Earthwatch Institute is a non-governmental organization, whose goal is to support scientific research and conservation through networks of cooperation and volunteer assistance. In May 2004, the World Heritage Centre and the UK-based European branch of Earthwatch Institute, signed a partnership to promote the World Heritage Convention and reinforce field research on World Heritage sites through a joint programme of conservation activities.
- Provide support for scientific field research, through a workforce of volunteer field assistance to help collect data, and supply logistic support and funds.
- Strengthen awareness about the importance of World Heritage by involving communities, the private sector and people living in or nearby a site.
- Create a network of partnerships with the private sector and the civil society
Partnerships / Activities (2)
- Call for Applications: Earthwatch 2016 business skills programme for protected areas in Africa Friday, 15 January 2016
- Earthwatch launches its 2015 Business Skills Transfer Programme Tuesday, 20 January 2015
- World Heritage Candidates announced for 2013 Business Planning Programme Tuesday, 11 June 2013
- 3rd annual Business Skills for Natural World Heritage Site manager training event held Tuesday, 29 November 2011
- Five World Heritage Sites in Africa Selected to Participate in Business Planning Programme Friday, 1 July 2011
- Call for Applications: Business Skills for Protected Areas in Africa 12-Mar-2014-28-Mar-2014
- Call for Applications: Business Skills for World Heritage Programme 01-Apr-2011-29-Apr-2011