Wednesday, September 8, 2004
Congo - Heritage in Danger
UNESCO is organizing, with the United Nations Foundation (UNF) the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and several conservation ...
Friday, August 27, 2004
UNESCO and Japanese Broadcasting Corporation NHK Launch Partnership for heritage images archives initiative
On Friday, 27 August 2004, UNESCO Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura and Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK) President Katsuji Ebisawa held a public signing ...
Wednesday, July 28, 2004
The 28th Session of the Committee
The 28th session of the World Heritage Committee was held in Sushou, China, under the chairmanship of Zhang Xinsheng, Vice Minister of Education of ...
Monday, July 26, 2004
Periodic Report and Regional Programme: Arab States 2000-2003
This document was prepared by the Arab States Unit of the World Heritage Centre, following the request of the World Heritage Committee that an ...
Friday, July 16, 2004
New Chinese edition of UNESCO World Heritage Review
A new Chinese edition of UNESCO’s World Heritage Review is being launched by the publishing house World Affairs Press of the People’s Republic of ...
Wednesday, July 7, 2004
Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara in Tanzania inscribed on World Heritage in Danger List
The ruins of the great sea-ports of Kilwa Kisiwani and of Songo Mnara situated off the coast of the United Republic of Tanzania were inscribed ...
Tuesday, July 6, 2004
World Heritage Committee sounds the alarm for Cologne Cathedral
One of Europe’s masterpieces of Gothic architecture, was inscribed today on the List of World Heritage in Danger by the 21-member World Heritage ...
Sunday, July 4, 2004
Angkor Among the three Properties Removed from Unesco’s List of World Heritage in Danger
Cambodia’s celebrated temples and palaces at Angkor were removed from UNESCO's List of World Heritage in Danger today, as were the Bahla Fort ...
Saturday, July 3, 2004
Iran's Ancient City of Bam among the 34 new sites inscribed on World Heritage List
The rich archaeological remains of the Iranian city of Bam, where 26,000 lost their lives in the earthquake of December 26, 2003, was inscribed on ...
Friday, July 2, 2004
13 more properties added to World Heritage List at 2004 Committee session
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea had its first site inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List today with the addition of a complex of ...
Thursday, July 1, 2004
First wave of new properties added to World Heritage List for 2004
A glacier-fjord in Greenland, the Ilulissat Icefjord, is among the five new natural sites inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List, while the ...
Tuesday, June 22, 2004
New properties to be added to World Heritage List
Forty-eight sites will be considered for inscription on UNESCO’s World Heritage List of outstanding cultural and natural sites during the 28th session ...
Friday, June 11, 2004
World heritage to the fore in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
The Fifth International Volunteer Khami Restoration Camp (3-26 June) near Bulawayo is now in progress, to be followed by a “1972 World Heritage ...
Friday, June 11, 2004
The web site for one of the World Heritage Advisory Bodies, the World Conservation Union (IUCN), regularly updates news on IUCN's work on protected ...
Friday, June 4, 2004
Jebel Ouenat Technical Report
Tripoli-Kufra-Jebel Ouenat, 27 March - 5 April 2004Jebel Ouenat (in Arabic "Mountain of the springs") is a natural and cultural heritage site located ...
Sunday, May 30, 2004
Preparations for 28th Session of World Heritage Committee going smoothly
Wednesday, May 26, 2004
Workshop on Conservation of the Kathmandu Valley (3-7 May 2004, Kathmandu, Nepal)
The workshop focused on the redefinition of the boundaries, the preparation of an Action Plan addressing conservation challenges and the discussion of ...
Wednesday, May 19, 2004
Promoting and Preserving Congolese Heritage
UNESCO Conference 16-17 September at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris to evaluate the current status and future needs of the World Heritage Centre / UNF ...
Tuesday, May 18, 2004
Second workshop on the use of Information Technology for World Heritage Sites in the Arab Region
The 2nd workshop obtained excellent feedback from the fifteen Arab trainees nominated by their governments. Experts were again brought in from leading ...
Monday, May 3, 2004
ITB Features First Ever Unesco World Heritage Stand
Presentations will be made everyday at 10am, 1pm and 3pm on issues such as World Heritage destinations, sustainable tourism at World Heritage sites, ...