Sunday, July 9, 2006
World Heritage Committee adopts strategy on heritage and climate change
The World Heritage Committee on Monday adopted the recommendations on ways to respond to the threat of climate change to many World Heritage sites ...
Sunday, July 9, 2006
30th session of World Heritage Committee opens in Vilnius
The 30th session of the World Heritage Committee, chaired by Ina Marčiulionytė, the Ambassador and Permanent Delegate of Lithuania to UNESCO, started ...
Monday, July 3, 2006
World Heritage Committee to inscribe new sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List
Thirty-seven new sites will be proposed for inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List during the 30th session of the World Heritage Committee ...
Wednesday, June 7, 2006
Economy Minister Confirms French Commitment to Protect Congo Forests
On April 13, 2006, Mr. Breton, French Minister of the Economy, Finance and Industry met with Mr. Doumba, Minister of Forest Economy, Water, Fisheries ...
Sunday, May 21, 2006
Celebrating World Biodiversity Day May 22: How the World Heritage Convention Contributes to Global Biodiversity Conservation Agenda
Having been identified as a cross-cutting theme for global biodiversity conservation initiatives at the Fifth World Parks Congress in Durban, South ...
Tuesday, May 16, 2006
World Heritage in Young Hands Kit Available in Hungarian
Világörökség ifjú kezekben, the Hungarian version of the World Heritage in Young Hands educational resource kit for teachers, has just been published ...
Wednesday, May 10, 2006
Guinea-Bissau ratifies the World Heritage Convention
On 28 January 2006, the Government of Guinea-Bissau officially deposited with the Director-General of UNESCO, Koïchiro Matsuura, its instrument of ...
Tuesday, May 2, 2006
Launch of African World Heritage Fund
A fund to help the States of sub-Saharan Africa improve the preservation of their cultural and natural heritage will be launched in South Africa on 5 ...
Thursday, April 27, 2006
Director-General and World Heritage Committee Chair welcome decision to alter course of pipeline near Lake Baikal
The Director-General of UNESCO, Koïchiro Matsuura, and the Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee, Ina Marčiulionytė, today welcomed the decision ...
Monday, April 17, 2006
"Promoting and Preserving Congolese Heritage" Publication Now Available
The proceedings of the International Donors' Conference "Promoting and Preserving Congolese Heritage: Linking Biological and Cultural ...
Thursday, April 13, 2006
Swaziland ratifies the World Heritage Convention
On 30 November 2005, the Government of Swaziland officially deposited with the Director-General of UNESCO, Koïchiro Matsuura, its instrument of ...
Tuesday, April 11, 2006
Cities Named '2010 European Capital of Culture' include World Heritage sites
The selection panel for the 2010 European Capital of Culture have recommended that the German town Essen and the Hungarian city of Pécs should share ...
Sunday, April 9, 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 ...
Saturday, April 8, 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 ...
Monday, April 3, 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 ...
Thursday, March 23, 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 ...
Thursday, March 23, 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 ...
Monday, March 20, 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 ...
Sunday, March 19, 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 ...