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 ...

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 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 ...

Preparatory assistance and establishment of a management plan for the Historic Centre of ...

Founded in the ninth century, the Agadez, Niger, occupies a prominent position on the crossroads of the principal commercial routes of the ...

Preparatory assistance and technical support for the inscription, conservation and management ...

The France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, similar to the technical cooperation provided to the Town of Luang Prabang in the Lao People's ...

Preparatory assistance for an extension to the site of 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 ...

Preparatory assistance for inscription of the 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 ...

Preparatory assistance for inscription of the Royal Domain of Mbé cultural landscape, 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 ...

Preparatory assistance for inscription of the Royal Hill of Ambohimanga

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 ...

Preparatory assistance for the identification of heritage in Ehotilé Islands National Park, ...

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 ...

Preparatory assistance for the inscription of 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 ...

Preparatory assistance for the inscription of Stone Circles of Senegambia

Africa is underrepresented on the World Heritage List, particularly concerning archaeological sites. This is why it is important to assist ...

Preparatory assistance for the inscription of The forest and the residential encampments of the ...

The Aka Pygmies are considered the very first inhabitants of the Central African Republic. They live in the Mongoumba Forest, of Lobaye. A ...

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 ...

Preparatory assistance for the Slave Route, 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 ...

Preparatory assistance for the updating of the national inventory of cultural heritage of ...

In order to identify and protect its heritage, Cameroon launched a national inventory of cultural heritage in 2001. The French Embassy in ...

Promouvoir le Patrimoine Mondial à Madagascar

« Promouvoir le Patrimoine Mondial à Madagascar » est un programme du Centre du patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO qui a ...

Rapid Response Facility

Rapid Response Facility © Oreades Natural World Heritage sites represent the world's pre-eminent areas of biodiversity, and ...

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 ...

Rivers and Heritage: Niger-Loire, Governance and Culture project. Development of heritage and ...

The ‘Niger-Loire: Governance and Culture’ project, coordinated by the World Heritage Centre within the framework of the France-UNESCO Cooperation ...