Friday, March 2, 2012
3-month trip to India's 28 World Heritage sites
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the UNESCO World Heritage Convention, two young Indian men, Aniketh MJ and Sulesh Kumar, are planning ...
Thursday, March 1, 2012
The World's Heritage co-published by UNESCO and Collins
UNESCO and Collins are delighted to announce the publication of The World’s Heritage (2nd Edition) – the definitive, best-selling ...
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Patrimonito and Docomodake bring World Heritage sites to young people
To mark the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the UNESCOWorld Heritage Convention, Dentsu, EVERGREEN Digital Contents and NTT DOCOMO, in ...
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Expert Working Group releases recommendations for Bamiyan Valley, Afghanistan
Expert Working Group meeting held in Tokyo, releases recommendations for Safeguarding World Heritage property of the Bamiyan Valley, ...
Monday, February 13, 2012
Heritage Heals in Hiraizumi
It is rare for a Director-General to present a certificate of World Heritage in person, but the temples, gardens and archaeological site of Hiraizumi, ...
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Panasonic Eco Picture Diary Global Contest Ceremony held at UNESCO Headquarters
Panasonic Corporation held yesterday, 8 February, the award ceremony of "Eco Picture Diary Global Contest" which the company has been promoting with ...
Friday, February 3, 2012
The Rapid Response Facility Contributes to avoiding the ecological isolation of Romania's Retezat Massif
The Retezat Massif has received a Rapid Response Facility (RRF) grant to undertake urgent snow-tracking surveys in response to a road-building threat ...
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
UNESCO and Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock launch 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention
The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, launched the 40th anniversary celebration of the World Heritage Convention in a ceremony at UNESCO ...
Monday, January 30, 2012
World Heritage Convention turns forty
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, one of UNESCO's most successful programmes and one of the most powerful tools ...
Monday, January 30, 2012
Statement of the United Nations Foundation in Support of the World Heritage Convention’s 40th Anniversary
On November 16, 1972, the international community took a historic step towards safeguarding core, irreplaceable elements of our global heritage when ...
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
ICOMOS advisory mission to the World Heritage site of Seville
From 7 to 9 November 2011, experts from the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) undertook an advisory mission to examine development ...
Friday, January 13, 2012
Rapid Response Facility awards grant to Côte d'Ivoire component of Mount Nimba
The Côte d’Ivoire component of the transboundary Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, inscribed onto the list of World Heritage in Danger, ...
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Panasonic 2012 World Heritage calendar released in online version
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre and Panasonic have released an online version of the 2012 World Heritage Calendar in five languages. It is available ...