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 ...

World Heritage Youth Forum

World Heritage Youth Forum © UNESCO World Heritage Youth Forum is among the main activities of the World Heritage Education ...

Patrimonito Storyboard Competition 2007

Following the launching in December 2006 of the Patrimonito Storyboard Competition organized by the World Heritage Centre in coordination with ...

World Heritage in Young Hands Visual Arts Workshop (2005)

Durban, South Africa, 12-14 July 2005 Objectives In parallel with the 29th World Heritage Committee meeting in Durban a visual arts workshop ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (1996) First African Edition

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 ...

World Heritage Youth Forum (1999) and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

Dakar-Gorée, Sénégal 23-27 August 1999 Objectives The World Heritage Youth Forum and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade By mobilizing the youth ...

Ethiopia-International Campaign to Safeguard the Principal Monuments and Sites of 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 ...

Mozambique : Rehabilitation Project of the San Sebastian Fortress, Island of Mozambique

UNESCO and the Government of Mozambique signed an agreement in 2003 for the rehabilitation of the San Sebastian Fortress, the most emblematic ...

The restoration of King Gbehanzin Palace – Royal Palaces of Abomey

Edited by Junzo Kawada, Published by CRATerre-ENSAG and UNESCO World Heritage Centre. This publication describes the first restoration project ...

Adadi Maryam

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 ...

Gondar - Palaces and castles

During unsettled periods between the thirteenth and seventeenth centuries, Ethiopian rulers moved their royal camps frequently. King Fasil ...

Harar - The walled town

The town of Harar dates from before the thirteenth century. Its strategic location between the coastal lowlands and central highlands led to its ...

Lake Tana - Churches and Monasteries

The Lake Tana area was important in the fourteenth, fifteenth and sixteenth centuries in view of its role in maintaining the Christian faith ...

Lalibela - Rock-hewn churches

Following the decline of the Aksumite Empire, power shifted in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries to Roha in Lasta District. This was renamed ...

Tiya - Prehistoric site

The largest and most representative collection of stelae are to be found near the village of Tiya. Originally forty-six stelae were erected in ...

Rehabilitation of the Saint Sebastian Fortress, Island of Mozambique

This colourful brochure published by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre illustrates the background, aims, results and challenges of the ...

Business Planning for World Heritage Site Managers - a Toolkit

This project focused on strengthening the business planning capacity of non-profit organisations (government agencies, NGOs) charged with the ...

Case Studies on Climate Change and World Heritage

Originally published in 2007 in English, this publication has now been reprinted for the third time in English and translated into ...

CAWHFI component co-financed by the United Nation Foundation

CAWHFI’s first component focused its action on the improvement of the management of the Sangha Trinational, Gamba-Mayumba-Conkouati and ...

CAWHFI component financed by the French Global Environmental Fund (FFEM)

Early in the implementation of Central African World Heritage Initiative’s first phase, the project partners felt the need to better integrate ...