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Initiative on Heritage of Religious Interest

Heritage of Religious Interest UNESCO Initiative on Heritage of Religious Interest © OUR PLACE / Amos Chapple / Samarkand - Crossroad ...

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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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World Heritage Centre’s Natural Heritage Strategy

In October 2006 the World Heritage Centre published the UNESCO World Heritage Centre's Natural Heritage Strategy, which was endorsed by the World ...

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World Heritage Forest Programme

Ranging in size from 18 hectares (Vallée de Mai, Seychelles), to 8.8 million hectares (Lake Baikal, Russian Federation), World Heritage ...

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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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“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 ...

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 ...

Africa Nature

Africa Nature Africa nature: a capacity building program for natural World Heritage in Africa Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, Côte ...

Assistance to the project for the creation of a global network of World Heritage forests. ...

The objective of this project was to establish a global network of World Heritage forests to assist the World Heritage Forest Programme.In 1998, ...

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 ...

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, ...

Case study: Dorset

Located on the south coast of the United Kingdom, the nominated site comprises approximately 155km of undeveloped coastline and countryside. The ...

Case study: Galapagos

Situated in the Pacific Ocean some 1,000 km from the South American continent, these islands and the surrounding marine reserve have been called ...

Case study: Sian Ka'an

Located on the east coast of the Yucatán peninsula, this biosphere reserve contains tropical forests, mangroves and marshes, as well as a large ...

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. ...

Case study: Tubbataha

The Tubbataha Reef Marine Park covers 96.828 ha, including the North and South Reefs. It is a unique example of an atoll reef with a very high ...

Case study: Ujung Kulon

This national park, located in the extreme south-western tip of Java on the Sunda shelf, includes the Ujung Kulon peninsula and several offshore ...

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 ...

Disaster Risk Management Plan for Quebrada de Humahuaca

Disaster Risk Management Plan for Quebrada de Humahuaca (Argentina) This project aims to fund the elaboration of a Risk ...

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