Seminar at the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans (France) on Tourism and World Heritage Sites

An international expert meeting focusing on “Tourism and World Heritage Sites” was held from 6 to 8 March 2008 at the Royal Saltworks of ...

Seminar in Cinque Terre (Italy) on cultural landscapes

In 1992, the World Heritage Committee changed the Operational Guidelines for the inscription of cultural landscapes on the World Heritage List. ...

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 ...

Seminar on raising awareness on Global Strategy in the South West islands of the Indian Ocean ...

In 1994, the World Heritage Committee launched the Global Strategy for a representative, balanced and credible World Heritage List. Crucial to ...

Strategy for the preservation of rock art sites in 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 ...

Sub-regional seminar in Mauritius on awareness raising and presentation of Tentative Lists for ...

In October 2001, initiated by UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre, with the support of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, a workshop focused on ...

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 ...

Support for conservation and management of the 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 ...

Support for the establishment of the national inventory of cultural heritage of Senegal

The President of the Republic of Senegal (by Decree 2001-1065 of 20 December 2001) requested the Ministry of Culture (in particular, the ...

Support for the identification, safeguarding and protection of heritage in Comoros

The Comoros islands possess a rich cultural and material heritage as well as a rich intangible heritage. The country ratified the World Heritage ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sustainable Tourism Capacity Building

Sustainable Tourism Capacity Building in 4 Africa Nature Sites Initiation workshop in Maloti-Drakensberg WH site © AWHF In the ...

Technical and preparatory assistance for the inscription of iSimangaliso Wetland Park and ...

The rationale of this project was to provide technical assistance through an advisory mission for the development of management mechanisms and ...

Technical assistance to update the national inventory of cultural heritage of Ethiopia

Realizing the richness of Ethiopian cultural heritage, the organization in charge of cultural heritage within the Ministry of Culture, the ARCCH ...

The Mid-Atlantic Ridge

The mid ocean ridge systems are the largest geological features on the planet. The Mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR) is a mostly underwater mountain range ...

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 ...

Capacity building “Cultural heritage and local development”, 18-21 November 2008, Porto Novo, ...

Held on 18-21 November 2008 in Porto Novo, Benin, the first training session of the programme “Cultural heritage and local development” gathered ...

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 ...

Historic Urban Landscapes Workshops on the Swahili Coast of Africa

In the fall of 2009 the Flemish Government decided to support the World Heritage Cities Programme and in particular the implementation of the new ...