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World Heritage Cities Programme

The World Heritage Cities Programme is one of six thematic programmes formally approved and monitored by the World Heritage Committee.

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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, ...

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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 ...

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Small Island Developing States Programme

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are islands of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. They are some of the most ...

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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 ...

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World Heritage Marine Programme

World HeritageMarine Programme 50 flagship marine protected areas of Outstanding Universal Value:Beacons of Hope In a Changing ...

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Conflict mitigation in Okapi Wildlife Reserve

Conflict mitigation in Okapi Wildlife Reserve © Eric Loddé With 13,720 km², the Okapi Wildlife Reserve has rich biodiversity ...

Securing Manovo-Gounda St. Floris National Park

Securing Manovo-Gounda St. Floris National Park © IUCN The Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park (PNMGSF) is under strong ...

30th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention. Urbino workshop (Italy) on “Partnerships for ...

The Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage was signed on 16 November 1972. The 30th Anniversary ...

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 ...

Biodiversity Conservation in Regions of Armed Conflict: Protecting World Heritage in the ...

Biodiversity Conservation in Regions of Armed Conflict: Protecting World Heritage in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Parc ...

Building the capacity of local communities and stakeholders for a dialogue towards sustainable ...

Objectives Established in 1959 as a multiple land use area, with wildlife coexisting with semi-nomadic Maasai pastoralists practicing ...

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, ...

CAWHFI Component financed 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 ...

Central Africa World Heritage Forest Initiative (CAWHFI)

Central Africa World Heritage Forest Initiative(CAWHFI) Tri-national de la Sangha © Ralf Fisher Covering an area estimated at 1.62 ...

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 ...

Ecological Monitoring in Garamba National Park, DRC

Ecological Monitoring in Garamba National Park, DRC © Nuria Ortega Over the last decades, Garamba National Park has been a ...

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 ...

Engaging local communities in the conservation of the Maloti-Drakensberg Park World Heritage ...

Engaging local communities in the conservation of the Maloti-Drakensberg Park World Heritage Site Mobilizing the COMPACT initiative © ...

Engaging local communities in the conservation of the Okavango Delta World Heritage Site

Engaging local communities in the conservation of the Okavango Delta World Heritage Site Mobilizing the COMPACT initiative © Pete ...

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