Sites State Parties Title Description Category Date updated
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System Belize Building climate change resilience and adaptation of the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System (Belize) The Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System is facing multiple impacts of climate change such as coral bleaching, more severe storms, and rising sea levels. The Resilient Reefs Initiative is focused on building Belize’s ... Climate Change
Environment & Resilience
2023-05-26 13:21:58.0
Timbuktu Mali Reconstruction of the destroyed mausoleums of Timbuktu (Mali) After armed conflict resulted in the destruction of several historical mausoleums, these were reconstructed using traditional knowledge systems as part of an international cooperation campaign. The reconstruction of ... Peace & Security 2023-05-19 15:28:59.0
World Heritage Online Map Platform Funded by the Flanders UNESCO Trustfund (FUT), this project aims to develop an online geographic information system for World Heritage in Europe and North America. Science & technology
Site Management
2023-05-19 11:23:33.0
Aapravasi Ghat
Aldabra Atoll
Alejandro de Humboldt National Park
Antigua Naval Dockyard and Related Archaeological Sites
Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the South-East of Cuba
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System
Bikini Atoll Nuclear Test Site
Blue and John Crow Mountains
Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park
Central Suriname Nature Reserve
Chief Roi Mata’s Domain
Cidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande
Colonial City of Santo Domingo
Desembarco del Granma National Park
East Rennell
Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison
Historic Centre of Camagüey
Historic Inner City of Paramaribo
Kuk Early Agricultural Site
Le Morne Cultural Landscape
Levuka Historical Port Town
Morne Trois Pitons National Park
Nan Madol: Ceremonial Centre of Eastern Micronesia
National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers
Old Havana and its Fortification System
Phoenix Islands Protected Area
Pitons Management Area
Rock Islands Southern Lagoon
San Pedro de la Roca Castle, Santiago de Cuba
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios
Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos
Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve
Viñales Valley
Antigua and Barbuda · Bahamas · Barbados · Belize · Cabo Verde · Comoros · Cook Islands · Cuba · Dominica · Dominican Republic · Fiji · Grenada · Guinea-Bissau · Guyana · Haiti · Jamaica · Kiribati · Maldives · Marshall Islands · Mauritius · Micronesia (Federated States of) · Niue · Palau · Papua New Guinea · Saint Kitts and Nevis · Saint Lucia · Saint Vincent and the Grenadines · Samoa · Sao Tome and Principe · Seychelles · Singapore · Solomon Islands · Suriname · Timor-Leste · Tonga · Trinidad and Tobago · Tuvalu · Vanuatu World Heritage Programme for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are islands of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. They are some of the most beautiful places on Earth, with atolls of white sand beaches, mountain ... Small Island Developing States 2023-05-19 11:14:58.0
Historic Town of Grand-Bassam Côte d'Ivoire Balancing development and conservation in Grand-Bassam (Côte d’Ivoire) The inscription of the Historic Town of Grand-Bassam on the World Heritage List has provided new opportunities to promote sustainable development in the city. From the creation of a local World Heritage management ... Climate Change
Environment & Resilience
Prosperity & Livelihood
2023-05-18 15:41:59.0
18th-Century Royal Palace at Caserta with the Park, the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli, and the San Leucio Complex
Abbey of St Gall
Acropolis, Athens
Aksum
Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada
Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata
Ancient City of Aleppo
Ancient City of Bosra
Ancient City of Damascus
Ancient City of Nessebar
Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora
Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui – Xidi and Hongcun
Anjar
Antigua Guatemala
Aranjuez Cultural Landscape
Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida
Archaeological Site of Panamá Viejo and Historic District of Panamá
Architectural Ensemble of the Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad
Arles, Roman and Romanesque Monuments
As-Salt - The Place of Tolerance and Urban Hospitality
Asmara: A Modernist African City
Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and Other Franciscan Sites
At-Turaif District in ad-Dir'iyah
Baalbek
Bagan
Bam and its Cultural Landscape
Bardejov Town Conservation Reserve
Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar, Dessau and Bernau
Bisotun
Bordeaux, Port of the Moon
Botanical Garden (Orto Botanico), Padua
Brasilia
Bryggen
Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue
Byblos
Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey, and St Martin's Church
Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom
Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots
Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Rémi and Palace of Tau, Reims
Cathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville
Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena
Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the Azores
Church and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci
Church Town of Gammelstad, Luleå
Cidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande
Citadel, Ancient City and Fortress Buildings of Derbent
City of Bath
City of Cuzco
City of Graz – Historic Centre and Schloss Eggenberg
City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications
City of Potosí
City of Quito
City of Safranbolu
City of Valletta
City of Verona
City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto
Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas
Classical Gardens of Suzhou
Classical Weimar
Collegiate Church, Castle and Old Town of Quedlinburg
Colonial City of Santo Domingo
Complex of Hué Monuments
Coro and its Port
Costiera Amalfitana
Crespi d'Adda
Droogmakerij de Beemster (Beemster Polder)
Dutch Water Defence Lines
Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna
Early Christian Necropolis of Pécs (Sopianae)
Episcopal City of Albi
Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic Centre of Poreč
Ferrara, City of the Renaissance, and its Po Delta
Flemish Béguinages
Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore
Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications
Genoa: Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli
Gonbad-e Qābus
Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu
Hanseatic City of Lübeck
Hanseatic Town of Visby
Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town
Hebron/Al-Khalil Old Town
Himeji-jo
Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin
Historic Area of Willemstad, Inner City and Harbour, Curaçao
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison
Historic Cairo
Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn
Historic Centre of Agadez
Historic Centre of Avignon: Papal Palace, Episcopal Ensemble and Avignon Bridge
Historic Centre of Brugge
Historic Centre of Bukhara
Historic Centre of Camagüey
Historic Centre of Český Krumlov
Historic Centre of Cordoba
Historic Centre of Évora
Historic Centre of Florence
Historic Centre of Guimarães
Historic Centre of Kraków
Historic Centre of Lima
Historic Centre of Macao
Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco
Historic Centre of Morelia
Historic Centre of Naples
Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán
Historic Centre of Oporto, Luiz I Bridge and Monastery of Serra do Pilar
Historic Centre of Prague
Historic Centre of Puebla
Historic Centre of Riga
Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura
Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments
Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca
Historic Centre of Santa Cruz de Mompox
Historic Centre of São Luís
Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz
Historic Centre of Sheki with the Khan’s Palace
Historic Centre of Siena
Historic Centre of Sighişoara
Historic Centre of Telč
Historic Centre of the City of Pienza
Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg
Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina
Historic Centre of the Town of Goiás
Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda
Historic Centre of Urbino
Historic Centre of Vienna
Historic Centre of Warsaw
Historic Centre of Zacatecas
Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra
Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar
Historic City of Ahmadabad
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Historic City of Meknes
Historic City of Sucre
Historic City of Toledo
Historic City of Trogir
Historic City of Vigan
Historic City of Yazd
Historic District of Old Québec
Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa
Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne
Historic Fortified Town of Campeche
Historic Inner City of Paramaribo
Historic Jeddah, the Gate to Makkah
Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)
Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara
Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings
Historic Monuments Zone of Querétaro
Historic Monuments Zone of Tlacotalpan
Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat
Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento
Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso
Historic Site of Lyon
Historic Town of Banská Štiavnica and the Technical Monuments in its Vicinity
Historic Town of Grand-Bassam
Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines
Historic Town of Ouro Preto
Historic Town of St George and Related Fortifications, Bermuda
Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns
Historic Town of Zabid
Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama
Historic Walled Town of Cuenca
Historical Centre of the City of Arequipa
Historical Centre of the City of Yaroslavl
Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian
Historical Monuments of Mtskheta
Hoi An Ancient Town
Hwaseong Fortress
Ibiza, Biodiversity and Culture
Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang
Island of Gorée
Island of Mozambique
Island of Saint-Louis
Itchan Kala
Ivrea, industrial city of the 20th century
Jaipur City, Rajasthan
Jewish Quarter and St Procopius' Basilica in Třebíč
Jongmyo Shrine
Kaiping Diaolou and Villages
Kairouan
Kasbah of Algiers
Kathmandu Valley
Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Kulangsu, a Historic International Settlement
Kunya-Urgench
Kutná Hora: Historical Town Centre with the Church of St Barbara and the Cathedral of Our Lady at Sedlec
Kyiv: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra
L'viv – the Ensemble of the Historic Centre
La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle, Watchmaking Town Planning
La Grand-Place, Brussels
Lamu Old Town
Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto (South-Eastern Sicily)
Le Havre, the City Rebuilt by Auguste Perret
Levoča, Spišský Hrad and the Associated Cultural Monuments
Levuka Historical Port Town
Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg
M'Zab Valley
Major Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta (Brussels)
Mantua and Sabbioneta
Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt
Medieval City of Rhodes
Medieval Town of Toruń
Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador)
Medina of Fez
Medina of Marrakesh
Medina of Sousse
Medina of Tétouan (formerly known as Titawin)
Medina of Tunis
Meidan Emam, Esfahan
Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca
Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management System
Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belém in Lisbon
Monastic Island of Reichenau
Monticello and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville
Monuments of Oviedo and the Kingdom of the Asturias
Museumsinsel (Museum Island), Berlin
Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region
Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor
Naval Port of Karlskrona
New Lanark
Nice, Winter Resort Town of the Riviera
Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai
Old and New Towns of Edinburgh
Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar
Old City of Acre
Old City of Berne
Old City of Dubrovnik
Old City of Salamanca
Old City of Sana'a
Old City of Zamość
Old Havana and its Fortification System
Old Rauma
Old Town Lunenburg
Old Town of Ávila with its Extra-Muros Churches
Old Town of Cáceres
Old Town of Corfu
Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications
Old Town of Ghadamès
Old town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof
Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct
Old Towns of Djenné
Old Village of Hollókő and its Surroundings
Old Walled City of Shibam
Ombilin Coal Mining Heritage of Sawahlunto
Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including Saint Margaret’s Church
Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin
Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona
Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessalonika
Pampulha Modern Ensemble
Paphos
Paris, Banks of the Seine
Paseo del Prado and Buen Retiro, a landscape of Arts and Sciences
Piazza del Duomo, Pisa
Place Stanislas, Place de la Carrière and Place d'Alliance in Nancy
Plantin-Moretus House-Workshops-Museum Complex
Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena
Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto)
Portuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida)
Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan
Protective town of San Miguel and the Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco
Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs
Punic Town of Kerkuane and its Necropolis
Qal’at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun
Quanzhou: Emporium of the World in Song-Yuan China
Rabat, Modern Capital and Historic City: a Shared Heritage
Rachid Karami International Fair-Tripoli
Renaissance Monumental Ensembles of Úbeda and Baeza
Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea
Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier
Roman Theatre and its Surroundings and the "Triumphal Arch" of Orange
Roman Walls of Lugo
Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens
Røros Mining Town and the Circumference
Sacred City of Kandy
Saltaire
Samarkand – Crossroad of Cultures
San Cristóbal de La Laguna
San Marino Historic Centre and Mount Titano
Santiago de Compostela (Old Town)
São Francisco Square in the Town of São Cristóvão
Skogskyrkogården
Soltaniyeh
Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District with Chilehaus
St Mary's Cathedral and St Michael's Church at Hildesheim
Stone Town of Zanzibar
Strasbourg, Grande-Île and Neustadt
Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing
Susa
Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica
Taos Pueblo
The Trulli of Alberobello
The Great Spa Towns of Europe
The Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint-John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse on the Island of Pátmos
The Historic Centre of Odesa
The Porticoes of Bologna
The works of Jože Plečnik in Ljubljana – Human Centred Urban Design
Timbuktu
Tipasa
Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture
Tiya
Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen
Town of Bamberg
Town of Luang Prabang
Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios
Tyre
University and Historic Precinct of Alcalá de Henares
Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos
Vatican City
Venice and its Lagoon
Vilnius Historic Centre
Vlkolínec
Völklingen Ironworks
Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower
Water Management System of Augsburg
White City of Tel-Aviv – the Modern Movement
White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal
Works of Antoni Gaudí
Würzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square
World Heritage Cities Programme The World Heritage Cities Programme is one of six thematic programmes formally approved and monitored by the World Heritage Committee. The programme concerns the development of a theoretical framework for urban ... Cities 2023-05-18 12:18:45.0
World Heritage and Indigenous Peoples Many cultural and natural World Heritage sites are home to indigenous peoples. As the UNESCO policy on engaging with indigenous peoples recognizes, World Heritage sites are often located within land managed by ... Convention
Site Management
2023-05-16 16:23:22.0
Renewable Energy Transition and World Heritage Climate change is one of the defining issues of our time, and with over 30 programs in the sciences, education, culture and communication sector, UNESCO is actively contributing to create knowledge, educate and ... 2023-05-16 14:58:36.0
Wind Energy The objective of the Guidance is to provide easy-to-understand and user-friendly information on wind energy projects and World Heritage protection and management, and to highlight processes and tools for overcoming ... Climate Change
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2023-05-16 12:22:33.0
Impacts of Wind Energy Projects and their Assessment This part of the Guidance provides heritage and impact assessment practitioners, site managers and heritage institutions an overview of the process for assessing the impacts of wind energy projects associated with ... 2023-05-16 12:07:58.0
Aldabra Atoll
Archipiélago de Revillagigedo
Area de Conservación Guanacaste
Banc d'Arguin National Park
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System
Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves
Cocos Island National Park
Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection
East Rennell
Everglades National Park
French Austral Lands and Seas
Galápagos Islands
Gough and Inaccessible Islands
Great Barrier Reef
Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve
Ha Long Bay
Heard and McDonald Islands
High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago
Ibiza, Biodiversity and Culture
iSimangaliso Wetland Park
Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California
Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek
Komodo National Park
Lagoons of New Caledonia: Reef Diversity and Associated Ecosystems
Lord Howe Island Group
Macquarie Island
Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary
Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve
New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands
Ningaloo Coast
Ogasawara Islands
Papahānaumokuākea
Península Valdés
Phoenix Islands Protected Area
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park
Rock Islands Southern Lagoon
Sanganeb Marine National Park and Dungonab Bay – Mukkawar Island Marine National Park
Shark Bay, Western Australia
Shiretoko
Sian Ka'an
Socotra Archipelago
St Kilda
Sundarbans National Park
Surtsey
The Sundarbans
Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park
Ujung Kulon National Park
Wadden Sea
West Norwegian Fjords – Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord
Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino
World Heritage Marine Programme 50 flagship marine protected areas of Outstanding Universal Value: Beacons of Hope In a Changing Ocean Conservation of Natural Sites
Marine & coastal
Natural
2023-05-16 09:01:07.0
Promoting sustainable tourism in response to COVID-1 Many of the world’s World Heritage sites are dependent upon tourism to maintain their economic, environmental, social and cultural well-being. However, the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic has hit World ... Sustainable Tourism 2023-05-12 16:02:42.0
Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape The Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape (HUL Recommendation) is an additional tool to integrate policies and practices of conservation of the built environment into the wider goals of urban development in ... Cities 2023-05-11 18:28:02.0
Greece UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize For The Safeguarding And Management of Cultural Landscapes UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes Podsreda Castle (Slovenia) © Teo Hrvoje Oršanič The UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri ... Cultural landscapes 2023-05-11 16:50:05.0
Shaping the future of climate adaptation through Resilient Reefs Climate change is today the biggest threat to coral reefs. Under a business-as-usual scenario, nearly 90% of the 29 World Heritage-listed coral reefs are expected to severely bleach twice-per-decade by 2040. Climate Change
Marine & coastal
2023-05-11 11:37:18.0
Marine Programme: World Heritage marine managers World Heritage marine managers Marine Programme Watch © Marine World Heritage managers: A flagship network empowered to transform how we protect The World Heritage List includes 50 ... Marine & coastal 2023-05-11 11:37:04.0
Frontiers of the Roman Empire Case Study: Assessing the potential visual impact of onshore wind energy projects in relation to a World Heritage ... In the period between 2004 to 2008, Historic England was dealing with an increased number of renewable energy applications that could be seen from the Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage site. In response, Historic ... 2023-05-11 11:27:04.0
World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Programme The UNESCO World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Programme represents a new approach based on dialogue and stakeholder cooperation where planning for tourism and heritage management is integrated at a destination ... Sustainable Tourism 2023-04-28 09:41:15.0
Upper Middle Rhine Valley Case Study: Strategic planning of wind energy projects outside a World Heritage property and its buffer zone in the ... In order to avoid negative impacts of wind turbines on the Upper Middle Rhine Valley, a planning and heritage consultancy was commissioned with an expert report on the ‘Mapping of Exclusion Zones for Wind Turbines ... 2023-04-27 15:36:15.0
Case Study: Stakeholder participation and engagement – a discussion forum to develop joint recommendations, the ... The Competence Centre for Nature Conservation and Energy Transition (Kompetenzzentrum für Naturschutz und Energiewende, KNE) is a publicly funded organization that fosters a nature compatible energy transition. As ... 2023-04-27 15:36:05.0
Wadden Sea Case Study: Policy framework for a controlled wind energy development near a transboundary World Heritage property The transboundary World Heritage property is managed according to the trilaterally adopted Wadden Sea Plan (WSP), a common framework for the protection and sustainable management of the Wadden Sea as an ecological ... 2023-04-27 15:35:57.0
Fortifications of Vauban Case Study: Planning offshore wind turbines along the coast of Normandy, France The Multiannual Energy programme provides for the development of new offshore wind projects in France, including a 1-gigawatt (GW) project along the coast of Normandy. 2023-04-27 15:35:49.0
Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout Netherlands Case Study: Impact assessment of a wind energy project near a World Heritage property in the Netherlands In 2013, the national government and the provinces of the Netherlands agreed on allocating the onshore wind power production per province to jointly reach the national target of 6,000 MW. 2023-04-27 15:35:17.0
Wood Buffalo National Park Case Study: Assessment of cumulative impacts of multiple developments near a World Heritage property In 2016, the World Heritage Committee requested Canada prepare a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the World Heritage property of Wood Buffalo National Park to assess the cumulative impacts of all ... 2023-04-27 15:35:09.0
Note 5 – Visual Impact Assessment A Visual Impact Assessment (VIA) is a specific study that focuses on assessing the visual and aesthetic impacts of a proposed project. This type of assessment is not a stand-alone study but should be part of the ... 2023-04-27 15:34:47.0
Note 6 – Cumulative impacts Cumulative impacts can be defined as a result of several additional, often individually insignificant changes or effects. They are often neither measured nor accounted for before their effect grows progressively ... 2023-04-27 15:34:31.0
Note 4 – Guiding questions to identify the characteristics of impacts related to wind energy projects The following table may assist also in the preparation of the scoping report 2023-04-27 15:34:20.0
Note 3 – Identification des détenteurs de droits et autres parties prenantes, et outils d’engagement Identifying rights-holders and other stakeholders is a key activity to better understand the relationship between communities and individuals with a property. The identification of rights-holders and other ... 2023-04-27 15:34:12.0
Note 2 – Identifying sensitive areas and preparing vulnerability assessment related to wind energy projects Note 2 Identifying sensitive areas and preparing vulnerability assessment related to wind energy projects © UNESCO About Purpose and Scope Context Notes Case Studies ... 2023-04-27 15:34:02.0
Note 1 – Identifying and mapping attributes that convey the Outstanding Universal Value of a World Heritage property Note 1 Identifying and mapping attributes that convey the Outstanding Universal Value of a World Heritage property © UNESCO About Purpose and Scope Context Notes Case ... 2023-04-27 15:33:55.0
World Heritage: Benefits Beyond Borders Published on the 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, this thematic collection of case studies provides a thorough understanding of World Heritage sites and their Outstanding Universal Value in the ... 40th Anniversary
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Small Island Developing States
2023-04-27 12:47:56.0
Category 2 Centres In recent years, the framework for training and research in the field of World Heritage has changed significantly. Among the factors that have contributed to these rapid changes, is the emerging of many new ... Convention 2023-04-25 14:37:07.0
Climate Change and World Heritage World Heritage properties are affected by the impacts of climate change at present and in the future. Their continued preservation requires understanding these impacts to their Outstanding Universal Value and ... Climate Change 2023-04-21 12:08:18.0
We are all Futurekeepers Natural World Heritage sites are the planet’s most precious gifts to humanity. But our work across these 257 sites is not simply about protecting and preserving some of the world’s most beautiful locations, ... Climate Change 2023-04-21 11:30:17.0
World Heritage Volunteers 2023 Campaign The UNESCO World Heritage Centre is pleased to announce the selected projects of the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) 2023 Campaign, under the theme of ‘World Heritage Volunteers 2023 - Working on the Future’. Education & Training 2023-04-20 14:55:06.0
Protecting World Heritage during the Energy Transition National strategies and policies for the transition to renewable energy and initiatives for decarbonization are often based on the strategic principles and guidelines set in international agreements and directives. ... 2023-04-13 17:14:52.0
Guidance for Wind Energy Projects in a World Heritage Context The following text explains the basics of the Convention to better understand its spirit and underlying principles. It further outlines good practices that assist complying with recommended international ... 2023-04-13 17:10:07.0
Wind Energy Essential This part of the Guidance offers an overview of wind energy related information primarily for heritage practitioners and decision-makers not familiar with this field. A brief overview of the main technical features ... 2023-04-13 17:09:25.0
Towards a Balanced Representation of World Heritage Sites The World Heritage List was conceived to identify and protect sites around the world. Over the 50 years since the World Heritage Convention was adopted, great strides have been made in preserving sites, but for now ... 2023-04-13 11:08:21.0
Namibia Educating visitors on how to enjoy Namibia’s World Heritage Wonders Responsibly Educating visitors to enjoy Namibia’s World Heritage responsibly © Putting tourism on a more sustainable path has been a core priority of the Government of Namibia as visitors return to ... Sustainable Tourism 2023-03-31 17:25:49.0
Kenya Restoring Life to the Community in Lamu Old Town, Kenya The Lamu Old Town, a World Heritage Site on the coast of East Africa about 350 km north of Mombasa, has seen its public spaces refreshed, access improved, and pride in the city's status as the oldest and best ... Sustainable Tourism 2023-03-31 17:25:28.0
Indonesia Helping local homestay hosts to be more sustainable businesses in Indonesia Helping local homestay hosts to be more sustainable in Indonesia © Tourism constitutes one of Indonesia's priority government investment areas to boost national GDP. A programme of ... Sustainable Tourism 2023-03-31 17:25:11.0
Viet Nam Reducing waste and improving visitor experience in Viet Nam Reducing waste and improving visitor experience in Viet Nam © The long closure of the sites led to reduced income, disruption of community life and reduced maintenance. Viet Nam’s ... Sustainable Tourism 2023-03-31 17:24:53.0
Georgia Building the skills to care for Georgia’s Colchic Rainforests and Wetlands Building the skills to care for Georgia’s Colchic Rainforests and Wetlands © Around 100 people are employed across the parks and protected areas that make up the Colchic Rainforests and ... Sustainable Tourism 2023-03-31 17:24:25.0
Cambodia Improving visitor infrastructure in Angkor, Cambodia. Improving visitor infrastructure in Angkor, Cambodia © The Angkor World Heritage site has long attracted visitors to Cambodia, providing a major driver for the country’s economy with a ... Sustainable Tourism 2023-03-31 17:23:46.0
Bosnia and Herzegovina Supporting local tourism in the Old City of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina Supporting local tourism in the Old City of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina © The picturesque Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar was the first World Heritage site in Bosnia and ... Sustainable Tourism 2023-03-31 17:23:12.0
Capacity Building World Heritage Capacity-Building Understanding, managing and conserving World Heritage properties requires up-to-date knowledge and well-honed skills. To help build the capacity of ... 2023-03-31 16:45:09.0
Natural World Heritage The World Heritage Convention is one of the most successful international instruments to protect the most extraordinary natural places on the planet, characterized by their natural beauty or outstanding ... Climate Change
Conservation of Natural Sites
Disaster Risk Reduction
Forests
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Natural
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World Heritage Volunteers Initiative World HeritageVolunteers Initiative Within the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Initiative was launched in 2008 in collaboration with the ... Education & Training 2023-03-22 14:23:02.0
Empowering youth for heritage: 10 years of the World Heritage Volunteers Initiative This publication provides a retrospective of the first 10 years of the World Heritage Volunteers Initiative, to increase its visibility and sustainability and support the organizations committed to its values. From ... Other materials
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2023-03-20 16:20:39.0
Sustainable Tourism Toolkit Sustainable planning and management of tourism is one of the most pressing challenges concerning the future of the World Heritage Convention today and is the focus of the UNESCO World Heritage and Sustainable ... 2023-03-15 14:47:51.0
Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley) Egypt Guide 8 – Case Study: Wadi Al-Hitan (Egypt) Wadi Al-Hitan – also known as Whale Valley – is located in the Western Desert of Egypt. It is an ‘open-air museum’ of invaluable fossil remains of the earliest, and now extinct, suborder of whales (Archaeoceti), as ... Sustainable Tourism 2023-02-27 14:58:49.0
Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca Malaysia Guide 3 – Case Study: Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca (Malaysia) George Town and Melaka were jointly inscribed on the World Heritage List in 2008 due to their shared rich multi-cultural trading heritage. However, they have also been subject to criticism and a feeling of ... Sustainable Tourism 2023-02-27 14:58:23.0
Guide 3: Developing effective governance This guide 3 will tell you why good destination management and governance matters, and how you can start to develop it in your World Heritage destination. 2023-02-27 14:57:54.0
Historic City of Vigan Philippines Guide 1 – Case Study: Historic Town Of Vigan (Philippines) Vigan is an exceptionally intact and well-preserved example of a European trading town in East and South-East Asia. The architecture of the city reflects its historic roots and rich culture in both materials and ... Sustainable Tourism 2023-02-27 14:57:45.0
Ichkeul National Park Tunisia Guide 2 – Case Study: Ichkeul National Park (Tunisia) Ichkeul National Park is characterized by a very specific hydrological functioning system, based on seasonal alternation of water levels and salinity. The lake and surrounding marshes constitute a stopover for ... Sustainable Tourism 2023-02-27 14:57:23.0
Guide 4: Engaging local communities and businesses This guide 4 will tell you how to reach out and engage with local businesses and the community in a dialogue explaining the mutual benefit that comes with making tourism more sustainable. 2023-02-27 14:57:03.0
Old and New Towns of Edinburgh United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Guide 4 – Case study: Old and New Towns of Edinburgh (United Kingdom) The World Heritage Status Report showed that 41% of visitors to Edinburgh are aware that it is a World Heritage site, and 17% of all visitors think that Edinburgh’s World Heritage status influenced their choice. ... Sustainable Tourism 2023-02-27 14:56:55.0
Røros Mining Town and the Circumference Norway Guide 4 – Case study: Røros Mining Town and the Circumference (Norway) Røros Mining Town and the Circumference is linked to the copper mines, established in the 17th century, which were used for 333 years until 1977. The site includes the Town and its industrial-rural cultural ... Sustainable Tourism 2023-02-27 14:56:46.0
Guide 6: Managing the development of tourism infrastructure This guide 6 will tell you why infrastructure is vital to sustainable tourism and how to begin the process of developing appropriate infrastructure. 2023-02-27 14:56:22.0
Guide 1: Understanding tourism at your destination This guide will help you understand why tourism matters, some key questions you may need to ask and answer, and some ways to fill evidence gaps, such as utilising other partner's resources. Continue reading below to ... 2023-02-27 14:56:09.0
Angkor Cambodia Guide 2 – Case Study: Angkor and The Tourism Development Strategic Plan 2012–2020 Guide 2 Case Study: Angkor and The Tourism Development Strategic Plan 2012–2020 © Toolkit About the Sustainable Tourism Toolkit How to use this guide? Our Objective ... Sustainable Tourism 2023-02-27 14:55:23.0
Guide 10: Monitoring success with sustainable tourism This guide 10 will tell you why benchmarking matters and suggest some ideas on how you can develop site and destination specific benchmarks. Sustainable Tourism 2023-02-27 14:54:42.0
Guide 2: Developing a strategy for progressive change This guide 2 will tell you how to develop a strategy for your destination that complements both the sensitive nature of a heritage site, as well as the task of sustainable and profitable tourism. 2023-02-27 14:54:09.0
Guide 5: Communicating with visitors This guide 5 will tell you why communicating with visitors matters, and how you can do it effectively, in a culturally appropriate manner. 2023-02-27 11:20:46.0
Guide 8: Adding value through products, experiences, and services This guide 8 will tell you how to think about developing products, services, and experiences as a key way to sustain the OUV of the site, enthuse tourists, and benefit local communities. 2023-02-27 11:20:46.0
Guide 7: Adding value through products, experiences, and services This guide 7 will tell you how to think about developing products, services, and experiences as a key way to sustain the OUV of the site, enthuse tourists, and benefit local communities. 2023-02-27 11:20:46.0
Guide 9: Securing funding and investment This guide 9 will tell you some ways that you can secure investment in order to help make the aspirations developed from these guides for your site and the destination as a whole a reality. 2023-02-27 11:20:46.0
Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Guide 4 – Case Study: Avebury World Heritage site, Wiltshire (United Kingdom) Avebury stone circle or ‘henge’ lies at the centre of half the Stonehenge, Avebury, and Associated Sites inscribed as World Heritage. It is the sister-site to the perhaps more widely recognizable monument: ... Sustainable Tourism 2023-02-27 11:20:46.0
Great Barrier Reef Australia Guide 4 – Case study: Great Barrier Reef (Australia) Coral reefs around the world are threatened both by natural and anthropogenic factors, with tourism having an important role in the latter. Direct impacts in coral reefs are related with badly managed tourism ... Sustainable Tourism 2023-02-27 11:20:46.0
Røros Mining Town and the Circumference Norway Guide 5 – Case study: Røros Mining Town and the Circumference (Norway) In was back in 1922 when the Chief Inspectorate of Ancient Monuments and Buildings (Riksantikvaren) first understood the potential value of Røros Mining Town heritage. At that time, a recommendation of protection ... Sustainable Tourism 2023-02-27 11:20:46.0
Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Guide 6 – Case Study: Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape (United Kingdom) The Cornwall and West Devon mining landscape was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 2006 comprised of 10 different mining landscapes across the area. As the largest World Heritage site in the United Kingdom, ... Sustainable Tourism 2023-02-27 11:20:46.0
Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Guide 7 – Case study: Røros Mining Town and the Circumference (Norway) Røros Mining Town and the Circumference is a clear case of a cultural landscape sustained by traditional socio-economic systems. In 2009 there were 21 active farms within the property and a number of redundant farms ... Sustainable Tourism 2023-02-27 11:20:46.0
Land of Frankincense Oman Guide 9 – Case study: Land of Frankincense (Oman) The Land of Frankincense (LoF) World Heritage site is composed of four archaeological sites related to the antique trade of Frankincense and other luxury items across the Dhofar province of Oman: Shisr (sometimes ... Sustainable Tourism 2023-02-27 11:20:46.0
Preparing World Heritage Nominations The aim of this Resource Manual (Second Edition 2011) is to help States Parties to achieve good quality World Heritage nominations. Resource Manuals 2023-02-23 16:30:29.0
Town of Bamberg Germany Reintroduction of hydropower in the mills district of the Town of Bamberg (Germany) The installation of a new water turbine at the site of the former water mills in the Town of Bamberg follows traditional water practices while respecting the Outstanding Universal Value of the property. The new ... Climate Change
Environment & Resilience
Prosperity & Livelihood
2023-02-22 15:46:10.0
UNESCO World Heritage Forests UNESCO World Heritage Forests © David Geldhof / Yosemite National Park Forests are some of the most biodiversity-rich habitats on Earth. They play a crucial role in climate regulation ... Climate Change
Conservation of Natural Sites
Forests
2023-02-22 15:29:35.0
World Heritage Map This large format full-color map features the World Heritage sites and brief explanations of the World Heritage Convention and the World Heritage conservation programmes, as well as superb photos of World Heritage ... Education & Training
Publications
2023-02-22 12:16:12.0
50 Minds for the Next 50. Dialogue Series UNESCO launches “50 Minds for The Next 50” to convene fifty leading, innovative, bold, respected thinkers of our times from diverse disciplines for the most interdisciplinary discussion on World Heritage ever to be ... 2023-02-20 09:50:55.0
Kazakhstan · Kyrgyzstan · Tajikistan · Turkmenistan · Uzbekistan Support for the Silk Roads World Heritage Sites in Central Asia (Phase II) The UNESCO Japan Funds-in-Trust (Japan-FIT) project “Support for Documentation Standards and Procedures of the Silk Roads World Heritage Serial and Transnational Nomination in Central Asia (Phase I)” (Feb 2011 – ... 2023-02-20 09:29:26.0
Historic City of Trogir Croatia Heritage-based city branding in Trogir (Croatia) A new city branding strategy based on cultural values and community participation aims to enhance Trogir’s attractiveness as a destination for cultural tourism. Prosperity & Livelihood 2023-02-16 13:38:54.0
City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications Luxembourg Accessible cultural tourism in the old city of Luxembourg (Luxembourg) On the 25th Anniversary of the site's inscription on the World Heritage List, new tours aim to open the World Heritage site to everyone, including citizens with special needs. By partnering with relevant community ... Inclusion & Participation 2023-02-16 13:38:30.0
The Porticoes of Bologna Italy Developing a new methodology for urban regeneration: the ROCK project in Bologna (Italy) A pilot project to enhance public spaces using participatory processes helped to identify key lessons which can be later applied to other areas and cities. Knowledge & Skills 2023-02-16 13:37:51.0
Asante Traditional Buildings Ghana Transmitting and documenting the vernacular architecture of the Asante Traditional Buildings (Ghana) Published in 2021, a new edition of the 1999 reference publication “Asante Traditional Buildings” updates and expands this important record of their outstanding architecture, making it once again available for the ... Knowledge & Skills 2023-02-16 13:36:57.0
Kyiv: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra Ukraine Setting up a World Heritage management framework in Kyiv (Ukraine) A new, unified buffer zone and a management plan aim to preserve the Outstanding Universal Value of the World Heritage site “Kyiv: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra” and ... Environment & Resilience 2023-02-16 13:35:19.0
Historic City of Vigan Philippines Conservation as a driver for development: the case of Vigan (Philippines) Along with the nomination process of the Historic City of Vigan as a World Heritage site in 1999, the local government developed an ambitious conservation and management plan for the site. By implementing this ... Prosperity & Livelihood 2023-02-16 13:34:47.0
Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Saint Kitts and Nevis Conserving World Heritage through international partnerships in Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park (Saint Kitts ... Between 2013 and 2020, an extensive programme of expert surveying, studies and conservation works aimed to reinforce and stabilise the military structures of the World Heritage site. The programme was implemented ... Environment & Resilience 2023-02-16 13:33:38.0
Historic Centre of Florence Italy Monitoring the implementation of the World Heritage Management and Action Plan in the Historic Centre of Florence ... An innovative initiative employs the Sustainable Development Goals as monitoring tools to track the contribution of heritage-related initiatives towards sustainable development.  Environment & Resilience
Knowledge & Skills
2023-02-16 13:32:34.0
University of Coimbra – Alta and Sofia Portugal Literary tourism in the university town of Coimbra (Portugal) A project to create a digital map of places associated with literature aims to promote sustainable cultural tourism, relieving tourism pressures in the historic areas and encouraging visitors to explore other parts ... Prosperity & Livelihood 2023-02-16 13:32:14.0
Historic Monuments Zone of Querétaro Mexico Update of the Management Plan of the Historic Monuments Zone of Querétaro (Mexico) The revised Management Plan includes several strategic actions, such as urban rehabilitation and renovation programmes, regularisation of informal settlement and enhancement of public spaces. Environment & Resilience 2023-02-16 13:31:58.0
Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat)
Babylon
Erbil Citadel
Hatra
Samarra Archaeological City
The Ahwar of Southern Iraq: Refuge of Biodiversity and the Relict Landscape of the Mesopotamian Cities
Iraq Creating a digital archive of historic documents and photographs of World Heritage sites in Iraq In order to preserve historical documents related to World Heritage sites, the Iraqi State Board of Heritage and Antiquities has proposed to digitise historical documents from different archives and archive in a ... Knowledge & Skills 2023-02-16 13:30:58.0
Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea Brazil Rubem Braga Elevator Complex: connecting the favelas with the city of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) An urban intervention becomes a major gateway linking the favelas and the lower city via two elevators, stairs and a pedestrian bridge. The complex was built on the premise of fostering inclusivity for the urban ... Environment & Resilience 2023-02-16 13:30:11.0
Ancient City of Ping Yao China Conservation and revitalisation programme of Ancient City of Ping Yao (China) Through innovative management and financing models and a combination of conservation actions aimed at both tangible and intangible heritage, the programme aims to make a contribution to the long-term sustainability ... Environment & Resilience
Inclusion & Participation
2023-02-16 13:29:43.0
Cidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande Cabo Verde Cultural entrepreneurship in Cidade Velha, Ribeira Grande (Cabo Verde) A wide-ranging programme aims to build capacity amongst local residents to understand the potentials offered by cultural heritage, by supporting and enhancing local cultural entrepreneurship. The initiative includes ... Gender Equality
Prosperity & Livelihood
2023-02-16 13:28:46.0
Historic Centre of San Gimignano Italy Developing sustainable rural tourism in San Gimignano (Italy) In reaction to the sharp increase in incoming visitors over the last decades, San Gimignano has developed several initiatives to support jobs and local livelihoods while respecting the town’s cultural heritage, ... Prosperity & Livelihood 2023-02-16 13:28:13.0
Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg Austria Establishing a dialogue between site management and residents in the Historic Centre of Salzburg (Austria) A community engagement programme has provided key data and inputs for the sustainable development of the World Heritage site.  Inclusion & Participation 2023-02-16 13:27:35.0
Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens Australia Consulting with community to understand heritage values during the COVID-19 pandemic in Melbourne (Australia) In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Heritage site “Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens” began a process to review its World Heritage Management Plan. The review process began with a community ... Inclusion & Participation 2023-02-16 13:26:39.0
Camino Real de Tierra Adentro
Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco
Historic Centre of Morelia
Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán
Historic Centre of Puebla
Historic Centre of Zacatecas
Historic Fortified Town of Campeche
Historic Monuments Zone of Querétaro
Historic Monuments Zone of Tlacotalpan
Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines
Protective town of San Miguel and the Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco
Mexico Promoting local businesses in Mexican World Heritage Cities An online platform connects and supports small- and medium-sized enterprises located in World Heritage Cities in Mexico, promoting national tourism and increasing local businesses' digital presence. Prosperity & Livelihood 2023-02-16 13:25:52.0
Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments Russian Federation Connecting young people with their cultural heritage in Saint Petersburg (Russian Federation) The community event encourages young people to deepen their knowledge about cultural heritage and propose ideas for its conservation through workshops, cultural visits, educational activities and an ideas ... Inclusion & Participation 2023-02-16 13:24:45.0
Stone Town of Zanzibar United Republic of Tanzania Bridging a spatial and social divide through inclusive planning in Zanzibar Town (United Republic of Tanzania) The multi-level, heritage-based development and spatial plan aims to link the World Heritage site and buffer zone with the wider city context by using town planning as a tool to bridge spatial and social divides. Environment & Resilience
Knowledge & Skills
2023-02-16 13:22:52.0
Valongo Wharf Archaeological Site Brazil Washing of the Valongo Wharf, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) The symbolic ritual of cleaning and purification pays tribute to the spirits of the African ancestors who reached this entry port in captivity. The ritual started shortly after the discovery of the remains in 2011, ... Inclusion & Participation 2023-02-16 13:22:14.0
Residences of the Royal House of Savoy Italy Polo del '900: an inclusive, multi-functional cultural centre in downtown Turin (Italy) The model of the Polo del 900 proposes collaboration as a solution for institutional and cultural fragmentation which forms the core of a new ecology of creative cultural systems and puts community at the core of ... Environment & Resilience
Gender Equality
Inclusion & Participation
Knowledge & Skills
2023-02-16 13:20:30.0
Historic Centre of Florence Italy Understanding the movement of people through phone use analysis in Florence (Italy) The local government analysed mobile usage data from major telephone operators to collect useful data for infrastructure design and tourism management. Environment & Resilience
Knowledge & Skills
2023-02-16 13:19:51.0
Djémila Algeria Improving the connection between heritage and young people in archaeological sites in Djémila (Algeria) An ongoing programme in a remote Algerian town aims to connect the local community with the archaeological site through workshops and activities for young residents. Inclusion & Participation
Knowledge & Skills
2023-02-16 13:19:10.0
City of Cuzco Peru Bolstering community identity through cultural programmes in Cusco (Peru) A variety of projects aim to protect Cusco’s cultural heritage, promote social development through crafts and strengthen traditional knowledge for sustainable development. Inclusion & Participation
Knowledge & Skills
Prosperity & Livelihood
2023-02-16 13:18:11.0
City of Graz – Historic Centre and Schloss Eggenberg Austria Pedestrianisation of historic streets and public spaces in Graz (Austria) As part of a wider effort to create a pedestrian-only zone in the historic centre, the city of Graz carried an ambitious programme to re-design its historic streets and public spaces through high-quality design ... Climate Change
Environment & Resilience
2023-02-16 13:17:08.0
Historic Site of Lyon France Integrating cultural and natural heritage values in urban development processes in Lyon (France) The 2019 urban plan aims to protect cultural and natural heritage values and their attributes through specific planning tools, such as green and blue infrastructure planning and the development of heritage ... Climate Change
Environment & Resilience
2023-02-16 13:16:31.0
Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines Mexico Local management system of the Historic Town of Guanajuato (Mexico) The system includes a new local coordination office dedicated to the conservation and sustainable development of the historic centre. Environment & Resilience 2023-02-16 13:12:47.0
Bordeaux, Port of the Moon
Historic Centre of Florence
Historic Centre of Oporto, Luiz I Bridge and Monastery of Serra do Pilar
Old and New Towns of Edinburgh
Santiago de Compostela (Old Town)
France · Italy · Portugal · Spain · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Atlas World Heritage: sharing knowledge and skills amongst European World Heritage cities The initiative Atlas World Heritage brings together the cities of Florence, Santiago de Compostela, Edinburgh, Oporto, Bordeaux to share their experiences and strategies to safeguard the sites’ OUV. The project has ... Knowledge & Skills 2023-02-16 13:10:19.0
M'Zab Valley Algeria Promoting traditional environmental knowledge in the M’Zab Valley (Algeria) The traditional settlements of the M’Zab valley were adapted to their environment and climate. Floodable areas were occupied only by temporary structures and not by dwellings. Water infrastructure was a core ... Climate Change
Knowledge & Skills
2023-02-16 13:09:42.0
Chan Chan Archaeological Zone Peru Preventing climate-related impacts in the Chan Chan Archaeological Zone (Peru) After Chan Chan was placed on the List of World Heritage in Danger, a disaster risk reduction plan was developed and integrated with heritage management mechanisms. The plan provided valuable strategies for ... Climate Change
Environment & Resilience
2023-02-16 13:09:16.0
Røros Mining Town and the Circumference Norway Preserving traditional farming through cooperative systems in Røros (Norway) A farming cooperative system conserves the agricultural landscape around the historic town of Røros and promotes sustainable tourism. Environment & Resilience
Prosperity & Livelihood
2023-02-16 13:07:35.0
Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca Malaysia From port city to World Heritage site: case study of George Town (Malaysia) The multi-cultural historic city of George Town developed a strategy to build on its rich and diverse cultural heritage as a resource for local development and livelihoods after its free trade port status was ... Inclusion & Participation 2023-02-16 13:05:50.0
Mantua and Sabbioneta Italy Creating a shared framework in the serial World Heritage property of Mantua and Sabbioneta (Italy) In order to improve the coordination between the two component cities of this serial property, the Municipalities of Mantua and Sabbioneta have created a central management office. This office is in charge of ... Environment & Resilience 2023-02-16 13:04:46.0
Historic Centre of Urbino Italy Improving the environmental, cultural and social sustainability of the Historic Centre of Urbino (Italy) Through a series of strategic actions, Urbino has sought to improve its environmental sustainability and promote climate change mitigation and adaptation. An update of the management plan is currently under way in ... Climate Change
Environment & Resilience
Prosperity & Livelihood
2023-02-16 13:04:04.0
India Improving water availability and sustainability by reviving traditional water systems in Bengaluru (India) The Million wells for Bengaluru campaign is an initiative to build one million shallow wells using traditional well-digging techniques. The initiative for the revival of traditional water systems integrates ... Climate Change
Environment & Resilience
Knowledge & Skills
Prosperity & Livelihood
2023-02-16 13:02:11.0
Strasbourg, Grande-Île and Neustadt France Taking nature into account in the World Heritage Management plan of Strasbourg (France) An update of the World Heritage management plan and urban planning tools seeks to integrate cultural and natural heritage values and their attributes in order to improve the city’s liveability and micro-climate. Climate Change
Environment & Resilience
2023-02-16 13:00:35.0
Town of Bamberg Germany Strengthening residents’ connection with their gardening heritage in Bamberg (Germany) In the city of Bamberg, traditional gardening practices are part of the city’s strategy to promote urban sustainability. The COVID-19 pandemic helped to strengthen the local community’s connection with its gardening ... Climate Change
Environment & Resilience
Prosperity & Livelihood
2023-02-16 12:59:14.0
Italy Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan of the historic city of L’Aquila (Italy) The long-term plan aims to promote sustainable urban transportation, reduce emissions and pollution, and enhance liveability in the historic city by enhancing cycling networks and infrastructure, improving existing ... Climate Change
Environment & Resilience
2023-02-16 12:58:50.0
Island of Saint-Louis Senegal Promoting local development through heritage conservation and enhancement and tourism in the Island of Saint-Louis ... After the World Heritage Committee warned in 2016 that the poor state of conservation of the property could lead to its inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger, a number of local, national and ... Environment & Resilience
Prosperity & Livelihood
2023-02-16 12:58:20.0
Historic Town of Zabid
Old City of Sana'a
Old Walled City of Shibam
Yemen Cash for work: promoting local employment through heritage conservation in historic cities (Yemen) In the context of long-standing conflict, a cash-for-work scheme provides young people with employment opportunities while contributing to the conservation of urban heritage in four historic cities. Gender Equality
Peace & Security
Prosperity & Livelihood
2023-02-16 12:57:25.0
Historic Cairo Egypt Community-centred revitalisation of Souq al-Silah in Cairo (Egypt) A long-standing project has been working to revitalise a commercial street in the historic district of Darb al-Ahmar and reconnect the local community with their cultural heritage. The project, developed with help ... Gender Equality
Inclusion & Participation
Knowledge & Skills
Prosperity & Livelihood
2023-02-16 12:55:25.0
The Next 50 - 50th anniversary of World Heritage 50th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention (16 November 2022): World Heritage as a source of resilience, humanity and innovation 2023-02-15 15:15:13.0
Culture|2030 Indicators The UNESCO Thematic Indicators for Culture in the 2030 Agenda (Culture|2030 Indicators) is a framework of thematic indicators whose purpose is to measure and monitor the progress of culture’s enabling contribution ... Climate Change
Sustainable Development
Urban Context
2023-02-09 17:37:10.0
TBS (System Broadcasting Tokyo) 2022 Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) has partnered with the World Heritage Centre to communicate important messages about World Heritage to a large public audience, using television, radio, and other media. TBS strives ... 2023-02-02 11:33:47.0
Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves
Gough and Inaccessible Islands
Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture
Surtsey
Þingvellir National Park
Brazil · Cabo Verde · Iceland · Norway · Portugal · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 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 in the Atlantic Ocean that runs from 87°N -about 333km south of the ... Additional Natural Categories 2023-01-25 12:06:42.0
Corporate sector and the World Heritage ‘no-go’ commitment Corporate sector and the World Heritage ‘no-go’ commitment © Shutterstock / lukaszemanphoto / Destruction of forests Across the extractives, finance, insurance and hydropower sectors, ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Natural
Partnerships
2023-01-25 10:07:34.0
Periodic Reporting 2nd Cycle : Latin America and the Caribbean (2013) The preliminary process was implemented in cooperation with some Regional Offices (Lima, Quito, Montevideo, Guatemala, Costa Rica and Havana), and some of the Category 2 Centres approved by the General Conference in ... Periodic Reporting 2023-01-24 15:49:58.0
Lake Malawi National Park
Maloti-Drakensberg Park
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Lesotho · Malawi · South Africa · United Republic of Tanzania · Zambia · Zimbabwe Sustainable Tourism Capacity Building In the framework of the World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Programme (WH+ST Programme), the UNESCO World Heritage Centre has developed a capacity building tool for site managers (“How To” Guides) to help them ... Sustainable Tourism 2023-01-19 16:59:50.0
Dialogue between Kat Borlongan and Chance Coughenour Kat Borlongan and Chance Coughenour discussed digital innovation and inclusivity. As thinkers, they explored the interconnection between technologies and heritage, agreeing that an inclusive digital environment is ... 2022-12-19 16:12:16.0
Safeguarding Heritage against Climate Crisis Climate change is among the greatest threats facing cultural and natural heritage today. One in three natural sites and one in six cultural heritage sites are currently threatened by climate change. In recent years ... 2022-12-19 15:48:46.0
Dialogue between Rachel Sibande and Johanna Figueira The dialogue between Rachel Sibande and Johanna Figueira centred around the digital empowerment of communities. They agreed that technology can benefit local communities to share their own stories and conceive ... 2022-12-19 15:45:55.0
Dialogue between Fatemah Alzelzela & Alfred Brownell The dialogue between Fatemah Alzelzela and Alfred Brownell centred around communities and vulnerabilities. Fatemah and Alfred agreed that the natural phenomena have severely impacted heritage. This negative impact ... 2022-12-19 15:40:24.0
Dialogue between Rita Keegan and Laura Yawanawa The dialogue between Rita Keegan and Laura Yawanawa was centred on the cultural and economic protection of people from underrepresented regions. They pointed out that the cultural values and knowledge of minority ... 2022-12-19 15:26:26.0
Dialogue between Gabriel Zuchtriegel and Doris Maria Woerfel The dialogue between Gabriel Zuchtriegel and Doris Maria Woerfel centred on the engagement of the local community in tourism. They agreed that involving local communities is fundamental to sustainable tourism ... 2022-12-19 15:22:36.0
Dialogue between Adrian Jo Milang and Mariam Kamara The dialogue between Adrian Jo Milang and Mariam Kamara focused on the importance of understanding the true narratives of local and indigenous communities. Adrian and Mariam concurred that local culture should not ... 2022-12-19 15:17:00.0
Dialogue between Ibrahim Mahama and Azra Akšamija Ibrahim Mahama and Azra Akšamija discussed the role of culture and heritage to highlight narratives of the under-represented regions. Both address questions of the ethics of preservation and how we deal with ... 2022-12-19 15:07:51.0
Dialogue between Nicolas Nova and Habiba Djahnine Nicolas Nova and Habiba Djahnine discussed the role of new media and technologies in a balanced representation of culture. They agreed that technologies, including films and documentaries, can raise recognition of ... 2022-12-19 13:07:17.0
Dialogue between Jimmy Jean-Louis and Hoor Al-Qasimi Jimmy Jean-Louis and Hoor Al-Qasimi emphasized the importance of connecting people with the help of culture, but they expressed different ways of working to that end. Al Qasimi believes that the essence of culture ... 2022-12-19 13:04:17.0
Heritage in the post-COVID World The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented health crisis that has affected each one of us, and we still cannot predict its long-term effects. Inevitably, our World Heritage sites suffered too: the abrupt halt in ... 2022-12-19 13:04:01.0
Imagining Heritage in the Digital Dimension The digital aspects of heritage are growing enormously, ranging from creating virtual visits and online exhibitions to cataloguing inventory of heritage objects and creating 3D models of archaeological sites. ... 2022-12-19 12:59:14.0
Dialogue between Ammar Khammash & Bianca Jagger The dialogue between Ammar Khammash and Bianca Jagger focused on indigenous peoples and their link to technology. Ammar and Bianca agree that the knowledge of indigenous peoples should play a significant role in ... 2022-12-19 12:52:02.0
Dialogue between Kidlat Tahimik and Bahia Shehab The dialogue between Kidlat Tahimik and Bahia Shehab was mainly about celebrating local narratives to move towards a balanced representation of heritage. The two artists noted that popular culture today is greatly ... 2022-12-19 11:34:44.0
Dialogue between Kamal Mouzawak and Kotchakorn Vorrakhom The dialogue between Kamal Mouzawak and Kotchakorn Vorrakhom centred on the importance of local communities for sustainable tourism. They agreed that sustainable tourism must pay paramount attention to locals and ... 2022-12-19 11:31:38.0
Dialogue between Jana Apih and Jascivan Carvalho The dialogue between Jana Apih and Jascivan Carvalho highlighted the value of local communities for sustainable tourism. They agreed that knowledge of local communities can be used to promote sustainable practices ... 2022-12-19 11:29:28.0
Dialogue between Bruce Yerkovich and Aubin Arroyo During the dialogue, Bruce Yerkovich and Aubin Arroyo introduced their innovative practices that create positive change in people towards sustainability. Bruce underlined that sustainable tourism can truly empower ... 2022-12-19 11:28:32.0
Dialogue between Hamdan Abdul Majeed and Michael Pinksy The dialogue between Hamdan Abdul Majeed and Michael Pinksy focused mainly on how sustainable tourism could benefit local communities. Tourists are generally confined to their ‘bubble’, which is not conducive to ... 2022-12-19 11:24:45.0
Dialogue between Carissa Klein and Neeshad Shafi Carissa Klein and Neeshad Shafi focused on the relationship between human-induced climate issues and heritage preservation. They both agreed that reducing carbon emissions should be a priority to safeguard heritage. 2022-12-19 11:14:41.0
Sustainable Tourism, Sustainable Heritage. 50 Minds for the Next 50 There are now more than 1,000 World Heritage sites in 177 countries, and a great many of them are important tourist destinations. At best, tourism drives economic development and brings needed financial and social ... 2022-12-19 10:00:39.0
Dialogue between Rana Dajani and Zoe Butt Dialogue between Rana Dajani and Zoe Butt centred around storytelling and the narrative of the Global South. Since storytelling is fundamental to transferring knowledge and informing different situations, ... 2022-12-15 17:16:02.0
Dialogue between Krista Kim and Ahmed Salman Krista Kim and Ahmed Salman mainly discussed the intersectionality between art and science. COVID-19 highlighted the importance of bridging the gap between science and culture in order to reduce scepticism and ... 2022-12-15 16:53:30.0
Dialogue between Maria Fernanda Espinosa and Salim Abdool Karim The dialogue between Maria Fernanda Espinosa and Salim Abdool Karim was centred on the impacts and pre-exisiting problems of society during COVID-19. The pandemic uncovered the vulnerability of a divided society and ... 2022-12-15 16:44:45.0
Dialogue between Adi Utarini and Frank Snowden The dialogue between Adi Utarini and Frank Snowden mainly focused on the close collaboration between public health and heritage. Utarini and Snowden agreed that the pandemic was a multifaceted problem that affected ... 2022-12-15 16:40:34.0
Dialogue between Jean-Michel Jarre and Ethel Delali Cofie The dialogue between Jean-Michel Jarre and Ethel D. Cofie mainly addressed the role of digital tools for heritage accessibility. They agreed that digital technologies can contribute to making heritage more ... 2022-12-15 16:18:30.0
Dialogue between Max Tegmark and Tino Sehgal The dialogue between Max Tegmark and Tino Sehgal centred around the dangers and opportunities of technological development for heritage. The two thinkers agreed that we must take into account the impacts of ... 2022-12-15 16:06:38.0
Dialogue between Abeer Abu Ghaith and Vít Šisler The dialogue between Abeer Abu Ghaith and Vít Šisler centred around respecting different cultural values, and the ways they are shared and transferred. Ghaith emphasized the importance of having protocols to protect ... 2022-12-15 15:47:45.0
Dialogue between Refik Anadol and Anab Jain The dialogue between Refik Anadol and Anab Jain focused mainly on synergies between built heritage and digital technologies. As digital artists, Anadol and Jain elaborated on projects that explore diverse digital ... 2022-12-15 15:37:01.0
Dialogue between Małgorzata Górska and Hans Cosmas Ngoteya Malgorzata Gorska and Hans Cosmas Ngoteya spoke about their experiences in protecting natural habitats and possible methods for natural heritage preservation. They both envision the next 50 years with specific legal ... 2022-12-15 10:30:33.0
Patrimonito Patrimonito Patrimonito's World Heritage Adventures © Patrimonito means 'small heritage' in Spanish and the character represents a young heritage guardian. Patrimonito has been ... Education & Training 2022-12-14 11:36:11.0
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System Belize Saving nature and livelihoods: Belize The Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System (BBRRS) won its place on the World Heritage List in 1996 as an outstanding natural system, consisting of the largest barrier reef in the northern hemisphere, offshore atolls, ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Natural
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Timbuktu Mali Community conservation: Timbuktu As of May 2012, the Government of Mali sought help from the international community through UNESCO. Timbuktu and the Tomb of Askia were placed on the List of World Heritage in Danger and UNESCO initiated a series of ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Earthen Architecture
2022-12-09 14:54:20.0
Tongariro National Park New Zealand Evolving together: Tongariro The site’s values are communicated to the public through signage, publications and interpretation at visitor centres. The Maori have been involved in creating displays explaining the cultural and natural ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
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Cultural landscapes
2022-12-09 13:14:59.0
Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar Bosnia and Herzegovina Creating reconciliation: Mostar Bridge During the conflict that tore apart the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s, the beautiful Old Bridge in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, was completely destroyed. Conservation of Cultural Sites
Cultural
2022-12-08 17:12:45.0
Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae Egypt Working Together: Abu Simbel The two Temples of Ramses II at Abu Simbel and the Sanctuary of Isis at Philae are the most illustrious of the Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae (Egypt), listed as World Heritage since 1979. The Great ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
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Restoration
2022-12-08 17:01:42.0
Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata Mauritania Technical assistance for urban management and rehabilitation of the Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt ... The Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata (Mauritania) were founded in the 11th and 12th centuries to serve the caravans crossing the Sahara, these trading and religious centres became rich and ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Earthen Architecture
Education & Training
Site Management
Urban Context
2022-12-07 14:43:58.0
Sharing best practices in World Heritage management The World Heritage Capacity Building Strategy, adopted by the World Heritage Committee in 2011,  responds to the identified needs of a diverse and growing audience for capacity building for World Heritage ... Convention 2022-12-02 11:14:21.0
Basic Texts of the 1972 World Heritage Convention, Edition December 2021 Basic Texts of the 1972 World Heritage Convention, Edition December 2021 DownloadEdition December 2021 English French Convention concerning the Protection of the ... Convention
Other materials
2022-12-01 11:00:27.0
Environmental DNA Expeditions in UNESCO World Heritage marine sites Environmental DNA Expeditions is a global, citizen science initiative that will help measure marine biodiversity, and the impacts climate change might have on the distribution patterns of marine life, across UNESCO ... 2022-11-25 16:30:01.0
Dialogue between Max Tegmark and Tino Sehgal Dialogue between Max Tegmark and Tino Sehgal 50 Minds for the Next 50. Imagining Heritage in the Digital Dimension Session © Max Tegmark Cosmologist, physicist and professor ... 2022-11-23 18:45:35.0
World Heritage and wind energy planning Protecting visual integrity in the context of the energy transition. Inspiring practices from four European countries. This study presents examples from four European countries and shows how they deal with wind ... Climate Change
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Publications
2022-11-21 16:25:57.0
Historic Town of Grand-Bassam Côte d'Ivoire Preservation Of The Historic Town Of Grand-Bassam Following the October 2019 floods that had invaded the main arteries of the Historic Town (residential, administrative and commercial areas) as well as the N'zima village which suffered the heaviest toll, an ... 2022-10-26 17:52:32.0
Portugal Culture|2030 Indicators City of Elvas Urban Report City of Elvas Urban Report City results Elvas Alajuela Baguio Bogotá Cluj-Napoca Dubrovnik Elvas Essaouira Hue Leskovac Ouagadougou Skopje Vietnam ---> The Urban Report The ... Cities
Sustainable Development
2022-10-25 16:23:12.0
Engaging Local Communities in the Stewardship of World Heritage (COMPACT) COMPACT Engaging Local Communities in the Stewardship of World Heritage © Local communities and indigenous peoples are, and have been for centuries, the custodians of many World ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Natural
2022-10-19 10:43:48.0
Urban Notebooks Urban Notebooks The e-magazine of the World Heritage Cities Programme features diverse voices on urban heritage, practices, and opinion pieces.    February 2022 Issue 20 Dr. ... Cities
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Urban Context
2022-10-17 12:09:13.0
Culture|2030 Indicators First Phase of Implementation 2021-2022 The UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators framework is being implemented by Member States at the national and urban levels. 2022-10-14 12:18:52.0
Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park Central African Republic Securing Manovo-Gounda St. Floris National Park The Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park (PNMGSF) is under strong pressure due to the combined effects of poaching, insecurity, regional transhumance, artisanal mining, as well as the absence of monitoring and ... 2022-10-12 16:58:17.0
Burkina Faso Culture|2030 Indicators National Report of Burkina Faso National Report of Burkina Faso Country results Burkina Faso Burkina Faso Columbia Costa Rica Croatia Morocco North Macedonia Philippines Portugal Romania Serbia Viet Nam Vietnam ---> The ... Cities
Sustainable Development
2022-10-07 15:08:15.0
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina and the cities of Ljubuški, Banja Luka, Trebinje, Mostar, Sarajevo and the Canton of Sarajevo UNESCO Bosnia and Herzegovina and the cities of Ljubuški, Banja Luka, Trebinje, Mostar, Sarajevo and the Canton of SarajevoProject Page © Silvan Rehfeld / Old Bridge Area of the Old City of ... Cities 2022-09-30 16:09:49.0
Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe North Macedonia Culture|2030 Indicators North Macedonia and the city of Skopje Project Page UNESCO North Macedonia and the City of Skopje Project Page © Milan Piroš Partners Implementation of the UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators in North Macedonia and the city of Skopje is ... Cities 2022-09-30 11:41:40.0
Morocco Culture|2030 Indicators Morocco and the city of Essaouira Project Page UNESCO Morocco and the City of Essaouira  Project Page   Partners Implementation of the UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators in Morocco and the city of Essaouira is with the support and ... Cities
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2022-09-30 11:27:11.0
Burkina Faso Culture|2030 Indicators Burkina Faso and the city of Ouagadougou Project Page UNESCO Burkina Faso and the City of Ouagadougou Project Page © Shutterstock Partners Implementation of the UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators in Burkina Faso and the city of ... Cities
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2022-09-30 11:22:30.0
Philippines Culture|2030 Indicators Philippines and the city of Baguio Project Page UNESCO Philippines and the City of Baguio Project Page © Shutterstock Partners Implementation of the UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators in the Philippines and the city of Baguio is ... Cities
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Viet Nam Culture|2030 Indicators Viet Nam and the city of Hue Project Page UNESCO Viet Nam and the City of Hue Project Page © Trang An/ Landscape Complex Partners Implementation of the UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators in Viet Nam and the city of Hue is ... Cities 2022-09-30 11:11:04.0
Costa Rica Culture|2030 Indicators Costa Rica and the city of Alajuela Project Page UNESCO Costa Rica and the City of Alajuela Project Page © Shutterstock Partners Implementation of the UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators in Costa Rica and the city of Alajuela is with ... Sustainable Development 2022-09-30 10:49:46.0
Romania Culture|2030 Indicators Romania and the city of Cluj-Napoca Project Page UNESCO Romania and the City of Cluj-Napoca Project Page © Daniel Vrabioiu / Roșia Montană Partners Implementation of the UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators Romania and the city of ... Cities 2022-09-30 10:28:59.0
Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications Portugal Portugal and the city of Elvas UNESCO Portugal and the City of Elvas Project Page © Limes.Media/Tim Schnarr Partners Implementation of the UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators in Portugal and the city of Elvas is ... Cities 2022-09-30 10:25:08.0
Old City of Dubrovnik Croatia Culture|2030 Indicators Croatia and the city of Dubrovnik Project Page Implementation of the UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators in Croatia and the city of Dubrovnik is with the support and partnership of the Ministry of Culture and Media and the city of Dubrovnik. This is part of the pilot ... Cities 2022-09-29 15:56:44.0
Serbia Culture|2030 Indicators Serbia and the city of Leskovac Project Page UNESCO Serbia and the City of Leskovac Project Page © Daniel Vrabioiu / Roșia Montană Partners Implementation of the UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators in Serbia and the city of ... Cities 2022-09-29 15:29:54.0
Colombia Culture|2030 Indicators Colombia and the city of Bogota Project Page UNESCO Colombia and the City of Bogota Project Page © Sacred sites / Martin Gray | Archaeological park of San Augustin Partners Implementation of the UNESCO Culture|2030 ... Cities 2022-09-29 14:49:33.0
Croatia Culture|2030 Indicators City of Dubrovnik Urban Report City of Dubrovnik Urban Report City results Dubrovnik Alajuela Baguio Bogotá Cluj-Napoca Dubrovnik Elvas Essaouira Hue Leskovac Ouagadougou Skopje Vietnam ---> The Urban ... Cities
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Croatia Culture|2030 Indicators National Report of Croatia National Report of Croatia Country results Croatia Burkina Faso Columbia Costa Rica Croatia Morocco North Macedonia Philippines Portugal Romania Serbia Viet Nam Vietnam ---> The National ... Cities
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North Macedonia Culture|2030 Indicators City of Skopje Urban Report City of Skopje Urban Report City results Skopje Alajuela Baguio Bogotá Cluj-Napoca Dubrovnik Elvas Essaouira Hue Leskovac Ouagadougou Skopje Vietnam ---> The Urban Report The ... Cities
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North Macedonia Culture|2030 Indicators National Report of North Macedonia National Report of North Macedonia Country results North Macedonia Burkina Faso Columbia Costa Rica Croatia Morocco North Macedonia Philippines Portugal Romania Serbia Viet Nam Vietnam ... Cities
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Costa Rica Culture|2030 Indicators City of Alajuela Urban Report City of Alajuela Urban Report City results Alajuela Alajuela Baguio Bogotá Cluj-Napoca Dubrovnik Elvas Essaouira Hue Leskovac Ouagadougou Skopje Vietnam ---> The Urban ... Cities
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Viet Nam Culture|2030 Indicators City of Hue Urban Report City of Hue Urban Report City results Hue Alajuela Baguio Bogotá Cluj-Napoca Dubrovnik Elvas Essaouira Hue Leskovac Ouagadougou Skopje Vietnam ---> The Urban Report The ... 2022-09-29 10:56:51.0
Morocco Culture|2030 Indicators City of Essaouira Urban Report City of Essaouira Urban Report City results Essaouira Alajuela Baguio Bogotá Cluj-Napoca Dubrovnik Elvas Essaouira Hue Leskovac Ouagadougou Skopje Vietnam ---> The Urban ... Cities
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Burkina Faso Culture|2030 Indicators City of Ouagadougou Urban Report City of Ouagadougou Urban Report City results Ouagadougou Alajuela Baguio Bogotá Cluj-Napoca Dubrovnik Elvas Essaouira Hue Leskovac Ouagadougou Skopje Vietnam ---> The Urban ... Cities
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Romania Culture|2030 Indicators City of Cluj-Napoca Urban Report City of Cluj-Napoca Urban Report City results Cluj-Napoca Alajuela Baguio Bogotá Cluj-Napoca Dubrovnik Elvas Essaouira Hue Leskovac Ouagadougou Skopje Vietnam ---> The Urban ... Cities
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Colombia Culture|2030 Indicators City of Bogotá Urban Report City of Bogotá Urban Report City results Bogotá Alajuela Baguio Bogotá Cluj-Napoca Dubrovnik Elvas Essaouira Hue Leskovac Ouagadougou Skopje Vietnam ---> The Urban Report The ... Cities
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Philippines Culture|2030 Indicators City of Baguio Urban Report City of Baguio Urban Report City results Baguio Alajuela Baguio Bogotá Cluj-Napoca Dubrovnik Elvas Essaouira Hue Leskovac Ouagadougou Skopje Vietnam ---> The Urban Report The ... Cities
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Viet Nam Culture|2030 Indicators National Report of Viet Nam National Report of Viet Nam Country results Viet Nam Burkina Faso Columbia Costa Rica Croatia Morocco North Macedonia Philippines Portugal Romania Serbia Viet Nam Vietnam ---> The National ... 2022-09-29 08:46:41.0
Serbia Culture|2030 Indicators City of Leskovac Urban Report City of Leskovac Urban Report City results Leskovac Alajuela Baguio Bogotá Cluj-Napoca Dubrovnik Elvas Essaouira Hue Leskovac Ouagadougou Skopje Vietnam ---> The Urban ... Cities
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Serbia Culture|2030 Indicators National Report of Serbia National Report of Serbia Country results Serbia Burkina Faso Columbia Costa Rica Croatia Morocco North Macedonia Philippines Portugal Romania Serbia Viet Nam Vietnam ---> The National ... Cities
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Portugal Culture|2030 Indicators National Report of Portugal National Report of Portugal Country results Portugal Burkina Faso Columbia Costa Rica Croatia Morocco North Macedonia Philippines Portugal Romania Serbia Viet Nam Vietnam ---> The National ... 2022-09-28 19:52:54.0
Romania Culture|2030 Indicators National Report of Romania National Report of Romania Country results Romania Burkina Faso Columbia Costa Rica Croatia Morocco North Macedonia Philippines Portugal Romania Serbia Viet Nam Vietnam ---> The National ... 2022-09-28 19:17:46.0
Morocco Culture|2030 Indicators National Report of Morocco National Report of Morocco Country results Morocco Burkina Faso Columbia Costa Rica Croatia Morocco North Macedonia Philippines Portugal Romania Serbia Viet Nam Vietnam ---> The National ... Cities
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Costa Rica Culture|2030 Indicators National Report of Costa Rica National Report of Costa Rica Country results Costa Rica Burkina Faso Columbia Costa Rica Croatia Morocco North Macedonia Philippines Portugal Romania Serbia Viet Nam Vietnam ---> The ... Cities
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Philippines Culture|2030 Indicators National Report of the Philippines National Report of the Philippines Country results Philippines Burkina Faso Columbia Costa Rica Croatia Morocco North Macedonia Philippines Portugal Romania Serbia Viet Nam Vietnam ... Cities
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Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy
Aasivissuit – Nipisat. Inuit Hunting Ground between Ice and Sea
Agave Landscape and Ancient Industrial Facilities of Tequila
Agricultural Landscape of Southern Öland
Al-Ahsa Oasis, an Evolving Cultural Landscape
Alto Douro Wine Region
Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora
Ancient Villages of Northern Syria
Aranjuez Cultural Landscape
Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the South-East of Cuba
Bam and its Cultural Landscape
Bassari Country: Bassari, Fula and Bedik Cultural Landscapes
Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe
Blaenavon Industrial Landscape
Budj Bim Cultural Landscape
Champagne Hillsides, Houses and Cellars
Chief Roi Mata’s Domain
Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archeological Sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula
Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia
Colonies of Benevolence
Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape
Costiera Amalfitana
Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley
Cultural Landscape of Bali Province: the Subak System as a Manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana Philosophy
Cultural Landscape of Hawraman/Uramanat
Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces
Cultural Landscape of Maymand
Cultural Landscape of Sintra
Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana
Curonian Spit
Diyarbakır Fortress and Hevsel Gardens Cultural Landscape
Dutch Water Defence Lines
Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda
Ennedi Massif: Natural and Cultural Landscape
Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří Mining Region
Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape
Fray Bentos Industrial Landscape
Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz
Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape
Hallstatt-Dachstein / Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape
Hortobágy National Park - the Puszta
Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev
Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine and its Cultural Landscape
Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion
Kalwaria Zebrzydowska: the Mannerist Architectural and Park Landscape Complex and Pilgrimage Park
Kernavė Archaeological Site (Cultural Reserve of Kernavė)
Konso Cultural Landscape
Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba
Krzemionki Prehistoric Striped Flint Mining Region
Kujataa Greenland: Norse and Inuit Farming at the Edge of the Ice Cap
Kuk Early Agricultural Site
Landscape for Breeding and Training of Ceremonial Carriage Horses at Kladruby nad Labem
Landscape of Grand Pré
Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture
Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces
Le Colline del Prosecco di Conegliano e Valdobbiadene
Le Morne Cultural Landscape
Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape
Lushan National Park
Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley
Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape
Matobo Hills
Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany
Mount Wutai
Muskauer Park / Park Mużakowski
Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin
Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape
Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove
Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley) and the Forest of the Cedars of God (Horsh Arz el-Rab)
Palestine: Land of Olives and Vines – Cultural Landscape of Southern Jerusalem, Battir
Pampulha Modern Ensemble
Papahānaumokuākea
Paraty and Ilha Grande – Culture and Biodiversity
Paseo del Prado and Buen Retiro, a landscape of Arts and Sciences
Petroglyphs of the Archaeological Landscape of Tanbaly
Pimachiowin Aki
Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto)
Prehistoric Caves of Yagul and Mitla in the Central Valley of Oaxaca
Pyrénées - Mont Perdu
Quebrada de Humahuaca
Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras
Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape
Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea
Risco Caido and the Sacred Mountains of Gran Canaria Cultural Landscape
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka
Roșia Montană Mining Landscape
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Royal Hill of Ambohimanga
Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests
Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range
Saloum Delta
Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte in Braga
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Sítio Roberto Burle Marx
St Kilda
Sukur Cultural Landscape
Sulaiman-Too Sacred Mountain
Taputapuātea
The Causses and the Cévennes, Mediterranean agro-pastoral Cultural Landscape
The Climats, terroirs of Burgundy
The English Lake District
The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes
The par force hunting landscape in North Zealand
The Persian Garden
The Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales
Tokaj Wine Region Historic Cultural Landscape
Tongariro National Park
Trang An Landscape Complex
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Upper Middle Rhine Valley
Val d'Orcia
Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape
Vegaøyan – The Vega Archipelago
Viñales Valley
Vineyard Landscape of Piedmont: Langhe-Roero and Monferrato
Wachau Cultural Landscape
West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou
Writing-on-Stone / Áísínai’pi
Zuojiang Huashan Rock Art Cultural Landscape
Þingvellir National Park
ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape
Cultural Landscapes There exist a great variety of Landscapes that are representative of the different regions of the world. Combined works of nature and humankind, they express a long and intimate relationship between peoples and ... Cultural landscapes 2022-09-27 14:58:52.0
World Heritage Volunteers 2022 Campaign Resilience and Re-mobilization towards World Heritage The UNESCO World Heritage Centre is pleased to announce the selected projects of the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) 2022 Campaign, under the theme of ... 2022-09-07 17:40:23.0
Patrimonito Storyboard Competition 2022 - Deadline 16 October This competition aims to provide young people with an opportunity to use their creative and problem-solving skills to raise awareness about World Heritage sites. Education & Training 2022-09-05 15:55:58.0
World Heritage Education Programme The UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, initiated as a UNESCO special project in 1994, gives young people a chance to voice their concerns and to become involved in the protection of our common cultural and ... Education & Training 2022-08-25 16:16:13.0
Post-Conflict and Post-Disaster Reconstruction and Recovery Post-conflict and post-disaster reconstruction became an increasingly important issue after the destruction of cultural heritage sites in countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Mali, Nepal, Syria, and Yemen. ... 2022-08-25 16:15:18.0
Dja Faunal Reserve
Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda
Ivindo National Park
Sangha Trinational
Cameroon · Central African Republic · Congo · Gabon Central Africa World Heritage Forest Initiative (CAWHFI) Covering an area estimated at 1.62 million km2, the forests of Central Africa are home to vital biodiversity for the planet and play a central role in climate regulation and carbon sequestration. Conservation of Natural Sites
Forests
2022-08-25 16:14:32.0
Climate Change Marine Marine World Heritage in a Changing Climate © Climate change has become the biggest threat to the conservation of the 50 marine sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Some 70% of these ... Climate Change
Marine & coastal
2022-08-02 15:55:54.0
Managing Disaster Risks for World Heritage This first Manual within the series concerns the management of disaster risks for World Heritage properties. It focuses on one approach to the principles, methodology and process for managing disaster risks at ... Resource Manuals 2022-07-29 10:34:00.0
Managing Cultural World Heritage This manual provides guidance for States Parties and all those involved in the care of World Heritage cultural properties on how to comply with the requirements of the World Heritage Convention. Publications
Resource Manuals
2022-07-29 10:32:31.0
Managing Natural World Heritage The goal of this Resource Manual is to help State Parties to manage natural values within World Heritage properties. As such it is aimed at natural and mixed World Heritage properties as well as cultural landscapes. Publications
Resource Manuals
2022-07-29 10:31:04.0
Guidance and Toolkit for Impact Assessments in a World Heritage Context UNESCO and the Advisory Bodies to the World Heritage Committee have issued new guidance for assessing impacts from projects that could potentially affect the planet’s most precious heritage places. Designed ... Publications
Resource Manuals
2022-07-29 10:20:56.0
Reducing Disasters Risks at World Heritage Properties World Heritage properties and heritage sites in general are exposed to the impacts of natural and man-triggered catastrophic events, which threaten their integrity and may compromise their value. The loss or ... Disaster Risk Reduction
Site Management
2022-07-22 11:20:26.0
World Heritage in Europe Today World Heritage attracts and fascinates: media around the world publish thousands of articles about it every year and countries invest a great deal of work and money to get sites inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage ... Other materials 2022-07-03 19:45:43.0
Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley
Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam
Afghanistan Afghanistan’s cultural heritage: Safeguarding Campaign The focus of this Campaign is the safeguarding of all aspects of Afghan cultural heritage, both tangible and intangible, including museums, monuments, archaeological sites, music, art, traditional crafts ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
World Heritage – Pacific 2009 Programme Despite its extraordinary cultural and biological diversity and richness, the Pacific is the most under-represented sub-region on the World Heritage List. To redress this imbalance, World Heritage Global Strategy ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
Cultural landscapes
Forests
Marine & coastal
Small Island Developing States
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Cocos Island National Park
Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection
Galápagos Islands
Colombia · Costa Rica · Ecuador · Panama Eastern Tropical Pacific Seascape Project This 3-year project by UNESCO World Heritage Centre and Conservation International, and with financing from the UN Foundation and Global Conservation Fund, calls for the promotion of long-term management and ... Marine & coastal 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Historic Monuments of Dengfeng in “The Centre of Heaven and Earth”
The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur
Astronomy and World Heritage Thematic Initiative Created in 2003 within the framework of the Global Strategy for the balanced, representative and credible World Heritage List, as a pilot activity for the identification of the sites connected with astronomy, the ... Science & technology 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada
Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata
Ancient City of Damascus
Ancient City of Ping Yao
Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis
Angkor
Antigua Guatemala
Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro
Archaeological Site of Carthage
Archaeological Site of Volubilis
Archaeological Zone of Paquimé, Casas Grandes
Asante Traditional Buildings
Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat)
At-Turaif District in ad-Dir'iyah
Bahla Fort
Bam and its Cultural Landscape
Biblical Tels - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba
Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Canal du Midi
Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom
Cathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville
Chaco Culture
Chan Chan Archaeological Zone
Changdeokgung Palace Complex
Churches and Convents of Goa
City of Cuzco
City of Potosí
City of Quito
City of Safranbolu
Classical Gardens of Suzhou
Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons)
Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia
Complex of Koguryo Tombs
Coro and its Port
Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley
Cultural Sites of Al Ain (Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud and Oases Areas)
Fortifications of Vauban
Frontiers of the Roman Empire
Fujian Tulou
Gyeongju Historic Areas
Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon, the Depositories for the Tripitaka Koreana Woodblocks
Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town
Hatra
Himeji-jo
Historic Centre of Bukhara
Historic Centre of Camagüey
Historic Centre of Cordoba
Historic Centre of Évora
Historic Centre of Guimarães
Historic Centre of Lima
Historic Centre of Morelia
Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán
Historic Centre of Oporto, Luiz I Bridge and Monastery of Serra do Pilar
Historic Centre of Puebla
Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia
Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca
Historic Centre of Santa Cruz de Mompox
Historic Centre of São Luís
Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz
Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina
Historic Centre of the Town of Goiás
Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda
Historic Centre of Zacatecas
Historic City of Meknes
Historic City of Sucre
Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa
Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)
Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara
Historic Monuments Zone of Querétaro
Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento
Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso
Historic Site of Lyon
Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines
Historic Town of Ouro Preto
Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns
Historic Town of Zabid
Historic Villages of Korea: Hahoe and Yangdong
Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama
Island of Mozambique
Itchan Kala
Itsukushima Shinto Shrine
Jongmyo Shrine
Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site
Kasbah of Algiers
Kathmandu Valley
Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Kunya-Urgench
León Cathedral
M'Zab Valley
Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor
Medina of Fez
Medina of Marrakesh
Medina of Sousse
Medina of Tunis
Meidan Emam, Esfahan
Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur
Mesa Verde National Park
Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam
Mogao Caves
Mount Wutai
National Archeological Park of Tierradentro
Old City of Sana'a
Old Havana and its Fortification System
Old Town of Cáceres
Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications
Old Town of Ghadamès
Old Town of Lijiang
Old Towns of Djenné
Old Walled City of Shibam
Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove
Parthian Fortresses of Nisa
Persepolis
Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena
Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan
Protective town of San Miguel and the Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco
Proto-urban Site of Sarazm
Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs
Punic Town of Kerkuane and its Necropolis
Qal’at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun
Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela
Royal Hill of Ambohimanga
Royal Palaces of Abomey
Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty
Ruins of León Viejo
Ruins of Loropéni
Sacred City of Caral-Supe
Samarkand – Crossroad of Cultures
Samarra Archaeological City
Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas
Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple
Shrines and Temples of Nikko
Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System
Soltaniyeh
State Historical and Cultural Park “Ancient Merv”
Sukur Cultural Landscape
Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex
Takht-e Soleyman
Taos Pueblo
Tchogha Zanbil
The Great Wall
The Persian Garden
Timbuktu
Tomb of Askia
Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi
Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios
Viñales Valley
Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower
Yin Xu
World Heritage Earthen Architecture Programme (WHEAP) Earthen architecture is one of the most original and powerful expressions of our ability to create a built environment with readily available resources. It includes a great variety of structures, ranging from ... Earthen Architecture 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons)
Old Towns of Djenné
Timbuktu
Mali Rivers and Heritage: Niger-Loire, Governance and Culture project. Development of heritage and support for ... The ‘Niger-Loire: Governance and Culture’ project, coordinated by the World Heritage Centre within the framework of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, and financed by the European Commission, was launched in ... Cultural landscapes
Partnerships
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Handbook on Cultural Heritage and Local Development for African Local Governments The handbook "Cultural heritage and local development: A Guide for African local governments", co-edited by the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement and CRATerre-ENSAG in 2006, was designed as a tool for decision ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Education & Training
Other materials
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Ancient Villages of Northern Syria Syrian Arab Republic Preparatory assistance for the inscription of the Ancient Villages of Northern Syria, Syrian Arab Republic The Ancient Villages of Northern Syria constitute one of the most extraordinary archeological ensembles in the world. There are more than 700 sites from the Roman and Byzantine eras located in a vast region. They ... Archaeology
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Cultural landscapes
Site Management
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Stone Circles of Senegambia Gambia · Senegal 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 countries in the preparation of nominations. In a territory approximately ... Archaeology
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Restoration
Site Management
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Town of Luang Prabang Lao People's Democratic Republic Technical cooperation for the enhancement, development and protection of the Town of Luang Prabang, Lao People's ... The technical cooperation for the protection, enhancement and development of the Town of Luang Prabang, Lao People's Democratic Republic, is a remarkable example of tripartite cooperation between the Lao People's ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Site Management
Sustainable Tourism
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Group of Monuments at Hampi India Technical assistance for the conservation of the Group of Monuments at Hampi, India Situated in an exceptionally beautiful landscape and covering a vast area of 42 km2, Hampi, in India, contains major archaeological remains of what was once the capital of the last great Hindu kingdom and one of the ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Site Management
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Historic Centre of Riga Latvia Technical assistance for the safeguarding, management and development of the Historic Centre of Riga, Latvia The Historic Centre of Riga, Latvia, was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1997 for its urban and architectural values. The city’s urban morphology is a fine example of the development and evolution phases of ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Restoration
Site Management
Urban Context
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Island of Saint-Louis Senegal Preparatory assistance and technical support for the inscription, conservation and management of the Île de ... The France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, similar to the technical cooperation provided to the Town of Luang Prabang in the Lao People's Democratic Republic, has provided technical and financial support to national ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Cultural Routes
Disaster Risk Reduction
Marine & coastal
Modern Heritage
Periodic Reporting
Site Management
Sustainable Tourism
Urban Context
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Modern Heritage Programme At the start of 2001 the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) and DOCOMOMO (Working Party for the Documentation and Conservation of buildings, sites and neighbourhoods ... Modern Heritage 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Kaziranga National Park
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
India UNFIP - UNESCO Agreement Will contribute resources towards site management, capacity building, alternative livelihoods for communities, research and fundraising activities. Objectives In April 2004, the World Heritage Centre entered into ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Development of a World Heritage Information Management capacity in the Arab States A capacity-building project to enrich World Heritage information management tools and techniques in the Arab States Region, from adequate documentation of sites, to use of recording tools, management planning, and ... Science & technology 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Argentina · Bolivia (Plurinational State of) · Chile · Colombia · Ecuador · Peru Main Andean Road - Qhapaq Ñan Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru share a common cultural heritage of outstanding value: the Qhapaq Ñan, or Main Andean Road. For the past three years the World Heritage Centre has been ... Cultural Routes 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Galápagos Islands Control and Eradication of Invasives Species:A Necessary Condition for Conserving Endemic Biodiversity of the ... The project was developed in response to the threats resulting from the introduction of alien species and is laying the foundations for the creation of a systematic approach to dealing with alien species in island ... Marine & coastal 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
World Heritage Biodiversity Programme for India (WHBPI) Will contribute resources towards site management, capacity building, alternative livelihoods for communities, research and fundraising activities. Objectives In April 2004, the World Heritage Centre entered into ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Garamba National Park
Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Okapi Wildlife Reserve
Salonga National Park
Virunga National Park
Belgium · Democratic Republic of the Congo · Italy · Spain Biodiversity Conservation in Regions of Armed Conflict: Protecting World Heritage in the Democratic Republic of the ... Biodiversity Conservation in Regions of Armed Conflict: Protecting World Heritage in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Parc national des Virunga © Kim S. Gjerstad A program aimed at ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Forests
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Aldabra Atoll
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Canaima National Park
Chitwan National Park
iSimangaliso Wetland Park
Kaziranga National Park
Keoladeo National Park
Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve
Sangay National Park
Serengeti National Park
Ecuador · Honduras · India · Nepal · Seychelles · South Africa · Uganda · United Republic of Tanzania · Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) Enhancing our Heritage- Monitoring and managing for success in World Natural Heritage sites Enhancing Our Heritage - Monitoring and Managing for Success in World Natural Heritage Sites was a seven-year UNESCO/IUCN project funded by the United Nations Foundation. The project commenced in 2001 and operated ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Site Management
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World Heritage Centre’s Natural Heritage Strategy In October 2006 the World Heritage Centre published the UNESCO World Heritage Centre's Natural Heritage Strategy, which was endorsed by the World Heritage Committee. The strategy outlines the guiding principles, ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Archaeology in the Caribbean - Martinique 2004 From the 20 to the 23 September 2004, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre organised an international seminar involving official representatives and experts in the area of Archaeology in the Caribbean for the ... Archaeology
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Cultural landscapes
Earthen Architecture
Rock art
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Historic Fortified Town of Campeche Chile · Mexico Fortifications and the World Heritage Convention – Valdivia Chile 2004 and Campeche Mexico 2005 Two international experts’ meetings were held in Campeche (Mexico) on 12-15 March 2004, and subsequently in Valdivia (Chile) on 19-21 January 2005, on the subject of Fortifications in the Americas and the World ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Caribbean Rock Art and the World Heritage Convention, Guadeloupe May 2006 Following the successful meeting held in Martinique on the subject of Rock Art in the Caribbean and the World Heritage Convention, it was noticed by the working groups that the logical theme for follow-up in terms ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe Sudan Meroe, Republic of the Sudan – Preparatory Assistance for the nomination of ‘The Island of Meroe’ The sites of Meroe, Naqa and Musawwarat es-Sufra, located in the Nile province of Sudan were the heartland of the Kush Kingdom from the 8th Century B.C to the 4th Century AD. Otherwise known as ‘The Island of Meroe’ ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Cameroon The Waterfalls of Lobé, Cameroun The Republic of Cameroun ratified the World Heritage Convention in 1982. Since this date only the Dja faunal reserve has been inscribed on the World Heritage List. In April 2006 the Cameroonian authorities sent a ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Heritage and Values: Keys of Articulation in the Framework of the World Heritage Convention, Paris, June 2006 International Co-operation has taken decades to accept texts including notions such as “recognition” or “perception” in relation to processes of cultural determination by communities (local, peasant, of interest, ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Guatemala Cuenca Mirador, Guatemala In November 2002 the Guatemalan authorities sent an updated tentative list of 16 sites eligible for nomination process for UNESCO World Heritage status. The relevance of Mayan sites, the potential for improving the ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls The formulation of a Manual for the Rehabilitation of the Old City of Jerusalem Further to the appeal made by the Director-General of UNESCO for the safeguard of the Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls in the present challenging context, the World Heritage Centre is in the process of the ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
SFIT funded Activities in the Pacific sub-region May 2004 - World Heritage Workshop in Palau, South Pacific In the framework of the Pacific 2009 Action plan the Spanish Funds in Trust (SFIT) funded in 2004 a sub-regional workshop in Palau, South Pacific. This ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Senegal 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 Department of Cultural Heritage) conduct an inventory of historical sites and ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Site Management
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Caribbean Capacity Building Programme (CCBP) The Caribbean Capacity Building Programme (CCBP) is a long-term training programme focusing on cultural heritage management and aiming to create a Caribbean network of heritage experts. They, in turn, can share ... Education & Training
Small Island Developing States
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UNESCO/NHK Videos on Heritage This partnership builds on state-of-the-art digital visual and sound processing technologies for the production of short digital TV documentaries on Heritage using Hi-Vision technology as well as quality 3-D moving ... Education & Training
Science & technology
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Task Force on the Implementation of the World Heritage Convention The Task Force on the Implementation of the World Heritage Convention was established by the 23rd session of the World Heritage Committee in Marrakesh, Morocco, 29 November - 4 December 1999. The Committee ... Convention 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Working Group on Equitable Representation in the World Heritage Committee The Working Group on Equitable Representation in the World Heritage Committee was decided by the 23rd Session of the World Heritage Committee as a followup to the Twelfth General Assembly of States Parties of the ... Convention 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Working Group on the Representativity of the World Heritage List The Working Group on the Representativity of the World Heritage List was decided by the 23rd Session of the World Heritage Committee as a followup to the Twelfth General Assembly of States Parties of the World ... Convention 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
World Heritage Information Network (WHIN) The World Heritage Information Network (WHIN) is the global network of World Heritage information providers. It was created in 1995 in order to foster the exchange of information between partner networks and World ... Science & technology 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
World Heritage Sites and Biosphere Reserves Sites on the World Heritage List are cultural, natural or mixed properties recognized by the World Heritage Committee has being of outstanding universal value. Biosphere Reserves are areas of terrestrial and ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Cities of Asia Heritage for the Future If the future of humanity is irrevocably linked to the city, then this future - political, economic and cultural - will be apparent above all in Asia as recent trends indicate.Throughout ... Cities 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
World Heritage, Art and Economics: The World Heritage Convention in the light of Economic Theory A paper prepared for the Clark Art Institute Conference on "Compression versus Expression : Containing and Explaining the World’s Art". Williamstown, April 6 - 8, 2000.by Georges S. Zouain – April 2000 This paper ... Convention
Cross-Cutting
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Caribbean Fortifications The Heritage Office of the Instituto Colombiano de Cultura, COLCULTURA, organized the Caribbean Fortification Experts Meeting, financed by the UNESCO World Heritage Fund, for purposes of encouraging the inclusion of ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Rainforests of the Atsinanana
Royal Hill of Ambohimanga
Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve
Madagascar 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 pour finalité la mise en œuvre de la Convention du patrimoine mondial comme outil de conservation ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
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 equitable representation within the World Heritage Committee. This ... Convention 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
TEMATEA Project on Issue-Based Modules for coherent implementation of biodiversity related conventions The TEMATEA Project on Issue-Based Modules supports a better and more coherent national implementation of biodiversity-related conventions following a two-track approach: The Issue-Based Modules are web-based tools ... Additional Natural Categories
Convention
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Seminar on the cultural heritage inventories of Maghreb Within the framework of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement support was provided for the preparation of cultural heritage inventories for several African countries. A similar request was made to UNESCO by ... Cultural
Education & Training
Partnerships
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India Support for the creation of the Indian Heritage Cities Network (IHCN) From 2006 to 2013, the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, with the support of the French Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has been providing support to the UNESCO Regional Office in New ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Cultural
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Ilulissat Icefjord
Laponian Area
Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve
Putorana Plateau
Rock Art of Alta
World Heritage and the Arctic The Arctic Ocean urgently needs protection as melting sea ice is opening up previously inaccessible areas to activities such as shipping, bottom trawl fishing and oil exploration, according to a scientific report ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
Education & Training
Other materials
Site Management
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World Heritage: Challenges for the Millennium This publication provides analysis of more than three decades of the implementation of the World Heritage Convention and highlights a number of its successes and challenges. The result of a collective effort of many ... Convention
Other materials
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World Heritage Paper Series World Heritage Paper Series launched in 2002 in an effort to publish a series on various World Heritage subjects, the series will include: papers related to World Heritage issues; reports from seminars, ... Periodicals
Publications
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UNESCO World Heritage Desk Diary 2013 Featuring a useful week-at-a-glance design, it is illustrated with colour photos of World Heritage sites, each accompanied with a short caption. It also introduces the Convention Concerning the Protection of World ... Other materials
Publications
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World Heritage 2002, shared legacy, common responsibility To mark the 30th anniversary of the Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (adopted by the General Conference of UNESCO on 16 November 1972), UNESCO with the support of the ... Convention
Other materials
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The World Heritage Convention, twenty years later This study, undertaken on 10 June and revised on 4 December 1992 on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, has been graciously delivered to UNESCO by its author, Léon Pressouyre. ... Other materials 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
World Heritage Information Kit Mission Statement Heritage: A Gift from the Past to the Future A Brief History The Convention and its Committee The World Heritage Fund The Nomination Process The Global Strategy List of World Heritage in ... Brochures & Info kits
Education & Training
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The World Heritage Brochure The World Heritage Brochure Brochures & Info kits 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Old City of Sana'a Yemen The Inventory of the historic city of Sana'a: a tool for urban conservation This publication documents the main outcomes of the studies undertaken in 2003 - 2006, by UNESCO's World Heritage Centre and the General Organisation for the Preservation of the Historic Cities of Yemen (GOPHCY), in ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Other materials
Site Management
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Analytical summary of the state of conservation of World Heritage properties (2008) At its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), the World Heritage Committee discussed at length the issues related to the state of conservation of World Heritage properties. With Decision 32 COM 7B.129 (see Annex 1), it ... Convention 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Area de Conservación Guanacaste
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System
Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks
Chitwan National Park
Comoé National Park
Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex
Galápagos Islands
Garamba National Park
Gough and Inaccessible Islands
Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
Manú National Park
Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Niokolo-Koba National Park
Okapi Wildlife Reserve
Pantanal Conservation Area
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
Salonga National Park
Sangha Trinational
Selous Game Reserve
Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries - Wolong, Mt Siguniang and Jiajin Mountains
Taï National Park
Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park
Tikal National Park
Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra
Virunga National Park
W-Arly-Pendjari Complex
Argentina · Belize · Benin · Brazil · Cambodia · Cameroon · Chad · China · Colombia · Congo · Costa Rica · Côte d'Ivoire · Democratic Republic of the Congo · Ecuador · Egypt · Ethiopia · Guatemala · India · Indonesia · Kenya · Nepal · Panama · Peru · Romania · Rwanda · Senegal · Thailand · Uganda · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland · United Republic of Tanzania · Viet Nam Rapid Response Facility (RRF) Rapid Response Facility (RRF) © Oreades The Rapid Response Facility (RRF) is a fund that provides grants to protected areas in the event of a sudden crisis. We mainly finance ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
World Heritage Fossil Sites Workshop The meeting participants wished to bring to the attention of all relevant organisations and authorities concerned with World Heritage, fossil sites and geological sites the following points and recommendations from ... Natural 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Hoi An Ancient Town IMPACT publication: Cultural Tourism and Heritage Management in the world Heritage Site of the Ancient Town of Hoi ... This publication examines the impacts of tourism in the World heritage site of the Hoi An Ancient Town, an exceptionally well preserved example of a traditional Asian trading port and an outstanding material ... Sustainable Tourism 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras IMPACT publication: Sustainable Tourism and the Preservation of the World Heritage Site of the Ifugao Rice Terraces ... This publication focuses on the impacts of tourism on the Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras, an outstanding model of sustainable use of limited land resources, using traditional knowledge-based technology ... Sustainable Tourism 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Town of Luang Prabang IMPACT publication: Luang Prabang The first in a series of studies examining the impact of tourism on culture and the environment in selected sites in the Asia-Pacific region, this IMPACT publication: Tourism and Heritage Site Management in the ... Sustainable Tourism 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Booklet, 10th Anniversary of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement In 2009, on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, a booklet describing the heritage safeguarding and valorisation activities implemented in the first 10 years (1999-2009), ... Other materials
Publications
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Cairns Decision The World Heritage Committee decision now referred to as the "Cairns Decision" was a suite of decisions adopted by the 24th session of the Committee (Cairns, Australia, 27 November - 2 December 2000) aimed at ... Convention 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Atelier "Paysages urbains historiques ". Bordeaux, 7-8 juin 2009. Dans le contexte du travail mené par l'UNESCO sur l'élaboration d'une nouvelle Recommandation internationale sur la question urbaine, une réunion d'experts français sur les « paysages urbains historiques » s'est ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
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Workshop “Rivers and Heritage”, 2 November 2009, French Senate in Paris, France A workshop on the theme “Rivers and heritage” was held on 2 November 2009 at the French Senate in Paris, France. The workshop was organised by the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement in partnership with the French ... Cultural landscapes
Partnerships
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Gunung Mulu National Park
Ha Long Bay
Kinabalu Park
Lake Malawi National Park
Lake Turkana National Parks
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park
Rainforests of the Atsinanana
Simien National Park
Sundarbans National Park
The Sundarbans
Ujung Kulon National Park
W-Arly-Pendjari Complex
Bangladesh · China · Ethiopia · India · Indonesia · Kenya · Madagascar · Malawi · Malaysia · Niger · Philippines · Viet Nam Business Skills for Natural World Heritage Site Managers programme The Business Skills for Natural World Heritage Site Managers programme is a collaboration between international environmental charity Earthwatch, global energy company Shell and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre. The ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Natural
Site Management
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Human Evolution: Adaptations, Dispersals and Social Developments (HEADS) Human Evolution related properties represent a process of evolutionary accretion that took place over a vast period of time, offering vital insight to scientific, cultural, ethological and historical dimensions of ... Human Evolution
Rock art
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Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park Case study: Tubbataha The Tubbataha Reef Marine Park covers 96.828 ha, including the North and South Atolls. It is a unique example of an atoll reef with a very high density of marine species; the North Islet serving as a nesting site ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Dorset and East Devon Coast Case study: Dorset Located on the south coast of the United Kingdom, the nominated site comprises approximately 155km of undeveloped coastline and countryside. The cliff exposures along the Dorset and East Devon coast provide an ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Tongariro National Park Case study: Tongariro In 1993 Tongariro became the first property to be inscribed on the World Heritage List under the revised criteria describing cultural landscapes. The mountains at the heart of the park have cultural and religious ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
Cultural landscapes
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Sian Ka'an Case study: Sian Ka'an Located on the east coast of the Yucatán peninsula, this biosphere reserve contains tropical forests, mangroves and marshes, as well as a large marine section intersected by a barrier reef. It provides a habitat for ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Galápagos Islands Case study: Galapagos Situated in the Pacific Ocean some 1,000 km from the South American continent, these islands and the surrounding marine reserve have been called a unique 'living museum and showcase of evolution'. Located at the ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Marine & coastal
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Ujung Kulon National Park Case study: Ujung Kulon This national park, located in the extreme south-western tip of Java on the Sunda shelf, includes the Ujung Kulon peninsula and several offshore islands and encompasses the natural reserve of Krakatoa. In addition ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Marine & coastal
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2010 International Year of Biodiversity The United Nations has declared 2010 the International Year of Biodiversity (IYB). The term biodiversity describes the variety of all life and natural processes on Earth, including all living things from microscopic ... Natural 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Case Studies on the Conservation and Management of Historic Cities Since 2008, the World Heritage Centre, within the framework of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, supported and participated in the initiative “Developing Historic Cities: Keys for Understanding and Taking ... Cities
Climate Change
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Cultural
Cultural Routes
Modern Heritage
Other materials
Restoration
Science & technology
Site Management
Sustainable Tourism
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis Egypt Safeguarding project of Hassan Fathy’s New Gourna Village New Gourna Village is located in Luxor on the West Bank of the Nile River, within the World Heritage property of Ancient Thebes in Egypt. The Village was designed and built between 1946 and 1952 by the famous ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Brazil · Mexico Category 2 Centres (LAC) The Category 2 Centres for World Heritage were created in order to assist and support the State Parties of the three LAC sub-regions to implement the 1972 World Heritage Convention. Two centres have been created ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Call for case studies “Historic Cities in Development: Keys for Understanding and Action”. A Compilation of Case ... This project is headed by the OWHC - Organization of World Heritage Cities and it is coordinated by the General Secretariat of the OWHC and the City of Lyon (member of the OWHC) in collaboration with: UNESCO's ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Initiative on Heritage of Religious Interest There exist a great variety of religious and sacred sites that are representative of the different cultures and traditions of the world. Approximately 20 percent of the properties inscribed on the World Heritage ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
Forests
Religious & Sacred
Site Management
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National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers Haiti UNESCO for Haiti Making Culture a Motor for ReconstructionHaiti, the "land of a thousand colours" "Haiti will certainly not die, because its painters started painting again, its poets started creating, its singers composing, its ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
Cultural
Cultural landscapes
Disaster Risk Reduction
Emergency action
Modern Heritage
Restoration
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Historic Cairo Egypt Urban Regeneration for Historic Cairo Cairo hosts a variety of historically significant districts and monuments, ranging from the ruins of al-Fustat, the Fatimid nucleus of Medieval Cairo, the citadel and surrounding Mamluk palaces, to its urban ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
World Heritage Convention 40th anniversary World Heritage is a building block for peace and sustainable development. It is a source of identity and dignity for local communities, a wellspring of knowledge and strength to be shared. In 2012, as we celebrate ... 40th Anniversary 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
World Heritage Eco Learning Program Panasonic conducts the unique program called the World Heritage Eco Learning Program, where students can visit and participate in an interactive environment for learning about World Heritage conservation activities ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Ancient Maya City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul, Campeche Mexico The Chii`k Naab mural paintings: Calakmul. The conservation of mural paintings in tropical climates Since 1993, the Calakmul Archaeological Project has made an enormous contribution to interdisciplinary research, ensuring the integral conservation of the Outstanding Universal Value, as was established by the World ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
State of conservation Information System Conservation, at the core of the World Heritage Convention Article 4 of the World Heritage Convention refers to the conservation of properties inscribed on the World Heritage List and indicates that “each State ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
Site Management
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From Astronomy to Zanzibar Since its inception in 2001, the Netherlands Funds-in-Trust (NFiT) at the World Heritage Centre has served the international heritage community as well as local communities in practically all regions of the world in ... Other materials 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Retrospective Inventory and "boundary clarifications" The Retrospective Inventory is a project aiming at the identification and collection of baseline data (such as boundaries, geographical coordinates, serial components, area of properties in hectares, etc.) for ... Convention 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
1976-1995 UNDP/UNESCO Latin American Regional Project Archives During the years 1976 – 1995 Unesco in collaboration with UNDP and the World Heritage Centre assisted Latin American governments in the establishment and execution of a regional project of cultural/urban and ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Dja Faunal Reserve
Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda
Garamba National Park
Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Okapi Wildlife Reserve
Salonga National Park
Sangha Trinational
Virunga National Park
Cameroon · Central African Republic · Congo · Democratic Republic of the Congo · Gabon Natural World Heritage in the Congo Basin UNESCO has been taking action in the Congo Basin since 2000 in order to improve the conservation and the management of natural World Heritage sites, those already inscribed as well as those which have the potential ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Forests
Natural
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Africa Nature Africa nature: a capacity building program for natural World Heritage in Africa The Africa Nature capacity building program was launched in 2011 to improve management effectiveness at natural World Heritage sites ... Additional Natural Categories
Conservation of Natural Sites
Natural
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New life for historic cities: The historic urban landscape approach explained This booklet calls to involve more people in preservation efforts, raise levels of awareness, and seek innovative schemes. By actively engaging public, private and civic sectors the city, historic and contemporary, ... Brochures & Info kits
Publications
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Angkor
Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long - Hanoi
Citadel of the Ho Dynasty
My Son Sanctuary
Temple of Preah Vihear
Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape
Cambodia · Lao People's Democratic Republic · Viet Nam World Heritage and Museums The ever-growing global heritage tourism, boosted by the striking success of the UNESCO World Heritage programme, offers an ideal setting for site-related museums to act as a mediator of intercultural ... Education & Training
Museum
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Angola 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 which can become the subject of degradation as a result of mass ... Archaeology
Rock art
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Benin 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 inscription on the World Heritage List, the Benin authorities submitted a ... Cultural Routes
Site Management
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
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 preventative conservation and exhibition methods. As such, the School ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Central African Republic Preparatory assistance for the inscription of The forest and the residential encampments of the Aka Pygmies 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 mission, under the framework of the France-UNESCO ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Forests
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Côte d'Ivoire Preparatory assistance for the identification of heritage in Ehotilé Islands National Park, Côte d’Ivoire 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 diverse flora and fauna. It was listed as a Ramsar Site (see the ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Site Management
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Aapravasi Ghat
Le Morne Cultural Landscape
Sub-regional seminar in Mauritius on awareness raising and presentation of Tentative Lists for the Indian Ocean ... In October 2001, initiated by UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre, with the support of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, a workshop focused on Global Strategy raising awareness of the heritage of the Islands of ... Cultural landscapes 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Royal Hill of Ambohimanga Madagascar 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 strong feelings of national identity, and has maintained its spiritual ... Cultural landscapes
Partnerships
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Rainforests of the Atsinanana Madagascar 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 processes and the survival of Madagascar’s unique biodiversity. The ... Forests 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba Togo 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 tower-houses have become a symbol of Togo. In this landscape, nature is ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
Cultural landscapes
Site Management
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Rainforests of the Atsinanana
Sangha Trinational
Durban Meeting (South Africa) on transboundary properties in Africa In Africa, natural heritage is often protected and sustained because it belongs to a shared system of belief and culture. Furthermore, many cultural and natural properties are transnational, and are either they are ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
France · Madagascar Seminar on raising awareness on Global Strategy in the South West islands of the Indian Ocean and Madagascar In 1994, the World Heritage Committee launched the Global Strategy for a representative, balanced and credible World Heritage List. Crucial to the Global Strategy are efforts to encourage the nomination of ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
Education & Training
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
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 World Heritage Convention were invited to a meeting organised by the ... Cultural landscapes
Partnerships
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Engaging Local Communities in the Stewardship of World Heritage (COMPACT) The role of local communities in ensuring that World Heritage contributes to sustainable development was chosen by the World Heritage Committee as the central theme for the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the ... Other materials
Publications
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Argentina Technical assistance for the valorisation of the Villa Ocampo, Buenos Aires, Argentina Thanks to Victoria Ocampo (1890-1979), one of the most important Argentine cultural figures of the 20th century, Villa Ocampo (Buenos Aires, Argentina) was the privileged witness of the French-Argentine cultural ... Cultural
Restoration
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
City of Potosí Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Technical assistance for the creation of a museum on the archaeological and mining site of the City of Potosí, ... At the request of Bolivian authorities, UNESCO provided technical assistance to advise on a mining museum in the City of Potosí, Bolivia (Plurinational State of). Assistance was provided as part of a research ... Archaeology
Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Museum
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works Chile Preparatory assistance for the inscription of the property and support for the management of the Humberstone and ... In the 19th century, the riches of Chile aroused the greed of European and American powers, resulting in the establishment of large industrial plants, including intensive saltpetre mining companies. The production ... Cities
Site Management
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Colombia Support to the UNESCO Chair in management of Cultural Heritage, Manizales branch, National University of Colombia, ... The UNESCO Chair on Cultural Heritage Management was created in 2000 and is established at the National University of Colombia, branch located in Manizales. Its main objectives are to promote an integrated system of ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
30th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention Virtual Congress World Heritage in the Digital Age. Conferences, workshops and special events (China, Egypt, France, Mexico, Senegal) On the occasion of the 30th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, conferences and ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
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Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site El Salvador Technical assistance for the management of the Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site, El Salvador Joya de Cerén is the name given to a rural settlement dating back to the period of the Mayan civilization. The site provides a unique window into the past. Buried in the 6th century, during a volcanic eruption, ... Archaeology
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Coro and its Port Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) Technical assistance for the preparation and establishment of a management plan for Coro and its Port, Venezuela ... With its earthen constructions unique to the Caribbean, the town of Coro, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), is the only surviving example of a rich fusion of local traditions with Spanish Mudéjar and Dutch ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Urban Context
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Support to the International seminar on the Rehabilitation of Historic Centres of Latin American Cities (SIRCHAL) ... Workshop on urban conservation and restoration and creation of a four-language glossary. The SIRCHAL Programme (Network for the Revitalization of Latin American and Caribbean Historic Centres) has several goals ... Cities
Publications
Urban Context
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Training workshops on new cultural heritage management techniques for Andean countries (Bolivia (Plurinational ... The UNESCO Chair in Cultural Heritage Management was established in 2000 at the National University of Colombia (branch of Manizales), at the request of the Columbian State. To celebrate its inauguration, a series ... Education & Training
Publications
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Temple of Preah Vihear Cambodia Preparatory assistance for the inscription of the Temple of Preah Vihear, Cambodia The Temple of Preah Vihear, which is dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva, is situated on Cambodia’s northern border with Thailand. The property consists of a series of sanctuaries which are linked by a network of paths ... Archaeology
Earthen Architecture
Site Management
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Angkor Cambodia Commemoration of ten years of international co-operation at Angkor, Cambodia Situated in the current province of Siem Reap in the northwest of Cambodia, Angkor, the ancient capital of the Khmer Kings and the group of monuments constructed between the ninth and fifteenth centuries, was ... Archaeology
Cities
Cultural
Earthen Architecture
Publications
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
China Preparatory assistance for the inscription and protection of the Kingdom of Wu (The Six Canal Towns of the Lower ... The Kingdom of Wu and Six Canal Towns of the Lower Yangtze River, China, are located to the south of the Yangtze River, near Lake Tai, approximately 60 km east of Shanghai, in a landscape shaped by crisscrossing ... Cities
Partnerships
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Complex of Koguryo Tombs Democratic People's Republic of Korea Support for the conservation of the Complex of Koguryo Tombs in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea The Koguryo Kingdom covered the majority of Democratic People's Republic of Korea and north-eastern China, from 227 BCE until 668 CE. Some of the most significant tangible remains of this civilisation include ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Earthen Architecture
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Mountain Railways of India India Technical assistance for the management of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railways, the Mountain Railways of India The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) was the first of three mountain railways of India to be inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1999. The property was extended in 2005 and 2008 to include two other railroads ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Cultural landscapes
Modern Heritage
Site Management
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
India Preparatory assistance and feasibility study for the inscription of Varanasi, India As part of the Indian Heritage Cities Network project, and in link with the “Rivers and heritage” initiative, a seminar was held in February 2007 in Varanasi, India. The objective was the enhancement of this ... Cities
Urban Context
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
India Workshop on urban conservation, Chandigarh, India The city of Chandigarh was the first planned city in India post-independence in 1947 and is internationally renowned for its architecture and urban design. The master plan of the city was developed by Le Corbusier, ... Cities
Partnerships
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities) Japan Preparation and publication: “Historic atlas of Kyoto”, Japan The “Historical Atlas of Kyoto: Spatial Analysis of the Memory Systems of a City, its Architecture and Urban Landscape” (In French: « Atlas historique de Kyoto: Analyse spatiale des systèmes de mémoire d’une ville, ... Cities
Publications
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Kyrgyzstan Preparatory assistance for the inscription of Issyk Kul warm-water lake, Kyrgyzstan North of the Tian Shan Mountains, 1608 m above sea level, is the Issyk Kul Lake, Kyrgyzstan, a natural reservoir of warm water contained in a region famous for its natural resources. In the Soviet era, the lake was ... Site Management 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore Pakistan Technical assistance for the valorisation of the Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore, Pakistan The Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore, Pakistan, have been inscribed on the World Heritage List since 1981. The inscribed property includes two distinct royal complexes, the Lahore Fort and the Shalimar Gardens, ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Partnerships
Site Management
Urban Context
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Thailand “Humanize Bangkok” project, Thailand Bangkok, in Thailand, is one of the most populated cities in the world, a symbol of uncontrolled urban growth, marked by heavy pollution and huge traffic problems. In 1998, a project entitled "Humanise Bangkok" was ... Cities
Partnerships
Urban Context
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Complex of Hué Monuments Viet Nam Restauration and revitalisation of the Complex of Hué Monuments and historical town, Viet Nam Hué, Viet Nam, is one of the last large fortified citadel cities of south-east Asia which was the imperial capital until 1945. The Complex of Hué Monuments has exceptional architectural and landscape heritage which ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Publications
Site Management
Urban Context
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
M'Zab Valley Algeria Safeguarding and development of the M'Zab Valley and its five fortified ksour (El Atteuf, Bou Noura, Beni Isguen, ... This project’s objective was to provide technical assistance to set up management and conservation plans on several sites distributed across a vast territory.600 km south of Algiers, Algeria, the small M'Zab ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Site Management
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Algeria Conservation and enhancement of the historic city of Bejaïa, Algeria Carried out under the aegis of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, this project aimed to strengthen local capacity and sustain actions undertaken at the local level.Surrounded by the huge Djurdjura, the Bibans ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Partnerships
Restoration
Urban Context
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Algeria Workshop for heritage in Tlemcen, Algeria This project aimed to ensure the training of local skilled staff in restoration and rehabilitation, through organization of education programmes in partnership with the “Friends of Tlemcen” NGO.Tlemcen, Algeria, was ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Education & Training
Restoration
Urban Context
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Algeria Conservation and preservation of the city of Constantine, Algeria The project in Constantine is part of the cross-sector project “Poverty Reduction through Sustainable World Heritage Management”, launched in 2002, on the theme of eliminating poverty and extreme poverty through the ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Partnerships
Site Management
Urban Context
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou Morocco Technical Assistance for the protection and development of Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Morocco Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, in Morocco, is a fortified village of adobe buildings and is an interesting example of earthen architecture in North Africa. It contains barns and dwellings within its defensive walls, which ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Earthen Architecture
Partnerships
Site Management
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Morocco Preparatory assistance for the inscription of the Southern Oasis of Morocco At the initiative of the Permanent Delegation of Morocco and the “Agence pour la promotion et le développement économique culturel et social des provinces du Sud du Royaume du Maroc” (agency for the economic, ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
Cultural landscapes
Site Management
Sustainable Tourism
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Ancient City of Damascus Syrian Arab Republic Workshop on urban development, sustainable development and tourism investment in the North district of Damascus, ... In 2001, the Syrian Arab Republic’s General Directorate of Antiquities and Museums (DGAM) requested technical assistance. Within the framework of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, a seminar was organised in ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra Albania Technical assistance for the management of the Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra, Albania With a strategic geographic position on one of the few passageways between the Adriatic Sea and the Balkan Peninsula, and on the banks of the Osum River, Berat, Albania became a rich commercial and cultural center ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Earthen Architecture
Urban Context
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Armenia Technical assistance to the Shirak Museum, Armenia The regional Shirak Museum, Armenia, was established in 1930. During the 1970s, tens of thousands of pieces representing the material and spiritual culture of the historical province of Shirak were collected by the ... Cultural
Emergency action
Museum
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Private property management in historic city centres of European countries in transition The transfer of responsibility from private ownership to local and territorial governments poses new management problems in the centres of European countries in transition. France, which has a long tradition in this ... Cities
Cultural
Education & Training
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto) 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. It was defined as the “combined works of nature and man” as set out in ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Cultural landscapes
Site Management
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow Russian Federation Technical assistance for the restoration of Saint Basil's Basilica, Moscow, Russian Federation The construction of the Basilica Saint. Basil the Blessed, Moscow, Russian Federation, took place between 1552 and 1561 after the capture of Kazan by Tsar Ivan IV, also known as Ivan the Terrible, to commemorate his ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Restoration
Urban Context
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Historic Areas of Istanbul Türkiye Technical support for the management, enhancement and development of the Historic Areas of Istanbul, Turkey The Historic Areas of Istanbul, Turkey, were inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1985, and as a strategic point in the Bosphorus peninsula between the Balkans and Anatolia, the Black Sea and the Mediterranean, ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Earthen Architecture
Restoration
Urban Context
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
International Conference in Istanbul (Turkey) on the resistance of historic buildings to earthquakes The “International Conference on the Seismic Performance of Traditional Buildings” was held in Istanbul, Turkey from 16 to 18 November 2000, under the patronage of UNESCO, ICOMOS and Turkey’s Ministry of Culture. It ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Disaster Risk Reduction
Earthen Architecture
Education & Training
Urban Context
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Türkiye Technical assistance for the management of the Archaeological Site of Zeugma and its surroundings, Gaziantep, Turkey Zeugma is an ancient city situated on the Euphrates south of Turkey. It is composed of two cities on either side of the Euphrates: Seleucia and Apamea. The construction of a new dam on the Euphrates in Turkey ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
Cultural landscapes
Earthen Architecture
Site Management
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
From the Great Saltworks of Salins-les-Bains to the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans, the Production of Open-pan Salt 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 Arc-et-Senans, France. (The Saltwork is part of a property inscribed on the ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
Partnerships
Sustainable Tourism
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Historic Centre of Urbino 30th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention. Urbino workshop (Italy) on “Partnerships for World Heritage ... The Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage was signed on 16 November 1972. The 30th Anniversary celebrations included the organization of the international conference “World ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
Cultural landscapes
Partnerships
Site Management
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Heritage and poverty alleviation (Senegal, Benin, Lao People's Democratic Republic, China, Guyana) Urban heritage preservation policies, when separated from development strategies, can lead to a marginalization of the poorest populations. Constraints caused by regulations, in the absence of assistance mechanisms, ... Site Management
Sustainable Tourism
Urban Context
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Assistance to the project for the creation of a global network of World Heritage forests. Seminar in Nancy, France The objective of this project was to establish a global network of World Heritage forests to assist the World Heritage Forest Programme.In 1998, the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), IUCN and the ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Forests
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
“Public works and heritage”. International seminar in Paris, (France) on bridges Connecting river banks and cultures, bridge are a work which has, today, acquired great symbolic value, whether as historical testimony or contemporary creation. Reconstruction of the Mostar Bridge (which is part of ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
Partnerships
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
iSimangaliso Wetland Park
Maloti-Drakensberg Park
Lesotho · South Africa Technical assistance for the management of iSimangaliso Wetland Park (South Africa) and Maloti-Drakensberg Park ... The rationale of this project was to provide technical assistance through an advisory mission for the development of management mechanisms and tourism management for two recently inscribed sites, one natural and one ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Rock art
Site Management
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Cameroon Preparatory assistance for the updating of the national inventory of cultural heritage of Cameroon In order to identify and protect its heritage, Cameroon launched a national inventory of cultural heritage in 2001. The French Embassy in Cameroon passed on the request for technical assistance to the French ... Cultural 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Comoros 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 Convention in 2000 and identified 4 sites for inscription on the ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Partnerships
Site Management
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Congo 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 significant historical value, is made up of a group of areas linked to ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Site Management
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Historic Town of Grand-Bassam Côte d'Ivoire 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 was called, was built on a stretch of land between the Ouladine Lake to ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Site Management
Urban Context
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Tiya Ethiopia 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 thirty-six monuments, including thirty-two stelae inscribed with sometimes ... Archaeology 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Ethiopia 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 (Authority for Research and Conservation of Cultural Heritage), ... Cultural 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Historic Centre of Agadez Niger Preparatory assistance and establishment of a management plan for the Historic Centre of Agadez, Niger Founded in the ninth century, the Agadez, Niger, occupies a prominent position on the crossroads of the principal commercial routes of the Sahara, which allowed it to play an important role in the region until the ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Emergency action
Partnerships
Site Management
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Okapi Wildlife Reserve Democratic Republic of the Congo Emergency assistance to the Okapi Wildlife Reserve of the Democratic Republic of the Congo The Okapi Wildlife Reserve has been on the World Heritage List since 1996. It occupies about one-fifth of the Ituri forest in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, near the borders of Sudan and ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Emergency action
Forests
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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 particular. Since 2003, this Cooperation Agreement initiated the organisation ... Partnerships 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Meetings in Paris (France) for the Directors of cultural heritage of Francophone Sub-Saharan countries Within the framework of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, the French Ministry of Culture and the Director General of heritage for several African countries organized a week of meetings for directors of the ... Cross-Cutting
Partnerships
Site Management
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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 expressed during the special sessions of the Africities Summits on ... Cities
Cultural
Education & Training
Other materials
Partnerships
Site Management
Urban Context
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Global Strategy: Workshop on the identification of archaeological sites in the Caribbean, and on major risks ... Caribbean archaeological heritage has been the subject of enhancement initiatives at the beginning of the years 2000, to valorise underrepresented heritage on the World Heritage List in the region. An international ... Archaeology
Publications
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape Lao People's Democratic Republic Support for the conservation and management of Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak ... The property Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape, Lao People's Democratic Republic, was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 2001, as a cultural landscape, at the ... Cultural landscapes
Site Management
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Marine heritage: Support to the Central Pacific project and support to the World Heritage marine programme The France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement provided support to the valorisation of the Pacific Marine Heritage and support to the World Heritage Marine Programme. The “Marine heritage project: Central pacific”, on ... Cross-Cutting
Marine & coastal
Partnerships
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Preparatory assistance for the nomination of the architectural work of Le Corbusier (Argentina, Belgium, France, ... 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 demonstrate major technical and conceptual changes of the Modern ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Earthen Architecture
Partnerships
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Support for international training in France for World Heritage site managers. Support to the Pôle international ... Managing a heritage site today involves much more than just conservation. It's also about site protection, enhancement and the arrangements for hosting and managing visitor flows, as well as commitment to developing ... Cultural
Education & Training
Partnerships
Site Management
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Rivers and Heritage Learning from experiences of the Rivers and Heritage initiative The Rivers and Heritage initiative proposes to support the process of cultural development of rivers and to contribute to the protection and the ... Partnerships 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Urban conservation and management of historic centres. Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape Cities and urban areas are the most represented types of heritage on the World Heritage List. World Heritage Cities are also among the World Heritage Properties that appear most often in state of conservation ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Site Management
Urban Context
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Support for the World Heritage Earthen Architecture Programme (WHEAP) In 2007, the World Heritage Centre, with the support of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, launched a study and analysis of the World Heritage List and the Tentative Lists (of States parties which have signed ... Earthen Architecture 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Support to the thematic programme for Small Island Developing States (SIDS), support to the Seychelles seminar Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are islands of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. They are generally small in size, relatively remote, vulnerable to environmental challenges, and ... Education & Training
Partnerships
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
The Causses and the Cévennes, Mediterranean agro-pastoral Cultural Landscape Global Strategy: Support to agro-pastoral cultural landscapes Pastoralism is defined as a system of livestock farming which depends, for the most part, on the generally non-intensive use of naturally-occurring plant materials for grazing, either on a farm or as part of a ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Support for the establishment of an on-line State of Conservation Information System (SOC) database on the state of ... With the support of the Flemish Government, and later within the framework of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, the World Heritage Centre launched an online Information System on the state of conservation ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Support for the restoration of the Christ the Saviour Church in Prizren, Kosovo (References to Kosovo shall be ... Following the international donors conference for the Rehabilitation of the Cultural Heritage in Kosovo* (13 May 2005), organised by UNESCO in collaboration with the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Developing a Sustainable Tourism Strategy for the Silk Roads Heritage Corridors Developing a Sustainable Tourism Strategy for the Silk Roads Heritage Corridors © UNESCO / Roland Lin Acclaimed as the ‘greatest route in the history of mankind’, the ancient Silk Road ... Sustainable Tourism 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
World Heritage Education Programme Brochure The World Heritage Education Programme gives young people a chance to voice their concerns and to become involved in the protection of our common cultural and natural heritage. This brochure offers overview of the ... Brochures & Info kits
Publications
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Open-Ended Working Group for the revision of the Rules of Procedure of the General Assembly of States Parties to ... At its 19th session (UNESCO, 2013), the General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention decided (Resolution 19 GA 4) to fully apply Article 8, paragraph 2, of the World Heritage Convention which ... Convention 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park
City of Quito
Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca
Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System
Tikal National Park
Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture
Viñales Valley
Argentina · Bolivia (Plurinational State of) · Chile · Colombia · Cuba · Ecuador · Grenada · Guatemala · Paraguay · Peru · Saint Kitts and Nevis · Saint Vincent and the Grenadines LAC Extra-budgetary Projects Extra-budgetary Projects Latin America and the Caribbean A number of specific conservation projects within the Region undertaken mostly through funding provided by extra-budgetary resources. The projects ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
World Heritage and Sustainable Development Heritage was long absent from the mainstream sustainable development debate despite its crucial importance to societies and the wide acknowledgment of its great potential to contribute to social, economic and ... Sustainable Development 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Culture and Development: World Heritage in the Caribbean The results of the Second Periodic Report on the State of World Heritage in Latin America and the Caribbean were presented at the 37th session of the World Heritage Committee held in Phnom Penh (Cambodia), in June ... Other materials
Publications
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection Barbados · Belize · Costa Rica · Cuba · Dominica · Dominican Republic · El Salvador · Guatemala · Honduras · Jamaica · Mexico · Panama · Saint Lucia · Suriname Youth from Caribbean SIDS and Central American give focus on Marine Biodiversity & Climate Change The World Heritage Youth Project on Marine Biodiversity & Climate Change, held from 25th to 29th of January 2016 in Panama at the World Heritage site of Coiba National Park and its special zone of marine ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Bhutan · Nepal Support to the South Asian Cultural Landscape Initiatives: A UNESCO/Japanese Funds-in-Trust Project, 2016 - 2018 The two years 2016-2018 UNESCO/Japanese Funds-in-Trust project “Support to the South Asian Cultural Landscape Initiatives” was officially approved by the Japanese authorities on 31 May 2016. The project aims to ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
#MyOceanPledge #MyOceanPledge I pledge to protect the ocean for future generations Please do not email me Newsletter Sign the Pledge #MyOceanPledge was started by ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Rapid Response Facility (RRF) Protecting natural World Heritage sites in times of crisis Natural World Heritage sites face many challenges that threaten their existence. They represent a global heritage recognized as being of outstanding universal value, unique and irreplaceable. As the rate of ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
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Nepal Revival of the Historic City of Sankhu (Nepal) Sankhu is a traditional Newar settlement located in the North East of the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, and was inscribed on the tentative World Heritage List in 2008. The April and May 2015 earthquakes had a ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
SIDS Capacity Building Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) have a rich cultural and natural heritage, yet this is not currently fully reflected in the World Heritage List. Between 2011 and 2016, SIDS States Parties to the World ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Site of Palmyra Syrian Arab Republic Emergency Safeguarding of the Portico of the Temple of Bel in Palmyra In summer 2016, the Temple of Bel, among other important archaeological monuments of the World Heritage Site of Palmyra, was intentionally destroyed. An element of the structure of the Temple, the Portico, ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots
Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin
Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley
Armenia Management of World Heritage Sites in Armenia UNESCO seeks to encourage the identification, protection, preservation and conservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of outstanding value to humanity. This is embodied in ... Site Management 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Banc d'Arguin National Park Mauritania Stratégie pour le tourisme durable dans le Parc National du Banc d’Arguin Le projet vise à aider le Parc National du Banc d’Arguin (PNBA) à développer une stratégie pour le tourisme durable dans ce bien du patrimoine mondial, en donnant un rôle effectif aux communautés locales des ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Heritage Impact Assessments at World Heritage Properties: Database and Guidance Tools Heritage impact assessments (HIAs) and Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) are increasingly required to analyze possible effects and consequences of development on the Outstanding Universal Value (OUV) of ... Convention
Cross-Cutting
Science & technology
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Zimbabwe Mitigating threats to Rock Art Heritage in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe has benefited from several initiatives in the field of Rock Art conservation. These initiatives mainly consisted of participation in training programmes with sub-regional scope that took place about a ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Properties of Religious Interest – Sustainable Management [PRI-SM] Thematic Paper & General Guidance The issue of the protection and management of properties of religious interest is increasingly prominent in contemporary conservation debates. In today’s interconnected world grappling with serious ... Cultural
Religious & Sacred
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Quebrada de Humahuaca Argentina Disaster Risk Management Plan for Quebrada de Humahuaca This project aims to fund the elaboration of a Risk Management Plan for the property Quebrada de Humahuaca by providing technical support to the State Party of Argentina and to provide specific training to the ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
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Improving the Effectiveness of the World Heritage Reactive Monitoring Process The Reactive Monitoring process established under the World Heritage Convention is one of the most comprehensive systems of monitoring ever developed under an international legal instrument in conservation. ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Developing an official UNESCO World Heritage Mobile application UNESCO seeks to encourage the identification, protection, preservation and conservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of outstanding value to humanity. This is embodied in ... Science & technology 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Building a Global Sustainable Network of World Heritage Site Managers The overarching vision of this World Heritage project is to establish links and channels of communication among World Heritage Site Managers around the world by providing a web and a social media platform to ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Egypt Renforcement des capacités nationales pour la réalisation des études d’impact sur le patrimoine mondial en Egypte Le but de ce projet est de financer des ateliers de formation au profit des gestionnaires du patrimoine mondial en Egypte en vue de leur permettre de maîtriser les techniques de réalisation des études ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Ngorongoro Conservation Area United Republic of Tanzania Building the capacity of local communities and stakeholders for a dialogue towards sustainable livelihoods in tune ... Objectives Established in 1959 as a multiple land use area, with wildlife coexisting with semi-nomadic Maasai pastoralists practicing traditional livestock grazing, Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) was inscribed ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves Niger Evaluation Mission of the Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves Objectives The Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves were inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1991 and on the List of World Heritage in Danger in 1992, in particular because of the impact of armed conflict. This ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
#OurLakeOhrid Photo & Story Contest 2017 The second Photo & Story Contest for the Lake Ohrid region and its natural and cultural heritage is organized within the framework of the project "Towards strengthened governance of the shared transboundary ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
World Heritage and Ramsar Convention on Wetlands 64% of the world’s wetlands have disappeared since the beginning of the last century. In most regions across the world, wetlands continue to decline compromising the benefits that wetlands provide to people. ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection Panama Tourist Guides for Coiba National Park in Panama Developed by Youth from Caribbean SIDS and Central American ... Fourteen youth, with common interests in marine biodiversity and climate change, developed tourist guides for the Coiba National Park in Panama, in the framework of the World Heritage Youth Project on Marine ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Strengthening World Heritage properties’ resilience to face climate change Climate change is becoming one of the most significant threats to World Heritage properties, jeopardizing the disappearance of their Outstanding Universal Value, their integrity and the potential for economic ... Climate Change 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Heritage of Science and Technology: World Heritage Potential of Space Technology The issues of identification and preservation of the heritage of science and technology have been discussed at a number of international meetings organized within the framework of the UNESCO Thematic ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Oral Archives of the World Heritage Convention Oral Archives of the World Heritage Convention Canada Research Chair on Built Heritage --> Under the leadership of the Canada Research Chair on Built Heritage at the University of ... Convention
Cross-Cutting
Science & technology
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Providing a platform for youth’s participation in World Heritage conservation The World Heritage Youth Forum is a flagship activity carried out under the World Heritage Education Programme since 1995. The forum serves as a platform by bringing young people, educators and heritage ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
World Heritage Policy Compendium The ‘Policy Compendium’ will aim to provide States Parties with a consolidated source of policy decisions made under the Convention. It will respond to the need of States Parties for readily accessible information ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
World Heritage Fund Consultation Survey 2017 Voluntary annual fee by the properties inscribed on the World Heritage List Online consultation survey Online consultation survey concerning a voluntary annual fee by the properties inscribed on the ... Convention 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Research and global thematic survey Elaboration of a thematic paper proposing to the States Parties to the World Heritage Convention general guidance regarding the management of their cultural and natural heritage of religious interest. This could be ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Case studies and Thematic Questionnaire PRI-SM This case-study approach aims to define the main principles for building general guidance for World Heritage properties of Religious Interest, seeking to understand the needs, challenges and best practices for the ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Educational Resource Kit ‘World Heritage in Young Hands’ Education is the key to personal fulfilment, development, conservation, peace and well-being. Through education, young people can find new ways to build commitment and strengthen action in favour of preserving ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
#MyAfricanHeritage Instagram Video ContestOpen to 18 - 32 years old Post your video about an African World Heritage site using the hashtag #MyAfricanHeritage and stand the chance to win one of our prizes. Top ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Education resources for World Heritage through Patrimonito’s World Heritage Adventures Cartoon Series Patrimonito’s World Heritage Adventure cartoon series is a flagship activity carried out under the World Heritage Education Programme since 2002. The cartoon series aim to raise the awareness of the ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
World Heritage sites and museums: A pact for sustainable development Every historical site has a story to tell, and these stories connect the past, present and future. World Heritage sites are vital sources for our culturally and socially sustainable development. As outstanding ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Developing an online tool for the World Heritage Policy Compendium The World Heritage Policy Compendium (2015-2019) The proposed activities are presented in the framework of the ongoing development of a compendium of policy for the World Heritage Convention, a project that was ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Participatory Management Plan for Jesuit and Franciscan Missionary Heritage This project aims to strengthen the management capacity between the authorities responsible for cultural heritage management in Bolivia, and ensure the active participation of departmental, regional and local ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Strengthening Sustainable Resource Management and Local Livelihoods in Los Katíos National Park This project aims to strengthen sustainable natural resource management in Los Katíos National Park in a way that also provides sustainable livelihood options for local communities living in the area and its ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Ancient City of Aleppo Syrian Arab Republic Five years of Conflict - The State of Cultural Heritage in the Ancient City of Aleppo The first comprehensive account of the devastation wrought on the World Heritage site of the Ancient City of Aleppo during years of armed conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic has just been published by UNESCO and ... Publications 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
World Heritage and Sustainable Development policy explained: A guide and a collection of good practices to support ... Based on a strong appeal from national and local stakeholders, the 2030 Agenda adopted by the UN General Assembly integrated, for the first time, the role of culture, through cultural heritage and creativity, as ... Sustainable Development 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Engaging Youth in World Heritage: developing policy guidance and good practices for State Parties and World ... UNESCO advocates the reaffirmation of identity, mutual respect, dialogue, and unity in diversity, solidarity and a positive interaction among the cultures of the world. This is valid for all areas, including for ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Enhancing the credibility of the World Heritage List: Tentative List good practices Tentative Lists are inventories of sites forming part of the cultural and natural heritage of a State Party, which have a strong potential to be inscribed on the World Heritage List. These national inventories ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Uplifting the perception of the List of World Heritage in Danger Article 4 of the World Heritage Convention refers to the conservation of properties inscribed on the World Heritage List and indicates that “Each State Party to this Convention recognizes that the duty of ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi
Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha
Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur
World Heritage Journeys of Buddhist Heritage Sites UNESCO is currently implementing a project to develop a unique Buddhist Heritage Route for Sustainable Tourism Development in South Asia with the support from the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). ... Cultural Routes 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Initiative on Heritage of Astronomy, Science and Technology One type of scientific heritage under-represented on the World Heritage List concerns sites connected with natural sciences and the development of their application through engineering and technology. Science & technology 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Garamba National Park Democratic Republic of the Congo Ecological Monitoring in Garamba National Park Over the last decades, Garamba National Park has been a major target of militant ivory and bushmeat poachers, which threatens the site drastically. Therefore, an effective law enforcement strategy and ecological ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Okapi Wildlife Reserve Democratic Republic of the Congo Conflict mitigation in Okapi Wildlife Reserve With 13,720 km², the Okapi Wildlife Reserve has rich biodiversity and a forest ecosystem with cultural and economic importance for the traditional nomadic pygmy hunters Mbuti and Efe who it is believed, have been ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba Togo Improvement of the conservation of Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba Following the collapse of several Takienta during the rainy season in 2018, an on-site emergency mission was carried out by UNESCO from 19-24 October 2018 to assess the extent of the damages caused. The mission ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Uplifting the perception of the List of World Heritage in Danger The World Heritage Centre has developed a project with the objective to conduct an overall reflection and study on the image/perception of the List of World Heritage in Danger and to propose approches aiming ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary Senegal Protection measures against the impacts of agricultural and agro industrial projects in Djoudj National Bird ... Lately, the Djoudj National Park is subject to discharges of agricultural effluents and proliferation of invasive plants that threaten its natural balance. This situation is notably due to the installation of rice ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Maloti-Drakensberg Park Lesotho · South Africa Engaging local communities in the conservation of the Maloti-Drakensberg Park World Heritage site Local communities and indigenous peoples are, and have been for centuries, the custodians of many World Heritage sites. Launched in the year 2000, the Community Management for Protected Areas Conservation (COMPACT) ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Okavango Delta Botswana Engaging local communities in the conservation of the Okavango Delta World Heritage site Local communities and indigenous peoples are, and have been for centuries, the custodians of many World Heritage sites. Launched in the year 2000, the Community Management for Protected Areas Conservation (COMPACT) ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Identification and Promotion of Muslim Heritage in Central Europe The Muslim heritage of Central Europe is very rich. It is a synthesis of Eastern and European cultural elements, embodied in the values of tangible and intangible culture. This are primarily mosques and mizars ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Compilation of Case Studies and Pilot Projects (PRI-SM) As endorsed by the World Heritage Committee at its 42nd session (Manama, 2018), States Parties are invited to actively contribute to the implementation of the UNESCO Initiative on Heritage of Religious Interest by ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Lake Malawi National Park Malawi Developing Sustainable Fisheries in Lake Malawi National Park (Malawi) Lake Malawi National Park was established in 1980 as a National Park and inscribed as a World Heritage Site in 1984 for its natural beauty (criterion vii) and outstanding biodiversity values, notably due to its ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Benin · Togo Support to the States Parties of Benin and Togo for the preparation of the nomination dossier of Koutammakou, the ... Koutammakou is a vast transboundary cultural landscape stretching from north-eastern Togo to north-western Benin. It is the land of the Batammariba, a people remarkable in particular for its highly elaborate organic ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
W-Arly-Pendjari Complex Benin · Burkina Faso · Niger Promoting the sustainable management of the W-Arly-Pendjari Complex Over the past few years, the security situation at the W-Arly-Pendjari Complex has become a major concern as several armed groups have been operating in the region, causing the evacuation of management staff in a ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Natural
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Lake Malawi National Park Malawi Supporting biodiversity and sustainable livelihoods in Lake Malawi National Park Lake Malawi National Park was established in 1980 and inscribed as a World Heritage site in 1984 for its natural beauty (criterion vii) and outstanding biodiversity values, notably due to its value to science as a ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Chad Finalisation of the Zakouma National Park nomination file on the World Heritage List Zakouma National Park is located in southeastern Chad. Inscribed in the Tentalive List in 2005, it covers an area of nearly three hundred and five thousand (305,000) hectares. Created in 1963, Zakouma National Park ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Cameroon Strengthening different parts of the nomination dossier of the Diy Gid Biy Cultural Landscape of the Mandara ... The Diy Gid Biy Cultural Landscape (DGB) is a set of sixteen (16) dry stone sites distributed in seven (7) villages in the Far North Region of Cameroon. The DGB sites are complexes of terraces and platforms spread ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Simien National Park Ethiopia Enhancing the implementation capacity of the 1972 Convention at Natural World Heritage sites Ethiopia is among the African countries, which have nine sites inscribed on the World Heritage List. Eight cultural sites and only one natural property, the Simien National Park inscribed in 1978. The Ethiopian ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Natural
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Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve Côte d'Ivoire · Guinea Project to support the Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve (Côte d'Ivoire/Guinea) for the empowerment of local ... Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve (RNIMN) (Côte d'Ivoire/Guinea) was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1981. Thereafter, the property has been inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger for 29 years due ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Rwenzori Mountains National Park Uganda Support to the architectural design of new bridges after destruction of essential infrastructure by heavy rains at ... In early May 2020, torrential rain occurred in and around Rwenzori Mountains National Park (Uganda), a property inscribed on the World Heritage List. The excessive rain caused heavy flooding and destroyed wildlife ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Historic Centre of Agadez Niger Developing training courses in heritage related construction skills for job creation and reduction of emigration in ... Over the last decade, several countries from the Sahel region have experienced insecurity and conflicts generated by rebel groups. This has affected the lives of the communities, worsening the region’s economic ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Blue Carbon and UNESCO Marine World Heritage Blue carbon ecosystems include seagrass meadows, tidal marshes and mangroves. They are among the most intensive carbon sinks in the biosphere and play a central role in climate mitigation. 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Lake Malawi National Park Malawi Lake Malawi fish conservation project Located at the southern end of the great expanse of Lake Malawi, with its deep, clear waters and mountain backdrop, the national park is home to many hundreds of fish species, nearly all endemic. Its importance for ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Dja Faunal Reserve Cameroon Enhancing monitoring and surveillance efforts to maintain ecological connectivity in the Dja Faunal Reserve The current state and trend of World Heritage values of the Dja Faunal Reserve are threatened by pressures from development projects (dams, plantations, logging) in the periphery of the Reserve. There is concern ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Salonga National Park Democratic Republic of the Congo Salonga National Park boundary demarcation project Created in 1970, the park is the second largest forest park in the world in terms of size. It boasts an extraordinary biological richness, with diverse vegetation that constitutes important habitats for species. ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Royal Palaces of Abomey
Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi
Benin · Uganda Promoting the application of the Historic Urban Landscape (HUL) to safeguard heritage in the urban context in ... At the 43rd session in Baku (2019), the World Heritage Committee requested the State Parties “to continue reflecting on the mechanisms and tools needed to assess and guide interventions in and around urban ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves
Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Central African Republic · Côte d'Ivoire · Democratic Republic of the Congo · Guinea · Niger Project to support African States Parties to develop a strategy and finalisation of the DSOCR of natural properties ... The World Heritage properties of Africa face a variety of threats from armed conflict to development pressures, rapid urbanisation, growth and climate change. Several of these properties are located in conflict and ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Lake Turkana National Parks Kenya Support the development and implementation of corrective measures and desired state of conservation for the removal ... The property was inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger in 2018 due to the potentially irreversible loss of the property’s OUV caused by the impacts of various development projects (Kuraz irrigation ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Baekje Historic Areas Republic of Korea Daily monitoring system of heritage sites in the Baekje Historic Areas (Republic of Korea) The daily monitoring of the conservation status of the heritage sites is carried out by local residents, who were trained as daily heritage inspectors by the managing authority. This monitoring system is a flexible, ... Inclusion & Participation
Knowledge & Skills
Prosperity & Livelihood
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Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves Niger Ecological restoration of the Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves In 1992, one year after its inscription, the Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves were placed on the List of World Heritage in Danger due to the deterioration of the state of conservation of the property, caused by ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba Benin · Togo Improvement of the conservation of Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba - Phase 2 Following the collapse of several Sikien during the rain season in 2018, an on-site emergency mission was carried out by UNESCO from 19-24 October 2018 to assess the extent of the damages caused. The mission ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Niokolo-Koba National Park Senegal Toward removing Niokolo-Koba National Park from the List of World Heritage in Danger Created in 1954, the park was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1981 under criterion (x) for its rich fauna, its unique ecosystems, and its remarkable diversity of wildlife. However, in 2007, various ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca Malaysia Celebrating community and heritage through the George Town Heritage Celebrations (Malaysia) The annual celebration features an interactive and educational programme that includes workshops and performances in the streets of the historic city of George Town. Through the Celebrations, the local communities ... Gender Equality
Inclusion & Participation
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Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: San Ignacio Mini, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa Maria Mayor (Argentina), Ruins of Sao Miguel das Missoes (Brazil) Argentina · Brazil · Uruguay Transmitting the cultural heritage of the region of Missions through an itinerant exhibition (Brazil) The initiative aims to educate and share the history, culture and heritage of the Brazilian territory of Missions. The exhibition is part of an ongoing project developed by the National Institute for Historic and ... Knowledge & Skills 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda Gabon Supporting cultural and environmental education programmes in Lopé National Park The Lopé National Park in Gabon was inscribed on the World Heritage List under the name of “Ecosystem and relict cultural landscape of Lopé-Okanda” in 2007. It is qualified as mixed (nature / culture) because of ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Historic Centre of Puebla Mexico Heritage Education Programme in Puebla (Mexico) The local government of Puebla has developed a comprehensive Heritage Education Programme to raise awareness about the city’s cultural heritage and aid its conservation. The programme includes educational events, ... Inclusion & Participation
Knowledge & Skills
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Borobudur Temple Compounds
Cultural Landscape of Bali Province: the Subak System as a Manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana Philosophy
Prambanan Temple Compounds
Indonesia Creative youth at Indonesian heritage sites A programme by UNESCO Jakarta and Citi Foundation aims to promote youth entrepreneurship and raise awareness about cultural and natural heritage by linking local communities’ livelihoods with the heritage sites. Prosperity & Livelihood 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena Colombia Promoting field-based heritage education in Cartagena de Indias (Colombia) In early 2020, the University of Pennsylvania carried out a field research seminar in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. The educational exercise was used as an opportunity to study the city’s cultural heritage in more ... Knowledge & Skills 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
India Heritage-based urban planning for Sustainable Development in Gwalior and Orchha (India) A new initiative aims to implement the approach of the 2011 UNESCO Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape in the Indian cities of Gwalior and Orchha. The project is born out of a collaboration between the ... Environment & Resilience
Knowledge & Skills
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Durham Castle and Cathedral United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Community-led urban planning in Durham (United Kingdom) The City of Durham Neighbourhood Plan was developed between 2014 and 2021 following a comprehensive community-centred approach, which included a Neighbourhood Forum, extensive consultations and a public referendum. ... Environment & Resilience
Inclusion & Participation
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Routes of Santiago de Compostela: Camino Francés and Routes of Northern Spain
Santiago de Compostela (Old Town)
Spain Special plan for the protection and restoration of the historic city of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) In order to face challenges such as urban gentrification, the abandonment of the city centre and the impact of tourism, the City of Santiago de Compostela developed a comprehensive framework for heritage ... Environment & Resilience
Prosperity & Livelihood
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Cidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande Cabo Verde Guidebook for urban and architectural regulation of Cidade Velha (Cabo Verde) The Guidebook aims to make the urban legislation of the city of Cidade Velha more accessible and understandable to the public. This document constitutes an exemplary tool for awareness raising of local communities ... Environment & Resilience 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Historic City of Trogir Croatia Participatory budgeting in Trogir (Croatia) The participatory budgeting and decision-making model enables local residents to decide on the application of part of the city’s budget and the practical initiatives to be carried out in their city.   Inclusion & Participation 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Gabon Inventory of Cultural Heritage in Gabon Gabon currently has two properties inscribed on the World Heritage List, the Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape Lopé - Okanda and the Ivindo National Park, inscribed in 2021 at the 44th enlarged session of the ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Burundi · Djibouti · Equatorial Guinea · Eswatini · Guinea-Bissau · Japan · Liberia · Rwanda · Sao Tome and Principe · Sierra Leone · South Sudan Capacity-building programme for the nomination of World Heritage sites in the Africa Region supported by Government ... Thanks to the support of the Government of Japan, the four-year “Capacity-building programme for the nomination of World Heritage sites in the Africa Region”, in line with UNESCO Global Priority Africa,  aims at ... Convention
Site Management
Sustainable Development
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Medina of Tunis Tunisia Challenges and opportunities of historic urban centres: case study of the Medina of Tunis (Tunisia) To protect this historic site at the centre of a bustling metropolis and promote its sustainable development, several actions are addressing the preservation and promotion of its cultural heritage.   Environment & Resilience 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Indonesia Adapting the approach of the HUL Recommendation for Indonesian universities The 2021 publication Historic Urban Landscape (HUL) Quick Scan Method. Handbook for Indonesian University Lecturers aims to adapt the HUL Approach to the Indonesian context and promote interdisciplinary learning in ... Knowledge & Skills 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System Argentina · Bolivia (Plurinational State of) · Chile · Colombia · Ecuador · Peru “Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System: New steps towards its sustainable conservation” The 2021 publication compiles good practices and expert perspectives on the conservation and sustainable management of this serial property, including regarding tangible and intangible heritage conservation, ... Knowledge & Skills 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators Expert Facility UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators Expert Facility UNESCO established the UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators Expert facility from the pool of experts who attended the International Online Experts Workshop for ... 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Historical Monuments of Mtskheta Georgia Developing a participatory approach to World Heritage management in Mtskheta (Georgia) National and local stakeholders are brought together in the Georgian World Heritage Protection Council. The Council reviews all proposals within the World Heritage properties and buffer zones and ensures adequate ... Inclusion & Participation 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Avebury Residents’ Pack: bringing together diverse stakeholders in Avebury (United Kingdom) The Avebury Residents' Pack, developed between 2006 and 2008 by the local world heritage management office, aimed to reconnect the local communities with the archaeological sites in the village, bringing together ... Inclusion & Participation 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Iraq · Nepal · Syrian Arab Republic · Yemen Satellite-Based Damage Assessment of Cultural Heritage Sites 2015 Summary Report of Iraq, Nepal, Syria & Yemen Since the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between UNITAR-UNOSAT and UNESCO in June 2015, cultural heritage around the world has continued to suffer on an unprecedented scale from intentional attacks, ... Other materials 2022-06-27 16:35:24.0
Socio-economic impacts of World Heritage Listing Socio-economic Impacts of World Heritage Listing © UNESCO Cultural and natural heritage is not only an irreplaceable source of identity and inspiration, but also a key driving force for ... 2022-06-27 16:35:24.0
World Heritage and Biodiversity Biological diversity underpins ecosystem functioning and the provision of ecosystem services essential for human well-being. World Heritage properties are the most outstanding places on the planet and constitute a ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Natural
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Cultural Landscape of Bali Province: the Subak System as a Manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana Philosophy
Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca
Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras
Indonesia · Malaysia · Philippines Supporting Community-Based Management and Sustainable Tourism at World Heritage Sites in Southeast Asia Entitled “The Power of Culture: Supporting Community-Based Management and Sustainable Tourism at World Heritage sites in South-East Asia,  the UNESCO Office in Jakarta with the technical assistance of the UNESCO ... Other materials
Publications
Sustainable Tourism
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Synergies to protect World Heritage Synergies to protect Global Heritage Cooperation with other Conventions and programmes © The World Heritage Committee recognises the benefits of closer coordination and synergies ... 2022-06-27 16:35:24.0
World Heritage Marine Sites - Best Practice guide Managing effectively the world’s most iconic Marine Protected Areas What is the purpose of this guide? This guide is a primer on how to accomplish effective, pro-active management to ensure the long-term ... Other materials
Publications
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World Heritage at the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014: the promise of Sydney For the one-year anniversary of the IUCN World Parks Congress, UNESCO has published the proceedings of this Congress to highlight the recommendations of the global conservation community on World Heritage for the ... Brochures & Info kits
Publications
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Biennial Report 2008-2009 Extrabudgetary Support for UNESCO’S World Heritage Convention The opportunities for the application of the World Heritage Convention regarding the identification and conservation of the world’s most outstanding ... Brochures & Info kits 2022-06-27 16:19:28.0
#OurWorldHeritage #OurWorldHeritage Share your World Heritage story with the rest of the World © UNESCO #OurWorldHeritage is a social media campaign where people are invited to share their unique ... 2022-06-27 16:19:28.0
UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Sites in Europe Supported by the European Union, World Heritage Journeys showcases UNESCO recognised outstanding cultural heritage in a travel platform that promotes sustainable tourism development across Europe. The World ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
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Cultural Routes
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Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region Albania · North Macedonia #OurLakeOhrid Photo & Story Contest #OurLakeOhrid Photo & Story Contest © UNESCO The Photo Contest was organized in the framework of the Project: "Towards strengthened governance of the shared transboundary natural ... 2022-06-27 16:19:28.0
World Heritage and Extractive Industries Over the years, and based on the many cases which have arisen at natural World Heritage properties, the World Heritage Committee has expressed many times its clear position that that mineral, oil and gas exploration ... Climate Change
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
Industrial
Sustainable Development
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World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate This report provides an overview of the increasing vulnerability of World Heritage sites to climate change impacts and the potential implications for and of global tourism. It also examines the close relationship ... Climate Change
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Sustainable Tourism
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World Heritage in the High Seas World Heritage in the High Seas The world’s ocean areas beyond national jurisdiction span half the globe. Just as on land, the deepest and most remote ocean areas harbour globally unique ecosystems. To ... Marine & coastal 2022-06-27 16:19:28.0
Historical Monuments at Makli, Thatta
Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur
Bangladesh · Pakistan World Heritage, Sustainable Development and Community Involvement With an emphasis on sustainable development and the interaction between communities and their shared heritage, this project aims to help local communities in South Asia develop traditional crafts suitable for ... Cultural
Education & Training
Sustainable Development
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Marine Programme: State of Conservation Reporting Marine Programme: State of Conservation Reporting © World Heritage status signifies that a place is unique and irreplaceable. But the recognition comes with responsibilities. As a ... Additional Natural Categories 2022-06-27 16:19:28.0
Ocean Science Roadmap for UNESCO Marine World Heritage Ocean Science Roadmapfor UNESCO Marine World Heritage In the context of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021 – 2030). © Shane ... 2022-06-27 16:19:28.0
Croatia World Heritage Youth Forum (1996) First European Young People's Appeal from Dubrovnik We, the young people "Patrimonitos" (heritage protectors), as we call ourselves, are so happy to be here in the World Heritage City of Dubrovnik. During this forum we became ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:14:31.0
Russian Federation World Heritage Youth Forum (2002) Russia International World Heritage Youth Forum : first WHY Forum organized in Russian Federation at Velikiy Novgorod, 24-29 August 2002. The working program of the Forum included three round tables: Associated Schools ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:14:31.0
Senegal 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 from different schools all around the world, UNESCO desired, through the ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:14:31.0
Peru World Heritage Youth Forum (2001) for Latin America on Sustainable Tourism Lima, Peru 23 February - 1 March 2001 Objectives The main objective of the Forum was to find ways to protect the areas that are threatened by tourism. The global phenomenon of the increase of tourism forces ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:14:31.0
Sweden World Heritage Youth Forum (2001) Karslkrona, Sweden3-8 September 2001 Objectives The 10th World Heritage Youth Forum Theme was: " Both sides of the coin - how the dark and light sides of my World Heritage can become keys to understand the present ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:14:31.0
South Africa 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 for young people was held. The objective was to translate the ... 2022-06-27 16:14:31.0
Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks
Dinosaur Provincial Park
Gros Morne National Park
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
Historic District of Old Québec
L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site
Rideau Canal
Waterton Glacier International Peace Park
Canada Youth Component, 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (2008) From 21 June to 10 July 2008, thirty young people met in Canada to deepen their knowledge of different aspects of World Heritage in the framework of the 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee. Organizers The ... Convention
Education & Training
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Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada
Cathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville
Doñana National Park
Historic Centre of Cordoba
Spain World Heritage Youth Forum (2009) 1st Ibero-American In conjunction with the 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee, sixty-eight participants, of which, thirty-nine secondary school students from 10 countries learned new skills to preserve and conserve the ... Convention
Education & Training
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Tongariro National Park New Zealand World Heritage Youth Forum (2007) Asia Pacific Thirty students and 36 delegates throughout the Asian Pacific region met from 18 to 24 June 2007 in New Zealand to deepen their knowledge of the Maori and Pacific heritage in the framework of the 31st session of the ... Convention
Education & Training
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Aranjuez Cultural Landscape Spain World Heritage Youth Forum (2010) 2nd Ibero-American Aranjuez , the only Spanish site declared Cultural Landscape in the World Heritage List of UNESCO will host the 2nd World Heritage Ibero-American Youth Forum from 20 to June 30, 2010. The event comes in the wake of ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:14:31.0
Brasilia
Historic Centre of the Town of Goiás
Iguaçu National Park
Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: San Ignacio Mini, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa Maria Mayor (Argentina), Ruins of Sao Miguel das Missoes (Brazil)
Brazil World Heritage Youth Forum (2010), Brasilia, Brazil In conjunction with the 34th World Heritage Committee meeting, forty-six young students met in order to exchange experiences and ideas on how to become involved in heritage conservation and preservation. From the ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:14:31.0
Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic Centre of Poreč
Škocjan Caves
Croatia · Slovenia World Heritage Youth Forum (2011) First South East Europe (SEE) Networking for a better common future The First South East Europe World Heritage Youth Forum, held 21-26 May 2011 in Porec, Croatia (from May 21 to 23), in Skocjan Cave and Lipika, Slovenia (from May 24 to 26), was ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:14:31.0
Argentina · Brazil · Chile · Ecuador · Guatemala · Portugal · Spain · Uruguay World Heritage Youth Forum (2011) 3rd Ibero-American The 3rd Iberoamerican World Heritage's Youth Forum is an international event organized by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain, through its national Heritage Education Program: "Patrimonio ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:14:31.0
Spain World Heritage Youth Forum (2012) 4th Edition The 4th World Heritage Youth Forum focusing on the implementation of the World Heritage Convention was held from 10 to 20 June 2012 in Alcalá de Henares (Madrid) and Mollina, (Málaga). Forty-six young people aged ... Cultural
Education & Training
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Gamzigrad-Romuliana, Palace of Galerius Albania · Bosnia and Herzegovina · Bulgaria · Croatia · Cyprus · Greece · Hungary · Montenegro · North Macedonia · Romania · Serbia · Slovenia World Heritage Youth Forum (2013) Second South East Europe (SEE) for peace and sustainable development The Second SEE World Heritage Youth Forum for peace and sustainable development was held from 6th until 11th April 2013 in Zajecar, Eastern Serbia, where the World Heritage site Gamzigrad – Felix Romuliana / Palace ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:14:31.0
Türkiye World Heritage Youth Forum (2016) “At the Crossroads of Multi-Layered Heritage” 28 delegates 26 countries 12 days One challenge How can we rethink heritage? How can the conservation, promotion and transmission of heritage be adapted to the challenges of ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:14:31.0
Poland World Heritage Young Professional Forum (2017) Memory: Lost and Recovered Heritage One challenge How can we rethink heritage? How can the conservation, promotion and transmission of heritage be adapted to the challenges of the future? Urbanisation, climate change, global inequality, armed ... 2022-06-27 16:14:31.0
World Heritage Young Professionals Forum (2019) Azerbaijan With the increased opportunities and scope of engaging with heritage, the protection of heritage has also become a global challenge in the 21st century. Youth are the most affected by the key development changes, ... 2022-06-27 16:14:31.0
Tunisia Arab World Heritage Young Professionals Forum in Tunisia (2-6 December 2019) "Youth for Peace, Youth for Heritage!"  say the young heritage professionals in the Arab States region Thirty-two young professionals from 17 countries of the Arab States region gathered in Tunis, Tunisia from 2 ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:14:31.0
China Young Professionals Forum 2021 ‘World Heritage hand-in-hand with sustainable livelihoods’ is the only way forward,say emerging heritage professionals “I am empowered to step up and safeguard my community's heritage, to contribute towards ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:14:31.0
Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang
Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian
Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing
Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing
The Great Wall
China World Heritage Youth Forum (1997) Asia-Pacific (Beijing, China) Students' recommendations We, the participants of the first Asia-Pacific World Heritage Youth Forum are here to express our views on the importance of preserving World Heritage. We can appreciate and see all ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:14:30.0
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls Zimbabwe 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 this week, we have discovered just how important it is to conserve and ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:14:30.0
Morocco World Heritage Youth Forum (1999) First Arab Edition Ifrane, Morocco 22-28 November 1999 Objectives The Forum aims to stimulate young people's interest in preserving the world's cultural and natural heritage. The Forum will give participants the opportunity to ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:14:30.0
Australia World Heritage Youth Forum (2000) First Pacific This World Heritage Youth Forum from 23-28 November 2000 in Cairns, Australia, was the first such forum to be held in the Pacific region. This enabled a unique Pacific focus with students and teachers from 14 ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:14:30.0
Norway World Heritage Youth Forum (1995) Our Pledge, Bergen, Norway Cultural and natural sites form the environment on which human beings are dependent psychologically, religiously, educationally and economically. Their destruction or even deterioration ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:14:30.0
Medieval City of Rhodes Greece World Heritage Youth Forum (2003) 7th OWHC Symposium During the 7th International Symposium of the Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC) in Rhodes, Greece (23-26 September) a Youth Forum was held within the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage in Young Hands ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:14:30.0
Japan World Heritage Youth Forum (1998) Second International Osaka, Japan, 22-29 November 1998 Objectives The objective of the youth Forum was to build a "Bridge to the New Millennium" by promoting: Peace, Restoration & Preservation, Natural Environment and ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:14:30.0
Slovakia World Heritage Youth Forum (2002) Sub-regional, First Central European Meeting First Central European Meeting - World Heritage in Young Hands - in Bratislava, Slovakia, 24-29 June 2002.  The purpose of the meeting was to initiate innovative educational approach and develop a sense of shared ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 16:14:30.0
Cameroon · Central African Republic · Congo · Gabon CAWHFI component funded by the United Nation Foundation (2004-2010) CAWHFI’s first component focused its action on the improvement of the management of the Sangha Trinational, Gamba-Mayumba-Conkouati and Dja-Odzala-Minkebe Trinational transborder landscapes, so as to significantly ... 2022-06-27 16:09:19.0
Dja Faunal Reserve
Sangha Trinational
CAWHFI component funded by the French Global Environmental Fund (2007-2012) Early in the implementation of Central African World Heritage Initiative’s first phase, the project partners felt the need to better integrate the project into the whole local ecological, socio-economic and cultural ... 2022-06-27 16:09:19.0
Congo CAWHFI component funded by the European Commission (2009-2013) This third component, funded by the European Commission, allowed the activities of CAWHFI to continue, while strengthening initiatives in favor of conservation and sustainable development of the spaces, species and ... 2022-06-27 16:09:19.0
Dja Faunal Reserve
Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda
Ivindo National Park
Sangha Trinational
Cameroon · Central African Republic · Congo · Gabon CAWHFI component funded by the European Commission (2016-2020) CAWHFI component financed by the European Commission (2016-2020) Between 2016 and 2020, funding from the European Commission enabled CAWHFI to strengthen the monitoring of the TRIDOM and TNS landscapes, an ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:09:19.0
Historic Centre of Brugge Belgium International colloquium in Bruges International colloquium on the challenges and opportunities for the conservation and management of World Heritage cities. 40th Anniversary 2022-06-27 16:08:39.0
Report of the 40th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention The UNESCO World Heritage Centre published a brochure reporting the events and activities carried out in 2012 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention. This colorful, illustrated ... 40th Anniversary
Brochures & Info kits
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Japan Celebrating 40 years of the World Heritage Convention Celebrating 40 years of the World Heritage Convention, the proceedings of Closing Event of the Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, has been published. This electronic publication ... 40th Anniversary
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Reflection year after the First Cycle of Periodic Reporting The completion of the first Cycle of Periodic Reporting has generated important information regarding the state of implementation of the World Heritage Convention, as well as about the state of conservation of ... Convention 2022-06-27 13:03:45.0
Follow-up of the First Cycle of the Periodic Reporting exercise in Europe and North America (2006-2011) As a result of the first cycle of the Periodic Reporting exercise and the Action Plan for Europe presented and adopted at the 30th session of the World Heritage Committee in 2006, a series of sub-regional meetings ... 2022-06-27 13:03:45.0
Periodic Reporting 1st Cycle: Asia & Pacific (2003) Between 1997 and 2003, the 39 States Parties (27 Asian & 12 Pacific) of the Asia and Pacific Region prepared National Periodic Reports, both reporting on the administrative and legal action taken at the national ... Periodic Reporting 2022-06-27 13:03:45.0
Periodic Reporting 2nd Cycle: Asia & Pacific (2012) The second cycle of Periodic Reporting for the Asia and Pacific was launched by the World Heritage Committee at its 34th session in Brasilia, Brazil in August 2010. All 41 State Parties to the Convention in Asia and ... Convention
Periodic Reporting
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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 Convention at the national and World Heritage properties level. This is a ... Periodic Reporting 2022-06-27 13:03:45.0
Periodic Reporting 1st Cycle: Latin America and the Caribbean (2004) The UNESCO World Heritage Centre, through the Adviser for World Heritage in Latin America and the Caribbean based at the UNESCO Office in Montevideo, coordinated the periodic reporting process, providing assistance ... Periodic Reporting 2022-06-27 13:03:45.0
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 with the strategic approach approved by the World Heritage Committee at ... Periodic Reporting 2022-06-27 13:03:45.0
Periodic Reporting 1st Cycle: Arab States Final report of the synthesis of the periodic reports for the Arab Region submitted in accordance with the strategy approved by the 23rd session of the World Heritage Committee in December 1999 in Marrakesh ... Periodic Reporting 2022-06-27 13:03:45.0
Periodic Reporting 2nd Cycle: Arab States (2010) At its 32nd session, the World Heritage Committee decided on the preparation of the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting (Decision 32 COM 11E) and on the launching of the exercise with the Arab States (document ... Periodic Reporting 2022-06-27 13:03:45.0
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 which had ratified the 1972 Convention Concerning the Protection of the ... Periodic Reporting 2022-06-27 13:03:45.0
The World Heritage Convention: Thinking Ahead In 2012, the Director-General of UNESCO launched an initiative entitled “The World Heritage Convention: Thinking Ahead” to give an opportunity to the Advisory Bodies, the Secretariat and the States Parties to ... 2022-06-27 13:03:45.0
Periodic Reporting 2nd Cycle: Europe and North America region (2012-2015) In Europe, 49 States Parties and 432 World Heritage properties (382 cultural, 41 natural, 9 mixed) participated in the Second Cycle of the Periodic Reporting Exercise (2012-2015). The exercise was coordinated by ... 2022-06-27 13:03:45.0
Regional Thematic Consultations The World Heritage Committee at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011) requested the World Heritage Centre, in collaboration with the Advisory Bodies, to elaborate a thematic paper proposing to States Parties general ... 2022-06-27 13:03:45.0
Capacity-building for the representatives of religious communities A module for Capacity-Building workshops for the representatives of religious communities and site managers in charge of WHP of religious interest was developed by ICCROM in coordination with the World Heritage ... Religious & Sacred 2022-06-27 13:03:45.0
Syrian Arab Republic Support research into ancient mosaics of the Ma’arat an-Noman Museum, Syrian Arab Republic In 2014, given the impossibility since 2011 of implementing activities in Syria and continuing support activities for the management of the Ancient Villages of Northern Syria, inscribed on the World Heritage List, ... 2022-06-27 13:03:45.0
Reflection Period (2015-2017) after the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting The Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting came to a close at the 39th session of the World Heritage Committee (Bonn, 2015). It has brought to light important efforts underway to improve the protection, conservation and ... Periodic Reporting 2022-06-27 13:03:45.0
Periodic Reporting Tools and Guidance for World Heritage Site Managers in Spanish Language The World Heritage Committee at its 41st session launched the Third Cycle of Periodic Reporting and requested the World Heritage Centre ensure a holistic approach across all regions, by developing tools and ... 2022-06-27 13:03:45.0
Online Training for the Periodic Reporting Exercise in Asia and the Pacific Online Training for the Periodic Reporting Exercise in Asia and the Pacific Periodic Reporting 2022-06-27 13:03:45.0
Periodic Reporting 1st Cycle: Europe and North America The First Cycle of the Periodic Reporting exercise was carried out from 2001 to 2006 for Europe and from 2001 to 2005 for North America. The exercise provided an opportunity for States Parties to highlight a number ... 2022-06-27 13:01:32.0
Support for the annual seminar of the UNESCO Chair for "Culture, Tourism and Development" Tourism represents an important but double-edged challenge for World Heritage Properties, which is the subject of ongoing discussion through initiatives and programmes launched by the World Heritage Centre. In 2012, ... Cultural 2022-06-27 12:53:43.0
Norway Towards a Nordic-Baltic pilot region for World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism The project Towards a Nordic-Baltic pilot region for World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism (2012-2014) was initiated by the Nordic World Heritage Foundation (NWHF). With a practical approach, the project has ... Sustainable Tourism 2022-06-27 12:53:43.0
World Heritage Volunteers 2009 In the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme and taking into account the positive results obtained by the World Heritage Volunteers project in 2008, UNESCO World Heritage Centre and CCIVS have ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 12:45:27.0
World Heritage Volunteers 2010 Patrimonito Voluntary Action 2010 In the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme and taking into account the positive results obtained by the World Heritage Volunteers project in 2008 and 2009, ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 12:45:27.0
World Heritage Volunteers 2011 Launched within the framework of the World Heritage Education Programme, the World Heritage Volunteers projects mobilize and involve young people and youth organizations in World Heritage promotion and ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 12:45:27.0
World Heritage Volunteers 2011 Results From Armenia to Zambia, from Germany to Peru, and from Indonesia to Togo, World Heritage Volunteers worked hard at sites around the world in 2011. World Heritage and Diversity Organizing 28 projects in 17 ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 12:45:27.0
World Heritage Volunteers 2012 Beyond Territories and Boundaries Living beyond territories and boundaries appears as one of mankind’s dream, and our common history abounds with travellers who tried to fulfil it. But now that we travel beyond  ... 2022-06-27 12:45:27.0
World Heritage Volunteers 2013 Following the Call for Project Proposals in January, 48 projects at 47 World Heritage sites in 28 countries have been selected to be part of “World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) 2013 – Patrimonito Voluntary Action, ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 12:45:27.0
Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha Japan · Nepal Strengthening Conservation and Management of Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha, World Heritage Property: A ... The project “Strengthening Conservation and Management of Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha, World Heritage Property”, funded with the generous support of the government of Japan through the UNESCO/Japanese ... 2022-06-27 12:45:27.0
World Heritage Volunteers 2014 Following an excellent response to the Call for Project Proposals in November, 54 projects at 53 World Heritage sites in 33 countries have been selected to be part of “World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) 2014 – Action ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 12:45:27.0
World Heritage Volunteers 2015 Forty-six organizations are taking part in this year’s World Heritage Volunteers Initiative to carry out 52 youth action projects from June to December 2015 in 34 countries. They are youth organizations, clubs, ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 12:45:27.0
World Heritage Volunteers 2015 and #unite4heritage We have the pleasure to announce the launch of a common action of the UNESCO #UNITE4HERITAGE campaign in synergy with the World Heritage Volunteers 2015. The common action aims to encourage youth from Arab ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 12:45:27.0
World Heritage Volunteers 2016 The World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) 2016: Together for Heritage campaign illustrates the global success of the World Heritage Volunteers initiative, now running for the ninth consecutive year to mobilize youth to ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 12:45:27.0
World Heritage Volunteers 2017 The World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) 2017 campaign: Heritage in our hands will take stock of the progress made over the past ten years to mobilize youth to preserve and promote World Heritage by reaching out to their ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 12:45:27.0
World Heritage Volunteers Projects The World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Initiative encourages young people to undertake concrete preservation activities in action camps organised by youth organisations and institutions in cooperation with ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 12:45:27.0
World Heritage Volunteers 2018 This year’s theme for the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) 2018 campaign is Empowering the Commitment to World Heritage. For its 11th year, 51 action camp projects will be implemented at 50 World Heritage properties ... 2022-06-27 12:45:27.0
World Heritage Volunteers 2019 Campaign Empowering Commitment to World Heritage This year’s theme for the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) 2019 campaign is Empowering Commitment to World Heritage. For its twelfth year, 68 action camp projects will be ... 2022-06-27 12:45:27.0
2020 Campaign of the World Heritage Volunteers Initiative In view of the current global pandemic and following the extraordinary measures being taken to tackle the spread of COVID-19 globally, the 2020 Campaign of the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Initiative has been ... 2022-06-27 12:45:27.0
World Heritage Volunteers 2020-2021 Campaign Fostering Youth Commitment towards World Heritage The UNESCO World Heritage Centre is pleased to announce the selected projects of the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) 2020 - 2021 Campaign, under the theme of ... 2022-06-27 12:45:27.0
World Heritage Volunteers 2008 Twelve projects have been selected as pioneers of the World Heritage Volunteers 2008 and to make use of the Patrimonito mascot, symbolizing young heritage guardian, to educate the public about World Heritage ... Education & Training 2022-06-27 12:45:26.0
Oral Archives: Minja Yang Interview Minja Yang Oral Archives of the World Heritage Convention Minja Yang was born and raised in Tokyo. She holds a BA in sociology from Georgetown ... Convention 2022-06-24 14:35:31.0
LAC Action Plan Action Plans Latin America and the Caribbean As follow up of Decision 37 COM 10A adopted by the World Heritage Committee at its 37th session (Phnom Penh, 2013) and based on the results of the 2nd cycle of ... 2022-05-24 11:32:28.0
Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region Albania · North Macedonia Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region Towards strengthened governanceof the shared transboundary natural and cultural heritage of the Lake Ohrid region © This European Union funded project aims to improve transboundary ... 2022-05-03 10:34:48.0
The KIT: World Heritage in Young Hands 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 the World Heritage Education ... Brochures & Info kits
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Patrimonito Storyboard Competition 2010 / 2011 The World Heritage Centre received a total of  289 storyboards from National Commissions of 43 State Parties. Three winners per theme were selected by an independent jury composed of heritage and education ... Education & Training 2022-04-28 08:28:59.0
China · Republic of Korea Patrimonito Storyboard Competition 2012 Patrimonito Storyboard Competition 2012 Episodes 11 and 12 © Within the framework of the  40th anniversary celebrations, the Patrimonito National Storyboard Competition was launched ... 40th Anniversary
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Great Barrier Reef Australia Patrimonito Storyboard Competition 2008 Concours de storyboard Patrimonito 2008 © Patrimonito 2008, gagnant du concourt de storyboard Le concours de storyboard de Patrimonito 2008 est organisé par le Centre du patrimoine ... Education & Training 2022-04-26 10:58:22.0
Complex of Koguryo Tombs Democratic People's Republic of Korea · Republic of Korea Safeguarding Koguryo Tombs & Mural Paintings in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Since 2001, with the support of the UNESCO/Republic of Korea Funds-in-Trust, the World Heritage Centre coordinates conservation and capacity building activities in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
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World Heritage and Universities Higher education is crucial to the long-term preservation of World Heritage sites. As the World Heritage List grows, there is an urgent need for qualified professionals to manage every aspect of the sites, from ... 2022-04-11 16:44:42.0
World Heritage Media/Communication Training Workshop The World Heritage Media/Communication Training Workshop aimed to promote the capacity building of youth and their organizations through providing specific skills that they can apply to their activities related to ... 2022-03-30 14:45:25.0
Patrimoine mondial naturel d'Afrique centrale Dans le cadre de l'Initiative pour le patrimoine mondial forestier d'Afrique centrale (CAWHFI), le Centre du patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO a organisé un atelier qui visait à identifier et à caractériser, parmi les ... Conservation of Natural Sites
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Dja Faunal Reserve
Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda
Garamba National Park
Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park
Okapi Wildlife Reserve
Salonga National Park
Virunga National Park
World Heritage in the Congo Basin This publication is intended for both biodiversity specialists and the general public. It provides detailed information on two important initiatives undertaken by the World Heritage Centre for the preservation of ... Other materials
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World Heritage Youth Forum World Heritage Youth Forum is among the main activities of the World Heritage Education Programme designed to foster intercultural learning and exchange by bringing students and teachers together from different ... Education & Training 2022-03-19 19:35:06.0
Other World Heritage Education Projects Features concrete educational and participatory projects and activities that seek to encourage and enable young people to respond to the continuing threats facing World Heritage sites and give them a chance to ... 2022-03-19 19:27:42.0
Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley Afghanistan Safeguarding of the Bamiyan Site, Phase IV Phase IV of this project aims to achieve the desired State of Conservation for the gradual removal of the property from the list of World Heritage in Danger; promote institutional and community capacity building in ... 2022-03-15 16:44:47.0
Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley Afghanistan Safeguarding of the Bamiyan Site, Phase III Phase III of this project aims to implement activities to ensure site security; ensure the structural stability of the two standing Giant Buddha niches; ensure adequate state of conservation of archaeological ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-03-15 16:43:27.0
Sub-regional Training Course for the 2nd Arabic Version of the World Heritage Education Kit AMMAN, Jordan18-30 May 2004 Workshop Recommendations Enlisting an item on the Agenda of the Arab National Commissions' Meeting to be held in June, 2004, at Sana'a , Yemen on:  The Role of ASPnet in enhancing ... Education & Training 2022-03-14 22:01:29.0
Application of Information Technology in the Protection of World Heritage Sites This training workshop was organized from February 17 to March 4, 2004 in Cairo, Egypt and environs. It was aimed at identifying and developing human resources in the Arab Region in documenting World Heritage ... Education & Training
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Sub-regional Training Workshop on World Heritage Education QUITO, Ecuador13-17 March 2000 Forty-seven participants from Heritage Institutes in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico participated in the Workshop organized by the UNESCO Quito Office. ... Education & Training 2022-03-14 21:59:40.0
Sub-regional Workshop on the Introduction of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Kit SUKHOTAI, Thailand13-20 February 2000 Report Held in the World heritage Site of Sukhothai, Thailand, the workshop brought together more than 20 experts in education and heritage from 7 countries of the region. The ... Education & Training 2022-03-14 21:59:04.0
Oral Archives: Russell E. Train The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Russell E. Train by Christina Cameron the 7 December 2008 in Springfield, Virginia. In particular, he recalls the role he played in the development and ... Convention 2022-03-10 10:27:33.0
Oral Archives: Herb Stovel The following audio excerpts are from three interviews with Herb Stovel by Christina Cameron in February, March and April 2011. They highlight his leading role in the development of the World Heritage Convention and ... Convention 2022-03-10 10:26:34.0
Cambodia Oral Archives: Sok An The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Sok An by Christina Cameron and Mechtild Rössler the 18 June 2014 in Doha, Qatar. The interest of his testimony lies particularly in his vision of the aims of ... Convention 2022-03-10 10:25:08.0
Oral Archives: Roland Silva The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Roland Silva by Christina Cameron the 11 October 2011 in Victoria, Canada. They highlight the important contributions of the first Asian President of ICOMOS, ... Convention 2022-03-10 10:23:22.0
Oral Archives: Léon Pressouyre The selected audio excerpts clips are from an interview with Léon Pressouyre by Christina Cameron and Mechtild Rössler the 18 November 2008 at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France. He describes the early years ... Convention 2022-03-10 10:21:24.0
Oral Archives: Robert C. Milne The following audio excerpts are from an interview in English conducted with Rob Milne by Christina Cameron and Mechtild Rössler the 2 March 2009 at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. There are enlightening details about ... Convention 2022-03-10 10:20:03.0
Oral Archives: Henry Cleere The audio excerpts come from an interview with Henry Cleere by Christina Cameron the 24 January 2008 in London. Mr. Cleere explains his role as an ICOMOS World Heritage Coordinator and draws on his long experience ... Convention 2022-03-10 10:18:24.0
Oral Archives: Gérard Bolla The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Gérard Bolla by Christina Cameron and Mechtild Rössler in October 2007 at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France. These capsules reveal, thanks to Gérard Bolla's ... Convention 2022-03-10 10:17:19.0
Oral Archives: Carmen Añón Feliú Carmen Añón Feliú is a landscape architect by training. As a specialist in historic gardens, she has overseen conservation projects at the Royal Botanical Garden of Madrid for twenty-five years, as well as teaching ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Francesco Bandarin (2014) The audio clips are from two interviews with Francesco Bandarin by Christina Cameron and Mechtild Rössler in June 2014 in Doha, Qatar. They retrace his main challenges and achievements during his years at the World ... 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Azedine Beschaouch The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Azedine Beschaouch by Christina Cameron and Mechtild Rössler in July 2010 in Brasilia, Brazil. Through his many recollections, he recounts the first years of ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Irina Bokova Interview Irina Bokova Oral Archives of the World Heritage Convention Irina Bokova is a Bulgarian politician and diplomat. She served as Director General of UNESCO ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Françoise Bercé The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Françoise Bercé by Christina Cameron the 28 March 2019 in Paris, France. She shares with us her reminiscences of key issues in the implementation of the ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Mounir Bouchenaki The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Mounir Bouchenaki by Christina Cameron and Mechtild Rössler the 5th February 2009 at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France. The interview touches on his long ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Max Bourke The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Max Bourke by Christina Cameron the 30th October 2013 in Canberra, Australia. He describes his personal involvement and that of his country in the early years ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Hans Caspary The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Hans Caspary by Christina Cameron and Mechtild Rössler the 1st July 2011 in Mainz, Germany. He provides an enlightened personal view on the mechanisms and ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Lucien Chabason The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Lucien Chabason by Christina Cameron and Petra van den Born 2 October 2012 at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. The memories of Lucien Chabason offer a very ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Jim Collinson Interview Jim Collinson Oral Archives of the World Heritage Convention After studying Agricultural Economics at the University of Manitoba, Jim Collinson completed ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Alissandra Cummins Interview Alissandra Cummins Oral Archives of the World Heritage Convention Following studies in art history at the University of East Anglia, Alissandra Cummins ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Bernd von Droste The following audio excerpts are from two interviews conducted with Bernd von Droste by Christina Cameron and Mechtild Rössler the 5 April 2007 and 1st February 2008 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. He describes his ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Catherine Dumesnil The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Catherine Dumesnil by Christina Cameron and Mechtild Rössler the 25 November 2009 at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. She shares her positive and optimistic ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Hal Eidsvik The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Hal Eidsvik by Christina Cameron the 3 July 2009 in Ottawa, Canada. Well-informed through his experience with World Heritage, he shares a global perspective on ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Tamás Fejérdy The following audio excerpts come from an interview conducted with Tamás Fejérdy by Christina Cameron the 11 May 2018 in Budapest. The interviewee recounts his experience as President of the World Heritage Committee ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Francesco Francioni The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Francesco Francioni by Christina Cameron and Mechtild Rössler the 10 May 2010 in Rome. He offers an interesting overview of the Convention's mechanisms from a ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Guo Zhan The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Guo Zhan by Christina Cameron the 3 August 2010 in Brasilia, Brazil. He describes the challenges and particularities of the implementation of the World ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Natarajan Ishwaran The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Natarajan Ishwaran by Christina Cameron and Mechtild Rössler the 24 November 2009 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. Through his extensive knowledge of UNESCO's ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Jukka Jokilehto The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Jukka Jokilehto by Christina Cameron and Mechtild Rössler the 5 May 2010 in Rome, Italy. They reveal his expertise and deep understanding of World Heritage ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Joseph King The audio excerpts come from an interview with Joseph King by Christina Cameron and Mechtild Rössler the 19 June 2014 in Doha, Qatar. They offer an interesting perspective on the activities of ICCROM, a consultative ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Vera Lacoeuilhe The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Vera Lacoeuilhe by Christina Cameron and Mechtild Rössler the 16 November 2017 in Paris. Lacoeuilhe comments on the current challenges of the implementation of ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Vera Lacoeuilhe The following audio excerpts are from an interview with François LeBlanc by Christina Cameron the 7 April 2009 in Ottawa, Canada. His involvement in World Heritage dates back to the early years of the Convention and ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Francisco Lopez Morales The audio excerpts are from an interview with Francisco Lopez Morales by Christina Cameron the 3 August 2010. He provides interesting insights into the length and representativity of the World Heritage List and ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Jean-Louis Luxen The audio excerpts are from an interview with Jean-Louis Luxen by Christina Cameron the 26 March 2009 at Louvain in Belgium. These excerpts reflect his optimistic and sometimes critical vision for the objectives and ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Julia Marton-Lefèvre The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Julia Marton-Lefèvre by Christina Cameron the 28 March 2019 in Paris. Marton-Lefèvre talks about how, as Director General of IUCN, she wanted to recognize the ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Koïchiro Matsuura The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Koïchiro Matsuura by Christina Cameron and Mechtild Rössler the 24 November 2009 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. The former UNESCO Director General discusses ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Federico Mayor The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Federico Mayor by Christina Cameron and Carmen Anon Feliu the 18 June 2009 in Madrid in Spain. He highlights the human dimension of World Heritage, which he ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Amadou-Mahtar M’Bow The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow by Mechtild Rössler and Petra Van Den Born the 22 October 2009 in Paris, France. In particular, he gives an account of UNESCO's first ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Jeffrey A. McNeely The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Jeff McNeely by Mechtild Rössler the 17 September 2010 in Gland, Switzerland. He shares with insight his vision of the natural dimension of the World Heritage ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Dawson Munjeri The audio excerpts are from an interview with Dawson Munjeri by Christina Cameron the 3 August 2010 in Brasilia, Brazil. He draws on his rich experience with the World Heritage Convention to comment on the ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Krzysztof Pawlowski The following audio excerpts come from an interview with Krzysztof Pawlowski by Christina Cameron the 8 May 2018 in Warsaw. The interviewee recounts his involvement in the beginnings of the World Heritage ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Adrian Phillips The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Adrian Phillips by Christina Cameron the 24 January 2008 in London, U.K. Adrian Phillips takes a critical look at the successes and limitations of the World ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Harald Plachter The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Harald Plachter by Christina Cameron and Mechtild Rössler the 1 July 2011 at Mainz, Germany. He comments on the growing imbalance between the role of ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Jacek Purchla The following audio excerpts come from an interview with Jacek Purchla by Christina Cameron the 10 May 2018 in Krakow. The interviewee recounts his experience as Chair of the World Heritage Committee, his efforts to ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: John Reynolds The audio excerpts are from an interview with John Reynolds in Springfield, Virginia, by Christina Cameron the 18 May 2011, Springfield, United States of America. Among the most suggestive passages are Reynolds' ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: David Sheppard The audio excerpts are from an interview with David Sheppard by Christina Cameron and Mechtild Rössler in Kyoto, Japan the 8 November 2012. He discusses various World Heritage issues such as the length of the List, ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Sharon Sullivan The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Sharon Sullivan by Christina Cameron the 30 October 2013 in Canberra. Sharon Sullivan provides an original, critical and encouraging vision of the objectives ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: James Thorsell The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Jim Thorsell by Christina Cameron the 11 August 2010 in Banff, Canada. Thorsell explains the prominent role he played in IUCN's World Heritage activities for ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Abdelaziz Touri The following audio excerpts are from an interview conducted with Abdelaziz Touri by Christina Cameron and Petra Van Den Born the 22 June 2011 at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. He recounts his vision of World ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Michael Turner The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Michael Turner by Christina Cameron the 9 July 2017 in Krakow. Turner discusses issues concerning Israel's involvement in the World Heritage Convention, ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Jane Robertson Vernhes The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Jane Robertson Vernhes by Christina Cameron and Mechtild Rössler the 24 November 2009 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. The capsules provide an enlightened ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Licia Vlad Borrelli The audio excerpts come from an interview with Licia Vlad Borrelli by Christina Cameron and Mechtild Rössler the 6 May 2010 in Rome. She describes her long and rich experience of World Heritage, evoking in parallel ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Zsolt Visy The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Zsolt Visy by Christina Cameron the 12 May 2018 in Budapest, Hungary. We learn about Mr. Visy's experience in the preparation of several nominations to the ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Raymond Wanner The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Ray Wanner by Christina Cameron the 18 May 2011 in Springfield, Virginia. Having attended nearly 20 sessions of the Committee during his career, he recounts ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Gamini Wijesuriya The following audio excerpts are from an interview conducted with Gamini Wijesuriya by Christina Cameron and Mechtild Rössler the 29 June 2018 in Manama, Bahrain. According to Wijesuriya, the Convention provides a ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Christopher Young The following audio excerpts are from an interview with Christopher Young by Christina Cameron the 16 May 2018 in Paris. We hear about his experience as the manager of Hadrian's Wall, as well as the beginnings of ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Francesco Bandarin (2018) The audio clips are from an interview with Francesco Bandarin by Christina Cameron the 14 May 2018 at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France. They cover the period from 2015 to 2018 when he returned as Assistant ... 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Eleonora Mitrofanova The following audio extracts are from an interview with Eleonora Mitrofanova by Christina Cameron in July 2019 in Baku, Azerbaijan. She recounts her long experience at UNESCO and her views on the politicization of ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Stephen Morris The following audio clips are from an interview with Stephen Morris by Christina Cameron on 24 April 2019 in Springfield, Virginia. Stephen Morris applauds the awareness of the endangered places that the popularity ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Jonathan Putnam The following audio clips are from an interview with Jonathan Putnam by Christina Cameron on 24 April 2019 in Springfield, Virginia. Putnam argues that more effort should be invested in conservation rather than ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: Jean Musitelli The following audio extracts are from an interview with Jean Musitelli by Christina Cameron the 6 December 2019 at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. The interviews highlights in particular the values of universalism and ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Oral Archives: David Hales Interview David Hales Oral Archives of the World Heritage Convention David Hales is an American environmentalist. Currently, he is a director of the World ... Convention 2022-03-09 17:15:33.0
Heritage Sites of Astronomy and Archaeoastronomy in the context of the UNESCO World Heritage Convention - A ... Thematic Study no. 12010 Thematic Study no. 2 2017 These Thematic Studies result from a collaborative project between the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), an advisory body ... Other materials
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Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley Afghanistan Safeguarding of the Bamiyan Site, Phase II The aims of this project are to substantially improve the state of preservation of the Bamiyan site, to ensure the long term consolidation of the site, to increase the national capacity in the conservation of ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-03-05 15:09:59.0
Malaysia Seeing with young Eyes” Sub-regional Southeast Asian Teacher-training Workshop on using art to teach about World ... Penang, Malaysia, 15-21 January 2006 Event and objectives See also published report.  "Seeing with Young Eyes" workshop was meant to serve as a forum for discussion of how to relate arts vocabulary and mediums to ... 2022-03-05 15:09:12.0
Activity 5: Preparation of guidelines for an integrated concept for archaeological and natural sciences The integrated concept of archaeological and natural sciences has been worked out as an integral part of various courses taught within the Cultural Resource Management programme at Yarmouk University. The ... Education & Training 2022-03-05 15:08:11.0
Jordan Activity 4 : Preparation of a sample conservation and management plan for a selected heritage site in Jordan A model conservation and management plan for the cultural heritage site of Abila in Northern Jordan is being developed jointly by a working group of teachers and students from BTU and Yarmouk University. This model ... Education & Training 2022-03-05 15:08:00.0
Vanuatu Regional Workshop on Potential Themes for Serial and Transboundary Cultural World Heritage Sites in the Pacific, ... The UNESCO World Heritage Centre, in collaboration with the UNESCO Apia Cluster Office in Samoa, Department of Conservation in New Zealand, and Vanuatu Cultural Centre in Vanuatu, and with financial support from the ... Education & Training 2022-03-05 15:07:17.0
Workshop for the launch of the World Heritage – Pacific 2009 Programme UNESCO World Heritage Centre in collaboration with UNESCO Apia Office in Samoa and the Department of Conservation in New Zealand launched the Programme from 17 - 22 October 2004 at Tongariro National Park, New ... Education & Training 2022-03-05 15:03:50.0
Oman Disponibilité en langue arabe des textes relatifs à la mise en œuvre de la Convention du patrimoine mondial Dans le cadre de la Convention du patrimoine mondial, la clarté et la précision des informations mises à la disposition des Etats parties sont deux conditions indispensables à la mise en œuvre adéquate des principes ... Convention 2022-03-05 15:03:32.0
Successful completion of a two-year pilot project to inventory, conserve and restore collections of the National ... Financed by the US Contribution to UNESCO, the US$250,000 pilot project for the documentation and conservation of Kabul Museum’s endangered collections produced inventories of objects that survived the years of war, ... Museum
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Activity 3: Development and implementation of a teaching module in cultural heritage for schools teaching module in cultural heritage for primary and secondary schools in Jordan is being developed. It is expected to be approved by the Jordanian Ministry of Education in the nearest future and implemented ... Education & Training 2022-03-05 15:02:48.0
Activity 2: Development of training courses for heritage professionals A first three-day intensive training course in preventive conservation was organized at Yarmouk University on September 5th - 8th 2005 for 10 heritage professionals from the Yarmouk University Museum of Jordanian ... Education & Training 2022-03-05 15:02:35.0
Activity 1: Establishment of a Master degree in Cultural Resource Management (CRM) at Yarmouk University The Cultural Resource Management (CRM) Master programme was established and launched at Yarmouk University in winter semester 2005/2006. Over 30 students and 10 faculty members were involved in the academic exchange ... Education & Training 2022-03-05 15:02:23.0
United Republic of Tanzania Sub-regional Teacher-training Course for the World Heritage in Young Hands Education Kit in Swahili language Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania, 14-16 March 2005 Organizers The UNESCO Dar es Salaam Office, in collaboration with the UNESCO Harare Office and under guidance of UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Event The ... Education & Training 2022-03-05 15:01:20.0
Southeast Asian Sub-regional Workshop on WHE Vigan, Philippines 20-23 December 2001 Event The "World Heritage in Young Southeast Asian hands: Second Sub-regional Workshop - Introducing the Arts for Teaching on the Historic Environment". Purpose of the ... Education & Training 2022-03-05 15:00:18.0
China Sub regional Workshop in Northeast Asia on World Heritage Education Beijing, China, 11-13 August 2005 Event The Workshop was convened in the framework of the Associated Schools Project (ASP) with the third sub-regional meeting carrying the theme of "World Heritage ... Education & Training 2022-03-05 14:58:53.0
Tunisia Sub regional workshop on the practical Manual “Introducing Young People to Heritage site Management and Protection” Tunis, Tunisia, 11-13 February 2005 Event A Regional Workshop on the Practical Manual: Introducing Young People to Heritage Site Management and Protection was held in Tunis involving teachers, from 7 countries in ... Education & Training 2022-03-05 14:57:54.0
Nordic Conference on WHE Gammelstad, Luleaa, Sweden 27-30 May 2000. Students, teachers and World Heritage site managers met at a Nordic Conference on World Heritage Education in Gammelstad organized by the Swedish National Commission for ... Education & Training 2022-03-05 14:55:55.0
Central African Republic National Workshop on World Heritage Education in Central African Republic Bangui, Central African Republic, 17-19 February 2000 Objectives The National Workshop on World Heritage Education.The objective of the workshop was to familiarize teachers and educators with the World Heritage ... Education & Training 2022-03-05 14:52:05.0
Syrian Arab Republic National Teacher-training Workshop on WHE Damascus, Syria 8-10 January 2002 A World Heritage Education Kit and ASPnet Workshop was organized by the Syrian National Commission. Topics of the workshop included an overview of UNESCO's goals and programs; ... Education & Training 2022-03-05 14:50:14.0
First National Teacher-training Workshop on WHE Ramallah, Palestine 8-10 April 2000 A national teacher-training Workshop was jointly organized by the Palestinian National Commission for Education, Culture and Science and the Palestinian Ministry of Education ... Education & Training 2022-03-05 14:49:19.0
First National Teacher-training Workshop on WHE BAGHDAD, Iraq 1-3 July 2000 Education & Training 2022-03-05 14:48:50.0
Komodo National Park
Ujung Kulon National Park
Indonesia Activities in Ujung Kulon National Park and Komodo National Park, Indonesia At Ujung Kulon National Park Indonesia's Forestry Department and local NGOs are working on strategies to help poor local communities benefit from their natural resources in a more sustainable way. Ujung Kulon houses ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-03-05 14:48:32.0
ASPnet Teacher-training Workshop on World Heritage Education CONAKRY, Guinea, 20-22 November 2000 Objectives The first teacher-training workshop organized in Guinea in the framework of the "World Heritage in Young Hands" project. Workshop objectives Introduce World ... 2022-03-05 14:48:17.0
First National Teacher-training Workshop on the Use of the World Heritage Education Kit Rabat, MOROCCO Autumn 2000 Objectives The teacher-training seminar for the Associated Schools Project teachers, concerning the use of the pedagogic Kit "World Heritage in Young Hands". The seminar's program ... Education & Training 2022-03-05 14:48:05.0
Tikal National Park Guatemala Activities in Tikal National Park At Tikal National Park in Guatemala, the Institute of Anthropology and History, part of the culture ministry, is working to protect one of the world's most important ancient Mayan sites and part of the largest ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
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Activities in Sian Ka'an At Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, reserve staff and local partners, such as Amigos de Sian Ka'an, are developing strategies to mitigate the pressures from mass tourism on the site's ... Forests 2022-03-05 14:47:37.0
Honduras Activities in Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve Honduras' forest administration (COHDEFOR) and local NGOs, such as MOPAWI, are seeking sustainable alternatives for the Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve. The most important remaining strand of humid tropical forest in ... Forests 2022-03-05 14:47:16.0
Training course on management issues for the existing staff and rangers to increase their capacity for the ... The present staff needs to have more knowledge in order to manage this complex situation. This knowledge should be given through a training, which aim should be to move one step closer to effective ... Education & Training
Site Management
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Working Group Meeting to Develop the Draft Policy Paper on Impacts of Climate Change on World Heritage Properties, ... By its decision 30 COM 7.1 the World Heritage Committee endorsed the "Strategy to assist States Parties to implement management responses" and took note of the report on "Predicting and managing the impacts of ... Climate Change 2022-03-05 14:31:52.0
World Heritage Review Focuses on Climate Change The 42nd issue of the World Heritage Review, published in June 2006, focuses on the issues of climate change and World Heritage Sites.  A background on the issues is given in a feature article which discusses coral ... Climate Change 2022-03-05 14:31:39.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of the Sottoportico dell' Angelo A 13th century sculpted marble angel and the archway supporting it in Calle Magno, Castello. This was a long-awaited inauguration financed by Pro Venezia Sweden and the Australian Committee for Venice. Working space ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:30:32.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of the Querini Stampalia Foundation The Comité français pour la sauvegarde de Venise began the restoration and refurbishment of two frescoed rooms in the Querini Stampalia Foundation, once occupied by the Serenissima's last ambassador to France. The ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:30:20.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of the Painted Crucifixion group in wood Mid-sixteenth century painted Crucifixion group in wood, with the Virgin and St. John, from the Church of San Michele. Following its long and painstaking restoration, the remarkable Crucifixion group financed by ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-03-05 14:30:10.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of the Nativity's painting in the Basilica S. Giorgio Maggiore The Venice branch of Zonta Club International undertook to fund the restoration of Jacopo Bassano's famous painting of the "Nativity" in the Basilica of S. Giorgio Maggiore.  The Association of Private Committees ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:29:59.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of the German Synagogue, the façade of the former Scuola Grande di San Marco, a cycle of ... During the year 1999, Save Venice Inc.passed from the planning to the execution phase of the restoration of the German Synagogue, but even after full-scale preparatory surveys and tests the Superintendency is ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:29:45.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of the frescoes in San Salvador et Gesuiti Churches Working on its own account, Venetian Heritage launched the preliminary phases of two projects during the year in preparation for the restoration of the frescoes in the sacristy of the Church of S. Salvador and of ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:29:34.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of the Cappella Emiliani Responding to the Superintendency’s urgent appeal for attention to the Cappella Emiliani, attached to the façade of the Church of San Michele, the Venice in Peril Fund financed preliminary diagnostic surveys and ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:29:22.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of the Cappella Clary, Church of San Trovaso The Comité français pour la sauvegarde de Venise often sponsors the restoration of Venetian monuments that have a French connection. This is the case of the Cappella Clary in the Church of San Trovaso, the burial ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:29:10.0
Complex of Hué Monuments Viet Nam Complex of the tomb of the King Tu Duc Tu Duc's reign began in 1848 and ended in 1883. The king attached considerable importance to the construction of his final residence and the buildings and gardens around it. The many buildings it comprises blend ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-03-05 14:28:34.0
Complex of Hué Monuments Viet Nam Complex of the Temple for the Worship of the Nine Nguyen Lords (Thai Mieu) This complex is located to the south-east of the Imperial City. It was built in 1805 by Gia Long. In 1956 its roof was carried away by a typhoon. The temple was restored in 1963, but in 1972 it was demolished and ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-03-05 14:28:23.0
Complex of Hué Monuments Viet Nam Complex of the Temple for the Worship of the Nguyen Emperors (Thé Mieu) This complex, located to the south-east of the Imperial City, comprises: the temple itself (Thé Mieu) built in 1820; the Temple of the Resurrection (Hung Mieu), dedicated to the worship of the father of Emperor ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-03-05 14:28:11.0
Complex of Hué Monuments Viet Nam Complex of the Palace of Audiences (Dien Can Chanh) This complex was built in 1811, but burned down in 1947. The local authorities wanted it to be reconstructed exactly as before on the basis of the surviving plans and documents. The western and eastern pavilions, ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-03-05 14:27:54.0
Complex of Hué Monuments Viet Nam Complex of the mausoleum of King Minh Mang Begun in 1841 by Minh Mang it was completed in 1843. Located extra muros, the complex comprises several buildings surrounded by gardens and pools. Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-03-05 14:27:39.0
Complex of Hué Monuments Viet Nam Complex of the Celestial Lady (Thien Mu) This complex was built on the exact spot where, according to tradition, a "celestial lady" dressed in red appeared and asked the local lord to build a pagoda in order to control the subterranean forces and dominate ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-03-05 14:27:26.0
International Year of Biodiversity Travelling Exhibition UNESCO, in collaboration with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Centre Sciences, Orléans - a ... Natural 2022-03-05 14:19:29.0
The World Heritage Conservation Process A series of 30 exhibition panels available for World Heritage Exhibits. These posters can be used free of copyright restrictions for non-commercial purposes. They are available for downloading as PDF (See Documents ... Cross-Cutting
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Venice and its Lagoon Italy The decoration of the Portego of the Querini-Stampalia Palace The decoration, carried out at the end of the 18th century for the wedding of Alvise Querini di Zuanne and Maria Teresa di Francesco, consists of stucco work in the pre-neoclassical style, with marmorino borders in ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:06:33.0
Churches of Moldavia Romania Restoration of Probota Monastery The current UNESCO project comprises three main components: Installation of an under-floor heating system as well as a new brick floor to respect the original floor covering, and restoration of a painted wooden ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:06:20.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of the Cappella Badoer-Giustinian, image of the Madonna dell'Umilità and Statue of St. Louis of ... Save Venice Inc. brought three projects in the Church of San Francesco della Vigna to completion during the year. The Cappella Badoer-Giustinian was restored in memory of one of the founding fathers of the ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:05:05.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of the Ancient Jewish Cemetery Three and a half centuries of neglect and maltreatment were finally reversed in October 1999 with the completion of the comprehensive restoration of the Ancient Jewish Cemetery on the Lido, first established in ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:04:54.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of the ancient Artiglierie building in the Arsenale In a joint effort, the Comitato Italiano per Venezia secured funding for the restoration of the dozens of iron window and door frames in the ancient Artiglierie building in the Arsenale.In time for part of it to be ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:04:41.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of the altars of Church of San Rocco and Basilica on Torcello Cooperating this time with the new American committee Venetian Heritage Inc., the Comitato Italiano saw work on the high altar of the Church of San Rocco almost completed and a start made on two gilded and painted ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:04:28.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of Santa Maria dei Miracoli In 1470 or thereabouts, an image of a Madonna and child was enshrined in a niche overlooking the street. Gradually, a history of miracles grew up around it, and the Venetians so worshipped the Madonna that they ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:04:18.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Maintenance of restored Church S. Maria del Giglio Pro Venezia, Switzerland has always been sensitive to the need for constant monitoring and prompt maintenance of restored buildings.True to this principle, the Swiss Committee provided funds for tests to be carried ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-03-05 14:04:08.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Arco del Paradiso In the sestiere or district of Castello, at the entrance to the calle del Paradiso, so called because of the splendid illuminations on festival nights, there is an elegant Gothic arch surmounted by a triangular ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:03:57.0
Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina- Tabacica Mosque This historical mosque, situated in the vicinity of the Old Bridge, in the most touristic part of Mostar, was built c. 1600.  This monocameral mosque had a rectangular plan a roof of slates and a slender minaret, ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:03:46.0
Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina - Stari Most, Old bridge of Mostar The "Old Bridge" enhanced the town's development and prosperity. It was its raison d'être.  Despite reinforcement works sometimes incompatible with modern restoration principles, this construction was in a perfect ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:03:36.0
Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina - Preservation plan of the historical center of Mostar By the end of the first month of work, the international team of experts headed by Professor Carlo Blasi of the University of Florence (Italy) was established to set up the general framework for the safeguarding of ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-03-05 14:03:24.0
Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina - Kriva Cuprija bridge of Mostar Beside the famous Stari Most (Old Bridge), a genuine symbol of the town destroyed in 1993, there is another ancient bridge in Mostar: the Kriva Cuprija (or the Crooked Bridge).  It crosses the Rabobolja creek, a ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:03:13.0
Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina- Operational project on the rehabilitation plan for the historic centre of Mostar In December 1995, the Director-General of UNESCO and the representative of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Government signed a Cooperation Memorandum providing for the preparation of reconstruction and restoration ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:02:25.0
Tajikistan Tajikistan- Operational project for the preservation of the Buddhist Monastery of Ajina Tepe UNESCO, in cooperation with the Japanese Government, has launched several cultural heritage conservation projects along the Silk Roads. Two projects in China (the Longmen Grottoes and the Kumtra Thousand Caves), and ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-03-05 13:59:07.0
In Europe Tangible Heritage in Europe Conservation of Cultural Sites
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Komodo National Park
Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve
Sian Ka'an
Tikal National Park
Ujung Kulon National Park
Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino
Guatemala · Honduras · Indonesia · Mexico Linking Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Tourism at World Heritage Sites The US$3,5 million aims to link the conservation of biodiversity with sustainable tourism at six World Heritage sites: El Vizcaíno (Mexico), Komodo (Indonesia), Río Plátano (Honduras), Sian Ka'an (Mexico), Tikal ... Sustainable Tourism 2022-03-05 13:04:10.0
Uzbekistan Sub-regional Workshop on UNESCO World Heritage Edcuation KIT for ASP Schools' Teachers in Central Asian Region Tashkent, Uzbekistan20-26 August 1999 Teachers' resolution Summary and Recommendations Participants Countries represented Organizers Teachers' resolution We, the participants of the Sub-regional ... Education & Training 2022-03-05 13:03:27.0
World Heritage, Today and Tomorrow, With Young People Why take an interest in world heritage? Why study and protect World Heritage? Common responsibility? Heritage: a lifelong undertaking? Brochures & Info kits 2022-03-05 13:01:36.0
The Invention of "World Heritage" AFUS, the Association of Former Unesco Staff Members, takes pleasure in presenting this second Paper published by its History Club. As you may recall, the Club is the offspring of a commonplace observation, namely, ... Other materials
Publications
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Island of Mozambique
Lamu Old Town
Stone Town of Zanzibar
Kenya · Mozambique · United Republic of Tanzania Report on the Historic Urban Landscape Workshops and Field Activities on the Swahili coast in East Africa 2011-2012 On 10 November 2011 UNESCO’s General Conference adopted theRecommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape, six years after the General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention adopted Resolution ... Other materials
Publications
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Thesis on World Heritage issues and/or World Heritage Sites Authors of thesis are encouraged to send an abstract of their work and their personal data by filling the attached form. This will allow academics and researchers to know about their domain of research and to ... Education & Training 2022-03-03 07:49:45.0
The Great Volga River Route (GVRR) Project Uniting the Seas (Baltic, Black and Caspian Seas) in favour of World Heritage Education for Sustainable Development with the support of ICTs The GVRR project aims to link young people engaged in the preservation ... 2022-03-03 07:22:05.0
Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro Pakistan Pakistan - The post-campaign activities: Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro With regard to carrying on the aforementioned long-term issues, an Action Plan for 1997-2000 was developed to ensure the sustainability of the conservation work. Preventive measures using low cost technology ... 2022-03-03 07:19:43.0
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Rwenzori Mountains National Park
Virunga National Park
Congo · Democratic Republic of the Congo · Rwanda · Uganda Patrimonito Storyboard Competition 2007 Following the launching in December 2006 of the Patrimonito Storyboard Competition organized by the World Heritage Centre in coordination with the UNESCO Associated Schools, the contest results are now ... Education & Training 2022-03-03 07:16:12.0
Island of Mozambique
Lamu Old Town
Stone Town of Zanzibar
Kenya · Mozambique · United Republic of Tanzania 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 UNESCO Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape should this be ... Cities 2022-03-03 07:03:01.0
Benin · Burkina Faso · Togo Capacity building “Cultural heritage and local development”, 18-21 November 2008, Porto Novo, Benin Held on 18-21 November 2008 in Porto Novo, Benin, the first training session of the programme “Cultural heritage and local development” gathered local representatives from Benin, Togo and Burkina Faso. Held at the ... Cities
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World Heritage Reports n°22 - Climate Change and World Heritage In May 2007 the Report on predicting and managing the impacts of climate change on World Heritage and Strategy to assist States Parties to implement appropriate management responses were published as "World Heritage ... Climate Change
Periodicals
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Development of Policy Document on Impacts of Climate Change and World Heritage (2006) At its 30th session in July 2006, the World Heritage Committee endorsed the report on "Predicting and managing the impacts of Climate Change on World Heritage" and the "Strategy to assist States Parties to implement ... Brochures & Info kits
Climate Change
Publications
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Chan Chan Archaeological Zone
Great Barrier Reef
Ichkeul National Park
Sagarmatha National Park
Timbuktu
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 French, Spanish and Arabic. It presents twenty-six case studies from selected ... Climate Change
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Island of Mozambique 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 rehabilitation project of the Saint Sebastian Fortress on the World Heritage site ... Other materials 2022-03-03 00:17:17.0
Royal Palaces of Abomey Benin 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 of a World Heritage site in Benin, financed through a cooperation ... Other materials
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Iraq Report on Damage Assessments in Babylon Further to the request made to UNESCO in February 2005 by the Minister of Culture of Iraq, it was agreed to devote a working session to the archaeological site of Babylon where a military base was installed (150 ... 2022-03-03 00:14:54.0
Ethiopia 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 Christianity in the southern part of Adadi Mariam, badly damaged by time, has ... Restoration 2022-03-02 23:44:02.0
Ethiopia 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 that have had their roots in this territory for more than 2,700 years. ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-03-02 23:43:18.0
Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino Mexico Activities in Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino El Vizcaino Biosphere Reserve in Baja California, Mexico, is focusing on developing locally based ecotourism to address threats to the coastal lagoons, which shelter the gray whale, harbour seal, California sea ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-03-02 23:42:49.0
Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae Egypt Monuments of Nubia-International Campaign to Save the Monuments of Nubia In 1954 the decision to build the Aswan High Dam was made. This dam would lead to the creation of a huge artificial lake covering the Upper Nile Valley from Aswan in Egypt to the Dal Cataract in Sudan - a culturally ... Emergency action
Restoration
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Japan Silk Roads World Heritage Serial and Transnational Nomination in Central Asia: A UNESCO/Japanese Funds-in-Trust ... The project “Support for documentation standards and procedures of the Silk Roads World Heritage Serial and Transnational Nomination in Central Asia”, funded with the generous support of the government of Japan ... 2022-03-02 23:39:23.0
Rock Art Concerning Rock Art, for the purpose of the Thematic Programme, it is understood in the form of paintings and engravings as clear and long-lasting evidence for the transmission of human conceptual thoughts and ... Human Evolution
Rock art
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Human evolution and sites related to early human origins Properties linked to Human Evolution have evidence for natural and cultural processes related to human lineage as part of the record of life and of the earth's history. Therefore Human Evolution sites are also ... Human Evolution 2022-03-02 23:35:14.0
Early archaeological sites and the beginning of cultural diversity The related properties account for many innovations in culture, behavior, adaptation, and technology which shaped the future course of humanity as we know it today. This long process has increasingly transformed the ... Human Evolution 2022-03-02 23:34:43.0
Ha Long Bay Viet Nam SJ Vietnam World Heritage Workcamp, Halong Bay (Vietnam) Ha Long Bay, Vietnam22 September-4 October 2008 Description SJ Vietnam in collaboration with the Youth Union in Quang Ninh will organise a workcamp in Halong bay with local youth to raise awareness of the local ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 23:26:45.0
Shirakami-Sanchi Japan Shirakami Mountains Workcamp: preserving the natural beauty (Japan) Ajigawa-town, Aomori, Shirakami, JapanDu 20 au 29 juin 2008 Description The Shirakami Mountains is one of Japanese valuable preserved natural forest consisting primarily of beech trees. Inscribed in the UNESCO ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 23:24:26.0
France Light on Fort Liedot (France) Ile d'Aix (Region Poitou-Charentes)25 august- 15 september 2008 Description Fort Liedot forms part of the Arsenal de Rochefort et fortifications de l'estuaire de la Charente (World Heritage Tentative List as ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 23:21:49.0
Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba Togo Koutammakou, la promotion du pays des Batammariba (Togo) Tamberma, au nord-est du Togo Description L'idée principale est de mettre en valeur le site dans le cadre de la modernisation, sans pour antant endommager son authenticité, d'orienter sa population vers des ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 23:18:53.0
Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex Thailand Khao Yai World Heritage Workcamp (Thailand) Wang Nam Keow, Thailand26 July-9 August 2008 Description The project will consist of working for two weeks in and around one of Thailand's largest national parks, the Kao Yai National Park and part of the World ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 23:15:34.0
World heritage, humanity’s gift to future People of Africa, the Americas, the Arab to the future world, Asia, Europe and the Pacific; men, women and children, we are all the inheritors of treasures from past civilizations and natural sites of outstanding ... Cross-Cutting
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Developing World Heritage Education multi-media resource materials Call to produce additional innovative resource material on specific World Heritage sites The importance of preparing new multi-media educational material focused on specific World Heritage sites in respective ... 2022-03-02 23:10:02.0
Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct) France International Workshop on World Heritage Educational Multi-media Resource Material Pont-du-Gard, France, 21-23 March 2005 Objectives For teachers: Provide secondary and elementary school classroom teachers with innovative, user-friendly multi-media interdisciplinary educational resource ... 2022-03-02 23:07:37.0
Treviso Workshop In connection with the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the World Heritage Convention, the UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network (ASPnet) and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre invited Gruppo Alcuni (Italy), a ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 23:06:45.0
Finland International Workshop on World Heritage Education-Finland Helsinki, Finland, 11-16 December 2001 Objectives Five main objectives of the Workshop Present recent WHE achievements and the results of the external World Heritage Evaluation Make proposals for the ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 23:05:00.0
Chartres Cathedral France International Workshop on World Heritage Education -Chartres Chartres, France, 24-28 February, 1999 An International Workshop to disseminate the publication World Heritage in Young Hands - Resource Kit for Teachers, was held at Chartres World Heritage site. Some 20 ... 2022-03-02 23:03:39.0
City of Graz – Historic Centre and Schloss Eggenberg Austria International Workshop on World Heritage Education - Austria Graz, Austria, 7-12 October 2000 Interregional Seminar on World Heritage and Youth The workshop consisted of 3 working groups that focused on different aspects of the World Heritage Education. The first working ... 2022-03-02 23:02:34.0
Egypt International Conference on “World Heritage in Young Hands - a Dialogue among Civilizations” Some 80 high-level participants, representing a wide range of fields, gathered at the International Conference on World Heritage in Young Hands - A Dialogue among Civilizations, held in Aswan/Cairo (Egypt) from 6-12 ... 2022-03-02 23:01:00.0
Lithuania Baltic Youth Workshop on World Heritage Lithuania, Vilnius, 3-8 July 2006 Objectives The Baltic Youth Workshop on World Heritage was organized on the occasion of the 30th session of the World Heritage Committee in Vilnius. The general objective of the ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 22:59:01.0
UNESCO Director General’s Statement on Climate Change and World Heritage Message given by the Director General delivered at the Press Conference of the 12th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Nairobi, Kenya (6-17 November 2006) One of the major ... Climate Change 2022-03-02 22:54:52.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of Lorenzo Bregno's Funeral Monument The Comité français financed the restoration of Lorenzo Bregno's sixteenth-century funeral monument to Alvise Pasqualigo in the Church of the Frari in memory of Ms Solange Gaussen. In November and December the ... Restoration 2022-03-02 22:53:51.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of Cappella Sagredo, with frescoes by Tiepolo, painting of the "Holy Trinity" by Leandro Bassano and ... The Amici della Basilica dei SS. Giovanni e Paolo (with funding from the Fondazione Varzi) commissioned preliminary chemical analyses in the Cappella Sagredo, with frescoes by Tiepolo, in the Church of S. Francesco ... Restoration 2022-03-02 22:53:35.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of a Terraced House in Cannaregio The first stage of Venice in Peril’s (VIP) exciting venture into the conservation of historic housing in Venice also reached completion during the year. This Superintendency-led project brought together an ... Restoration 2022-03-02 22:53:21.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Façade of Santa Maria del Giglio This church was built in the second half of the seventeenth century by Giuseppe Benoni; the façade is the work of Giuseppe Sardi.Antonio Barbaro left detailed instructions in his will for the design, building and ... Restoration 2022-03-02 22:53:03.0
Churches of Moldavia Romania Romania - International support for the restoration and preservation of the Probota Monastery Probota Monastery, located in north-east Romania, has been on the World Heritage List since 1993.  The present church, built between 1528 and 1530 by Petru Rares. It is the beautiful internal and external frescos, ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-03-02 22:52:47.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy International Safeguarding Campaign of the City of Venice (1966, Italy) Venice, with its surrounding lagoon, is unique. In this city on the water, where the idea of terra firma is meaningless, a thousand years has seen the creation of an extraordinary museum of architecture. But this ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Conservation of Natural Sites
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Aldabra Atoll
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Kinabalu Park
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park
Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park
Ujung Kulon National Park
Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve
Indonesia · Malaysia · Philippines · Seychelles · Uganda 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 responsibility for the management and protection of natural World ... Conservation of Natural Sites
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Angkor Cambodia Conservation and Restoration of the Royal Plaza, the Bayon and Angkor Wat Following four preliminary survey missions fielded by the Japanese Government in response to the request of the Royal Government of Cambodia, the Japanese Government Team for Safeguarding Angkor (JSA) was set up in ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Restoration
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Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park Philippines Philippines - Embedment Mooring System For Tubbataha World Heritage Site Rationale: Tubbataha is a no-take area and the only activities allowed are tourism, which generates funds for conservation, and research. Since the late 1970s, when dive tourism "discovered" Tubbataha, boat ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-03-02 22:48:50.0
Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro Pakistan Pakistan- International Campaign for the Safeguarding of Moenjodaro In 1974, after an appeal from the Pakistani Government, UNESCO launched the International Safeguarding Campaign for Moenjodaro. It lasted until 1997 and mobilized around 8 million US $ from its Member States for ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-03-02 22:47:57.0
Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley Expert Working Group releases recommendations for Safeguarding Bamiyan Following their meeting in Tokyo in December 2004, a group of Afghan and international experts working on the safeguarding of Bamiyan (Afghanistan), as well as representatives of the Afghan and Japanese governments ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-03-02 22:47:41.0
Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae Egypt The Rescue of Nubian Monuments and Sites The most famous of the monuments affected by the Aswan High Dam Project was the temple complex on the island of Philae. Sacred to the goddess Isis, the sanctuary dates mostly to the Graeco-Roman period and was later ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Emergency action
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The Executive Committee and the Trust Fund of the International Campaign An Executive Committee was created in 1960 (C 11 Res. 4.4141 and 4.4142, 1960) as a control panel for the large amount of activities undertaken within the framework of the International Campaign, and was modified in ... 2022-03-02 22:46:29.0
Ichkeul National Park Tunisia - Development of an emergency plan for the safeguard of the Ichkeul National Park The program consists first in organizing a study preparatory workshop in order to elaborate the strategy that should lead to a sustainable use of the water resources of the Ichkeul National Park, then in monitoring ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Emergency action
Site Management
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Tiya Ethiopia 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 the cemetery between the tenth and fifteenth centuries. Archaeological ... Archaeology 2022-03-02 22:45:40.0
Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela Ethiopia 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 for King Lalibela (1181-1221) of the Zagwe Dynasty which ruled in ... Restoration 2022-03-02 22:44:42.0
Ethiopia 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 against contemporary pressures, and the rise of the Solomonic Dynasty ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-03-02 22:43:55.0
Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town Ethiopia 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 development as an important centre of Islamic culture and commerce. A ... Conservation of Cultural Sites
Restoration
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Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region Ethiopia Gondar - Palaces and castles During unsettled periods between the thirteenth and seventeenth centuries, Ethiopian rulers moved their royal camps frequently. King Fasil (Fasiledes) settled in Gondar and established it as a permanent capital in ... Restoration 2022-03-02 22:41:33.0
Island of Mozambique Mozambique 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 monument on the Island of Mozambique, a site inscribed on the World ... Restoration 2022-03-02 22:29:33.0
Iraq International Coordination Committee for the Safeguarding of the Cultural Heritage of Iraq The Executive Board of UNESCO approved at its 167th session (decision 9.2) the establishment of the International Coordination Committee for the Safeguarding of the Cultural Heritage of Iraq.  The Committee, which ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-03-02 22:29:17.0
Friends of World Heritage UNF launched a “Friends of World Heritage” partnership program in September 2003 during the World Parks Congress in Durban, South Africa . A newsletter and web site were set up to support the program and inform the ... Education & Training
Site Management
2022-03-02 22:28:55.0
Earthwatch International Partnership Objectives Develop mentoring and fellowships programmes with Earthwatch to support and train local non-government organisations in site monitoring and ecotourism activities. Incorporate Earthwatch's experience ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 22:28:19.0
Rock Carvings in Tanum Sweden World Heritage Teacher and Student Camp Tanum, Sweden, 26-29 August 1999 Students from 12 to 18 years old and teachers from all Swedish schools working with the World Heritage site conservation in Sweden met at the World Heritage site of the Rock ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 22:27:06.0
Zimbabwe Workshop for the launch of the World Heritage Education Resource Kit for teachers in the World Heritage Education ... Masvingo, Zimbabwe, 2-4 February 2000 Event and objectives A workshop for the launch of the World Heritage Education Resource Kit for teachers in the World Heritage Education Project  (WHEP) Pilot ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 22:26:29.0
France Teacher-training Workshop in the Alsace region Strasbourg, France, 29-30 January 2003 Objectives The First teacher-training course organized in France since the beginning of the project in 1994. The objective of the course was to familiarize the teachers with ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 22:24:02.0
Belize Sub-Regional Workshop on Young People’s World Heritage Education Kit Belize City, Belize, 14-16 October 1999 Outcome Both students and teachers acquired new skills to access information on World cultural and natural heritage as well as in other sectors of life. Students estimated ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 22:23:35.0
Spain The First Foro Accesible de Patrimonio Joven The First Foro Accesible de Patrimonio Joven encouraged young people to participate in heritage preservation. The Foro Accesible de Patrimonio Joven (the Accessible Forum for Heritage and Young People) was held in ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 22:03:59.0
Røros Mining Town and the Circumference Norway Third European Course in Restoration for Youth RØROS, Norway The third European World Heritage Restoration Camp for Youth was held 6-17 August 2001 in Røros, a mining town in Norway, that is a World Heritage Site since 1981. For the third time, participants ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 22:02:11.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy International World heritage Education Workshop on “Mobilizing Young People for World Heritage” and ... In connection with the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the World Heritage Convention, the UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network (ASPnet) and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre invited Gruppo Alcuni (Italy), a ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 22:00:50.0
Nicaragua Sub-regional Training Course Nicaragua Sub-regional Training Courses on World Heritage Education: For the Central American countries, the training will be held in Nicaragua in December 2001 Education & Training 2022-03-02 21:58:48.0
Skills Development and Training Courses for Young People Adopting a more hands-on approach At skills development training courses, young people are actively involved in the preservation of World Heritage, while acquiring new skills that contribute to a better ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 21:58:02.0
Petra Jordan World Heritage Skills-Development Course for Young People in the Arab Region Petra, Jordan Event The 1st sub-Regional World Heritage Skills Development Course in the Arab Region held in Petra, Jordan (2002) scientifically supervised by ICCROM (International Centre for the Study of the ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 21:57:32.0
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve Kenya World heritage Skills Development Course for Eastern and Central Africa Mount Kenya, Kenya, 19-23 April 2004 Event The 4-day program included, besides an official opening, thematic presentations by resource persons from the Kenya National Museums, the Kenya Wildlife Service, the ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 21:56:42.0
Belize World Heritage marine Environmental Education Program for disadvantaged Youth Belize City, Belize 15-17 August 2001 Event and Objectives Marine Environmental Education Programme, Belize Fifteen youth were chosen to participate in the 3-day World Heritage Marine Environmental Program. The ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 21:55:30.0
Workshop on Youth Volunteerism for Transformational change through Non-Formal Education to achieve Life Skills, ... From June 30 to July 1, 2011, in celebration of both the International Youth Year (IYY) and Tenth Anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers (IYV+10), 18 young people and volunteers' projects organisers met ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 21:52:51.0
Old Town of Ávila with its Extra-Muros Churches Spain Avila Municipal led Patrimonitos Programme undertaken within the frame of the UNESCO World Heritage Education ... In 2007 the City of Ávila, initiated the "Patrimonitos Programme" in collaboration with  Excmo Heritage Council, the town council, the schools and institutes of the town to promote the knowledge of World Heritage. ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 21:50:12.0
Malawi Sub-regional Workshop on World Heritage Education for Africa Malawi, 12-16-July 1999 Recommendations The Sub-regional workshop on World Heritage Education for Africa was organized in parallel with the 6th bi-annual SADCAMM (Southern Africa Development Community Association ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 21:47:47.0
Teacher Training Workshops and Seminars Training teachers and teacher trainers is a pre-requisite to teaching WHE and to utilize the KIT well. UNESCO has organized a series of regional and national teacher training workshops to present to them the World ... Education & Training 2022-03-02 21:45:48.0
Conference "Architecture and Cities for the 21 Century" Valencia, July 1998 By Minja Yang As the century approaches its end, the oracles of the day have set about prophesying doom or utopia in the next millennium at conferences, in the media and even in board rooms ... Cities 2022-03-02 21:44:45.0
Conference "World Heritage and Contemporary Architecture - Managing the Historic Urban Landscape" 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 organization of an international conference to discuss how to properly ... Cities 2022-03-02 21:05:41.0
SIDS Capacity Building Programme On 10 August 2011 the Japanese Government approved the programme proposal "Capacity Building to Support the Conservation of World Heritage Sites and Enhance Sustainable Development of Local Communities in Small ... Small Island Developing States 2022-03-02 21:04:33.0
Regional Meetings on Modern Heritage The first Regional Meeting on Modern Heritage, for Latin America, took place from 11 to 13 December 2002 in Monterrey (Mexico) and was organised by the World Heritage Centre, ICOMOS, DOCOMOMO and the Instituto ... Modern Heritage 2022-03-02 21:02:58.0
Development of a World Heritage Information Management capacity in the Arab State The project consists of four core activities The creation and the development of an Arabic language web site on the World Heritage in the Arab Region, in cooperation with the a regional partner (possibly the Al ... Site Management 2022-03-02 21:02:47.0
International Conference "What is the fate of Public Art?" In celebration of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development On the 19th and 20th May 2011, the World Heritage Centre of UNESCO and the Community of Cergy-Pontoise will organise an ... Cities 2022-03-02 21:02:21.0
Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley Afghanistan Safeguarding of the Bamiyan site, Phase I The aims of this project were the consolidation of the cliffs and niches, the conservation of mural paintings in the Buddhist caves, the definition of the archaeological zone through soundings, as well as the ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-03-02 20:59:38.0
Afghanistan Repairing of the protective roof over the ruins of the Mosque of Haji Pyada, Balkh The Mosque of Haji Pyada, built in the second half of the 9th century, is the most ancient Islamic religious structure in Afghanistan. Its form, a small square divided into nine equal sections covered with domes, ... Restoration 2022-03-02 20:58:37.0
Afghanistan My multicultural, diverse home Afghanistan Promotion of intercultural dialogue and tolerance attitudes among children through arts and music expression. Reintroducing arts and traditional music as well as diffusing knowledge of history and customs are ... 2022-03-02 20:58:02.0
Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam Afghanistan Emergency consolidation and Restoration of Monuments in Herat and Jam, Phase I and II The project aims at the emergency consolidation, conservation and restoration of the Minaret of Jam and The Fifth Minaret in Herat. Expected results: Consolidated and rehabilitated Minaret of Jam and Fifth ... Emergency action
Restoration
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Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam Afghanistan Coordination Committee The International Coordination Committee for the Safeguarding of Afghanistan's Cultural Heritage (ICC) was formed in 2002 to coordinate all international efforts for the safeguarding of cultural heritage in ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-03-02 20:56:39.0
Afghanistan Activities to protect Afghanistan’s moveable cultural property UNESCO assists the Afghan authorities in preventing the illicit trafficking of cultural property.  UNESCO's policy on the protective safekeeping of cultural property is straightforward. Where there is a serious ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-03-02 20:56:19.0
Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam Afghanistan UNESCO/Swiss Funds in-Trust Emergency consolidation of the monuments in Jam Following the inscription of the Minaret and archaeological remains of Jam in the 'World Heritage List' and the 'List of the World Heritage in Danger' in 2002, the Government of Switzerland has decided to generously ... Emergency action
Restoration
2022-03-02 17:34:21.0
Support for production of a documentary film on earthen architecture The France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement supported the production of a documentary on earthen architecture. In 2004, François Le Bayon directed the documentary “New Forms in Earthen Architecture.” The documentary was ... Earthen Architecture
Partnerships
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