convention on ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2006
Poster Competition Raises Awareness of Samoan Heritage
A poster competition for high school students was part of the "Heritage in Young Hands" awareness-raising campaign to promote understanding and ...
Thursday, February 16, 2006
UNESCO Presents Design for Reinstallation of Aksum Obelisk
The project for the reinstallation of Aksum Obelisk (Stela 2) is completed UNESCO has completed the engineering design for the reinstallation of the ...
Friday, January 20, 2006
2006 World Heritage Map: New UNESCO World Heritage Centre, National Geographic and Hewlett Packard Partnership
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre is pleased to announce the publication of the 2006 World Heritage map, the first to be produced in collaboration with ...
Thursday, January 19, 2006
Jane Goodall receives UNESCO’s 60th anniversary medal
The Director-General of UNESCO, Koïchiro Matsuura, awarded UNESCO's 60th Anniversary Medal to Jane Goodall, the British-born primatologist, on Tuesday ...
Friday, January 13, 2006
Conservation and Sustainable Management of Wildlife surrounding National Parks of the Congo Basin
On Friday November 25, 2005, the French Global Environmental Fund (FGEF) approved the financing of an ambitious project of the UNESCO World Heritage ...
Thursday, December 22, 2005
Ten years of decentralised cooperation between the cities of Chinon and Luang Prabang sponsored by UNESCO
On the occasion of the celebration of the 10th anniversary of Luang Prabang's inscription on the World heritage list, this brochure presents the ...