Monday, August 3, 2015
State of conservation of Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Over the last several months,the World Heritage Centre has been receiving numerous messages from citizens and NGOs expressing their concern regarding ...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
UNESCO and Iraq launch project for conservation of World Heritage site of Samarra
UNESCO and Iraq today signed an agreement for the Conservation and Management of the World Heritage site of Samarra Archaeological City, which will ...
Monday, July 27, 2015
Vacancy: Integrated Management Planning Capacity Building Expert
European Union and UNESCO initiative: "Towards strengthened governance of the shared transboundary natural and cultural heritage of the Lake Ohrid ...
Thursday, July 23, 2015
UNESCO Expert Workshop: Conservation of Mural Paintings – Research, Access, Conservation
Within the framework of the UNESCO/Republic of Korea Funds-In-Trust Project for the Preservation of the Koguryo Tombs and Mural Paintings in the DPRK, ...
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Director-General praises the people of Timbuktu for the reconstruction of the city’s mausoleums
Timbuktu, Mali, 19 July—The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova yesterday visited Timbuktu whose mausoleums have been rebuilt three years after ...
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Aggtelek National Park, Hungary celebrates 20 years on World Heritage List
Aggtelek National Park (ANP) was established in 1985 to protect the uniquely rich natural and cultural heritage in the region, and in particular the ...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Emergency Action Plan for the Safeguarding of Yemen’s Cultural Heritage announced
UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova today announced an Emergency Action Plan for the Safeguarding of Yemen’s Cultural Heritage upon the conclusion of ...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova Presents World Heritage Certificate to President Peña Nieto of Mexico
Director-General Irina Bokova presented the President of Mexico, HE Enrique Peña Nieto, the certificate of inscription to UNESCO’s World Heritage List ...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Call for applications for the new edition of the Masters in "World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development” - English and Spanish
The call for applications for the new edition of the Masters in "World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development", offered by the University of ...
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Private Sector partners for World Heritage meet in Bonn during 39th Committee session
A World Heritage partners’ event and panel discussion took place on 2nd July hosted by the German Television Deutsche Welle in Bonn, on the occasion ...
World Heritage Committee announces 2016 meeting in Istanbul, 24 new sites inscribed in Bonn
The World Heritage Committee ended its meeting today announcing it will hold its next session in Istanbul, Turkey, from 10 to 20 July 2016. During ...
Monday, July 6, 2015
UNESCO takes World Heritage to Archeologists
From July 1 to 3, 2015, University of Zimbabwe hosted the Biennial Conference of the Association of Southern African Professional Archaeologists ...
Sites in Japan, Turkey, Mexico, Uruguay inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, extension of Spanish site approved
The World Heritage Committee this afternoon approved the inscription of four cultural sites on the World Heritage List: Sites of Japan’s Meiji ...
Sites in Norway, Germany, Israel, UK and USA inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List
The World Heritage Committee this morning approved the inscription of five cultural sites on World Heritage List: Rjukan-Notodden Industrial Heritage ...
Sites in Denmark, France and Turkey inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List
The World Heritage Committee this afternoon approved the inscription of five cultural sites on World Heritage List. Two Danish sites were added to the ...
Sites in China, Iran, Mongolia and Singapore inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List
The World Heritage Committee this morning approved the inscription of six cultural sites on World Heritage List: Tusi Sites (China), Susa, Cultural ...
Sites in Italy, Jordan and Saudi Arabia inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List
The World Heritage Committee inscribed three new cultural sites on the World Heritage List this afternoon: Arab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral ...
Irina Bokova condemns latest destruction of cultural property from the site of Palmyra in Syria
The Director-General of UNESCO firmly condemned the destruction of cultural property at Palmyra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, particularly damage to ...
World Heritage Committee approves extensions to two natural sites in South Africa and Viet Nam and inscribes Jamaica’s first site on UNESCO’s World Heritage List
The World Heritage Committee this morning approved the extension of two natural sites inscribed on the World Heritage List: Cape Floral Region ...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Yemen’s Old City of Sana’a and Old Walled City of Shibam added to List of World Heritage in Danger
The World Heritage Committee today inscribed two sites in Yemen on the List of World Heritage in Danger: the Old City of Sana’a and the Old Walled ...