Title Sites State Parties Description Category Date updated
Technical assistance for the preparation and establishment of a management plan for Coro and ... Coro and its Port Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) With its earthen constructions unique to the Caribbean, the town of Coro, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), is the only surviving example of a ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Urban Context
2018-02-22
Astronomy and World Heritage Thematic Initiative Historic Monuments of Dengfeng in “The Centre of Heaven and Earth”
The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur
Astronomy and World Heritage Thematic Initiative Created in 2003 within the framework of the Global Strategy for the ... Science & technology 2018-06-28
Basic Texts of the 1972 World Heritage Convention, Edition October 2017 Download Edition October 2017 English French Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage ... Convention
Other materials
2018-06-08
Category 2 Centres Category 2 Centres under the auspices of UNESCO related to World Heritage © UNESCO In recent years, the framework for ... Convention 2019-03-19
Climate Change and World Heritage Climate Change Climate Change and World Heritage © NOAA / Andy Collins / Papahānaumokuākea World Heritage properties are ... Climate Change 2018-11-26
Cultural Landscapes Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany
Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley
Matobo Hills
St Kilda
Tongariro National Park
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Hortobágy National Park - the Puszta
Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape
Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz
Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras
Cultural Landscape of Sintra
Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape
Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape
Pyrénées - Mont Perdu
Lushan National Park
Hallstatt-Dachstein / Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape
Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto)
Costiera Amalfitana
Viñales Valley
Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archeological Sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula
Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley) and the Forest of the Cedars of God (Horsh Arz el-Rab)
Kuk Early Agricultural Site
Kalwaria Zebrzydowska: the Mannerist Architectural and Park Landscape Complex and Pilgrimage Park
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka
Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion
The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes
Sukur Cultural Landscape
Royal Hill of Ambohimanga
Agricultural Landscape of Southern Öland
Wachau Cultural Landscape
Blaenavon Industrial Landscape
Curonian Spit
Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the South-East of Cuba
Val d'Orcia
Aranjuez Cultural Landscape
Alto Douro Wine Region
Tokaj Wine Region Historic Cultural Landscape
Upper Middle Rhine Valley
Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy
Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape
Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape
Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea
Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev
Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces
Quebrada de Humahuaca
Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture
Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove
Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia
Muskauer Park / Park Mużakowski
Kernavė Archaeological Site (Cultural Reserve of Kernavė)
Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba
Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range
Vegaøyan – The Vega Archipelago
Petroglyphs within the Archaeological Landscape of Tamgaly
Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda
Þingvellir National Park
The Causses and the Cévennes, Mediterranean agro-pastoral Cultural Landscape
Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley
Cultural Landscape of Bali Province: the Subak System as a Manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana Philosophy
Bam and its Cultural Landscape
Agave Landscape and Ancient Industrial Facilities of Tequila
Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape
Sulaiman-Too Sacred Mountain
Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests
Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces
Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine and its Cultural Landscape
Le Morne Cultural Landscape
Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape
Mount Wutai
Chief Roi Mata’s Domain
Papahānaumokuākea
Konso Cultural Landscape
West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou
Ancient Villages of Northern Syria
Prehistoric Caves of Yagul and Mitla in the Central Valley of Oaxaca
Saloum Delta
Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin
Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana
The Persian Garden
Vineyard Landscape of Piedmont: Langhe-Roero and Monferrato
Landscape of Grand Pré
Bassari Country: Bassari, Fula and Bedik Cultural Landscapes
Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora
Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe
Cultural Landscape of Maymand
The Climats, terroirs of Burgundy
Trang An Landscape Complex
Fray Bentos Industrial Landscape
Champagne Hillsides, Houses and Cellars
The par force hunting landscape in North Zealand
Ennedi Massif: Natural and Cultural Landscape
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Diyarbakır Fortress and Hevsel Gardens Cultural Landscape
Palestine: Land of Olives and Vines – Cultural Landscape of Southern Jerusalem, Battir
Pampulha Modern Ensemble
Zuojiang Huashan Rock Art Cultural Landscape
There exist a great variety of Landscapes that are representative of the different regions of the world. Combined works of nature and humankind, ... Cultural landscapes 2018-02-22
Educational Resource Kit ‘World Heritage in Young Hands’ Educational Resource Kit ‘World Heritage in Young Hands’ To know, cherish and act Education is the key to personal fulfilment, ... 2019-03-21
Human Evolution: Adaptations, Dispersals and Social Developments (HEADS) Human Evolution related properties represent a process of evolutionary accretion that took place over a vast period of time, offering vital ... Rock art
Human Evolution
2018-02-22
Initiative on Heritage of Religious Interest Heritage of Religious Interest UNESCO Initiative on Heritage of Religious Interest © OUR PLACE / Amos Chapple / Samarkand - Crossroad ... Forests
Cities
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
2018-02-26
Modern Heritage Programme At the start of 2001 the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) and DOCOMOMO (Working Party for the ... Modern Heritage 2019-02-01
Natural World Heritage in the Congo Basin Virunga National Park
Garamba National Park
Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Salonga National Park
Dja Faunal Reserve
Okapi Wildlife Reserve
Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda
Sangha Trinational
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Gabon
UNESCO has been taking action in the Congo Basin since 2000 in order to improve the conservation and the management of natural World Heritage ... Forests
Conservation of Natural Sites
Natural
2018-02-22
Reducing Disasters Risks at World Heritage Properties Reducing Disaster Risk at World Heritage Properties World Heritage properties and heritage sites in general are exposed to the impacts of ... Site Management
Disaster Risk Reduction
2018-02-22
Small Island Developing States Programme National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers
Aldabra Atoll
Old Havana and its Fortification System
Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve
Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios
Colonial City of Santo Domingo
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System
Morne Trois Pitons National Park
Alejandro de Humboldt National Park
Viñales Valley
San Pedro de la Roca Castle, Santiago de Cuba
East Rennell
Kuk Early Agricultural Site
Desembarco del Granma National Park
Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park
Historic Inner City of Paramaribo
Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the South-East of Cuba
Central Suriname Nature Reserve
Pitons Management Area
Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos
Aapravasi Ghat
Le Morne Cultural Landscape
Historic Centre of Camagüey
Chief Roi Mata’s Domain
Cidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande
Phoenix Islands Protected Area
Bikini Atoll Nuclear Test Site
Blue and John Crow Mountains
Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison
Rock Islands Southern Lagoon
Levuka Historical Port Town
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Antigua Naval Dockyard and Related Archaeological Sites
Nan Madol: Ceremonial Centre of Eastern Micronesia
Antigua and Barbuda
Barbados
Belize
Cabo Verde
Comoros
Cuba
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Fiji
Grenada
Guyana
Haiti
Jamaica
Kiribati
Maldives
Marshall Islands
Mauritius
Micronesia (Federated States of)
Niue
Palau
Papua New Guinea
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Samoa
Seychelles
Solomon Islands
Suriname
Vanuatu
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Bahamas
Cook Islands
Guinea-Bissau
Sao Tome and Principe
Singapore
Timor-Leste
Small Island Developing States Programme SIDS © Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are islands of the Caribbean Sea and ... Small Island Developing States 2018-02-22
UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize For The Safeguarding And Management of ... Greece UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes Cultural Landscape of ... Cultural landscapes 2019-01-07
World Heritage and Indigenous Peoples World Heritage and Indigenous Peoples © OUR PLACE The World Heritage Collection / Chris Morton / Ngorongoro Conservation Area ... Site Management
Convention
2018-11-21
World Heritage and Sustainable Development Sustainable Development World Heritage and Sustainable Development © Hani Terraces Administration of Honghe Prefecture/ Li Kun / ... Sustainable Development 2019-02-01
World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Programme Sustainable Tourism UNESCO World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Programme © The photo archives of the Governing Body of ... Sustainable Tourism 2019-04-16
World Heritage Centre’s Natural Heritage Strategy In October 2006 the World Heritage Centre published the UNESCO World Heritage Centre's Natural Heritage Strategy, which was endorsed by the World ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2018-11-26
World Heritage Earthen Architecture Programme (WHEAP) City of Quito
Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela
Ancient City of Damascus
Mesa Verde National Park
Asante Traditional Buildings
Medina of Tunis
Archaeological Site of Carthage
Antigua Guatemala
Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur
Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis
Tchogha Zanbil
Persepolis
Meidan Emam, Esfahan
Old Towns of Djenné
Timbuktu
Kathmandu Valley
Historic Town of Ouro Preto
Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro
Medina of Fez
M'Zab Valley
Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda
Old Walled City of Shibam
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Old Havana and its Fortification System
Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley
Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam
Churches and Convents of Goa
City of Cuzco
Samarra Archaeological City
Hatra
Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena
Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia
Historic Centre of Cordoba
Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada
Royal Palaces of Abomey
Medina of Marrakesh
Punic Town of Kerkuane and its Necropolis
Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas
Chaco Culture
Historic Centre of Évora
Old Town of Ghadamès
Chan Chan Archaeological Zone
Cathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville
Old Town of Cáceres
Old City of Sana'a
Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan
Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán
Historic Centre of Puebla
City of Potosí
Frontiers of the Roman Empire
Bahla Fort
The Great Wall
Mogao Caves
Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications
Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios
Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines
Taos Pueblo
Medina of Sousse
Historic Centre of Lima
Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons)
Itchan Kala
Archaeological Zone of Paquimé, Casas Grandes
Kasbah of Algiers
Historic City of Sucre
Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns
Historic Centre of Morelia
Island of Mozambique
Historic Centre of Bukhara
Samarkand – Crossroad of Cultures
Historic Town of Zabid
Ruins of León Viejo
City of Safranbolu
Coro and its Port
Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area
Himeji-jo
Angkor
Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site
Historic Centre of Zacatecas
Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)
Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa
Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama
Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple
Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon, the Depositories for the Tripitaka Koreana Woodblocks
Jongmyo Shrine
Historic Centre of Santa Cruz de Mompox
National Archeological Park of Tierradentro
Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento
Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata
Historic Centre of Oporto, Luiz I Bridge and Monastery of Serra do Pilar
Canal du Midi
Itsukushima Shinto Shrine
Historic Monuments Zone of Querétaro
Historic City of Meknes
Old Town of Lijiang
Ancient City of Ping Yao
Classical Gardens of Suzhou
Changdeokgung Palace Complex
Historic Centre of São Luís
Archaeological Site of Volubilis
Viñales Valley
Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca
Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara
Historic Site of Lyon
Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs
Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz
State Historical and Cultural Park “Ancient Merv”
Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina
Shrines and Temples of Nikko
Sukur Cultural Landscape
Royal Hill of Ambohimanga
Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower
Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso
Gyeongju Historic Areas
Historic Centre of the Town of Goiás
Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi
Historic Centre of Guimarães
Takht-e Soleyman
Complex of Koguryo Tombs
Biblical Tels - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba
Fujian Tulou
Yin Xu
Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove
Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia
Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat)
Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom
Tomb of Askia
Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba
Proto-urban Site of Sarazm
Soltaniyeh
Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town
Qal’at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun
Kunya-Urgench
Bam and its Cultural Landscape
Ruins of Loropéni
León Cathedral
Parthian Fortresses of Nisa
Sacred City of Caral-Supe
Historic Centre of Camagüey
Protective town of San Miguel and the Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco
Mount Wutai
Fortifications of Vauban
Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System
Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty
Historic Villages of Korea: Hahoe and Yangdong
At-Turaif District in ad-Dir'iyah
Cultural Sites of Al Ain (Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud and Oases Areas)
Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex
The Persian Garden
Earthen architecture is one of the most original and powerful expressions of our ability to create a built environment with readily available ... Earthen Architecture 2018-02-22
World Heritage Education Programme The UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, initiated as a UNESCO special project in 1994, gives young people a chance to voice their ... Education & Training 2018-06-26
World Heritage Forest Programme Ranging in size from 18 hectares (Vallée de Mai, Seychelles), to 8.8 million hectares (Lake Baikal, Russian Federation), World Heritage ... Forests
Conservation of Natural Sites
Climate Change
2018-02-22
World Heritage in Europe Today World Heritage attracts and fascinates: media around the world publish thousands of articles about it every year and countries invest a great ... Other materials 2018-02-22
World Heritage Map This large format full-color map features the World Heritage sites and brief explanations of the World Heritage Convention and the World ... Education & Training
Publications
2019-05-17
World Heritage Marine Programme Galápagos Islands
Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek
Everglades National Park
Great Barrier Reef
Aldabra Atoll
Lord Howe Island Group
Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve
Sanganeb Marine National Park and Dungonab Bay – Mukkawar Island Marine National Park
St Kilda
Sian Ka'an
Ibiza, Biodiversity and Culture
Sundarbans National Park
Banc d'Arguin National Park
Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino
Heard and McDonald Islands
Shark Bay, Western Australia
Ujung Kulon National Park
Komodo National Park
Macquarie Island
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park
Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park
Ha Long Bay
Gough and Inaccessible Islands
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System
The Sundarbans
Cocos Island National Park
East Rennell
New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands
High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago
iSimangaliso Wetland Park
Area de Conservación Guanacaste
Península Valdés
Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves
Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve
Lagoons of New Caledonia: Reef Diversity and Associated Ecosystems
Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection
Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California
Shiretoko
West Norwegian Fjords – Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord
Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary
Socotra Archipelago
Surtsey
Wadden Sea
Phoenix Islands Protected Area
Papahānaumokuākea
Ogasawara Islands
Ningaloo Coast
Rock Islands Southern Lagoon
Archipiélago de Revillagigedo
World HeritageMarine Programme 4 focus areas Safeguarding Our core task: ensuring the long-term conservation of World Heritage ... Marine & coastal 2019-02-04
Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape On 10 November 2011 UNESCO’s General Conference adopted the new Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape by acclamation, the first such ... Cities 2019-04-11
World Heritage Volunteers Initiative Within the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Initiative was launched in 2008 in ... Education & Training 2019-05-02
Managing Natural World Heritage The goal of this Resource Manual is to help State Parties to manage natural values within World Heritage properties. As such it is aimed at ... Publications
Resource Manuals
2019-04-08
“Humanize Bangkok” project, Thailand Thailand Bangkok, in Thailand, is one of the most populated cities in the world, a symbol of uncontrolled urban growth, marked by heavy pollution and huge ... Cities
Partnerships
Urban Context
2018-02-22
“Public works and heritage”. International seminar in Paris, (France) on bridges Connecting river banks and cultures, bridge are a work which has, today, acquired great symbolic value, whether as historical testimony or ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
Partnerships
2018-02-22
#MyAfricanHeritage #MyAfricanHeritage Instagram Video ContestOpen to 18 - 32 years old Post your video about an African World Heritage site using ... 2019-05-22
#MyOceanPledge #MyOceanPledge I pledge to protect the ocean for future generations Please do not email me Newsletter Sign the ... 2018-02-22
#OurLakeOhrid Photo & Story Contest Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region Albania
North Macedonia
#OurLakeOhrid Photo & Story Contest ©UNESCO The Photo Contest was organized in the framework of the Project: "Towards ... 2018-02-22
#OurLakeOhrid Photo & Story Contest 2017 #OurLakeOhrid Photo & Story Contest25 July - 25 September 2017 Image: Winners of the #OurLakeOhrid Photo & Story Contest 2016 ... 2018-02-22
#OurWorldHeritage #OurWorldHeritage Share your World Heritage story with the rest of the World! ©UNESCO #OurWorldHeritage is a social media ... 2018-02-22
1976-1995 UNDP/UNESCO Latin American Regional Project Archives During the years 1976 – 1995 Unesco in collaboration with UNDP and the World Heritage Centre assisted Latin American governments in the ... 2018-02-22
2010 International Year of Biodiversity The United Nations has declared 2010 the International Year of Biodiversity (IYB). The term biodiversity describes the variety of all life and ... Natural 2015-12-08
30th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention Virtual Congress World Heritage in the Digital Age. Conferences, workshops and special events (China, Egypt, France, Mexico, Senegal) On the occasion of the 30th ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2018-02-22
30th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention. Urbino workshop (Italy) on “Partnerships for ... Historic Centre of Urbino The Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage was signed on 16 November 1972. The 30th Anniversary ... Cultural landscapes
Cities
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
Partnerships
2018-02-22
Afghanistan’s cultural heritage: Safeguarding Campaign Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley
Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam
Afghanistan The focus of this Campaign is the safeguarding of all aspects of Afghan cultural heritage, both tangible and intangible, including museums, ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2015-11-23
Africa Nature Africa Nature Africa nature: a capacity building program for natural World Heritage in Africa Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, Côte ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Natural
Additional Natural Categories
2018-02-22
Analytical summary of the state of conservation of World Heritage properties (2008) At its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), the World Heritage Committee discussed at length the issues related to the state of conservation of ... Convention 2017-01-26
Archaeology in the Caribbean - Martinique 2004 From the 20 to the 23 September 2004, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre organised an international seminar involving official representatives and ... Earthen Architecture
Archaeology
Cultural landscapes
Rock art
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2018-02-22
Assistance to the project for the creation of a global network of World Heritage forests. ... The objective of this project was to establish a global network of World Heritage forests to assist the World Heritage Forest Programme.In 1998, ... Forests
Conservation of Natural Sites
2018-02-22
Atelier "Paysages urbains historiques ". Bordeaux, 7-8 juin 2009. Dans le contexte du travail mené par l'UNESCO sur l'élaboration d'une nouvelle Recommandation internationale sur la question ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2014-10-17
Biennial Report 2008-2009 Extrabudgetary Support for UNESCO’S World Heritage Convention The opportunities for the application of the World Heritage Convention regarding ... Brochures & Info kits 2018-02-22
Biodiversity Conservation in Regions of Armed Conflict: Protecting World Heritage in the ... Virunga National Park
Garamba National Park
Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Salonga National Park
Okapi Wildlife Reserve
Belgium
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Italy
Spain
A program aimed at preserving the integrity of World Heritage natural Sites in the Democratic Republic of the Congo The forests of the ... Forests
Conservation of Natural Sites
2018-02-22
Booklet, 10th Anniversary of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement In 2009, on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, a booklet describing the heritage safeguarding and ... Publications
Other materials
2018-02-22
Building a Global Sustainable Network of World Heritage Site Managers Building a Sustainable Global Network of World Heritage Site Managers The overarching vision of this World Heritage project ... 2019-06-04
Building the capacity of local communities and stakeholders for a dialogue towards sustainable ... Ngorongoro Conservation Area United Republic of Tanzania Objectives Established in 1959 as a multiple land use area, with wildlife coexisting with semi-nomadic Maasai pastoralists practicing ... 2018-02-22
Business Skills for Natural World Heritage Site Managers programme Simien National Park
Lake Malawi National Park
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
Sundarbans National Park
Ujung Kulon National Park
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park
Ha Long Bay
W-Arly-Pendjari Complex
The Sundarbans
Lake Turkana National Parks
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
Kinabalu Park
Gunung Mulu National Park
Rainforests of the Atsinanana
Bangladesh
China
Ethiopia
India
Indonesia
Kenya
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Niger
Philippines
Viet Nam
The Business Skills for Natural World Heritage Site Managers programme is a collaboration between international environmental charity Earthwatch, ... Site Management
Conservation of Natural Sites
Natural
2016-01-19
Cairns Decision The World Heritage Committee decision now referred to as the "Cairns Decision" was a suite of decisions adopted by the 24th session of the ... Convention 2016-06-30
Call for case studies “Historic Cities in Development: Keys for Understanding and Action”. A ... Call for case studies About the project This project is headed by the OWHC - Organization of World Heritage Cities and it is coordinated by the ... 2018-02-22
Capacity-building for the representatives of religious communities Capacity-building Capacity-building for the representatives of religious communities © UNESCO / Francis Tack / M'Zab Valley A ... 2018-02-22
Caribbean Capacity Building Programme (CCBP) Caribbean Capacity Building Programme (CCBP) © copyright / author / description The Caribbean Capacity Building Programme ... Education & Training
Small Island Developing States
2018-02-22
Caribbean Fortifications The Heritage Office of the Instituto Colombiano de Cultura, COLCULTURA, organized the Caribbean Fortification Experts Meeting, financed by the ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2014-10-17
Caribbean Rock Art and the World Heritage Convention, Guadeloupe May 2006 Following the successful meeting held in Martinique on the subject of Rock Art in the Caribbean and the World Heritage Convention, it was noticed ... 2014-10-17
Case Studies on the Conservation and Management of Historic Cities Since 2008, the World Heritage Centre, within the framework of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, supported and participated in the ... Modern Heritage
Science & technology
Sustainable Tourism
Cities
Site Management
Restoration
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Cultural
Climate Change
Cultural Routes
Other materials
2018-02-22
Case study: Dorset Dorset and East Devon Coast Located on the south coast of the United Kingdom, the nominated site comprises approximately 155km of undeveloped coastline and countryside. The ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2015-11-26
Case study: Galapagos Galápagos Islands Situated in the Pacific Ocean some 1,000 km from the South American continent, these islands and the surrounding marine reserve have been called ... Marine & coastal
Conservation of Natural Sites
2016-01-19
Case study: Sian Ka'an Sian Ka'an Located on the east coast of the Yucatán peninsula, this biosphere reserve contains tropical forests, mangroves and marshes, as well as a large ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2016-01-19
Case study: Tongariro Tongariro National Park In 1993 Tongariro became the first property to be inscribed on the World Heritage List under the revised criteria describing cultural landscapes. ... Cultural landscapes
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
2016-01-19
Case study: Tubbataha Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park The Tubbataha Reef Marine Park covers 96.828 ha, including the North and South Reefs. It is a unique example of an atoll reef with a very high ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2015-11-26
Case study: Ujung Kulon Ujung Kulon National Park This national park, located in the extreme south-western tip of Java on the Sunda shelf, includes the Ujung Kulon peninsula and several offshore ... Marine & coastal
Conservation of Natural Sites
2016-01-19
Category 2 Centres (LAC) Brazil
Mexico
The Category 2 Centres for World Heritage were created in order to assist and support the States Parties of the three LAC sub-regions to ... 2018-02-22
Central Africa World Heritage Forest Initiative (CAWHFI) Dja Faunal Reserve
Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda
Sangha Trinational
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Congo
Gabon
Central Africa World Heritage Forest InitiativeCAWHFI Tri-national de la Sangha © Ralf Fisher Vision “A transborder network of ... Forests
Conservation of Natural Sites
2018-04-23
Cities of Asia Heritage for the Future If the future of humanity is irrevocably linked to the city, then this future - political, economic and cultural - will ... Cities 2015-12-20
Commemoration of ten years of international co-operation at Angkor, Cambodia Angkor Cambodia Situated in the current province of Siem Reap in the northwest of Cambodia, Angkor, the ancient capital of the Khmer Kings and the group of ... Earthen Architecture
Archaeology
Cities
Cultural
Publications
2018-02-22
Conservation and enhancement of the historic city of Bejaïa, Algeria Algeria Carried out under the aegis of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, this project aimed to strengthen local capacity and sustain actions ... Cities
Restoration
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Partnerships
Urban Context
2018-02-22
Conservation and preservation of the city of Constantine, Algeria Algeria The project in Constantine is part of the cross-sector project “Poverty Reduction through Sustainable World Heritage Management”, launched in ... Cities
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Partnerships
Urban Context
2018-02-22
Control and Eradication of Invasives Species:A Necessary Condition for Conserving Endemic ... Galápagos Islands The project was developed in response to the threats resulting from the introduction of alien species and is laying the foundations for the ... Marine & coastal 2014-10-17
Cuenca Mirador, Guatemala In November 2002 the Guatemalan authorities sent an updated tentative list of 16 sites eligible for nomination process for UNESCO World Heritage ... 2016-02-05
Culture and Development: World Heritage in the Caribbean The results of the Second Periodic Report on the State of World Heritage in Latin America and the Caribbean were presented at the 37th session of ... Publications
Other materials
2015-12-07
Developing a Sustainable Tourism Strategy for the Silk Roads Heritage Corridors Developing a Sustainable Tourism Strategyfor the Silk Roads Heritage Corridors Acclaimed as the ‘greatest route in the history of mankind’, ... Sustainable Tourism 2018-02-22
Developing an online tool for the World Heritage Policy Compendium Developing an online tool for the World Heritage Policy Compendium The World Heritage Policy Compendium (2015-2019) The ... 2019-01-25
Development of a World Heritage Information Management capacity in the Arab States A capacity-building project to enrich World Heritage information management tools and techniques in the Arab States Region, from adequate ... Science & technology 2018-02-22
Disaster Risk Management Plan for Quebrada de Humahuaca Quebrada de Humahuaca Argentina Disaster Risk Management Plan for Quebrada de Humahuaca (Argentina) This project aims to fund the elaboration of a Risk ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
2019-06-11
Durban Meeting (South Africa) on transboundary properties in Africa Rainforests of the Atsinanana
Sangha Trinational
In Africa, natural heritage is often protected and sustained because it belongs to a shared system of belief and culture. Furthermore, many ... 2018-02-22
Eastern Tropical Pacific Seascape Project Galápagos Islands
Cocos Island National Park
Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection
Colombia
Costa Rica
Ecuador
Panama
This 3-year project by UNESCO World Heritage Centre and Conservation International, and with financing from the UN Foundation and Global ... Marine & coastal 2015-10-30
Education resources for World Heritage through Patrimonito’s World Heritage Adventures Cartoon ... Education Resources for World Heritage through Patrimonito’s World Heritage Adventures Cartoon Series Patrimonito’s World ... 2018-04-04
Emergency assistance to the Okapi Wildlife Reserve of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Okapi Wildlife Reserve Democratic Republic of the Congo The Okapi Wildlife Reserve has been on the World Heritage List since 1996. It occupies about one-fifth of the Ituri forest in the northeast of ... Forests
Emergency action
Conservation of Natural Sites
2018-02-22
Engaging Local Communities in the Stewardship of World Heritage (COMPACT) The role of local communities in ensuring that World Heritage contributes to sustainable development was chosen by the World Heritage Committee ... Publications
Other materials
2018-02-22
Engaging Youth in World Heritage: developing policy guidance and good practices for State ... Engaging Youth in World Heritage: Developing policy guidance and good practices for State Parties and World Heritage ... 2019-06-12
Enhancing our Heritage- Monitoring and managing for success in World Natural Heritage sites Serengeti National Park
Aldabra Atoll
Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve
Sangay National Park
Chitwan National Park
Kaziranga National Park
Keoladeo National Park
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Canaima National Park
iSimangaliso Wetland Park
Ecuador
Honduras
India
Nepal
Seychelles
South Africa
Uganda
United Republic of Tanzania
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Enhancing Our Heritage - Monitoring and Managing for Success in World Natural Heritage Sites was a seven-year UNESCO/IUCN project funded by the ... Site Management
Conservation of Natural Sites
2018-02-22
Enhancing the credibility of the World Heritage List: Tentative List good practices Enhancing the credibility of the World Heritage List: Tentative List good practices Tentative Lists are inventories of sites ... 2019-03-21
Evaluation Mission of the Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves Niger Objectives The Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves were inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1991 and on the List of World Heritage in Danger in ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2018-02-22
Five years of Conflict - The State of Cultural Heritage in the Ancient City of Aleppo Ancient City of Aleppo Syrian Arab Republic The first comprehensive account of the devastation wrought on the World Heritage site of the Ancient City of Aleppo during years of ... Publications 2019-01-24
Follow-up of the First Cycle of the Periodic Reporting exercise in Europe and North America ... As a result of the first cycle of the Periodic Reporting exercise and the Action Plan for Europe presented and adopted at the 30th session of the ... 2018-02-22
Fortifications and the World Heritage Convention – Valdivia Chile 2004 and Campeche Mexico 2005 Two international experts’ meetings were held in Campeche (Mexico) on 12-15 March 2004, and subsequently in Valdivia (Chile) on 19-21 January ... 2014-10-17
From Astronomy to Zanzibar Since its inception in 2001, the Netherlands Funds-in-Trust (NFiT) at the World Heritage Centre has served the international heritage community ... Other materials 2018-02-22
Global Strategy: Support to agro-pastoral cultural landscapes The Causses and the Cévennes, Mediterranean agro-pastoral Cultural Landscape Pastoralism is defined as a system of livestock farming which depends, for the most part, on the generally non-intensive use of ... 2018-02-22
Global Strategy: Workshop on the identification of archaeological sites in the Caribbean, and ... Caribbean archaeological heritage has been the subject of enhancement initiatives at the beginning of the years 2000, to valorise ... Archaeology
Publications
2018-02-22
Handbook on Cultural Heritage and Local Development for African Local Governments The handbook "Cultural heritage and local development: A Guide for African local governments", co-edited by the France-UNESCO Cooperation ... Education & Training
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Other materials
2018-02-22
Heritage and poverty alleviation (Senegal, Benin, Lao People's Democratic Republic, China, ... Urban heritage preservation policies, when separated from development strategies, can lead to a marginalization of the poorest populations. ... Sustainable Tourism
Site Management
Urban Context
2018-02-22
Heritage and Values: Keys of Articulation in the Framework of the World Heritage Convention, ... International Co-operation has taken decades to accept texts including notions such as “recognition” or “perception” in relation to processes of ... 2014-10-17
Heritage Impact Assessments at World Heritage Properties: Database and Guidance Tools Heritage Impact Assessments  at World Heritage Properties: Database and Guidance Tools Heritage impact assessments (HIAs) ... Science & technology
Cross-Cutting
Convention
2019-06-11
Heritage of Science and Technology: World Heritage Potential of Space Technology Heritage of Science and Technology World Heritage Potential of Space Technology The issues of identification and preservation ... 2019-06-12
High Seas World Heritage in the High Seas An Idea Whose Time Has Come © NektonMission  Paris, 3 August- Sunken coral islands, floating ... Marine & coastal 2018-11-02
IMPACT publication: Cultural Tourism and Heritage Management in the world Heritage Site of the ... Hoi An Ancient Town This publication examines the impacts of tourism in the World heritage site of the Hoi An Ancient Town, an exceptionally well preserved example ... Sustainable Tourism 2015-11-26
IMPACT publication: Luang Prabang Town of Luang Prabang The first in a series of studies examining the impact of tourism on culture and the environment in selected sites in the Asia-Pacific region, ... Sustainable Tourism 2015-11-26
IMPACT publication: Sustainable Tourism and the Preservation of the World Heritage Site of the ... Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras This publication focuses on the impacts of tourism on the Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras, an outstanding model of sustainable use of ... Sustainable Tourism 2015-11-26
Improving the Effectiveness of the World Heritage Reactive Monitoring Process Improving the Effectiveness of the World Heritage Reactive Monitoring Process The Reactive Monitoring process established ... 2019-06-12
Information Technology & Heritage Initiative A broad initiative to increase the use of information technology (from computers to digital field instruments, satellites, and the internet) ... Science & technology 2016-01-21
International Conference in Istanbul (Turkey) on the resistance of historic buildings to ... The “International Conference on the Seismic Performance of Traditional Buildings” was held in Istanbul, Turkey from 16 to 18 November 2000, ... Earthen Architecture
Education & Training
Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Disaster Risk Reduction
Urban Context
2018-02-22
Interpretation of Sites of Memory Interpretation of Sites of Memory Following the UNESCO World Heritage Committee’s decision 39 COM 8B.14 and the recommendation of the ... Publications
Other materials
2018-02-22
LAC Action Plan Action PlansLatin America and the Caribbean As follow up of Decision 37 COM 10A adopted by the World Heritage Committee at its 37th session ... 2018-11-06
LAC Extra-budgetary Projects City of Quito
Tikal National Park
Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture
Viñales Valley
Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca
Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park
Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System
Argentina
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Chile
Colombia
Cuba
Ecuador
Grenada
Guatemala
Paraguay
Peru
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Extra-budgetary ProjectsLatin America and the Caribbean A number of specific conservation projects within the Region undertaken mostly ... 2018-02-22
Main Andean Road - Qhapaq Ñan Argentina
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Chile
Colombia
Ecuador
Peru
Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru share a common cultural heritage of outstanding value: the Qhapaq Ñan, or Main Andean ... Cultural Routes 2015-12-14
Management of World Heritage Sites in Armenia Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin
Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley
Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots
Armenia Management of World Heritage Sites in Armenia UNESCO seeks to encourage the identification, protection, preservation and ... Site Management 2019-06-12
Managing Cultural World Heritage This manual provides guidance for States Parties and all those involved in the care of World Heritage cultural properties on how to comply with ... Publications
Resource Manuals
2019-02-22
Managing Disaster Risks for World Heritage This first Manual within the series concerns the management of disaster risks for World Heritage properties. It focuses on one approach to the ... Resource Manuals 2019-04-08
Marine heritage: Support to the Central Pacific project and support to the World Heritage ... The France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement provided support to the valorisation of the Pacific Marine Heritage and support to the World Heritage ... Marine & coastal
Cross-Cutting
Partnerships
2018-02-22
Meetings in Paris (France) for the Directors of cultural heritage of Francophone Sub-Saharan ... Within the framework of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, the French Ministry of Culture and the Director General of heritage for several ... Site Management
Cross-Cutting
Partnerships
2018-02-22
Meroe, Republic of the Sudan – Preparatory Assistance for the nomination of ‘The Island of ... The sites of Meroe, Naqa and Musawwarat es-Sufra, located in the Nile province of Sudan were the heartland of the Kush Kingdom from the 8th ... 2014-10-17
Mitigating threats to Rock Art Heritage in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Mitigating threats to Rock Art Heritage in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe has benefited from several initiatives in the field of Rock ... 2019-06-12
Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region Albania
North Macedonia
Towards strengthened governanceof the shared transboundary natural and cultural heritage of the Lake Ohrid region This European Union funded ... 2019-04-16
New life for historic cities: The historic urban landscape approach explained This booklet calls to involve more people in preservation efforts, raise levels of awareness, and seek innovative schemes. By actively engaging ... Publications
Brochures & Info kits
2018-05-17
Open-Ended Working Group for the revision of the Rules of Procedure of the General Assembly of ... At its 19th session (UNESCO, 2013), the General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention decided (Resolution 19 GA 4) to fully ... Convention 2018-02-22
Participatory Management Plan for Jesuit and Franciscan Missionary Heritage Participatory Management Plan for Jesuit and Franciscan Missionary Heritage  in the departments of Beni, Chuquisaca, Santa Cruz and Tarija ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2018-11-30
Periodic Reporting 1st Cycle: Africa Conclusions and recommendations of the synthesis Report on the state of conservation of the World Heritage in Africa, submitted in accordance ... Periodic Reporting 2018-02-22
Periodic Reporting 1st Cycle: Arab States Final report of the synthesis of the periodic reports for the Arab Region submitted in accordance with the strategy approved by the 23rd ... Periodic Reporting 2018-02-22
Periodic Reporting 1st Cycle: Asia & Pacific (2003) Between 1997 and 2003, the 39 States Parties (27 Asian & 12 Pacific) of the Asia and Pacific Region prepared National Periodic Reports, ... Periodic Reporting 2018-02-22
Periodic Reporting 1st Cycle: Europe and North America The First Cycle of the Periodic Reporting exercise was carried out from 2001 to 2006 for Europe and from 2001 to 2005 for North America. The ... 2018-02-22
Periodic Reporting 1st Cycle: Latin America and the Caribbean (2004) The UNESCO World Heritage Centre, through the Adviser for World Heritage in Latin America and the Caribbean based at the UNESCO Office in ... Periodic Reporting 2018-02-22
Periodic Reporting 2nd Cycle : Latin America and the Caribbean (2013) The preliminary process was implemented in cooperation with some Regional Offices (Lima, Quito, Montevideo, Guatemala, Costa Rica and ... 2018-02-22
Periodic Reporting 2nd Cycle: Africa (2011) This report presents the results of the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting in the Africa region. The exercise involved the 44 States Parties ... Periodic Reporting 2018-02-22
Periodic Reporting 2nd Cycle: Arab States (2010) At its 32nd session, the World Heritage Committee decided on the preparation of the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting (Decision 32 COM 11E) ... Periodic Reporting 2018-02-22
Periodic Reporting 2nd Cycle: Asia & Pacific (2012) The second cycle of Periodic Reporting for the Asia and Pacific was launched by the World Heritage Committee at its 34th session in Brasilia, ... Convention
Periodic Reporting
2018-05-25
Periodic Reporting 2nd Cycle: Europe and North America region (2012-2015) Periodic Reporting 2nd Cycle Europe and North America region (2012-2015) In Europe, 49 States Parties and 432 World Heritage properties (382 ... 2018-02-22
Preparation and publication: “Historic atlas of Kyoto”, Japan Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities) Japan The “Historical Atlas of Kyoto: Spatial Analysis of the Memory Systems of a City, its Architecture and Urban Landscape” (In French: « Atlas ... Cities
Publications
2018-02-22
Preparatory assistance and establishment of a management plan for the Historic Centre of ... Historic Centre of Agadez Niger Founded in the ninth century, the Agadez, Niger, occupies a prominent position on the crossroads of the principal commercial routes of the ... Cities
Emergency action
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Partnerships
2018-02-22
Preparatory assistance and feasibility study for the inscription of Varanasi, India India As part of the Indian Heritage Cities Network project, and in link with the “Rivers and heritage” initiative, a seminar was held in February 2007 ... Cities
Urban Context
2018-02-22
Preparatory assistance and technical support for the inscription, conservation and management ... Island of Saint-Louis Senegal The France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, similar to the technical cooperation provided to the Town of Luang Prabang in the Lao People's ... Marine & coastal
Modern Heritage
Sustainable Tourism
Cities
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Cultural Routes
Disaster Risk Reduction
Urban Context
Periodic Reporting
2018-02-22
Preparatory assistance for an extension to the site of Tiya, Ethiopia Tiya Ethiopia Ethiopia has numerous megalithic sites. The most important of them is Tiya, which was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1980. It has ... Archaeology 2018-02-22
Preparatory assistance for inscription of the Rainforests of the Atsinanana, Madagascar Rainforests of the Atsinanana Madagascar The Rainforests of the Atsinanana are predominantly old-growth forests, and, as such, are critically important for the maintenance of ecological ... Forests 2018-02-22
Preparatory assistance for inscription of the Royal Domain of Mbé cultural landscape, Congo Congo Located 200km from Brazzaville, Congo, the Royal Domain of the Mbé was inscribed on the Tentative Lists in 2008. The property, which is also of ... Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2018-02-22
Preparatory assistance for inscription of the Royal Hill of Ambohimanga Royal Hill of Ambohimanga Madagascar The Royal Hill of Ambohimanga in Madagascar consists of a royal city and burial site, and an ensemble of sacred places. It is associated with ... Cultural landscapes
Partnerships
2018-02-22
Preparatory assistance for the identification of heritage in Ehotilé Islands National Park, ... Côte d'Ivoire The Ehotilé Islands National Park is a group of six islands situated along the eastern shoreline of the Côte d’Ivoire that shelters a complex and ... Site Management
Conservation of Natural Sites
2018-02-22
Preparatory assistance for the inscription and protection of the Kingdom of Wu (The Six Canal ... China The Kingdom of Wu and Six Canal Towns of the Lower Yangtze River, China, are located to the south of the Yangtze River, near Lake Tai, ... Cities
Partnerships
2018-02-22
Preparatory assistance for the inscription of Issyk Kul warm-water lake, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan North of the Tian Shan Mountains, 1608 m above sea level, is the Issyk Kul Lake, Kyrgyzstan, a natural reservoir of warm water contained in a ... Site Management 2018-02-22
Preparatory assistance for the inscription of Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba, Togo Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba Togo The Koutammakou landscape in north-eastern Togo, which extends into neighboring Benin, is home to the Batammariba people whose remarkable mud ... Cultural landscapes
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
2018-02-22
Preparatory assistance for the inscription of Stone Circles of Senegambia Stone Circles of Senegambia Gambia (the)
Senegal
Africa is underrepresented on the World Heritage List, particularly concerning archaeological sites. This is why it is important to assist ... Archaeology
Site Management
Restoration
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2018-02-22
Preparatory assistance for the inscription of the Ancient Villages of Northern Syria, Syrian ... Ancient Villages of Northern Syria Syrian Arab Republic The Ancient Villages of Northern Syria constitute one of the most extraordinary archeological ensembles in the world. There are more than 700 ... Archaeology
Cultural landscapes
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2018-02-22
Preparatory assistance for the inscription of The forest and the residential encampments of the ... Central African Republic The Aka Pygmies are considered the very first inhabitants of the Central African Republic. They live in the Mongoumba Forest, of Lobaye. A ... Forests
Conservation of Natural Sites
2018-02-22
Preparatory assistance for the inscription of the property and support for the management of ... Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works Chile In the 19th century, the riches of Chile aroused the greed of European and American powers, resulting in the establishment of large industrial ... Cities
Site Management
2018-02-22
Preparatory assistance for the inscription of the Southern Oasis of Morocco Morocco At the initiative of the Permanent Delegation of Morocco and the “Agence pour la promotion et le développement économique culturel et social des ... Cultural landscapes
Sustainable Tourism
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
2018-02-22
Preparatory assistance for the inscription of the Temple of Preah Vihear, Cambodia Temple of Preah Vihear Cambodia The Temple of Preah Vihear, which is dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva, is situated on Cambodia’s northern border with Thailand. The property ... Earthen Architecture
Archaeology
Site Management
2018-02-22
Preparatory assistance for the nomination of the architectural work of Le Corbusier (Argentina, ... Le Corbusier is one of the greatest architects of the 20th century, and his work both built and written have had a huge impact on the world, and ... Earthen Architecture
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Partnerships
2018-02-22
Preparatory assistance for the Slave Route, Benin Benin Wishing to submit the Slave Route (running from Djougou in the north of Benin to Ouidah, and passing through the Royal Palaces of Abomey) for ... Site Management
Cultural Routes
2018-02-22
Preparatory assistance for the updating of the national inventory of cultural heritage of ... Cameroon In order to identify and protect its heritage, Cameroon launched a national inventory of cultural heritage in 2001. The French Embassy in ... Cultural 2018-02-22
Preparing World Heritage Nominations The aim of this Resource Manual (Second Edition 2011) is to help States Parties to achieve good quality World Heritage nominations. There are ... Resource Manuals 2019-06-13
Private property management in historic city centres of European countries in transition The transfer of responsibility from private ownership to local and territorial governments poses new management problems in the centres of ... Education & Training
Cities
Cultural
2018-02-22
Promouvoir le Patrimoine Mondial à Madagascar Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve
Royal Hill of Ambohimanga
Rainforests of the Atsinanana
Madagascar « Promouvoir le Patrimoine Mondial à Madagascar » est un programme du Centre du patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO qui a ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2014-10-17
Properties of Religious Interest – Sustainable Management [PRI-SM] Thematic Paper & General ... PRI-SM Thematic Paper & General Guidance Properties of Religious Interest – Sustainable Management [PRI-SM] © UNESCO The ... Cultural
Religious & Sacred
2019-06-12
Providing a platform for youth’s participation in World Heritage conservation Providing a platform for youth’s participation in World Heritage conservation The World Heritage Youth Forum is a flagship ... 2019-06-12
Rapid Response Facility (RRF) Protecting natural World Heritage sites in times of crisis Rapid Response Facility (RRF) Protecting natural World Heritage sites in times of crisis Natural World Heritage sites face ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
2019-06-12
Rapid Response Facility Galápagos Islands
Virunga National Park
Garamba National Park
Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Niokolo-Koba National Park
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Taï National Park
Selous Game Reserve
Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park
Comoé National Park
Salonga National Park
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
Manú National Park
Gough and Inaccessible Islands
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
Pantanal Conservation Area
Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks
Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra
Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries - Wolong, Mt Siguniang and Jiajin Mountains
Belize
Brazil
Cameroon
Chad
China
Congo
Côte d'Ivoire
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ecuador
Egypt
Guatemala
India
Indonesia
Panama
Peru
Romania
Senegal
United Republic of Tanzania
Viet Nam
Rapid Response Facility © Oreades Natural World Heritage sites represent the world's pre-eminent areas of biodiversity, and ... Emergency action
Conservation of Natural Sites
2017-08-08
Reflection on the election system of the members of the World Heritage Committee (2007-2009) At its 13th session (UNESCO, 2001), the General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention adopted Resolution 13 GA 9 for an ... Convention 2015-11-28
Reflection Period (2015-2017) after the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting The Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting came to a close at the 39th session of the World Heritage Committee (Bonn, 2015). It has brought to light ... Periodic Reporting 2018-02-22
Reflection year after the First Cycle of Periodic Reporting The completion of the first Cycle of Periodic Reporting has generated important information regarding the state of implementation of the World ... Convention 2018-02-22
Regional Thematic Consultations Regional Thematic Consultations © Jean-Christophe BENOIST / Vatican, Basilique St Pierre The World Heritage Committee at its ... 2018-05-03
Renforcement des capacités nationales pour la réalisation des études d’impact sur le patrimoine ... Egypt Renforcement des capacités nationales pour la réalisation des études d’impact sur le patrimoine mondial en Egypte Le but de ... 2019-06-12
Restauration and revitalisation of the Complex of Hué Monuments and historical town, Viet Nam Complex of Hué Monuments Viet Nam Hué, Viet Nam, is one of the last large fortified citadel cities of south-east Asia which was the imperial capital until 1945. The Complex of Hué ... Site Management
Conservation of Natural Sites
Publications
Urban Context
2018-02-22
Retrospective Inventory and "boundary clarifications" Boundary Clarifications Retrospective Inventory and boundary clarifications The Retrospective Inventory is a project aiming ... Convention 2018-10-12
Revival of the Historic City of Sankhu (Nepal) Nepal Revival of the Historic City of Sankhu (Nepal) Rebuild the rich cultural heritage © UNESCO Sankhu is a traditional Newar ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2019-06-12
Rivers and Heritage: Niger-Loire, Governance and Culture project. Development of heritage and ... Old Towns of Djenné
Timbuktu
Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons)
Mali The ‘Niger-Loire: Governance and Culture’ project, coordinated by the World Heritage Centre within the framework of the France-UNESCO Cooperation ... Cultural landscapes
Partnerships
2018-02-22
Rivers and Heritage Learning from experiences of the Rivers and Heritage initiative The Rivers and Heritage initiative proposes to support the process of cultural ... Partnerships 2018-02-22
Safeguarding and development of the M'Zab Valley and its five fortified ksour (El Atteuf, Bou ... M'Zab Valley Algeria This project’s objective was to provide technical assistance to set up management and conservation plans on several sites distributed across a ... Cities
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2018-02-22
Safeguarding project of Hassan Fathy’s New Gourna Village  Since summer 2011, the project has been temporary suspended New Gourna Village is located in Luxor on the West Bank of the Nile River, ... 2018-02-22
Satellite-Based Damage Assessment of Cultural Heritage Sites 2015 Summary Report of Iraq, ... Iraq
Nepal
Syrian Arab Republic
Yemen
Since the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between UNITAR-UNOSAT and UNESCO in June 2015, cultural heritage around the world has ... Other materials 2017-01-26
Seminar at the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans (France) on Tourism and World Heritage Sites From the Great Saltworks of Salins-les-Bains to the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans, the Production of Open-pan Salt An international expert meeting focusing on “Tourism and World Heritage Sites” was held from 6 to 8 March 2008 at the Royal Saltworks of ... Sustainable Tourism
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
Partnerships
2018-02-22
Seminar in Cinque Terre (Italy) on cultural landscapes Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto) In 1992, the World Heritage Committee changed the Operational Guidelines for the inscription of cultural landscapes on the World Heritage List. ... Cultural landscapes
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2018-02-22
Seminar in Niamey (Niger) on Global Strategy in West Africa Following the 4th Global Strategy Meeting for West Africa, 16 to 19 September 1998, Porto Novo, Benin, nine African States Parties to the 1972 ... Cultural landscapes
Partnerships
2018-02-22
Seminar on raising awareness on Global Strategy in the South West islands of the Indian Ocean ... France
Madagascar
In 1994, the World Heritage Committee launched the Global Strategy for a representative, balanced and credible World Heritage List. Crucial to ... Education & Training
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
2018-02-22
Seminar on the cultural heritage inventories of Maghreb Within the framework of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement support was provided for the preparation of cultural heritage inventories for ... Education & Training
Cultural
Partnerships
2018-02-22
SFIT funded Activities in the Pacific sub-region May 2004 - World Heritage Workshop in Palau, South Pacific In the framework of the Pacific 2009 Action plan the Spanish Funds in Trust (SFIT) ... 2014-10-17
Sharing best practices in World Heritage management The World Heritage Capacity Building Strategy, adopted by the World Heritage Committee in 2011,  responds to the identified needs of a diverse ... Convention 2019-03-19
SIDS Capacity Building SIDS Capacity Building Managing Islands Heritage © UNESCO Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) have a rich cultural and ... 2019-06-12
Socio-economic impacts of World Heritage Listing Socio-economic Impacts of World Heritage Listing © UNESCO Cultural and natural heritage is not only an irreplaceable source ... 2019-01-28
State of conservation Information System Conservation, at the core of the World Heritage Convention Article 4 of the World Heritage Convention refers to the conservation of properties ... Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
2018-02-22
Stratégie pour le tourisme durable dans le Parc National du Banc d’Arguin Banc d'Arguin National Park Mauritania Stratégie pour le tourisme durable dans le Parc National du Banc d’Arguin (Mauritanie) Le projet vise à aider le Parc ... 2019-06-12
Strategy for the preservation of rock art sites in Angola Angola Rock art is one of the most interesting types of remains for the study of ancient civilisations. It is a fragile and vulnerable form of heritage ... Archaeology
Rock art
2018-02-22
Strengthening Sustainable Resource Management and Local Livelihoods in Los Katíos National Park Strengthening Sustainable Resource Management and Local Livelihoods in Los Katíos National Park (Colombia) This project aims ... 2019-06-12
Strengthening World Heritage properties’ resilience to face climate change Strengthening World Heritage properties’ resilience to face climate change Updating and promoting the World Heritage and climate change ... Climate Change 2019-06-12
Sub-regional seminar in Mauritius on awareness raising and presentation of Tentative Lists for ... Aapravasi Ghat
Le Morne Cultural Landscape
In October 2001, initiated by UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre, with the support of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, a workshop focused on ... Cultural landscapes 2018-02-22
Support for African local governments in the field of heritage (EU-AIMF project) In 2009, a programme called “Heritage and Development” was initiated under the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement to respond to the requests ... Education & Training
Cities
Site Management
Cultural
Other materials
Partnerships
Urban Context
2018-02-22
Support for conservation and management of the Historic Town of Grand Bassam, Côte d’Ivoire Historic Town of Grand-Bassam Côte d'Ivoire Grand-Bassam is the first capital of the former French colony of Côte d’Ivoire, from 1893 to 1900. The historic city, or “France quarter” as it ... Cities
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Urban Context
2018-02-22
Support for international training in France for World Heritage site managers. Support to the ... Managing a heritage site today involves much more than just conservation. It's also about site protection, enhancement and the arrangements for ... Education & Training
Site Management
Cultural
Partnerships
2018-02-22
Support for the annual seminar of the UNESCO Chair for "Culture, Tourism and Development" Tourism represents an important but double-edged challenge for World Heritage Properties, which is the subject of ongoing discussion through ... Cultural 2018-02-22
Support for the conservation and management of Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements ... Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape Lao People's Democratic Republic The property Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape, Lao People's Democratic Republic, was inscribed ... Cultural landscapes
Site Management
2018-02-22
Support for the conservation of the Complex of Koguryo Tombs in the Democratic People's ... Complex of Koguryo Tombs Democratic People's Republic of Korea The Koguryo Kingdom covered the majority of Democratic People's Republic of Korea and north-eastern China, from 227 BCE until 668 CE. Some of the ... Earthen Architecture
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2018-02-22
Support for the creation of the Indian Heritage Cities Network (IHCN) India From 2006 to 2013, the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, with the support of the French Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Foreign ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Cultural
2018-02-22
Support for the establishment of an on-line State of Conservation Information System (SOC) ... With the support of the Flemish Government, and later within the framework of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, the World Heritage Centre ... 2018-02-22
Support for the establishment of the national inventory of cultural heritage of Senegal Senegal The President of the Republic of Senegal (by Decree 2001-1065 of 20 December 2001) requested the Ministry of Culture (in particular, the ... Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2018-02-22
Support for the identification, safeguarding and protection of heritage in Comoros Comoros The Comoros islands possess a rich cultural and material heritage as well as a rich intangible heritage. The country ratified the World Heritage ... Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Partnerships
2018-02-22
Support for the restoration of the Christ the Saviour Church in Prizren, Kosovo (References to ... Following the international donors conference for the Rehabilitation of the Cultural Heritage in Kosovo* (13 May 2005), organised by UNESCO in ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2018-02-22
Support for the Second Cycle of the Periodic Reporting for Africa Once every six years States Parties undertake Periodic Reporting (on a regional basis), regarding the application of the 1972 World Heritage ... Periodic Reporting 2018-02-22
Support for the Silk Roads World Heritage Sites in Central Asia (Phase II) Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan
The UNESCO Japan Funds-in-Trust (Japan-FIT) project “Support for Documentation Standards and Procedures of the Silk Roads World Heritage Serial ... 2015-12-08
Support for the World Heritage Earthen Architecture Programme (WHEAP) In 2007, the World Heritage Centre, with the support of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, launched a study and analysis of the World ... Earthen Architecture 2018-02-22
Support research into ancient mosaics of the Ma’arat an-Noman Museum, Syrian Arab Republic Syrian Arab Republic In 2014, given the impossibility since 2011 of implementing activities in Syria and continuing support activities for the management of the ... 2018-02-22
Support to the International seminar on the Rehabilitation of Historic Centres of Latin ... Workshop on urban conservation and restoration and creation of a four-language glossary The SIRCHAL Programme (Network for the Revitalization of ... Cities
Publications
Urban Context
2018-02-22
Support to the School of African Heritage (EPA), Porto Novo, Benin Over a span of ten years, the PRÉMA (Preventive conservation in museums of Africa) programme has trained more than 400 African professionals in ... Education & Training 2018-02-22
Support to the South Asian Cultural Landscape Initiatives: A UNESCO/Japanese Funds-in-Trust ... Bhutan
Nepal
The two years 2016-2018 UNESCO/Japanese Funds-in-Trust project “Support to the South Asian Cultural Landscape Initiatives” was officially ... 2017-01-03
Support to the thematic programme for Small Island Developing States (SIDS), support to the ... Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are islands of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. They are generally small in ... Education & Training
Partnerships
2018-02-22
Support to the UNESCO Chair in management of Cultural Heritage, Manizales branch, National ... Colombia The UNESCO Chair on Cultural Heritage Management was created in 2000 and is established at the National University of Columbia, branch located in ... Education & Training 2018-02-22
Supporting Community-Based Management and Sustainable Tourism at World Heritage Sites in ... Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras
Cultural Landscape of Bali Province: the Subak System as a Manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana Philosophy
Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca
Indonesia
Malaysia
Philippines
The Power of Culture Supporting Community-Based Management and Sustainable Tourism at World Heritage sites in South-East ... Sustainable Tourism 2018-02-22
Sustainable Tourism Capacity Building Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Lake Malawi National Park
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls
Maloti-Drakensberg Park
Lesotho
Malawi
South Africa
United Republic of Tanzania
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Sustainable Tourism Capacity Building in 4 Africa Nature Sites Initiation workshop in Maloti-Drakensberg WH site © AWHF In the ... Sustainable Tourism 2018-02-22
Synergies to protect World Heritage Synergies to protect Global Heritage Cooperation with other Conventions and programmes   The World Heritage Committee ... 2018-02-22
Task Force on the Implementation of the World Heritage Convention  The Task Force on the Implementation of the World Heritage Convention was established by the 23rd session of the World Heritage Committee in ... Convention 2014-10-17
Technical and preparatory assistance for the inscription of iSimangaliso Wetland Park and ... iSimangaliso Wetland Park
Maloti-Drakensberg Park
Lesotho
South Africa
The rationale of this project was to provide technical assistance through an advisory mission for the development of management mechanisms and ... Site Management
Rock art
Conservation of Natural Sites
2018-02-22
Technical assistance for the conservation of the Group of Monuments at Hampi, India Group of Monuments at Hampi India Situated in an exceptionally beautiful landscape and covering a vast area of 42 km2, Hampi, in India, contains major archaeological remains of ... Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2018-02-22
Technical assistance for the creation of a museum on the archaeological and mining site of the ... City of Potosí Bolivia (Plurinational State of) At the request of Bolivian authorities, UNESCO provided technical assistance to advise on a mining museum in the City of Potosí, Bolivia ... Archaeology
Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Museum
2018-02-22
Technical assistance for the management of the Archaeological Site of Zeugma and its ... Turkey Zeugma is an ancient city situated on the Euphrates south of Turkey. It is composed of two cities on either side of the Euphrates: Seleucia and ... Earthen Architecture
Cultural landscapes
Cities
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
2018-02-22
Technical assistance for the management of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railways, the Mountain ... Mountain Railways of India India The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) was the first of three mountain railways of India to be inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1999. The ... Cultural landscapes
Modern Heritage
Site Management
Conservation of Natural Sites
2018-02-22
Technical assistance for the management of the Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra, ... Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra Albania With a strategic geographic position on one of the few passageways between the Adriatic Sea and the Balkan Peninsula, and on the banks of the ... Earthen Architecture
Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Urban Context
2018-02-22
Technical assistance for the management of the Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site, El Salvador Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site El Salvador Joya de Cerén is the name given to a rural settlement dating back to the period of the Mayan civilization. The site provides a unique window into ... Archaeology
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2018-02-22
Technical Assistance for the protection and development of Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Morocco Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou Morocco Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, in Morocco, is a fortified village of adobe buildings and is an interesting example of earthen architecture in North ... Earthen Architecture
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Partnerships
2018-02-22
Technical assistance for the restoration of Saint Basil's Basilica, Moscow, Russian Federation Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow Russian Federation The construction of the Basilica Saint. Basil the Blessed, Moscow, Russian Federation, took place between 1552 and 1561 after the capture of ... Restoration
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Urban Context
2018-02-22
Technical assistance for the safeguarding, management and development of the Historic Centre of ... Historic Centre of Riga Latvia The Historic Centre of Riga, Latvia, was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1997 for its urban and architectural values. The city’s urban ... Cities
Site Management
Restoration
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Urban Context
2018-02-22
Technical assistance for the valorisation of the Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore, Pakistan Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore Pakistan The Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore, Pakistan, have been inscribed on the World Heritage List since 1981. The inscribed property includes two ... Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Partnerships
Urban Context
2018-02-22
Technical assistance for the valorisation of the Villa Ocampo, Buenos Aires, Argentina Argentina Thanks to Victoria Ocampo (1890-1979), one of the most important Argentine cultural figures of the 20th century, Villa Ocampo (Buenos Aires, ... Restoration
Cultural
2018-02-22
Technical assistance for urban management and rehabilitation of the Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, ... Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata Mauritania The Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata (Mauritania) were founded in the 11th and 12th centuries to serve the caravans ... Earthen Architecture
Education & Training
Cities
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Urban Context
2018-02-22
Technical assistance to the Shirak Museum, Armenia Armenia The regional Shirak Museum, Armenia, was established in 1930. During the 1970s, tens of thousands of pieces representing the material and ... Emergency action
Cultural
Museum
2018-02-22
Technical assistance to update the national inventory of cultural heritage of Ethiopia Ethiopia Realizing the richness of Ethiopian cultural heritage, the organization in charge of cultural heritage within the Ministry of Culture, the ARCCH ... Cultural 2018-02-22
Technical cooperation for the enhancement, development and protection of the Town of Luang ... Town of Luang Prabang Lao People's Democratic Republic The technical cooperation for the protection, enhancement and development of the Town of Luang Prabang, Lao People's Democratic Republic, is a ... Sustainable Tourism
Cities
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2018-02-22
Technical support for the management, enhancement and development of the Historic Areas of ... Historic Areas of Istanbul Turkey The Historic Areas of Istanbul, Turkey, were inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1985, and as a strategic point in the Bosphorus peninsula ... Earthen Architecture
Cities
Restoration
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Urban Context
2018-02-22
TEMATEA Project on Issue-Based Modules for coherent implementation of biodiversity related ... The TEMATEA Project on Issue-Based Modules supports a better and more coherent national implementation of biodiversity-related conventions ... Additional Natural Categories
Convention
2014-10-17
The Chii`k Naab mural paintings: Calakmul. The conservation of mural paintings in tropical ... Ancient Maya City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul, Campeche Mexico Since 1993, the Calakmul Archaeological Project has made an enormous contribution to interdisciplinary research, ensuring the integral ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2018-02-22
The formulation of a Manual for the Rehabilitation of the Old City of Jerusalem Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls Further to the appeal made by the Director-General of UNESCO for the safeguard of the Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls in the present ... 2015-12-10
The Invention of "World Heritage" AFUS, the Association of Former Unesco Staff Members, takes pleasure in presenting this second Paper published by its History Club. As you may ... Publications
Other materials
2015-12-10
The Inventory of the historic city of Sana'a: a tool for urban conservation Old City of Sana'a Yemen This publication documents the main outcomes of the studies undertaken in 2003 - 2006, by UNESCO's World Heritage Centre and the General ... Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Other materials
2015-11-26
The Mid-Atlantic Ridge Gough and Inaccessible Islands
Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves
Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture
Þingvellir National Park
Surtsey
Brazil
Cabo Verde
Iceland
Norway
Portugal
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
The mid ocean ridge systems are the largest geological features on the planet. The Mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR) is a mostly underwater mountain range ... Additional Natural Categories 2016-01-18
The Waterfalls of Lobé, Cameroun The Republic of Cameroun ratified the World Heritage Convention in 1982. Since this date only the Dja faunal reserve has been inscribed on the ... 2014-10-17
The World Heritage Brochure The World Heritage Brochure Brochures & Info kits 2014-10-17
The World Heritage Convention, twenty years later This study, undertaken on 10 June and revised on 4 December 1992 on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, ... Other materials 2015-11-21
The World Heritage Convention: Thinking Ahead The World Heritage Convention:Thinking Ahead In 2012, the Director-General of UNESCO launched an initiative entitled “The World Heritage ... 2018-02-22
Tourist Guides for Coiba National Park in Panama Developed by Youth from Caribbean SIDS and ... Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection Panama Tourist Guides for Coiba National Park in Panama Developed by Youth from Caribbean SIDS and Central American Countries © ... Education & Training 2018-02-22
Towards a Nordic-Baltic pilot region for World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Norway Towards a Nordic-Baltic pilot region for World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Røros Mining Town, Norway © Nomination File The ... Sustainable Tourism 2018-02-22
Training workshops on new cultural heritage management techniques for Andean countries (Bolivia ... The UNESCO Chair in Cultural Heritage Management was established in 2000 at the National University of Colombia (branch of Manizales), at the ... Education & Training
Publications
2018-02-22
UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Sites in Europe World Heritage Journeys of the European Union Wachau Cultural Landscape © Stefan Rotter With the support from the European ... Cultural landscapes
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Cultural
Cultural Routes
2019-04-10
UNESCO for Haiti National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers Haiti Making Culture a Motor for Reconstruction Haiti, the "land of a thousand colours" ‎ "Haiti will certainly not die, because its painters started ... Cultural landscapes
Modern Heritage
Emergency action
Restoration
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
Cultural
Disaster Risk Reduction
2018-02-22
UNESCO World Heritage Desk Diary Featuring a useful week-at-a-glance design, it is illustrated with colour photos of World Heritage sites, each accompanied with a short ... Publications
Other materials
2014-10-17
UNESCO/NHK Videos on Heritage This partnership builds on state-of-the-art digital visual and sound processing technologies for the production of short digital TV documentaries ... Education & Training
Science & technology
2015-11-30
UNFIP - UNESCO Agreement Will contribute resources towards site management, capacity building, alternative livelihoods for communities, research and fundraising ... 2014-10-17
Uplifting the perception of the List of World Heritage in Danger Uplifting the perception of the List of World Heritage in Danger Article 4 of the World Heritage Convention refers to the ... 2019-06-12
Urban conservation and management of historic centres. Recommendation on the Historic Urban ... Cities and urban areas are the most represented types of heritage on the World Heritage List. World Heritage Cities are also among the World ... Cities
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Urban Context
2018-02-22
Urban heritage and local development in Africa: participation in the Africities Summits The France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement developed several activities centred on heritage and sustainable local development in Africa in ... Partnerships 2018-02-22
Urban Regeneration for Historic Cairo Historic Cairo Egypt Cairo hosts a variety of historically significant districts and monuments, ranging from the ruins of al-Fustat, the Fatimid nucleus of ... 2018-02-22
Working Group on Equitable Representation in the World Heritage Committee The Working Group on Equitable Representation in the World Heritage Committee was decided by the 23rd Session of the World Heritage Committee as ... Convention 2015-12-03
Working Group on the Representativity of the World Heritage List The Working Group on the Representativity of the World Heritage List was decided by the 23rd Session of the World Heritage Committee as a ... Convention 2014-10-17
Workshop “Rivers and Heritage”, 2 November 2009, French Senate in Paris, France A workshop on the theme “Rivers and heritage” was held on 2 November 2009 at the French Senate in Paris, France. The workshop was organised by ... Cultural landscapes
Partnerships
2018-02-22
Workshop for heritage in Tlemcen, Algeria Algeria This project aimed to ensure the training of local skilled staff in restoration and rehabilitation, through organization of education programmes ... Education & Training
Cities
Restoration
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Urban Context
2018-02-22
Workshop on urban conservation, Chandigarh, India India The city of Chandigarh was the first planned city in India post-independence in 1947 and is internationally renowned for its architecture and ... Cities
Partnerships
2018-02-22
Workshop on urban development, sustainable development and tourism investment in the North ... Ancient City of Damascus Syrian Arab Republic In 2001, the Syrian Arab Republic’s General Directorate of Antiquities and Museums (DGAM) requested technical assistance. Within the framework of ... 2018-02-22
World Heritage – Pacific 2009 Programme Despite its extraordinary cultural and biological diversity and richness, the Pacific is the most under-represented sub-region on the World ... Cultural landscapes
Forests
Marine & coastal
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
Small Island Developing States
2015-12-08
World Heritage 2002, shared legacy, common responsibility To mark the 30th anniversary of the Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (adopted by the General ... Convention
Other materials
2015-12-08
World Heritage and Biodiversity World Heritage and Biodiversity Conservation of ecosystem integrity and biodiversity ©  Biological diversity underpins ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Natural
2018-02-22
World Heritage and Extractive Industries World Heritage and Extractive Industries © Martin (necktru / Llanganuco, Parc national de Huascarán Over the years, and ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
Climate Change
Industrial
Sustainable Development
2018-02-22
World Heritage and Museums Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape
Angkor
My Son Sanctuary
Temple of Preah Vihear
Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long - Hanoi
Citadel of the Ho Dynasty
Cambodia
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Viet Nam
The ever-growing global heritage tourism, boosted by the striking success of the UNESCO World Heritage programme, offers an ideal setting for ... Education & Training
Museum
2018-02-22
World Heritage and Ramsar Convention on Wetlands 64% of the world’s wetlands have disappeared since the beginning of the last century. In most regions across the world, wetlands continue to ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2018-02-22
World Heritage and Sustainable Development policy explained: A guide and a collection of good ... World Heritage and Sustainable Development policy explained: A guide and a collection of good practices to support development of national ... Sustainable Development 2019-06-07
World Heritage and the Arctic Rock Art of Alta
Laponian Area
Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve
Ilulissat Icefjord
Putorana Plateau
World Heritage and the Arctic © Maksim Antipin / Beringia National Park (Берингия) 4 April 2017, Monaco -- The Arctic Ocean ... Education & Training
Site Management
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
Other materials
2018-03-14
World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate This report provides an overview of the increasing vulnerability of World Heritage sites to climate change impacts and the potential implications ... Sustainable Tourism
Climate Change
Other materials
2018-02-22
World Heritage at the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014: the promise of Sydney For the one-year anniversary of the IUCN World Parks Congress, UNESCO has published the proceedings of this Congress to highlight the ... Publications
Brochures & Info kits
2018-02-22
World Heritage Biodiversity Programme for India (WHBPI) Will contribute resources towards site management, capacity building, alternative livelihoods for communities, research and fundraising ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2014-10-17
World Heritage Cities Programme The World Heritage Cities Programme is one of six thematic programmes formally approved and monitored by the World Heritage Committee. It aims ... Cities 2018-02-22
World Heritage Convention 40th anniversary World Heritage is a building block for peace and sustainable development. It is a source of identity and dignity for local communities, a ... 40th Anniversary 2015-12-08
World Heritage Eco Learning Program Panasonic conducts the unique program called the World Heritage Eco Learning Program, where students can visit and participate in an interactive ... 2018-02-22
World Heritage Education Programme Brochure The World Heritage Education Programme gives young people a chance to voice their concerns and to become involved in the protection of our common ... Publications
Brochures & Info kits
2015-12-07
World Heritage Fossil Sites Workshop The meeting participants wished to bring to the attention of all relevant organisations and authorities concerned with World Heritage, fossil ... Natural 2015-12-07
World Heritage Fund Consultation Survey 2017 World Heritage Fund Consultation Survey 2017 Voluntary annual fee by the properties inscribed on the World Heritage List Online ... Convention 2018-02-22
World Heritage Information Kit Mission Statement Heritage: A Gift from the Past to the Future A Brief History The Convention and its Committee The World Heritage ... Education & Training
Brochures & Info kits
2015-10-29
World Heritage Information Network (WHIN) The World Heritage Information Network (WHIN) is the global network of World Heritage information providers.It was created in 1995 in order to ... Science & technology 2014-10-17
World Heritage Journeys of Buddhist Heritage Sites Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi
Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha
World Heritage Journeys of Buddhist Heritage Sites © Alexandra Lande/Shutterstock UNESCO is currently implementing a project ... Cultural Routes 2019-04-16
World Heritage Marine Sites - Best Practice guide Managing effectively the world’s most iconic Marine Protected Areas What is the purpose of this guide? This guide is a primer on how to ... Publications
Other materials
2018-02-22
World Heritage Paper Series World Heritage Paper Series launched in 2002 in an effort to publish a series on various World Heritage subjects, the series will ... Publications
Periodicals
2018-02-22
World Heritage Policy Compendium Towards a World Heritage Policy Compendium  Policy Compendium Consultation An online consultation was carried out by the ... 2019-06-17
World Heritage Sites and Biosphere Reserves Sites on the World Heritage List are cultural, natural or mixed properties recognized by the World Heritage Committee has being of ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2016-01-15
World Heritage sites and museums: A pact for sustainable development World Heritage sites and museums A pact for sustainable development © Every historical site has a story to tell, and these ... 2018-07-30
World Heritage Volunteers 2018 World Heritage Volunteers 2018 Empowering the Commitment to World Heritage. © Beijing Tsinghua Tongheng Urban Planning & Design ... 2018-07-12
World Heritage Volunteers 2019 Campaign World Heritage Volunteers 2019 Campaign Empowering Commitment to World Heritage WHV – Patrimonito Prambanan Project 2018 © Sigit ... 2019-05-02
World Heritage Volunteers Projects World Heritage Volunteers Project Conservation of our common cultural and natural heritage The World Heritage Volunteers ... Education & Training 2019-06-12
World Heritage Young Professional Forum (2017) Memory: Lost and Recovered Heritage Poland Memory: Lost and Recovered Heritage World Heritage Young Professional Forum (2017) © copyright / author / description ... 2018-02-22
World Heritage, Art and Economics: The World Heritage Convention in the light of Economic Theory A paper prepared for the Clark Art Institute Conference on "Compression versus Expression : Containing and Explaining the World’s ... Cross-Cutting
Convention
2015-10-29
World Heritage, Sustainable Development and Community Involvement Historical Monuments at Makli, Thatta
Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur
Bangladesh
Pakistan
World Heritage, Sustainable Development and Community Involvement © With an emphasis on sustainable development and the ... Education & Training
Cultural
Sustainable Development
2019-04-04
World Heritage: Challenges for the Millennium This publication provides analysis of more than three decades of the implementation of the World Heritage Convention and highlights a number of ... Convention
Other materials
2015-12-08
Youth from Caribbean SIDS and Central American give focus on Marine Biodiversity & Climate ... Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection Barbados
Belize
Costa Rica
Cuba
Dominica
Dominican Republic
El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Jamaica
Mexico
Panama
Saint Lucia
Suriname
Youth from Caribbean SIDS and Central American give focus on Marine Biodiversity & Climate Change © UNESCO / Coiba National Park, ... Education & Training 2018-11-27
Activities to protect Afghanistan’s moveable cultural property Afghanistan UNESCO assists the Afghan authorities in preventing the illicit trafficking of cultural property.  UNESCO's policy on the protective safekeeping ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2015-10-29
Coordination Committee Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam Afghanistan The International Coordination Committee for the Safeguarding of Afghanistan's Cultural Heritage (ICC) was formed in 2002 to coordinate all ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2015-11-15
Emergency consolidation and Restoration of Monuments in Herat and Jam, Phase I and II Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam Afghanistan The project aims at the emergency consolidation, conservation and restoration of the Minaret of Jam and The Fifth Minaret in Herat. Expected ... Emergency action
Restoration
2015-12-12
My multicultural, diverse home Afghanistan Afghanistan Promotion of intercultural dialogue and tolerance attitudes among children through arts and music expression. Reintroducing arts and traditional ... 2015-10-30
Repairing of the protective roof over the ruins of the Mosque of Haji Pyada, Balkh Afghanistan The Mosque of Haji Pyada, built in the second half of the 9th century, is the most ancient Islamic religious structure in Afghanistan. Its form, ... Restoration 2015-10-29
Safeguarding of the Bamiyan site, Phase I Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley Afghanistan The aims of this project were the consolidation of the cliffs and niches, the conservation of mural paintings in the Buddhist caves, the ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2015-10-29
Safeguarding of the Bamiyan Site, Phase II Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley Afghanistan The aims of this project are to substantially improve the state of preservation of the Bamiyan site, to ensure the long term consolidation of the ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2014-10-17
Successful completion of a two-year pilot project to inventory, conserve and restore ... Financed by the US Contribution to UNESCO, the US$250,000 pilot project for the documentation and conservation of Kabul Museum’s endangered ... Restoration
Museum
2014-10-17
UNESCO/Swiss Funds in-Trust Emergency consolidation of the monuments in Jam Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam Afghanistan Following the inscription of the Minaret and archaeological remains of Jam in the 'World Heritage List' and the 'List of the World Heritage in ... Emergency action
Restoration
2018-02-22
Development of a World Heritage Information Management capacity in the Arab State The project consists of four core activities The creation and the development of an Arabic language web site on the World Heritage in the Arab ... Site Management 2016-01-18
Disponibilité en langue arabe des textes relatifs à la mise en œuvre de la Convention du ... Oman Dans le cadre de la Convention du patrimoine mondial, la clarté et la précision des informations mises à la disposition des ... Convention 2014-10-17
International Conference "What is the fate of Public Art?" In celebration of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development On the 19th and 20th May 2011, the World Heritage Centre of ... Cities 2015-12-14
Workshop for the launch of the World Heritage – Pacific 2009 Programme UNESCO World Heritage Centre in collaboration with UNESCO Apia Office in Samoa and the Department of Conservation in New Zealand launched the ... Education & Training 2014-10-17
Regional Workshop on Potential Themes for Serial and Transboundary Cultural World Heritage ... The UNESCO World Heritage Centre, in collaboration with the UNESCO Apia Cluster Office in Samoa, Department of Conservation in New Zealand, and ... Education & Training 2014-10-17
Heritage Sites of Astronomy and Archaeoastronomy in the context of the UNESCO World Heritage ... Heritage Sites of Astronomy and Archaeoastronomy in the context of the UNESCO World Heritage Convention Thematic Study no. ... 2018-06-28
Capacity building “Cultural heritage and local development”, 18-21 November 2008, Porto Novo, ... Benin
Burkina Faso
Togo
Held on 18-21 November 2008 in Porto Novo, Benin, the first training session of the programme “Cultural heritage and local development” gathered ... Cities
Site Management
Cultural
Cross-Cutting
2018-02-22
Regional Meetings on Modern Heritage The first Regional Meeting on Modern Heritage, for Latin America, took place from 11 to 13 December 2002 in Monterrey (Mexico) and was organised ... Modern Heritage 2015-11-26
SIDS Capacity Building Programme On 10 August 2011 the Japanese Government approved the programme proposal "Capacity Building to Support the Conservation of World Heritage Sites ... Small Island Developing States 2018-02-22
Thesis on World Heritage issues and/or World Heritage Sites Thesis Thesis on World Heritage issues and/or World Heritage Sites Authors of thesis are encouraged to send an abstract of their work and ... Education & Training 2018-02-22
World Heritage and Universities Higher education is crucial to the long-term preservation of World Heritage sites. As the World Heritage List grows, there is an urgent need ... 2018-08-09
Activity 1: Establishment of a Master degree in Cultural Resource Management (CRM) at Yarmouk ... The Cultural Resource Management (CRM) Master programme was established and launched at Yarmouk University in winter semester 2005/2006. Over 30 ... Education & Training 2014-10-17
Activity 2: Development of training courses for heritage professionals A first three-day intensive training course in preventive conservation was organized at Yarmouk University on September 5th - 8th 2005 for 10 ... Education & Training 2014-10-17
Activity 3: Development and implementation of a teaching module in cultural heritage for ...  teaching module in cultural heritage for primary and secondary schools in Jordan is being developed. It is expected to be approved by the ... Education & Training 2014-10-17
Activity 4 : Preparation of a sample conservation and management plan for a selected heritage ... Jordan A model conservation and management plan for the cultural heritage site of Abila in Northern Jordan is being developed jointly by a working group ... Education & Training 2014-10-17
Activity 5: Preparation of guidelines for an integrated concept for archaeological and natural ... The integrated concept of archaeological and natural sciences has been worked out as an integral part of various courses taught within the ... Education & Training 2014-10-17
Conference "World Heritage and Contemporary Architecture - Managing the Historic Urban ... During its 27th session in 2003 in Paris and following the debate on Vienna's proposed high-rise project, the WH Committee called for the ... Cities 2014-10-17
Historic Urban Landscapes Workshops on the Swahili Coast of Africa Stone Town of Zanzibar
Island of Mozambique
Lamu Old Town
Kenya
Mozambique
United Republic of Tanzania
In the fall of 2009 the Flemish Government decided to support the World Heritage Cities Programme and in particular the implementation of the new ... Cities 2017-09-27
Conference "Architecture and Cities for the 21 Century" Valencia, July 1998 By Minja Yang As the century approaches its end, the oracles of the day have set about prophesying doom or utopia in the ... Cities 2018-02-22
Other WHE Projects Features concrete educational and participatory projects and activities that seek to encourage and enable young people to respond to the ... 2015-12-08
Patrimonito Patrimonito Patrimonito's World Heritage Adventures Patrimonito means 'small heritage' in Spanish and the character represents ... Education & Training 2018-07-03
The KIT: World Heritage in Young Hands Developed in 1998, the World Heritage in Young Hands Educational Resource Kit for secondary school teachers is one of the main tools of ... Education & Training
Publications
Brochures & Info kits
2018-06-27
World Heritage Media/Communication Training Workshop Media/CommunicationTraining Workshops The World Heritage Media/Communication Training Workshop aimed to promote the capacity building of ... 2018-02-22
World Heritage Youth Forum World Heritage Youth Forum © UNESCO World Heritage Youth Forum is among the main activities of the World Heritage Education ... Education & Training 2018-07-12
World Heritage, Today and Tomorrow, With Young People Why take an interest in world heritage? Why study and protect World Heritage? Common responsibility? Heritage: a lifelong undertaking? Brochures & Info kits 2015-01-13
Patrimonito Storyboard Competition 2007 Virunga National Park
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Rwenzori Mountains National Park
Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Rwanda
Uganda
Following the launching in December 2006 of the Patrimonito Storyboard Competition organized by the World Heritage Centre in coordination with ... Education & Training 2017-06-19
Patrimonito Storyboard Competition 2008 Great Barrier Reef Australia Concours de storyboard Patrimonito 2008 © Le concours de storyboard de Patrimonito 2008 est organisé par le Centre du ... Education & Training 2018-02-22
Patrimonito Storyboard Competition 2010 / 2011 Patrimonito Storyboard Competition 2010-2011 Episodes 9, 10 and 13 © The World Heritage Centre received a total of  289 ... Education & Training 2018-02-22
Patrimonito Storyboard Competition 2012 China
Republic of Korea
Patrimonito Storyboard Competition 2012 Episodes 11 and 12 © Within the framework of the  40th anniversary celebrations, the ... Education & Training
40th Anniversary
2018-02-22
Avila Municipal led PATRIMONITOS PROGRAMME undertaken within the frame of the UNESCO World ... In 2007 the City of Ávila, initiated the "Patrimonitos Programme" in collaboration with  Excmo Heritage Council, the town council, the schools ... Education & Training 2015-12-10
International World heritage Education Workshop on “Mobilizing Young People for World Heritage” ... In connection with the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the World Heritage Convention, the UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network (ASPnet) ... Education & Training 2015-12-20
Sub-regional Training Course Nicaragua Sub-regional Training Courses on World Heritage Education:For the Central American countries, the training will be held in Nicaragua in ... Education & Training 2014-10-17
Third European Course in Restoration for Youth RØROS, NorwayThe third European World Heritage Restoration Camp for Youth was held 6-1 7 August 2001 in Røros, a mining town in Norway, that is a ... Education & Training 2014-10-17
Workshop on Youth Volunteerism for Transformational change through Non-Formal Education to ... From June 30 to July 1, 2011, in celebration of both the International Youth Year (IYY) and Tenth Anniversary of the International Year of ... Education & Training 2015-12-14
World Heritage marine Environmental Education Program for disadvantaged Youth Belize City, Belize 15-17 August 2001 Event and Objectives Marine Environmental Education Programme, Belize Fifteen youth were chosen to ... Education & Training 2015-10-29
World heritage Skills Development Course for Eastern and Central Africa MOUNT KENYA, Kenya, 19-23 April 2004 Event The 4-day program included, besides an official opening, thematic presentations by resource persons ... Education & Training 2015-10-29
World Heritage Skills-Development Course for Young People in the Arab Region Petra, Jordan Event The 1st sub-Regional World Heritage Skills Development Course in the Arab Region held in Petra, Jordan (2002) ... Education & Training 2015-10-29
The First Foro Accesible de Patrimonio Joven The First Foro Accesible de Patrimonio Joven encouraged young people to participate in heritage preservation. The Foro Accesible de Patrimonio ... Education & Training 2015-12-07
World Heritage in Young Hands Visual Arts Workshop (2005) South Africa Durban, South Africa, 12-14 July 2005 Objectives In parallel with the 29th World Heritage Committee meeting in Durban a visual arts workshop ... 2015-11-22
World Heritage Youth Forum (1995) Norway Our Pledge, Bergen, Norway Cultural and natural sites form the environment on which human beings are dependent psychologically, religiously, ... Education & Training 2015-12-12
World Heritage Youth Forum (1996) First African Edition Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls Zimbabwe Student's appeal "We, the youth of Africa, have met at the UNESCO World Heritage Forum for Africa in Zimbabwe (18-24 September 1996). During ... Education & Training 2018-02-22
World Heritage Youth Forum (1996) First European Croatia Table of Content ‘Young People's Appeal from Dubrovnik' Summary Report Participants Countries represented Organizers Collaborators and ... Education & Training 2015-11-19
World Heritage Youth Forum (1997) Asia-Pacific (Beijing, China) The Great Wall
Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang
Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian
Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing
Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing
China Students' recommendations We, the participants of the first Asia-Pacific World Heritage Youth Forum are here to express our views on the ... Education & Training 2015-12-07
World Heritage Youth Forum (1998) Second International Japan Osaka, Japan, 22-29 November 1998 Objectives The objective of the youth Forum was to build a "Bridge to the New Millennium" by promoting: ... Education & Training 2015-12-09
World Heritage Youth Forum (1999) and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Senegal Dakar-Gorée, Sénégal 23-27 August 1999 Objectives The World Heritage Youth Forum and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade By mobilizing the youth ... Education & Training 2015-12-12
World Heritage Youth Forum (1999) First Arab Edition Morocco Ifrane, Morocco 22-28 November 1999 Objectives The Forum aims to stimulate young people's interest in preserving the world's cultural and ... Education & Training 2015-12-12
World Heritage Youth Forum (2000) First Pacific Australia This World Heritage Youth Forum from 23-28 November 2000 in Cairns, Australia, was the first such forum to be held in the Pacific region. This ... Education & Training 2015-12-07
World Heritage Youth Forum (2001) for Latin America on Sustainable Tourism Peru Lima, Peru 23 February - 1 March 2001 Objectives The main objective of the Forum was to find ways to protect the areas that are threatened by ... Education & Training 2015-12-11
World Heritage Youth Forum (2001) Sweden Karslkrona, Sweden3-8 September 2001 Objectives The 10th World Heritage Youth Forum Theme was: " Both sides of the coin - how the dark and ... Education & Training 2015-11-19
World Heritage Youth Forum (2002) Russia Russian Federation International World Heritage Youth Forum : first WHY Forum organized in Russian Federation at Velikiy Novgorod, 24-29 August 2002. The working ... Education & Training 2015-12-10
World Heritage Youth Forum (2002) Sub-regional, First Central European Meeting Slovakia First Central European Meeting - World Heritage in Young Hands - in Bratislava, Slovakia, 24-29 June 2002.  The purpose of the meeting was to ... Education & Training 2015-12-09
World Heritage Youth Forum (2003) 7th OWHC Symposium Medieval City of Rhodes Greece During the 7th International Symposium of the Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC) in Rhodes, Greece (23-26 September) a Youth Forum was ... Education & Training 2015-11-19
World Heritage Youth Forum (2007) Asia Pacific Tongariro National Park New Zealand Thirty students and 36 delegates throughout the Asian Pacific region met from 18 to 24 June 2007 in New Zealand to deepen their knowledge of the ... Education & Training
Convention
2018-02-22
World Heritage Youth Forum (2009) 1st Ibero-American Historic Centre of Cordoba
Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada
Cathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville
Doñana National Park
Spain In conjunction with the 33 rd session of the World Heritage Committee, sixty-eight participants, of which, thirty-nine secondary school ... Education & Training
Convention
2018-02-22
World Heritage Youth Forum (2010) 2nd Ibero-American Aranjuez Cultural Landscape Spain Aranjuez , the only Spanish site declared Cultural Landscape in the World Heritage List of UNESCO will host the 2nd World Heritage Ibero-American ... Education & Training 2015-12-01
World Heritage Youth Forum (2010), Brasilia, Brazil Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: San Ignacio Mini, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa Maria Mayor (Argentina), Ruins of Sao Miguel das Missoes (Brazil)
Iguaçu National Park
Brasilia
Historic Centre of the Town of Goiás
Brazil In conjunction with the 34th World Heritage Committee meeting, forty-six young students met in order to exchange experiences and ideas on how to ... Education & Training 2015-12-01
World Heritage Youth Forum (2011) 3rd Ibero-American Argentina
Brazil
Chile
Ecuador
Guatemala
Portugal
Spain
Uruguay
The 3rd Iberoamerican World Heritage's Youth Forum is an international event organized by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain, ... Education & Training 2015-12-18
World Heritage Youth Forum (2011) First South East Europe (SEE) Škocjan Caves
Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic Centre of Poreč
Croatia
Slovenia
Networking for a better common future The First South East Europe World Heritage Youth Forum, held 21-26 May 2011 in Porec, Croatia (from May 21 ... Education & Training 2018-02-22
World Heritage Youth Forum (2012) 4th Edition Spain The 4th World Heritage Youth Forum focusing on the implementation of the World Heritage Convention was held from 10 to 20 June 2012 in Alcalá de ... Education & Training
Cultural
2015-12-01
World Heritage Youth Forum (2013) Second South East Europe (SEE) for peace and sustainable ... Gamzigrad-Romuliana, Palace of Galerius Albania
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Greece
Hungary
Romania
Serbia
Slovenia
North Macedonia
Montenegro
The Second SEE World Heritage Youth Forum for peace and sustainable development was held from 6th until 11th April 2013 in Zajecar, Eastern ... Education & Training 2018-02-22
World Heritage Youth Forum (2016) “At the Crossroads of Multi-Layered Heritage” Turkey At the Crossroads of Multi-Layered Heritage World Heritage Youth Forum (2016) © copyright / author / description ... Education & Training 2018-02-22
Youth Component, 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (2008) L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site
Dinosaur Provincial Park
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
Historic District of Old Québec
Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks
Waterton Glacier International Peace Park
Gros Morne National Park
Rideau Canal
Canada From 21 June to 10 July 2008, thirty young people met in Canada to deepen their knowledge of different aspects of World Heritage in the framework ... Education & Training
Convention
2018-02-22
Application of Information Technology in the Protection of World Heritage Sites This training workshop was organized from February 17 to March 4, 2004 in Cairo, Egypt and environs. It was aimed at identifying and developing ... Education & Training
Science & technology
2018-02-22
Training course on management issues for the existing staff and rangers to increase their ... The present staff needs to have more knowledge in order to manage this complex situation. This knowledge should be given through a training, ... Education & Training
Site Management
2014-10-17
Activities in Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve Honduras' forest administration (COHDEFOR) and local NGOs, such as MOPAWI, are seeking sustainable alternatives for the Río Plátano Biosphere ... Forests 2014-10-17
Activities in Sian Ka'an At Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, reserve staff and local partners, such as Amigos de Sian Ka'an, are ... Forests 2014-10-17
Activities in Tikal National Park Tikal National Park Guatemala At Tikal National Park in Guatemala, the Institute of Anthropology and History, part of the culture ministry, is working to protect one of the ... Forests
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
2014-10-17
Activities in Ujung Kulon National Park and Komodo National Park, Indonesia Ujung Kulon National Park
Komodo National Park
Indonesia At Ujung Kulon National Park Indonesia's Forestry Department and local NGOs are working on strategies to help poor local communities benefit ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2014-10-17
Activities in Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino Mexico El Vizcaino Biosphere Reserve in Baja California, Mexico, is focusing on developing locally based ecotourism to address threats to the coastal ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2014-10-17
ASPnet Teacher-training Workshop on World Heritage Education   CONAKRY, Guinea, 20-22 November 2000ObjectivesThe first teacher-training workshop organized in Guinea in the framework of the "World ... 2014-10-17
First National Teacher-training Workshop on the Use of the World Heritage Education Kit Rabat, MOROCCO Autumn 2000 ObjectivesThe teacher-training seminar for the Associated Schools Project teachers, concerning the use of the ... Education & Training 2014-10-17
First National Teacher-training Workshop on WHE BAGHDAD, Iraq 1-3 July 2000 Education & Training 2014-10-17
First National Teacher-training Workshop on WHE RAMALLAH, Palestine 8-10 April 2000 A national teacher-training Workshop was jointly organized by the Palestinian National Commission for ... Education & Training 2014-10-17
National Teacher-training Workshop on WHE DAMASCUS, Syria 8-10 January 2002 A World Heritage Education Kit and ASPnet Workshop was organized by the Syrian National Commission. Topics of ... Education & Training 2014-10-17
National Workshop on World Heritage Education in Central African Republic BANGUI, Central African Republic, 17-19 February 2000ObjectivesThe National Workshop on World Heritage EducationThe objective of the workshop was ... 2014-10-17
Nordic Conference on WHE GAMMELSTAD, LULEAA, Sweden 27-30 May 2000. Students, teachers and World Heritage site managers met at a Nordic Conference on World Heritage ... Education & Training 2014-10-17
Seeing with young Eyes” Sub-regional Southeast Asian Teacher-training Workshop on using art to ... PENANG, Malaysia, 15-21 January 2006 Event and objectives See also published report.  "Seeing with Young Eyes" workshop was meant to ... 2014-10-17
Southeast Asian Sub-regional Workshop on WHE VIGAN, Philippines 20-23 December 2001 Event The "World Heritage in Young Southeast Asian hands: Second Sub-regional Workshop - Introducing ... Education & Training 2014-10-17
Sub regional Workshop in Northeast Asia on World Heritage Education   BEIJING, China, 11-13 August 2005Event The Workshop was convened in the framework of the Associated Schools Project (ASP) with the third ... 2014-10-17
Sub regional workshop on the practical Manual “Introducing Young People to Heritage site ...   TUNIS, Tunisia, 11-13 February 2005EventA Regional Workshop on the Practical Manual: Introducing Young People to Heritage Site Management and ... 2014-10-17
Sub-regional Teacher-training Course for the World Heritage in Young Hands Education Kit in ... ZANZIBAR, United Republic of Tanzania, 14-16 March 2005OrganizersThe UNESCO Dar es Salaam Office, in collaboration with the UNESCO Harare Office ... 2014-10-17
Sub-regional Teacher-training Workshop on the World Heritage Educational Resource Kit for ... NEW DELHI, India 24-27 November 1999 Workshop reportThe sub-regional Workshop on World Heritage Education Resource Kit for Teachers was organized ... Education & Training 2014-10-17
Sub-regional Teacher-training Workshop on WHE for the Arab States AMMAN, Jordan 9-13 October, 1999 Event and ObjectivesThe workshop brought together experts and advisors in the field of education and World ... Education & Training 2014-10-17
Sub-regional Teacher-training Workshop on WHE for the Gulf States OMAN 20-24 November 1999 The participating countriesQatar, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Oman.OrganizersOman National ... Education & Training 2014-10-17
Sub-regional Training Course for the 2nd Arabic Version of the World Heritage Education Kit AMMAN, Jordan18-30 May 2004 Workshop RecommendationsEnlisting an item on the Agenda of the Arab National Commissions' Meeting to be held in ... Education & Training 2014-10-17
Sub-regional Training Workshop on WHE QUITO, Ecuador13-17 March 2000 Forty-seven participants from Heritage Institutes in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico ... Education & Training 2014-10-17
Sub-regional Workshop on the Introduction of the UNESCO WHE Kit SUKHOTAI, Thailand13-20 February 2000 ReportHeld in the World heritage Site of Sukhothai, Thailand, the workshop brought together more than 20 ... Education & Training 2014-10-17
Sub-regional Workshop on UNESCO World Heritage Edcuation KIT for ASP Schools' Teachers in ... TASHKENT, UZBEKISTAN 20-26 August 1999 Sub-Regional Workshop on World Heritage Education Kit for ASP Schools' Teachers in Central Asian ... Education & Training 2014-10-17
Sub-regional Workshop on World Heritage Education for Africa Malawi, 12-16-July 1999 Recommendations The Sub-regional workshop on World Heritage Education for Africa was organized in parallel with the 6th ... Education & Training 2015-10-30
Sub-Regional Workshop on Young People’s World Heritage Education Kit Belize City, Belize, 14-16 October 1999 Outcome Both students and teachers acquired new skills to access information on World cultural and ... Education & Training 2015-10-30
Teacher-training Workshop in the Alsace region Strasbourg, France, 29-30 January 2003 Objectives The First teacher-training course organized in France since the beginning of the project in ... Education & Training 2015-10-30
Workshop for the launch of the World Heritage Education Resource Kit for teachers in the World ... Masvingo, Zimbabwe, 2-4 February 2000 Event and objectives A workshop for the launch of the World Heritage Education Resource Kit for teachers ... Education & Training 2015-10-30
World Heritage Teacher and Student Camp Tanum, Sweden, 26-29 August 1999 Students from 12 to 18 years old and teachers from all Swedish schools working with the World Heritage site ... Education & Training 2015-10-30
Earthwatch International Partnership Objectives Develop mentoring and fellowships programmes with Earthwatch to support and train local non-government organisations in site ... Education & Training 2015-12-07
Friends of World Heritage UNF launched a “Friends of World Heritage” partnership program in September 2003 during the World Parks Congress in Durban , South Africa . A ... Education & Training
Site Management
2015-10-30
Linking Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Tourism at World Heritage Sites Tikal National Park
Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve
Sian Ka'an
Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino
Ujung Kulon National Park
Komodo National Park
Guatemala
Honduras
Indonesia
Mexico
The US$3,5 million aims to link the conservation of biodiversity with sustainable tourism at six World Heritage sites: El Vizcaíno (Mexico), ... Sustainable Tourism 2014-10-17
In Europe Tangible Heritage in Europe Site Management
Restoration
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2014-10-17
International Coordination Committee for the Safeguarding of the Cultural Heritage of Iraq Iraq The Executive Board of UNESCO approved at its 167th session (decision 9.2) the establishment of the International Coordination Committee for the ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2015-12-08
Ethiopia-International Campaign to Safeguard the Principal Monuments and Sites of Ethiopia Ethiopia The area of Africa that is present-day Ethiopia has a long history rich in tradition; its sites and monuments bear witness to the civilizations ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2014-10-17
Mozambique : Rehabilitation Project of the San Sebastian Fortress, Island of Mozambique Island of Mozambique Mozambique UNESCO and the Government of Mozambique signed an agreement in 2003 for the rehabilitation of the San Sebastian Fortress, the most emblematic ... Restoration 2015-11-27
The restoration of King Gbehanzin Palace – Royal Palaces of Abomey Royal Palaces of Abomey Benin Edited by Junzo Kawada, Published by CRATerre-ENSAG and UNESCO World Heritage Centre. This publication describes the first restoration project ... Restoration
Other materials
2015-11-21
Adadi Maryam Ethiopia This rock-hewn church is a 600-year-old sanctuary in the building tradition of the northern part of Ethiopia, and marks the advent of ... Restoration 2014-10-17
Gondar - Palaces and castles Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region Ethiopia During unsettled periods between the thirteenth and seventeenth centuries, Ethiopian rulers moved their royal camps frequently. King Fasil ... Restoration 2015-10-30
Harar - The walled town Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town Ethiopia The town of Harar dates from before the thirteenth century. Its strategic location between the coastal lowlands and central highlands led to its ... Restoration
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2015-10-30
Lake Tana - Churches and Monasteries Ethiopia The Lake Tana area was important in the fourteenth, fifteenth and sixteenth centuries in view of its role in maintaining the Christian faith ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2015-10-30
Lalibela - Rock-hewn churches Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela Ethiopia Following the decline of the Aksumite Empire, power shifted in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries to Roha in Lasta District. This was renamed ... Restoration 2015-10-30
Tiya - Prehistoric site Tiya Ethiopia The largest and most representative collection of stelae are to be found near the village of Tiya. Originally forty-six stelae were erected in ... Archaeology 2015-10-30
Tunisia - Development of an emergency plan for the safeguard of the Ichkeul National Park Ichkeul National Park The program consists first in organizing a study preparatory workshop in order to elaborate the strategy that should lead to a sustainable use of ... Emergency action
Site Management
Conservation of Natural Sites
2015-10-30
Monuments of Nubia-International Campaign to Save the Monuments of Nubia Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae Egypt In 1954 the decision to build the Aswan High Dam was made. This dam would lead to the creation of a huge artificial lake covering the Upper Nile ... Emergency action
Restoration
2015-12-08
The Executive Committee and the Trust Fund of the International Campaign An Executive Committee was created in 1960 (C 11 Res. 4.4141 and 4.4142, 1960) as a control panel for the large amount of activities undertaken ... 2016-01-20
The Rescue of Nubian Monuments and Sites Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae Egypt The most famous of the monuments affected by the Aswan High Dam Project was the temple complex on the island of Philae. Sacred to the goddess ... Emergency action
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2015-11-23
Report on Damage Assessments in Babylon Iraq Further to the request made to UNESCO in February 2005 by the Minister of Culture of Iraq, it was agreed to devote a working session to the ... 2015-11-26
Expert Working Group releases recommendations for Safeguarding Bamiyan Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley Following their meeting in Tokyo in December 2004, a group of Afghan and international experts working on the safeguarding of Bamiyan ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2015-12-11
Safeguarding of the Bamiyan Site, Phase III Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley Afghanistan Phase III of this project aims to implement activities to ensure site security; ensure the structural stability of the two standing Giant Buddha ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2015-11-25
Safeguarding of the Bamiyan Site, Phase IV Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley Afghanistan Phase IV of this project aims to achieve the desired State of Conservation for the gradual removal of the property from the list of World ... 2015-11-25
Pakistan - The post-campaign activities: Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro Pakistan With regard to carrying on the aforementioned long-term issues, an Action Plan for 1997-2000 was developed to ensure the sustainability of the ... 2015-11-28
Pakistan- International Campaign for the Safeguarding of Moenjodaro Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro Pakistan In 1974, after an appeal from the Pakistani Government, UNESCO launched the International Safeguarding Campaign for Moenjodaro. It lasted until ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2015-12-08
Philippines - Embedment Mooring System For Tubbataha World Heritage Site Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park Philippines Rationale: Tubbataha is a no-take area and the only activities allowed are tourism, which generates funds for conservation, and research. Since ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2015-10-30
Safeguarding Koguryo Tombs & Mural Paintings in the DPRK Complex of Koguryo Tombs Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Republic of Korea
Safeguarding Koguryo Tombs & Mural Paintings in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Since 2001, with the support of ... Earthen Architecture
Science & technology
Restoration
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Cultural
Religious & Sacred
2019-03-04
Tajikistan- Operational project for the preservation of the Buddhist Monastery of Ajina Tepe Tajikistan UNESCO, in cooperation with the Japanese Government, has launched several cultural heritage conservation projects along the Silk Roads. Two ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2014-10-17
Conservation and Restoration of the Royal Plaza, the Bayon and Angkor Wat Angkor Cambodia Following four preliminary survey missions fielded by the Japanese Government in response to the request of the Royal Government of Cambodia, the ... Restoration
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2015-12-13
Complex of the Celestial Lady (Thien Mu) Complex of Hué Monuments Viet Nam This complex was built on the exact spot where, according to tradition, a "celestial lady" dressed in red appeared and asked the local ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2014-10-17
Complex of the mausoleum of King Minh Mang Complex of Hué Monuments Viet Nam Begun in 1841 by Minh Mang it was completed in 1843. Located extra muros, the complex comprises several buildings surrounded by gardens and ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2014-10-17
Complex of the Palace of Audiences (Dien Can Chanh) Complex of Hué Monuments Viet Nam This complex was built in 1811, but burned down in 1947. The local authorities wanted it to be reconstructed exactly as before on the basis of ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2014-10-17
Complex of the Temple for the Worship of the Nguyen Emperors (Thé Mieu) Complex of Hué Monuments Viet Nam This complex, located to the south-east of the Imperial City, comprises:the temple itself (Thé Mieu) built in 1820;the Temple of the Resurrection ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2014-10-17
Complex of the Temple for the Worship of the Nine Nguyen Lords (Thai Mieu) Complex of Hué Monuments Viet Nam This complex is located to the south-east of the Imperial City. It was built in 1805 by Gia Long. In 1956 its roof was carried away by a typhoon. ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2014-10-17
Complex of the tomb of the King Tu Duc Complex of Hué Monuments Viet Nam Tu Duc's reign began in 1848 and ended in 1883. The king attached considerable importance to the construction of his final residence and the ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2014-10-17
Rehabilitation of the Saint Sebastian Fortress, Island of Mozambique Island of Mozambique This colourful brochure published by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre illustrates the background, aims, results and challenges of the ... Other materials 2016-04-12
Business Planning for World Heritage Site Managers - a Toolkit Aldabra Atoll
Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve
Ujung Kulon National Park
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park
Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Kinabalu Park
Indonesia
Malaysia
Philippines
Seychelles
Uganda
This project focused on strengthening the business planning capacity of non-profit organisations (government agencies, NGOs) charged with the ... Site Management
Conservation of Natural Sites
Other materials
2018-02-22
Bosnia and Herzegovina- Operational project on the rehabilitation plan for the historic centre ... Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar Bosnia and Herzegovina In December 1995, the Director-General of UNESCO and the representative of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Government signed a Cooperation Memorandum ... Restoration 2014-10-17
International Safeguarding Campaign of the City of Venice (1966, Italy) Venice and its Lagoon Italy Venice, with its surrounding lagoon, is unique. In this city on the water, where the idea of terra firma is meaningless, a thousand years has ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
2016-09-28
Romania - International support for the restoration and preservation of the Probota Monastery Churches of Moldavia Romania Probota Monastery, located in north-east Romania, has been on the World Heritage List since 1993.  The present church, built between 1528 and ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2015-11-28
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Kriva Cuprija bridge of Mostar Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar Bosnia and Herzegovina Beside the famous Stari Most (Old Bridge), a genuine symbol of the town destroyed in 1993, there is another ancient bridge in Mostar: the Kriva ... Restoration 2014-10-17
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Preservation plan of the historical center of Mostar Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar Bosnia and Herzegovina By the end of the first month of work, the international team of experts headed by Professor Carlo Blasi of the University of Florence (Italy) ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2014-10-17
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Stari Most, Old bridge of Mostar Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar Bosnia and Herzegovina The "Old Bridge" enhanced the town's development and prosperity. It was its raison d'être. Despite reinforcement works ... Restoration 2014-10-17
Bosnia and Herzegovina- Tabacica Mosque Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar Bosnia and Herzegovina This historical mosque, situated in the vicinity of the Old Bridge, in the most touristic part of Mostar, was built c. 1600. This monocameral ... Restoration 2014-10-17
Arco del Paradiso Venice and its Lagoon Italy In the sestiere or district of Castello, at the entrance to the calle del Paradiso, so called because of the splendid illuminations on festival ... Restoration 2014-10-17
Façade of Santa Maria del Giglio Venice and its Lagoon Italy This church was built in the second half of the seventeenth century by Giuseppe Benoni; the façade is the work of Giuseppe Sardi.Antonio Barbaro ... Restoration 2015-10-30
Maintenance of restored Church S. Maria del Giglio Venice and its Lagoon Italy Pro Venezia, Switzerland has always been sensitive to the need for constant monitoring and prompt maintenance of restored buildings.True to this ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2014-10-17
Restoration of a Terraced House in Cannaregio Venice and its Lagoon Italy The first stage of Venice in Peril’s (VIP) exciting venture into the conservation of historic housing in Venice also reached completion during ... Restoration 2015-10-30
Restoration of Cappella Sagredo, with frescoes by Tiepolo, painting of the "Holy Trinity" by ... Venice and its Lagoon Italy The Amici della Basilica dei SS. Giovanni e Paolo (with funding from the Fondazione Varzi) commissioned preliminary chemical analyses in the ... Restoration 2015-10-30
Restoration of Lorenzo Bregno's Funeral Monument Venice and its Lagoon Italy The Comité français financed the restoration of Lorenzo Bregno's sixteenth-century funeral monument to Alvise Pasqualigo in the Church of the ... Restoration 2015-10-30
Restoration of Santa Maria dei Miracoli Venice and its Lagoon Italy In 1470 or thereabouts, an image of a Madonna and child was enshrined in a niche overlooking the street. Gradually, a history of miracles grew up ... Restoration 2014-10-17
Restoration of the altars of Church of San Rocco and Basilica on Torcello Venice and its Lagoon Italy Cooperating this time with the new American committee Venetian Heritage Inc., the Comitato Italiano saw work on the high altar of the Church of ... Restoration 2014-10-17
Restoration of the ancient Artiglierie building in the Arsenale Venice and its Lagoon Italy In a joint effort, the Comitato Italiano per Venezia secured funding for the restoration of the dozens of iron window and door frames in the ... Restoration 2014-10-17
Restoration of the Ancient Jewish Cemetery Venice and its Lagoon Italy Three and a half centuries of neglect and maltreatment were finally reversed in October 1999 with the completion of the comprehensive restoration ... Restoration 2014-10-17
Restoration of the Cappella Badoer-Giustinian, image of the Madonna dell'Umilità and Statue of ... Venice and its Lagoon Italy Save Venice Inc. brought three projects in the Church of San Francesco della Vigna to completion during the year. The Cappella Badoer-Giustinian ... Restoration 2014-10-17
Restoration of the Cappella Clary, Church of San Trovaso Venice and its Lagoon Italy The Comité français pour la sauvegarde de Venise often sponsors the restoration of Venetian monuments that have a French connection. This is the ... Restoration 2014-10-17
Restoration of the Cappella Emiliani Venice and its Lagoon Italy Responding to the Superintendency’s urgent appeal for attention to the Cappella Emiliani, attached to the façade of the Church of San Michele, ... Restoration 2014-10-17
Restoration of the frescoes in San Salvador et Gesuiti Churches Venice and its Lagoon Italy Working on its own account, Venetian Heritage launched the preliminary phases of two projects during the year in preparation for the restoration ... Restoration 2014-10-17
Restoration of the German Synagogue, the façade of the former Scuola Grande di San Marco, a ... Venice and its Lagoon Italy During the year 1999, Save Venice Inc.passed from the planning to the execution phase of the restoration of the German Synagogue, but even after ... Restoration 2014-10-17
Restoration of the Nativity's painting in the Basilica S. Giorgio Maggiore Venice and its Lagoon Italy The Venice branch of Zonta Club International undertook to fund the restoration of Jacopo Bassano's famous painting of the ... Restoration 2014-10-17
Restoration of the Painted Crucifixion group in wood Venice and its Lagoon Italy Mid-sixteenth century painted Crucifixion group in wood, with the Virgin and St. John, from the Church of San Michele.Following its long and ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2014-10-17
Restoration of the Querini Stampalia Foundation Venice and its Lagoon Italy The Comité français pour la sauvegarde de Venise began the restoration and refurbishment of two frescoed rooms in the Querini Stampalia ... Restoration 2014-10-17
Restoration of the Sottoportico dell' Angelo Venice and its Lagoon Italy A 13th century sculpted marble angel and the archway supporting it in Calle Magno, Castello. This was a long-awaited inauguration financed by Pro ... Restoration 2014-10-17
The decoration of the Portego of the Querini-Stampalia Palace Venice and its Lagoon Italy The decoration, carried out at the end of the 18th century for the wedding of Alvise Querini di Zuanne and Maria Teresa di Francesco, consists of ... Restoration 2014-10-17
Restoration of Probota Monastery Churches of Moldavia Romania The current UNESCO project comprises three main components:Installation of an under-floor heating system as well as a new brick floor to respect ... Restoration 2014-10-17
UNESCO Director General’s Statement on Climate Change and World Heritage Message given by the Director General delivered at the Press Conference of the 12th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on ... Climate Change 2016-01-21
Case Studies on Climate Change and World Heritage Ichkeul National Park
Timbuktu
Sagarmatha National Park
Great Barrier Reef
Chan Chan Archaeological Zone
Originally published in 2007 in English, this publication has now been reprinted for the third time in English and translated into ... Climate Change
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2018-02-22
Development of Policy Document on Impacts of Climate Change and World Heritage At its 30th session in July 2006, the World Heritage Committee endorsed the report on "Predicting and managing the impacts of Climate Change on ... Climate Change
Publications
Brochures & Info kits
2016-04-12
Working Group Meeting to Develop the Draft Policy Paper on Impacts of Climate Change on World ... By its decision 30 COM 7.1 the World Heritage Committee endorsed the "Strategy to assist States Parties to implement management ... Climate Change 2014-10-17
World Heritage Reports n°22 - Climate Change and World Heritage In May 2007 the Report on predicting and managing the impacts of climate change on World Heritage and Strategy to assist States Parties to ... Climate Change
Periodicals
2016-01-18
World Heritage Review Focuses on Climate Change The 42nd issue of the World Heritage Review, published in June 2006, focuses on the issues of climate change and World Heritage Sites.  A ... Climate Change 2018-02-22
CAWHFI component co-financed by the United Nation Foundation Cameroon
Central African Republic
Congo
Gabon
CAWHFI’s first component focused its action on the improvement of the management of the Sangha Trinational, Gamba-Mayumba-Conkouati and ... 2015-12-08
CAWHFI component financed by the French Global Environmental Fund (FFEM) Dja Faunal Reserve
Sangha Trinational
Early in the implementation of Central African World Heritage Initiative’s first phase, the project partners felt the need to better integrate ... 2015-11-20
CAWHFI Component Project Financed by the European Commission Congo This third component, financed by the European Commission, allowed the activities of CAWHFI to continue, while strengthening initiatives in favor ... 2018-02-22
Patrimoine mondial naturel d'Afrique centrale Dans le cadre de l'Initiative pour le patrimoine mondial forestier d'Afrique centrale (CAWHFI), le Centre du patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO a ... Forests
Conservation of Natural Sites
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2016-04-12
World Heritage in the Congo Basin Virunga National Park
Garamba National Park
Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Salonga National Park
Dja Faunal Reserve
Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park
Okapi Wildlife Reserve
Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda
This publication is intended for both biodiversity specialists and the general public. It provides detailed information on two important ... Publications
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2018-02-22
Baltic Youth Workshop on World Heritage Lithuania, Vilnius, 3-8 July 2006 Objectives The Baltic Youth Workshop on World Heritage was organized on the occasion of the 30th session of ... Education & Training 2015-10-30
International Conference on “World Heritage in Young Hands - a Dialogue among Civilizations” ASWAN/CAIRO, Egypt, 6-12 February 2002 Event International Conference on "World Heritage in Young Hands  - a Dialogue among ... 2015-10-30
International Workshop on World Heritage Education - Austria Graz, Austria, 7-12 October 2000 Interregional Seminar on World Heritage and Youth The workshop consisted of 3 working groups that focused on ... 2015-10-30
International Workshop on World Heritage Education -Chartres Chartres, France, 24-28 February, 1999 An International Workshop to disseminate the publication World Heritage in Young Hands - Resource Kit for ... 2015-10-30
International Workshop on World Heritage Education-Finland Helsinki, Finland, 11-16 December 2001 Objectives Five main objectives of the Workshop Present recent WHE achievements and the results of ... Education & Training 2015-10-30
International Workshop on World Heritage Educational Multi-media Resource Material Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct) Pont-du-Gard, France, 21-23 March 2005 Objectives For teachers: Provide secondary and elementary school classroom teachers with innovative, ... 2015-10-30
Treviso Workshop In connection with the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the World Heritage Convention, the UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network (ASPnet) ... Education & Training 2018-02-22
Developing World Heritage Education multi-media resource materials Call to produce additional innovative resource material on specific WH sites The importance of preparing new multi-media educational material ... 2015-11-17
Skills Development and Training Courses for Young People Adopting a more hands-on approachAt skills development training courses, young people are actively involved in the preservation of World ... Education & Training 2014-10-17
Teacher Training Workshops and Seminars Training teachers and teacher trainers is a pre-requisite to teaching WHE and to utilize the KIT well. UNESCO has organized a series of regional ... Education & Training 2015-12-14
The Great Volga River Route (GVRR) Project Uniting the Seas (Baltic, Black and Caspian Seas) in favour of World Heritage Education for Sustainable Development with the support of ICTs The ... 2015-11-22
The World Heritage Conservation Process A series of 30 exhibition panels available for World Heritage Exhibits. These posters can be used free of copyright restrictions for ... Education & Training
Cross-Cutting
2014-10-17
World heritage, humanity’s gift to future People of Africa, the Americas, the Arab to the future world, Asia, Europe and the Pacific; men, women and children, we are all the inheritors of ... Education & Training
Cross-Cutting
2015-11-22
Khao Yai World Heritage Workcamp (Thailand) Wang Nam Keow, Thailand 26 July-9 August 2008 Description The project will consist of working for two weeks in and around one of Thailand's ... Education & Training 2015-12-14
Koutammakou, la promotion du pays des Batammariba (Togo) Tamberma, au nord-est du Togo Description L'idée principale est de mettre en valeur le site dans le cadre de la modernisation, sans pour ... Education & Training 2015-12-10
Light on Fort Liedot (France) Ile d'Aix (Region Poitou- Charentes) 25 august- 15 september 2008 Description Fort Liedot forms part of the Arsenal de Rochefort et ... Education & Training 2015-11-26
Shirakami Mountains Workcamp: preserving the natural beauty (Japan) Ajigawa-town, Aomori, Shirakami, Japan Du 20 au 29 juin 2008   Description The Shirakami Mountains is one of Japanese valuable preserved ... Education & Training 2015-12-14
SJ Vietnam World Heritage Workcamp, Halong Bay (Vietnam) Halong Bay, Vietnam 22 September-4 October 2008 Description SJ Vietnam in collaboration with the Youth Union in Quang Ninh will organise a ... Education & Training 2015-12-14
World Heritage: Benefits Beyond Borders Published on the 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, this thematic collection of case studies provides a thorough understanding of ... Small Island Developing States
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40th Anniversary
2018-02-22
Report of the 40th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention The UNESCO World Heritage Centre published a brochure reporting the events and activities carried out in 2012 to celebrate the 40th anniversary ... Brochures & Info kits
40th Anniversary
2015-11-27
World Heritage Volunteers 2008 Patrimonito rolls up the sleeves Twelve projects have been selected as pioneers of the World Heritage Volunteers 2008 and to make use of the ... Education & Training 2017-03-16
World Heritage Volunteers 2009 In the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme and taking into account the positive results obtained by the World Heritage ... Education & Training 2015-12-11
World Heritage Volunteers 2010 Patrimonito Voluntary Action 2010 In the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme and taking into account the positive results ... Education & Training 2015-12-10
World Heritage Volunteers 2011 Results From Armenia to Zambia, from Germany to Peru, and from Indonesia to Togo, World Heritage Volunteers worked hard at sites around the world in ... Education & Training 2018-02-22
World Heritage Volunteers 2011 Launched within the framework of the World Heritage Education Programme, the World Heritage Volunteers projects mobilize and involve young people ... Education & Training 2018-02-22
World Heritage Volunteers 2012 Beyond Territories and Boundaries Living beyond territories and boundaries appears as one of mankind’s dream, and our common history abounds ... 2018-02-22
World Heritage Volunteers 2013 Following the Call for Project Proposals in January, 48 projects at 47 World Heritage sites in 28 countries have been selected to be part of ... Education & Training 2018-02-22
World Heritage Volunteers 2014 Following an excellent response to the Call for Project Proposals in November, 54 projects at 53 World Heritage sites in 33 countries have been ... Education & Training 2018-02-22
World Heritage Volunteers 2015 Forty-six organizations are taking part in this year’s World Heritage Volunteers Initiative to carry out 52 youth action projects from June to ... Education & Training 2018-02-22
World Heritage Volunteers 2015 and #unite4heritage We have the pleasure to announce the launch of a common action of the UNESCO #UNITE4HERITAGE campaign in synergy with the World Heritage ... Education & Training 2018-02-22
World Heritage Volunteers 2016 The World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) 2016: Together for Heritage campaign illustrates the global success of the World Heritage Volunteers ... Education & Training 2018-02-22
World Heritage Volunteers 2017 The World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) 2017 campaign: Heritage in our hands will take stock of the progress made over the past ten years to mobilize ... Education & Training 2018-04-27
Early archaeological sites and the beginning of cultural diversity The related properties account for many innovations in culture, behavior, adaptation, and technology which shaped the future course of humanity ... Human Evolution 2016-01-19
Human evolution and sites related to early human origins Properties linked to Human Evolution have evidence for natural and cultural processes related to human lineage as part of the record of life and ... Human Evolution 2016-01-18
Rock Art Concerning Rock Art , for the purpose of the Thematic Programme, it is understood in the form of paintings and engravings as clear and ... Rock art
Human Evolution
2015-11-26
International Year of Biodiversity Travelling Exhibition UNESCO, in collaboration with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the United ... Natural 2018-02-22
Report on the Historic Urban Landscape Workshops and Field Activities on the Swahili coast in ... Stone Town of Zanzibar
Island of Mozambique
Lamu Old Town
Kenya
Mozambique
United Republic of Tanzania
On 10 November 2011 UNESCO’s General Conference adopted theRecommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape, six years after the General Assembly ... Publications
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2015-12-08
Celebrating 40 years of the World Heritage Convention Japan Celebrating 40 years of the World Heritage Convention, the proceedings of Closing Event of the Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the World ... Convention
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40th Anniversary
2018-02-22
International colloquium in Bruges Historic Centre of Brugge Belgium International colloquium on the challenges and opportunities for the conservation and management of World Heritage cities. 40th Anniversary 2015-11-13
Silk Roads World Heritage Serial and Transnational Nomination in Central Asia: A ... Japan The project “Support for documentation standards and procedures of the Silk Roads World Heritage Serial and Transnational Nomination in Central ... 2015-12-21
Strengthening Conservation and Management of Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha, World ... Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha Japan
Nepal
The project “Strengthening Conservation and Management of Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha, World Heritage Property”, funded with the ... 2015-12-08
Support for production of a documentary film on earthen architecture The France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement supported the production of a documentary on earthen architecture. In 2004, François Le Bayon directed ... Earthen Architecture
Partnerships
2018-02-22