Sites State Parties Title Description Category Date updated
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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
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
“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 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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
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
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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
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
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 ... Conservation of Cultural 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 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
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 2022-12-09 14:54:20.0
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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
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 2022-12-08 17:12:45.0
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 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
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 2022-12-09 13:14:59.0
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 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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 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
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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 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 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 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Stone Circles of Senegambia Gambia (the) · 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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 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 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
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 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 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
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
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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 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 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 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 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 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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 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 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 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 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 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
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 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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
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, ... 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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 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 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 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 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 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-12-07 14:43:58.0
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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 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, ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 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
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 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
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 2022-06-27 16:19:28.0
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 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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
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 2022-12-08 17:01:42.0
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 ... 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 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
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 ... Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-06-27 16:19:28.0
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 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
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 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
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
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
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 2022-03-05 14:47:48.0
In Europe Tangible Heritage in Europe Conservation of Cultural Sites 2022-03-05 13:05:25.0
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
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 2022-03-02 22:43:14.0
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
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 2022-03-02 22:46:48.0
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
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
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 2022-04-20 13:11:18.0
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
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 2022-03-02 22:50:01.0
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
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 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 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 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 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
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 2022-03-02 22:51:55.0
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
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
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 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
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