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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
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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
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
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
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
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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
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
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
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
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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
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
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
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
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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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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