Sites State Parties Title Description Category Date updated
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 2023-03-22 14:42:16.0
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
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
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
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
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
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