Sites State Parties Title Description Category Date updated
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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