24-Oct-2016 - 26-Oct-2016
40th session of the Committee
By Decision 40 COM 17, the World Heritage Committee, decided to continue the work of its 40th session at UNESCO’s Headquarters in the course ...
20-Oct-2016 - 21-Oct-2016
Second Meeting of European World Heritage Associations and Call for Papers
The Second Meeting of European World Heritage Associations is being organized by the Spanish Group of World Heritage Cities and the Segovia City ...
04-Oct-2016 - 13-Oct-2016
Course on Promoting People-Centred Approaches: Engaging Communities in the Conservation of Nature and Culture
A Regional Course will take place in the Lake Ohrid region between 4 and 13 October 2016. This Course on Promoting People-Centred Approaches aims ...
12-Sep-2016 - 14-Sep-2016
The 2nd Huangshan Dialogue on UNESCO Sites and Sustainable Development
UNESCO Sites - Climate Change - Space Technology The International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage (HIST) under ...
10-Sep-2016 - 26-Sep-2016
Call for applications: International Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage 2016
The Institute of Disaster Mitigation for Urban Cultural Heritage, Ritsumeikan University Kyoto, Japan is organizing the 11th International ...
01-Sep-2016 - 10-Sep-2016
IUCN World Conservation Congress
Held once every four years, the IUCN World Conservation Congress brings together several thousand leaders and decision-makers from government, ...
08-Aug-2016 - 31-Aug-2016
Call for applications: Economics and Techniques for the Conservation of the Architectural and Environmental Heritage
The ETCAEH program is one of the initiators of the post-graduate education in the field of integrated heritage protection both at national and ...
18-Jul-2016 - 01-Aug-2016
BASEhabitat International Summer School
BASEhabitat, the partener of UNESCO Chair of Earthen Architecture, is a Studio within the Department Architecture at the University of Art and ...
Friday, 15 July 2016
Panel discussion: World Heritage Partnerships for sustainable development
An event to discuss experiences around private sector support for World Heritage will take place during the 40th session of the World Heritage ...
Friday, 15 July 2016
Periodic Reporting in Europe and North America: Follow-up activities to the Helsinki Action Plan
Follow-up activities to the Helsinki Action Plan Periodic Reporting in Europe and North America © UNESCO / Jérémie Claeys On ...
12-Jul-2016 - 03-Aug-2016
Cultural Landscape Workshop to be held in Paro and Thimphu, Bhutan
The Workshop for Cultural Landscape and Sustaining its Significance – Bhutan 2016 will be held in Paro and Thimphu, Bhutan, from 12 July to 3 ...
11-Jul-2016 - 14-Jul-2016
Terra 2016: XIIth World Congress on Earthen Architectures
Terra 2016 is the twelfth in a series of international events organised since 1972, bringing together academics, professionals and experts, and a ...
Sunday, 10 July 2016
Orientation Session for Committee Members
At the request of a number of Members of the World Heritage Committee, an Orientation Session for members of the Committee is organized to allow ...
10-Jul-2016 - 20-Jul-2016
40th session of the Committee
40th session of the Committee
29-Jun-2016 - 12-Jul-2016
World Heritage Youth Forum 2016 At the Crossroads of Multi-Layered Heritage
World Heritage Youth Forum 2016 At the Crossroads of Multi-Layered Heritage © copyright / author / description As part of the ...
28-Jun-2016 - 30-Jun-2016
I Research Seminar from the Category II Centre, Lucio Costa Centre
This Research Seminar is organised based on the themes defined by the 1st Public call for Research projects from Lucio Costa Centre and the 2nd ...
22-Jun-2016 - 23-Jun-2016
Final Management Planning Workshop for the Lake Ohrid region
The Fifth Management Planning Workshop, in the framework of the project “Towards strengthened governance of the shared transboundary natural and ...
17-Jun-2016 - 01-Oct-2016
Call for Entries:The European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards
The European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards is Europe’s highest honour in the heritage field. It recognises the best ...
Tuesday, 14 June 2016
Information and exchange session for States Parties to the World Heritage Convention, on the occasion of the 40th session of the World Heritage Committee
The World Heritage Centre is organizing an information and exchange session for the States Parties to the World Heritage Convention on the ...
07-Jun-2016 - 27-Jul-2016
Call for application: TABE’A Programme Training Series: Tentative Lists and Nomination preparation for Natural World Heritage sites
IUCN and Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage Call for application TABE’A Programme Training Series: Tentative Lists and Nomination ...
03-Jun-2016 - 13-Jun-2016
2016 Annual General Assembly – Istanbul, Turkey (Call for papers (Extended deadline) & Website now available)
This year the ICOMOS Annual General Assembly and Advisory Committee will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, from 15-21 October 2016, on the generous ...
31-May-2016 - 03-Jun-2016
Safeguarding African World Heritage as a Driver for Sustainable Development
Safeguarding African World Heritage as a Driver for Sustainable Development International Conference (31 May- 3 June 2016) Ngorongoro ...
25-May-2016 - 27-May-2016
Cultural Heritage and Development Initiatives: a Challenge or a Contribution to Sustainability?
The event is convened within the framework of ‘The Afghanistan Heritage & Extractive Industries Development Initiative’, a UNESCO programme ...
24-May-2016 - 25-May-2016
'Development of Risk Mitigation Plans on flood: Models, Challenges and Opportunities' Workshop
The Workshop on 'Development of Risk Mitigation Plans on flood: Models, Challenges and Opportunities' was held in Havana, Cuba from 24 to 25 May ...
23-May-2016 - 24-Jun-2016
International Course on First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis
#culturecannotwait: Many different types of professionals respond to an unfolding crisis. This course provides strategies for interlocking ...
19-May-2016 - 30-Jun-2016
Call for applications for the new edition of the Masters in "World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development” - English and Spanish"
The call for applications for the new edition of the Masters in "World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development", offered by the University ...
18-May-2016 - 14-Jun-2016
Exhibition - African World Heritage: a pathway for development
The World Heritage Centre is organizing, in collaboration with its partners, a travelling exhibition entitled “African World Heritage: a pathway ...
12-May-2016 - 13-May-2016
Fourth Management Planning Workshop of the Lake Ohrid region
The Fourth Management Planning Workshop, in the framework of the project “Towards strengthened governance of the shared transboundary natural and ...
10-May-2016 - 11-May-2016
Promoting nature, culture and World Heritage in the Lake Ohrid region
The training course “Promoting nature, culture and World Heritage in the Lake Ohrid region” in the framework of the project “Towards strengthened ...
28-Apr-2016 - 04-May-2016
World Heritage Youth Forum (2016) Africa
This forum will address young people and seek to provide a sustainable platform for youth in Africa that could increase the involvement of youth ...
Tuesday, 26 April 2016
Cultural Atlas Workshop in Thimphu and the release of the Bhutan Cultural Atlas Brochure
During the Cultural Atlas Workshop, which will take place on 26 April 2016 in Thimphu, Bhutan, the Royal University of Bhutan and the UNESCO ...
19-Apr-2016 - 21-Apr-2016
2016 Lumbini International Steering Committee Meeting
The 2016 Lumbini International Steering Committee Meeting will take place from 19 to 21 April 2016 in Lumbini and will be opened by the ...
19-Apr-2016 - 23-Apr-2016
Reactive Monitoring Mission to the Historical Monuments at Makli, Thatta World Heritage property (Pakistan)
As requested by the World Heritage Committee at its 39th session in 2015 (Bonn, Germany), a joint World Heritage Centre and ICOMOS (International ...
31-Mar-2016 - 01-Apr-2016
Collaborative and Integrated Management of Protected and Heritage Landscapes Training
The Collaborative and Integrated Management of Protected and Heritage Landscapes Training, which is part of the project “Towards strengthened ...
27-Mar-2016 - 29-Mar-2016
Strengthening the role of local communities in the management and conservation of World Heritage Sites
A regional meeting for strengthning the role of local communities in the management and conservation of World Heritage sites in the Arab States ...
Monday, 7 March 2016
3rd Transboundary Platform Meeting for the safeguarding of the Lake Ohrid region
The third Transboundary Platform Meeting of the project “Towards strengthened governance of the shared transboundary natural and cultural ...
Thursday, 3 March 2016
Information session for the Students of ITC/ILO Master in "World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development"
The World Heritage Centre will organize on 3 March 2016, in collaboration with the Secretariat of other Conventions in the field of Culture, a ...
26-Feb-2016 - 28-Feb-2016
International Training Workshop on “Enhancing Capacity for Effective Management of Coastal and Marine World Heritage Sites of the Asia-Pacific Region”
The World Natural Heritage Management and Training Centre for Asia and the Pacific Region, a Category II Centre at the Wildlife Institute of ...
Thursday, 25 February 2016
Expert Meeting on Sanganeb Atoll and Dungonab Bay-Mukkawar Island National Parks in Sudan
On 25 February 2016, scientific experts will convene at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France, to strengthen scientific partnerships to support ...
25-Feb-2016 - 26-Feb-2016
Expert Meeting: New potential World Heritage marine sites in the Arctic Region
On 25 and 26 February 2016, scientific experts will convene at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France, to discuss potential new World Heritage ...
Thursday, 18 February 2016
Orientation Session for Members of the World Heritage Committee
At the request of a number of Members of the World Heritage Committee, an Orientation Session for members of the Committee is organized early in ...
16-Feb-2016 - 18-Feb-2016
Thematic expert consultation meeting on sustainable management of the World Heritage properties of religious interest, focused on Mediterranean and South-Eastern Europe (2016)
Sustainable management of the World Heritage properties of religious interest First thematic expert consultation meeting focused on ...
01-Feb-2016 - 02-Feb-2016
Stakeholders consultation meeting on East Rennell
The stakeholders consultation meeting on “East Rennell, World Heritage site in Danger (Solomon Islands)” will take place in Sanya (China) from 1 ...
11-Jan-2016 - 07-Feb-2016
IUCN - Nominate your Heritage Hero!
Do you know someone who is doing outstanding conservation work for a natural World Heritage site? Would you like to see this person recognised ...
Tuesday, 15 December 2015
Living Cultural Landscapes and the Challenge of Tourism
The 6th Seminar of the UNESCO Chair and the UNITWIN-UNESCO Network in "Culture, Tourism, Development", organized by the UNESCO World Heritage ...
07-Dec-2015 - 10-Dec-2015
Albania to host 3rd Management Planning Workshop and Thematic Training for the protection of Lake Ohrid region
The city of Pogradec, Albania, is set to host the third Management Planning Workshop and Thematic Training for the Lake Ohrid region from 7 to 10 ...
Saturday, 5 December 2015
COP21: UNESCO Sites - A Climate Change Observatory, thematic day at UNESCO Pavilion le Bourget
A series of side events is organised at the UNESCO Pavilion/Paris-le Bourget during UNFCCC COP21 on 5 December that invite expert speakers and ...
Tuesday, 1 December 2015
COP21: Cultural Heritage & AR6: Improving the treatment of cultural heritage in the next IPCC Assessment Report
Culture Heritage is both impacted by Climate Change and a source of Resiliency, but the relationships are not well understood. The IPCC Fifth ...
01-Dec-2015 - 03-Dec-2015
International Conference on urban conservation: Role of the Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape in safeguarding modern heritage in the Arab States, Kuwait City
The UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre and the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL) in Kuwait organize a regional conference on the ...
01-Dec-2015 - 04-Dec-2015
Regional meeting on the Pacific World Heritage Action Plan 2016-2020
The Regional meeting on the Pacific World Heritage Action Plan 2016-2020 will take place in Suva (Fiji) from 1 to 4 December 2015, and is jointly ...
26-Nov-2015 - 27-Nov-2015
Meeting: Establishing Regional Center for Capacity-building in Heritage Management - Lucio Costa Centre/IPHAN
From 26 to 27 November 2015, the Centre Lucio Costa for Training and Heritage Management located in Rio de Janeiro (C2C-CLC), a category 2 Centre ...
25-Nov-2015 - 26-Nov-2015
Promotional meeting for the Polish edition of “Managing Cultural World Heritage – World Heritage resource manual”
The National Heritage Board of Poland is honoured to host a Promotional meeting of the Polish edition of “Managing Cultural World Heritage – ...
24-Nov-2015 - 26-Nov-2015
4th Silk Roads Serial World Heritage Nomination Coordinating Committee Meeting
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre, in cooperation with the Kazakhstan National Commission for UNESCO, with the support of the UNESCO Japanese ...
19-Nov-2015 - 20-Nov-2015
International Conference on Risk Management for World Heritage
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of UNESCO, the Czech National Heritage Institute is hosting an international conference on risk factors ...
18-Nov-2015 - 20-Nov-2015
20th General Assembly of States Parties
The 20th session of the General Assembly will take place on 19th November 2015 (am) in Room XII and on 18th (pm) and 20th November 2015 in Room ...