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Culture|2030 Indicators The UNESCO Thematic Indicators for Culture in the 2030 Agenda (Culture|2030 Indicators) is a framework of thematic indicators whose purpose is to measure and monitor the progress of culture’s enabling contribution ... Urban Context 2023-02-09 17:37:10.0
18th-Century Royal Palace at Caserta with the Park, the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli, and the San Leucio Complex
Abbey of St Gall
Acropolis, Athens
Aksum
Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada
Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata
Ancient City of Aleppo
Ancient City of Bosra
Ancient City of Damascus
Ancient City of Nessebar
Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora
Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui – Xidi and Hongcun
Anjar
Antigua Guatemala
Aranjuez Cultural Landscape
Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida
Archaeological Site of Panamá Viejo and Historic District of Panamá
Architectural Ensemble of the Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad
Arles, Roman and Romanesque Monuments
As-Salt - The Place of Tolerance and Urban Hospitality
Asmara: A Modernist African City
Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and Other Franciscan Sites
At-Turaif District in ad-Dir'iyah
Baalbek
Bagan
Bam and its Cultural Landscape
Bardejov Town Conservation Reserve
Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar, Dessau and Bernau
Bisotun
Bordeaux, Port of the Moon
Botanical Garden (Orto Botanico), Padua
Brasilia
Bryggen
Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue
Byblos
Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey, and St Martin's Church
Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom
Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots
Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Rémi and Palace of Tau, Reims
Cathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville
Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena
Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the Azores
Church and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci
Church Town of Gammelstad, Luleå
Cidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande
Citadel, Ancient City and Fortress Buildings of Derbent
City of Bath
City of Cuzco
City of Graz – Historic Centre and Schloss Eggenberg
City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications
City of Potosí
City of Quito
City of Safranbolu
City of Valletta
City of Verona
City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto
Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas
Classical Gardens of Suzhou
Classical Weimar
Collegiate Church, Castle and Old Town of Quedlinburg
Colonial City of Santo Domingo
Complex of Hué Monuments
Coro and its Port
Costiera Amalfitana
Crespi d'Adda
Droogmakerij de Beemster (Beemster Polder)
Dutch Water Defence Lines
Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna
Early Christian Necropolis of Pécs (Sopianae)
Episcopal City of Albi
Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic Centre of Poreč
Ferrara, City of the Renaissance, and its Po Delta
Flemish Béguinages
Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore
Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications
Genoa: Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli
Gonbad-e Qābus
Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu
Hanseatic City of Lübeck
Hanseatic Town of Visby
Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town
Hebron/Al-Khalil Old Town
Himeji-jo
Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin
Historic Area of Willemstad, Inner City and Harbour, Curaçao
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison
Historic Cairo
Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn
Historic Centre of Agadez
Historic Centre of Avignon: Papal Palace, Episcopal Ensemble and Avignon Bridge
Historic Centre of Brugge
Historic Centre of Bukhara
Historic Centre of Camagüey
Historic Centre of Český Krumlov
Historic Centre of Cordoba
Historic Centre of Évora
Historic Centre of Florence
Historic Centre of Guimarães
Historic Centre of Kraków
Historic Centre of Lima
Historic Centre of Macao
Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco
Historic Centre of Morelia
Historic Centre of Naples
Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán
Historic Centre of Oporto, Luiz I Bridge and Monastery of Serra do Pilar
Historic Centre of Prague
Historic Centre of Puebla
Historic Centre of Riga
Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura
Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments
Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca
Historic Centre of Santa Cruz de Mompox
Historic Centre of São Luís
Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz
Historic Centre of Sheki with the Khan’s Palace
Historic Centre of Siena
Historic Centre of Sighişoara
Historic Centre of Telč
Historic Centre of the City of Pienza
Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg
Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina
Historic Centre of the Town of Goiás
Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda
Historic Centre of Urbino
Historic Centre of Vienna
Historic Centre of Warsaw
Historic Centre of Zacatecas
Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra
Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar
Historic City of Ahmadabad
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Historic City of Meknes
Historic City of Sucre
Historic City of Toledo
Historic City of Trogir
Historic City of Vigan
Historic City of Yazd
Historic District of Old Québec
Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa
Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne
Historic Fortified Town of Campeche
Historic Inner City of Paramaribo
Historic Jeddah, the Gate to Makkah
Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)
Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara
Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings
Historic Monuments Zone of Querétaro
Historic Monuments Zone of Tlacotalpan
Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat
Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento
Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso
Historic Site of Lyon
Historic Town of Banská Štiavnica and the Technical Monuments in its Vicinity
Historic Town of Grand-Bassam
Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines
Historic Town of Ouro Preto
Historic Town of St George and Related Fortifications, Bermuda
Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns
Historic Town of Zabid
Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama
Historic Walled Town of Cuenca
Historical Centre of the City of Arequipa
Historical Centre of the City of Yaroslavl
Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian
Historical Monuments of Mtskheta
Hoi An Ancient Town
Hwaseong Fortress
Ibiza, Biodiversity and Culture
Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang
Island of Gorée
Island of Mozambique
Island of Saint-Louis
Itchan Kala
Ivrea, industrial city of the 20th century
Jaipur City, Rajasthan
Jewish Quarter and St Procopius' Basilica in Třebíč
Jongmyo Shrine
Kaiping Diaolou and Villages
Kairouan
Kasbah of Algiers
Kathmandu Valley
Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Kulangsu, a Historic International Settlement
Kunya-Urgench
Kutná Hora: Historical Town Centre with the Church of St Barbara and the Cathedral of Our Lady at Sedlec
Kyiv: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra
L'viv – the Ensemble of the Historic Centre
La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle, Watchmaking Town Planning
La Grand-Place, Brussels
Lamu Old Town
Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto (South-Eastern Sicily)
Le Havre, the City Rebuilt by Auguste Perret
Levoča, Spišský Hrad and the Associated Cultural Monuments
Levuka Historical Port Town
Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg
M'Zab Valley
Major Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta (Brussels)
Mantua and Sabbioneta
Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt
Medieval City of Rhodes
Medieval Town of Toruń
Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador)
Medina of Fez
Medina of Marrakesh
Medina of Sousse
Medina of Tétouan (formerly known as Titawin)
Medina of Tunis
Meidan Emam, Esfahan
Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca
Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management System
Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belém in Lisbon
Monastic Island of Reichenau
Monticello and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville
Monuments of Oviedo and the Kingdom of the Asturias
Museumsinsel (Museum Island), Berlin
Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region
Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor
Naval Port of Karlskrona
New Lanark
Nice, Winter Resort Town of the Riviera
Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai
Old and New Towns of Edinburgh
Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar
Old City of Acre
Old City of Berne
Old City of Dubrovnik
Old City of Salamanca
Old City of Sana'a
Old City of Zamość
Old Havana and its Fortification System
Old Rauma
Old Town Lunenburg
Old Town of Ávila with its Extra-Muros Churches
Old Town of Cáceres
Old Town of Corfu
Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications
Old Town of Ghadamès
Old town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof
Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct
Old Towns of Djenné
Old Village of Hollókő and its Surroundings
Old Walled City of Shibam
Ombilin Coal Mining Heritage of Sawahlunto
Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including Saint Margaret’s Church
Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin
Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona
Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessalonika
Pampulha Modern Ensemble
Paphos
Paris, Banks of the Seine
Paseo del Prado and Buen Retiro, a landscape of Arts and Sciences
Piazza del Duomo, Pisa
Place Stanislas, Place de la Carrière and Place d'Alliance in Nancy
Plantin-Moretus House-Workshops-Museum Complex
Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena
Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto)
Portuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida)
Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan
Protective town of San Miguel and the Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco
Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs
Punic Town of Kerkuane and its Necropolis
Qal’at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun
Quanzhou: Emporium of the World in Song-Yuan China
Rabat, Modern Capital and Historic City: a Shared Heritage
Rachid Karami International Fair-Tripoli
Renaissance Monumental Ensembles of Úbeda and Baeza
Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea
Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier
Roman Theatre and its Surroundings and the "Triumphal Arch" of Orange
Roman Walls of Lugo
Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens
Røros Mining Town and the Circumference
Sacred City of Kandy
Saltaire
Samarkand – Crossroad of Cultures
San Cristóbal de La Laguna
San Marino Historic Centre and Mount Titano
Santiago de Compostela (Old Town)
São Francisco Square in the Town of São Cristóvão
Skogskyrkogården
Soltaniyeh
Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District with Chilehaus
St Mary's Cathedral and St Michael's Church at Hildesheim
Stone Town of Zanzibar
Strasbourg, Grande-Île and Neustadt
Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing
Susa
Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica
Taos Pueblo
The Trulli of Alberobello
The Great Spa Towns of Europe
The Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint-John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse on the Island of Pátmos
The Historic Centre of Odesa
The Porticoes of Bologna
The works of Jože Plečnik in Ljubljana – Human Centred Urban Design
Timbuktu
Tipasa
Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture
Tiya
Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen
Town of Bamberg
Town of Luang Prabang
Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios
Tyre
University and Historic Precinct of Alcalá de Henares
Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos
Vatican City
Venice and its Lagoon
Vilnius Historic Centre
Vlkolínec
Völklingen Ironworks
Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower
Water Management System of Augsburg
White City of Tel-Aviv – the Modern Movement
White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal
Works of Antoni Gaudí
Würzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square
World Heritage Cities Programme The World Heritage Cities Programme is one of six thematic programmes formally approved and monitored by the World Heritage Committee. The programme concerns the development of a theoretical framework for urban ... Cities 2023-02-28 18:31:19.0
Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape The Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape (HUL Recommendation) is an additional tool to integrate policies and practices of conservation of the built environment into the wider goals of urban development in ... Cities 2023-03-27 15:22:46.0
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 ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Religious & Sacred
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam Afghanistan UNESCO/Swiss Funds in-Trust Emergency consolidation of the monuments in Jam Following the inscription of the Minaret and archaeological remains of Jam in the 'World Heritage List' and the 'List of the World Heritage in Danger' in 2002, the Government of Switzerland has decided to generously ... Restoration 2022-03-02 17:34:21.0
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
Temple of Preah Vihear Cambodia Preparatory assistance for the inscription of the Temple of Preah Vihear, Cambodia The Temple of Preah Vihear, which is dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva, is situated on Cambodia’s northern border with Thailand. The property consists of a series of sanctuaries which are linked by a network of paths ... Archaeology
Earthen Architecture
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Thailand “Humanize Bangkok” project, Thailand Bangkok, in Thailand, is one of the most populated cities in the world, a symbol of uncontrolled urban growth, marked by heavy pollution and huge traffic problems. In 1998, a project entitled "Humanise Bangkok" was ... Cities
Urban Context
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
“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 ... Cities
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 ... Cities
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 ... Archaeology
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Earthen Architecture
Rock art
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 ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina and the cities of Ljubuški, Banja Luka, Trebinje, Mostar, Sarajevo and the Canton of Sarajevo UNESCO Bosnia and Herzegovina and the cities of Ljubuški, Banja Luka, Trebinje, Mostar, Sarajevo and the Canton of SarajevoProject Page © Silvan Rehfeld / Old Bridge Area of the Old City of ... Cities 2022-09-30 16:09:49.0
Capacity-building for the representatives of religious communities A module for Capacity-Building workshops for the representatives of religious communities and site managers in charge of WHP of religious interest was developed by ICCROM in coordination with the World Heritage ... Religious & Sacred 2022-06-27 13:03:45.0
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 ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Cultural
Cultural Routes
Modern Heritage
Restoration
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
Cities of Asia Heritage for the Future If the future of humanity is irrevocably linked to the city, then this future - political, economic and cultural - will be apparent above all in Asia as recent trends indicate.Throughout ... Cities 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Angkor Cambodia Commemoration of ten years of international co-operation at Angkor, Cambodia Situated in the current province of Siem Reap in the northwest of Cambodia, Angkor, the ancient capital of the Khmer Kings and the group of monuments constructed between the ninth and fifteenth centuries, was ... Archaeology
Cities
Cultural
Earthen Architecture
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
Earthen Architecture
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 ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Restoration
Urban Context
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 ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Urban Context
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
Cultural
2022-12-08 17:12:45.0
Burkina Faso Culture|2030 Indicators Burkina Faso and the city of Ouagadougou Project Page UNESCO Burkina Faso and the City of Ouagadougou Project Page © Shutterstock Partners Implementation of the UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators in Burkina Faso and the city of ... Cities 2022-09-30 11:22:30.0
Costa Rica Culture|2030 Indicators City of Alajuela Urban Report City of Alajuela Urban Report City results Alajuela Alajuela Baguio Bogotá Cluj-Napoca Dubrovnik Elvas Essaouira Hue Leskovac Ouagadougou Skopje Vietnam ---> The Urban ... Cities 2022-09-29 12:05:08.0
Philippines Culture|2030 Indicators City of Baguio Urban Report City of Baguio Urban Report City results Baguio Alajuela Baguio Bogotá Cluj-Napoca Dubrovnik Elvas Essaouira Hue Leskovac Ouagadougou Skopje Vietnam ---> The Urban Report The ... Cities 2022-09-29 10:30:39.0
Colombia Culture|2030 Indicators City of Bogotá Urban Report City of Bogotá Urban Report City results Bogotá Alajuela Baguio Bogotá Cluj-Napoca Dubrovnik Elvas Essaouira Hue Leskovac Ouagadougou Skopje Vietnam ---> The Urban Report The ... Cities 2022-09-29 10:32:07.0
Romania Culture|2030 Indicators City of Cluj-Napoca Urban Report City of Cluj-Napoca Urban Report City results Cluj-Napoca Alajuela Baguio Bogotá Cluj-Napoca Dubrovnik Elvas Essaouira Hue Leskovac Ouagadougou Skopje Vietnam ---> The Urban ... Cities 2022-09-29 10:33:57.0
Croatia Culture|2030 Indicators City of Dubrovnik Urban Report City of Dubrovnik Urban Report City results Dubrovnik Alajuela Baguio Bogotá Cluj-Napoca Dubrovnik Elvas Essaouira Hue Leskovac Ouagadougou Skopje Vietnam ---> The Urban ... Cities 2022-09-29 14:05:37.0
Portugal Culture|2030 Indicators City of Elvas Urban Report City of Elvas Urban Report City results Elvas Alajuela Baguio Bogotá Cluj-Napoca Dubrovnik Elvas Essaouira Hue Leskovac Ouagadougou Skopje Vietnam ---> The Urban Report The ... Cities 2022-10-25 16:23:12.0
Morocco Culture|2030 Indicators City of Essaouira Urban Report City of Essaouira Urban Report City results Essaouira Alajuela Baguio Bogotá Cluj-Napoca Dubrovnik Elvas Essaouira Hue Leskovac Ouagadougou Skopje Vietnam ---> The Urban ... Cities 2022-09-29 10:52:37.0
Serbia Culture|2030 Indicators City of Leskovac Urban Report City of Leskovac Urban Report City results Leskovac Alajuela Baguio Bogotá Cluj-Napoca Dubrovnik Elvas Essaouira Hue Leskovac Ouagadougou Skopje Vietnam ---> The Urban ... Cities 2022-09-28 20:26:00.0
Burkina Faso Culture|2030 Indicators City of Ouagadougou Urban Report City of Ouagadougou Urban Report City results Ouagadougou Alajuela Baguio Bogotá Cluj-Napoca Dubrovnik Elvas Essaouira Hue Leskovac Ouagadougou Skopje Vietnam ---> The Urban ... Cities 2022-09-29 10:37:34.0
North Macedonia Culture|2030 Indicators City of Skopje Urban Report City of Skopje Urban Report City results Skopje Alajuela Baguio Bogotá Cluj-Napoca Dubrovnik Elvas Essaouira Hue Leskovac Ouagadougou Skopje Vietnam ---> The Urban Report The ... Cities 2022-09-29 13:27:34.0
Colombia Culture|2030 Indicators Colombia and the city of Bogota Project Page UNESCO Colombia and the City of Bogota Project Page © Sacred sites / Martin Gray | Archaeological park of San Augustin Partners Implementation of the UNESCO Culture|2030 ... Cities 2022-09-29 14:49:33.0
Old City of Dubrovnik Croatia Culture|2030 Indicators Croatia and the city of Dubrovnik Project Page Implementation of the UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators in Croatia and the city of Dubrovnik is with the support and partnership of the Ministry of Culture and Media and the city of Dubrovnik. This is part of the pilot ... Cities 2022-09-29 15:56:44.0
Morocco Culture|2030 Indicators Morocco and the city of Essaouira Project Page UNESCO Morocco and the City of Essaouira  Project Page   Partners Implementation of the UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators in Morocco and the city of Essaouira is with the support and ... Cities 2022-09-30 11:27:11.0
Burkina Faso Culture|2030 Indicators National Report of Burkina Faso National Report of Burkina Faso Country results Burkina Faso Burkina Faso Columbia Costa Rica Croatia Morocco North Macedonia Philippines Portugal Romania Serbia Viet Nam Vietnam ---> The ... Cities 2022-10-07 15:08:15.0
Colombia Culture|2030 Indicators National Report of Colombia National Report of Colombia Country results Colombia Burkina Faso Columbia Costa Rica Croatia Morocco North Macedonia Philippines Portugal Romania Serbia Viet Nam Vietnam ---> The National ... Cities 2022-09-28 15:20:52.0
Costa Rica Culture|2030 Indicators National Report of Costa Rica National Report of Costa Rica Country results Costa Rica Burkina Faso Columbia Costa Rica Croatia Morocco North Macedonia Philippines Portugal Romania Serbia Viet Nam Vietnam ---> The ... Cities 2022-09-28 18:20:00.0
Croatia Culture|2030 Indicators National Report of Croatia National Report of Croatia Country results Croatia Burkina Faso Columbia Costa Rica Croatia Morocco North Macedonia Philippines Portugal Romania Serbia Viet Nam Vietnam ---> The National ... Cities 2022-09-29 14:00:11.0
Morocco Culture|2030 Indicators National Report of Morocco National Report of Morocco Country results Morocco Burkina Faso Columbia Costa Rica Croatia Morocco North Macedonia Philippines Portugal Romania Serbia Viet Nam Vietnam ---> The National ... Cities 2022-09-28 18:45:32.0
North Macedonia Culture|2030 Indicators National Report of North Macedonia National Report of North Macedonia Country results North Macedonia Burkina Faso Columbia Costa Rica Croatia Morocco North Macedonia Philippines Portugal Romania Serbia Viet Nam Vietnam ... Cities 2022-09-29 13:21:44.0
Serbia Culture|2030 Indicators National Report of Serbia National Report of Serbia Country results Serbia Burkina Faso Columbia Costa Rica Croatia Morocco North Macedonia Philippines Portugal Romania Serbia Viet Nam Vietnam ---> The National ... Cities 2022-09-28 20:21:30.0
Philippines Culture|2030 Indicators National Report of the Philippines National Report of the Philippines Country results Philippines Burkina Faso Columbia Costa Rica Croatia Morocco North Macedonia Philippines Portugal Romania Serbia Viet Nam Vietnam ... Cities 2022-09-28 14:47:21.0
Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe North Macedonia Culture|2030 Indicators North Macedonia and the city of Skopje Project Page UNESCO North Macedonia and the City of Skopje Project Page © Milan Piroš Partners Implementation of the UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators in North Macedonia and the city of Skopje is ... Cities 2022-09-30 11:41:40.0
Philippines Culture|2030 Indicators Philippines and the city of Baguio Project Page UNESCO Philippines and the City of Baguio Project Page © Shutterstock Partners Implementation of the UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators in the Philippines and the city of Baguio is ... Cities 2022-09-30 11:14:13.0
Romania Culture|2030 Indicators Romania and the city of Cluj-Napoca Project Page UNESCO Romania and the City of Cluj-Napoca Project Page © Daniel Vrabioiu / Roșia Montană Partners Implementation of the UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators Romania and the city of ... Cities 2022-09-30 10:28:59.0
Serbia Culture|2030 Indicators Serbia and the city of Leskovac Project Page UNESCO Serbia and the City of Leskovac Project Page © Daniel Vrabioiu / Roșia Montană Partners Implementation of the UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators in Serbia and the city of ... Cities 2022-09-29 15:29:54.0
Viet Nam Culture|2030 Indicators Viet Nam and the city of Hue Project Page UNESCO Viet Nam and the City of Hue Project Page © Trang An/ Landscape Complex Partners Implementation of the UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators in Viet Nam and the city of Hue is ... Cities 2022-09-30 11:11:04.0
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
Cultural
2022-12-09 13:14:59.0
Global Strategy: Workshop on the identification of archaeological sites in the Caribbean, and on major risks ... Caribbean archaeological heritage has been the subject of enhancement initiatives at the beginning of the years 2000, to valorise underrepresented heritage on the World Heritage List in the region. An international ... Archaeology 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
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
Heritage and poverty alleviation (Senegal, Benin, Lao People's Democratic Republic, China, Guyana) Urban heritage preservation policies, when separated from development strategies, can lead to a marginalization of the poorest populations. Constraints caused by regulations, in the absence of assistance mechanisms, ... Urban Context 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Human Evolution: Adaptations, Dispersals and Social Developments (HEADS) Human Evolution related properties represent a process of evolutionary accretion that took place over a vast period of time, offering vital insight to scientific, cultural, ethological and historical dimensions of ... Human Evolution
Rock art
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 ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Earthen Architecture
Urban Context
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Argentina · Bolivia (Plurinational State of) · Chile · Colombia · Ecuador · Peru Main Andean Road - Qhapaq Ñan Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru share a common cultural heritage of outstanding value: the Qhapaq Ñan, or Main Andean Road. For the past three years the World Heritage Centre has been ... Cultural Routes 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Modern Heritage Programme At the start of 2001 the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) and DOCOMOMO (Working Party for the Documentation and Conservation of buildings, sites and neighbourhoods ... Modern Heritage 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
Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications Portugal Portugal and the city of Elvas UNESCO Portugal and the City of Elvas Project Page © Limes.Media/Tim Schnarr Partners Implementation of the UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators in Portugal and the city of Elvas is ... Cities 2022-09-30 10:25:08.0
Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities) Japan Preparation and publication: “Historic atlas of Kyoto”, Japan The “Historical Atlas of Kyoto: Spatial Analysis of the Memory Systems of a City, its Architecture and Urban Landscape” (In French: « Atlas historique de Kyoto: Analyse spatiale des systèmes de mémoire d’une ville, ... Cities 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 ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
India Preparatory assistance and feasibility study for the inscription of Varanasi, India As part of the Indian Heritage Cities Network project, and in link with the “Rivers and heritage” initiative, a seminar was held in February 2007 in Varanasi, India. The objective was the enhancement of this ... Cities
Urban Context
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 ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Cultural Routes
Modern Heritage
Urban Context
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Tiya Ethiopia Preparatory assistance for an extension to the site of Tiya, Ethiopia Ethiopia has numerous megalithic sites. The most important of them is Tiya, which was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1980. It has thirty-six monuments, including thirty-two stelae inscribed with sometimes ... Archaeology 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
China Preparatory assistance for the inscription and protection of the Kingdom of Wu (The Six Canal Towns of the Lower ... The Kingdom of Wu and Six Canal Towns of the Lower Yangtze River, China, are located to the south of the Yangtze River, near Lake Tai, approximately 60 km east of Shanghai, in a landscape shaped by crisscrossing ... Cities 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 ... Archaeology
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Restoration
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 ... Archaeology
Conservation of Cultural Sites
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works Chile Preparatory assistance for the inscription of the property and support for the management of the Humberstone and ... In the 19th century, the riches of Chile aroused the greed of European and American powers, resulting in the establishment of large industrial plants, including intensive saltpetre mining companies. The production ... Cities 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
Earthen Architecture
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Benin Preparatory assistance for the Slave Route, Benin Wishing to submit the Slave Route (running from Djougou in the north of Benin to Ouidah, and passing through the Royal Palaces of Abomey) for inscription on the World Heritage List, the Benin authorities submitted a ... Cultural Routes 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Cameroon Preparatory assistance for the updating of the national inventory of cultural heritage of Cameroon In order to identify and protect its heritage, Cameroon launched a national inventory of cultural heritage in 2001. The French Embassy in Cameroon passed on the request for technical assistance to the French ... Cultural 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Private property management in historic city centres of European countries in transition The transfer of responsibility from private ownership to local and territorial governments poses new management problems in the centres of European countries in transition. France, which has a long tradition in this ... Cities
Cultural
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Properties of Religious Interest – Sustainable Management [PRI-SM] Thematic Paper & General Guidance The issue of the protection and management of properties of religious interest is increasingly prominent in contemporary conservation debates. In today’s interconnected world grappling with serious ... Cultural
Religious & Sacred
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
Complex of Hué Monuments Viet Nam Restauration and revitalisation of the Complex of Hué Monuments and historical town, Viet Nam Hué, Viet Nam, is one of the last large fortified citadel cities of south-east Asia which was the imperial capital until 1945. The Complex of Hué Monuments has exceptional architectural and landscape heritage which ... Urban Context 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 ... Cities
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
Seminar on the cultural heritage inventories of Maghreb Within the framework of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement support was provided for the preparation of cultural heritage inventories for several African countries. A similar request was made to UNESCO by ... Cultural 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
Angola Strategy for the preservation of rock art sites in Angola Rock art is one of the most interesting types of remains for the study of ancient civilisations. It is a fragile and vulnerable form of heritage which can become the subject of degradation as a result of mass ... Archaeology
Rock art
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Support for African local governments in the field of heritage (EU-AIMF project) In 2009, a programme called “Heritage and Development” was initiated under the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement to respond to the requests expressed during the special sessions of the Africities Summits on ... Cities
Cultural
Urban Context
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 ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Urban Context
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Support for international training in France for World Heritage site managers. Support to the Pôle international ... Managing a heritage site today involves much more than just conservation. It's also about site protection, enhancement and the arrangements for hosting and managing visitor flows, as well as commitment to developing ... Cultural 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
Earthen Architecture
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 ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Cultural
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
Support for the World Heritage Earthen Architecture Programme (WHEAP) In 2007, the World Heritage Centre, with the support of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, launched a study and analysis of the World Heritage List and the Tentative Lists (of States parties which have signed ... Earthen Architecture 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Support to the International seminar on the Rehabilitation of Historic Centres of Latin American Cities (SIRCHAL) ... Workshop on urban conservation and restoration and creation of a four-language glossary. The SIRCHAL Programme (Network for the Revitalization of Latin American and Caribbean Historic Centres) has several goals ... Cities
Urban Context
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 ... Archaeology
Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Museum
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
iSimangaliso Wetland Park
Maloti-Drakensberg Park
Lesotho · South Africa Technical assistance for the management of iSimangaliso Wetland Park (South Africa) and Maloti-Drakensberg Park ... The rationale of this project was to provide technical assistance through an advisory mission for the development of management mechanisms and tourism management for two recently inscribed sites, one natural and one ... Rock art 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 ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Earthen Architecture
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Mountain Railways of India India Technical assistance for the management of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railways, the Mountain Railways of India The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) was the first of three mountain railways of India to be inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1999. The property was extended in 2005 and 2008 to include two other railroads ... Modern Heritage 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 ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Earthen Architecture
Urban Context
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, ... Archaeology
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 ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Urban Context
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
Earthen Architecture
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
Restoration
Urban Context
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 ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Restoration
Urban Context
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
Urban Context
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Argentina Technical assistance for the valorisation of the Villa Ocampo, Buenos Aires, Argentina Thanks to Victoria Ocampo (1890-1979), one of the most important Argentine cultural figures of the 20th century, Villa Ocampo (Buenos Aires, Argentina) was the privileged witness of the French-Argentine cultural ... Cultural
Restoration
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 ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Earthen Architecture
Urban Context
2022-12-07 14:43:58.0
Armenia Technical assistance to the Shirak Museum, Armenia The regional Shirak Museum, Armenia, was established in 1930. During the 1970s, tens of thousands of pieces representing the material and spiritual culture of the historical province of Shirak were collected by the ... Cultural
Museum
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Ethiopia Technical assistance to update the national inventory of cultural heritage of Ethiopia Realizing the richness of Ethiopian cultural heritage, the organization in charge of cultural heritage within the Ministry of Culture, the ARCCH (Authority for Research and Conservation of Cultural Heritage), ... Cultural 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
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 ... Cities
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, ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Earthen Architecture
Restoration
Urban Context
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
Cultural
Cultural Routes
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
Cultural
Modern Heritage
Restoration
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 ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Urban Context
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Urban Notebooks Urban Notebooks The e-magazine of the World Heritage Cities Programme features diverse voices on urban heritage, practices, and opinion pieces.    February 2022 Issue 20 Dr. ... Cities
Urban Context
2022-10-17 12:09:13.0
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
Cultural
Restoration
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 ... Cities
Conservation of Cultural Sites
Restoration
Urban Context
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
India Workshop on urban conservation, Chandigarh, India The city of Chandigarh was the first planned city in India post-independence in 1947 and is internationally renowned for its architecture and urban design. The master plan of the city was developed by Le Corbusier, ... Cities 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
Industrial
2022-06-27 16:19:28.0
Angkor
Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long - Hanoi
Citadel of the Ho Dynasty
My Son Sanctuary
Temple of Preah Vihear
Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape
Cambodia · Lao People's Democratic Republic · Viet Nam World Heritage and Museums The ever-growing global heritage tourism, boosted by the striking success of the UNESCO World Heritage programme, offers an ideal setting for site-related museums to act as a mediator of intercultural ... Museum 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
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
Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada
Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata
Ancient City of Damascus
Ancient City of Ping Yao
Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis
Angkor
Antigua Guatemala
Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro
Archaeological Site of Carthage
Archaeological Site of Volubilis
Archaeological Zone of Paquimé, Casas Grandes
Asante Traditional Buildings
Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat)
At-Turaif District in ad-Dir'iyah
Bahla Fort
Bam and its Cultural Landscape
Biblical Tels - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba
Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Canal du Midi
Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom
Cathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville
Chaco Culture
Chan Chan Archaeological Zone
Changdeokgung Palace Complex
Churches and Convents of Goa
City of Cuzco
City of Potosí
City of Quito
City of Safranbolu
Classical Gardens of Suzhou
Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons)
Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia
Complex of Koguryo Tombs
Coro and its Port
Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley
Cultural Sites of Al Ain (Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud and Oases Areas)
Fortifications of Vauban
Frontiers of the Roman Empire
Fujian Tulou
Gyeongju Historic Areas
Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon, the Depositories for the Tripitaka Koreana Woodblocks
Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town
Hatra
Himeji-jo
Historic Centre of Bukhara
Historic Centre of Camagüey
Historic Centre of Cordoba
Historic Centre of Évora
Historic Centre of Guimarães
Historic Centre of Lima
Historic Centre of Morelia
Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán
Historic Centre of Oporto, Luiz I Bridge and Monastery of Serra do Pilar
Historic Centre of Puebla
Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia
Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca
Historic Centre of Santa Cruz de Mompox
Historic Centre of São Luís
Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz
Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina
Historic Centre of the Town of Goiás
Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda
Historic Centre of Zacatecas
Historic City of Meknes
Historic City of Sucre
Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa
Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)
Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara
Historic Monuments Zone of Querétaro
Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento
Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso
Historic Site of Lyon
Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines
Historic Town of Ouro Preto
Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns
Historic Town of Zabid
Historic Villages of Korea: Hahoe and Yangdong
Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama
Island of Mozambique
Itchan Kala
Itsukushima Shinto Shrine
Jongmyo Shrine
Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site
Kasbah of Algiers
Kathmandu Valley
Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Kunya-Urgench
León Cathedral
M'Zab Valley
Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor
Medina of Fez
Medina of Marrakesh
Medina of Sousse
Medina of Tunis
Meidan Emam, Esfahan
Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur
Mesa Verde National Park
Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam
Mogao Caves
Mount Wutai
National Archeological Park of Tierradentro
Old City of Sana'a
Old Havana and its Fortification System
Old Town of Cáceres
Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications
Old Town of Ghadamès
Old Town of Lijiang
Old Towns of Djenné
Old Walled City of Shibam
Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove
Parthian Fortresses of Nisa
Persepolis
Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena
Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan
Protective town of San Miguel and the Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco
Proto-urban Site of Sarazm
Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs
Punic Town of Kerkuane and its Necropolis
Qal’at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun
Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela
Royal Hill of Ambohimanga
Royal Palaces of Abomey
Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty
Ruins of León Viejo
Ruins of Loropéni
Sacred City of Caral-Supe
Samarkand – Crossroad of Cultures
Samarra Archaeological City
Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas
Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple
Shrines and Temples of Nikko
Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System
Soltaniyeh
State Historical and Cultural Park “Ancient Merv”
Sukur Cultural Landscape
Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex
Takht-e Soleyman
Taos Pueblo
Tchogha Zanbil
The Great Wall
The Persian Garden
Timbuktu
Tomb of Askia
Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi
Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios
Viñales Valley
Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower
Yin Xu
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 resources. It includes a great variety of structures, ranging from ... Earthen Architecture 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi
Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha
Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur
World Heritage Journeys of Buddhist Heritage Sites UNESCO is currently implementing a project to develop a unique Buddhist Heritage Route for Sustainable Tourism Development in South Asia with the support from the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). ... Cultural Routes 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Historical Monuments at Makli, Thatta
Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur
Bangladesh · Pakistan World Heritage, Sustainable Development and Community Involvement With an emphasis on sustainable development and the interaction between communities and their shared heritage, this project aims to help local communities in South Asia develop traditional crafts suitable for ... Cultural 2022-06-27 16:19:28.0
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
Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam Afghanistan Emergency consolidation and Restoration of Monuments in Herat and Jam, Phase I and II The project aims at the emergency consolidation, conservation and restoration of the Minaret of Jam and The Fifth Minaret in Herat. Expected results: Consolidated and rehabilitated Minaret of Jam and Fifth ... Restoration 2022-03-02 20:56:54.0
Afghanistan Repairing of the protective roof over the ruins of the Mosque of Haji Pyada, Balkh The Mosque of Haji Pyada, built in the second half of the 9th century, is the most ancient Islamic religious structure in Afghanistan. Its form, a small square divided into nine equal sections covered with domes, ... Restoration 2022-03-02 20:58:37.0
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
Successful completion of a two-year pilot project to inventory, conserve and restore collections of the National ... Financed by the US Contribution to UNESCO, the US$250,000 pilot project for the documentation and conservation of Kabul Museum’s endangered collections produced inventories of objects that survived the years of war, ... Museum
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International Conference "What is the fate of Public Art?" In celebration of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development On the 19th and 20th May 2011, the World Heritage Centre of UNESCO and the Community of Cergy-Pontoise will organise an ... Cities 2022-03-02 21:02:21.0
Benin · Burkina Faso · Togo Capacity building “Cultural heritage and local development”, 18-21 November 2008, Porto Novo, Benin Held on 18-21 November 2008 in Porto Novo, Benin, the first training session of the programme “Cultural heritage and local development” gathered local representatives from Benin, Togo and Burkina Faso. Held at the ... Cities
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Regional Meetings on Modern Heritage The first Regional Meeting on Modern Heritage, for Latin America, took place from 11 to 13 December 2002 in Monterrey (Mexico) and was organised by the World Heritage Centre, ICOMOS, DOCOMOMO and the Instituto ... Modern Heritage 2022-03-02 21:02:58.0
Conference "World Heritage and Contemporary Architecture - Managing the Historic Urban Landscape" During its 27th session in 2003 in Paris and following the debate on Vienna's proposed high-rise project, the WH Committee called for the organization of an international conference to discuss how to properly ... Cities 2022-03-02 21:05:41.0
Island of Mozambique
Lamu Old Town
Stone Town of Zanzibar
Kenya · Mozambique · United Republic of Tanzania Historic Urban Landscapes Workshops on the Swahili Coast of Africa In the fall of 2009 the Flemish Government decided to support the World Heritage Cities Programme and in particular the implementation of the new UNESCO Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape should this be ... Cities 2022-03-03 07:03:01.0
Conference "Architecture and Cities for the 21 Century" Valencia, July 1998 By Minja Yang As the century approaches its end, the oracles of the day have set about prophesying doom or utopia in the next millennium at conferences, in the media and even in board rooms ... Cities 2022-03-02 21:44:45.0
Spain World Heritage Youth Forum (2012) 4th Edition The 4th World Heritage Youth Forum focusing on the implementation of the World Heritage Convention was held from 10 to 20 June 2012 in Alcalá de Henares (Madrid) and Mollina, (Málaga). Forty-six young people aged ... Cultural 2022-06-27 16:14:31.0
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
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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
Island of Mozambique Mozambique Mozambique : Rehabilitation Project of the San Sebastian Fortress, Island of Mozambique UNESCO and the Government of Mozambique signed an agreement in 2003 for the rehabilitation of the San Sebastian Fortress, the most emblematic monument on the Island of Mozambique, a site inscribed on the World ... Restoration 2022-03-02 22:29:33.0
Royal Palaces of Abomey Benin The restoration of King Gbehanzin Palace – Royal Palaces of Abomey Edited by Junzo Kawada, Published by CRATerre-ENSAG and UNESCO World Heritage Centre. This publication describes the first restoration project of a World Heritage site in Benin, financed through a cooperation ... Restoration 2022-03-03 00:15:14.0
Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region Ethiopia Gondar - Palaces and castles During unsettled periods between the thirteenth and seventeenth centuries, Ethiopian rulers moved their royal camps frequently. King Fasil (Fasiledes) settled in Gondar and established it as a permanent capital in ... Restoration 2022-03-02 22:41:33.0
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
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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
Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela Ethiopia Lalibela - Rock-hewn churches Following the decline of the Aksumite Empire, power shifted in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries to Roha in Lasta District. This was renamed for King Lalibela (1181-1221) of the Zagwe Dynasty which ruled in ... Restoration 2022-03-02 22:44:42.0
Tiya Ethiopia Tiya - Prehistoric site The largest and most representative collection of stelae are to be found near the village of Tiya. Originally forty-six stelae were erected in the cemetery between the tenth and fifteenth centuries. Archaeological ... Archaeology 2022-03-02 22:45:40.0
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
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Earthen Architecture
Religious & Sacred
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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
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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
Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina- Operational project on the rehabilitation plan for the historic centre of Mostar In December 1995, the Director-General of UNESCO and the representative of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Government signed a Cooperation Memorandum providing for the preparation of reconstruction and restoration ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:02:25.0
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 - Kriva Cuprija bridge of Mostar Beside the famous Stari Most (Old Bridge), a genuine symbol of the town destroyed in 1993, there is another ancient bridge in Mostar: the Kriva Cuprija (or the Crooked Bridge).  It crosses the Rabobolja creek, a ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:03:13.0
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
Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina - Stari Most, Old bridge of Mostar The "Old Bridge" enhanced the town's development and prosperity. It was its raison d'être.  Despite reinforcement works sometimes incompatible with modern restoration principles, this construction was in a perfect ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:03:36.0
Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina- Tabacica Mosque This historical mosque, situated in the vicinity of the Old Bridge, in the most touristic part of Mostar, was built c. 1600.  This monocameral mosque had a rectangular plan a roof of slates and a slender minaret, ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:03:46.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Arco del Paradiso In the sestiere or district of Castello, at the entrance to the calle del Paradiso, so called because of the splendid illuminations on festival nights, there is an elegant Gothic arch surmounted by a triangular ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:03:57.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Façade of Santa Maria del Giglio This church was built in the second half of the seventeenth century by Giuseppe Benoni; the façade is the work of Giuseppe Sardi.Antonio Barbaro left detailed instructions in his will for the design, building and ... Restoration 2022-03-02 22:53:03.0
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 a Terraced House in Cannaregio The first stage of Venice in Peril’s (VIP) exciting venture into the conservation of historic housing in Venice also reached completion during the year. This Superintendency-led project brought together an ... Restoration 2022-03-02 22:53:21.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of Cappella Sagredo, with frescoes by Tiepolo, painting of the "Holy Trinity" by Leandro Bassano and ... The Amici della Basilica dei SS. Giovanni e Paolo (with funding from the Fondazione Varzi) commissioned preliminary chemical analyses in the Cappella Sagredo, with frescoes by Tiepolo, in the Church of S. Francesco ... Restoration 2022-03-02 22:53:35.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of Lorenzo Bregno's Funeral Monument The Comité français financed the restoration of Lorenzo Bregno's sixteenth-century funeral monument to Alvise Pasqualigo in the Church of the Frari in memory of Ms Solange Gaussen. In November and December the ... Restoration 2022-03-02 22:53:51.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of Santa Maria dei Miracoli In 1470 or thereabouts, an image of a Madonna and child was enshrined in a niche overlooking the street. Gradually, a history of miracles grew up around it, and the Venetians so worshipped the Madonna that they ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:04:18.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of the altars of Church of San Rocco and Basilica on Torcello Cooperating this time with the new American committee Venetian Heritage Inc., the Comitato Italiano saw work on the high altar of the Church of San Rocco almost completed and a start made on two gilded and painted ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:04:28.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of the ancient Artiglierie building in the Arsenale In a joint effort, the Comitato Italiano per Venezia secured funding for the restoration of the dozens of iron window and door frames in the ancient Artiglierie building in the Arsenale.In time for part of it to be ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:04:41.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of the Ancient Jewish Cemetery Three and a half centuries of neglect and maltreatment were finally reversed in October 1999 with the completion of the comprehensive restoration of the Ancient Jewish Cemetery on the Lido, first established in ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:04:54.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of the Cappella Badoer-Giustinian, image of the Madonna dell'Umilità and Statue of St. Louis of ... Save Venice Inc. brought three projects in the Church of San Francesco della Vigna to completion during the year. The Cappella Badoer-Giustinian was restored in memory of one of the founding fathers of the ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:05:05.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of the Cappella Clary, Church of San Trovaso The Comité français pour la sauvegarde de Venise often sponsors the restoration of Venetian monuments that have a French connection. This is the case of the Cappella Clary in the Church of San Trovaso, the burial ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:29:10.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of the Cappella Emiliani Responding to the Superintendency’s urgent appeal for attention to the Cappella Emiliani, attached to the façade of the Church of San Michele, the Venice in Peril Fund financed preliminary diagnostic surveys and ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:29:22.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of the frescoes in San Salvador et Gesuiti Churches Working on its own account, Venetian Heritage launched the preliminary phases of two projects during the year in preparation for the restoration of the frescoes in the sacristy of the Church of S. Salvador and of ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:29:34.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of the German Synagogue, the façade of the former Scuola Grande di San Marco, a cycle of ... During the year 1999, Save Venice Inc.passed from the planning to the execution phase of the restoration of the German Synagogue, but even after full-scale preparatory surveys and tests the Superintendency is ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:29:45.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of the Nativity's painting in the Basilica S. Giorgio Maggiore The Venice branch of Zonta Club International undertook to fund the restoration of Jacopo Bassano's famous painting of the "Nativity" in the Basilica of S. Giorgio Maggiore.  The Association of Private Committees ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:29:59.0
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
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of the Querini Stampalia Foundation The Comité français pour la sauvegarde de Venise began the restoration and refurbishment of two frescoed rooms in the Querini Stampalia Foundation, once occupied by the Serenissima's last ambassador to France. The ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:30:20.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy Restoration of the Sottoportico dell' Angelo A 13th century sculpted marble angel and the archway supporting it in Calle Magno, Castello. This was a long-awaited inauguration financed by Pro Venezia Sweden and the Australian Committee for Venice. Working space ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:30:32.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy The decoration of the Portego of the Querini-Stampalia Palace The decoration, carried out at the end of the 18th century for the wedding of Alvise Querini di Zuanne and Maria Teresa di Francesco, consists of stucco work in the pre-neoclassical style, with marmorino borders in ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:06:33.0
Churches of Moldavia Romania Restoration of Probota Monastery The current UNESCO project comprises three main components: Installation of an under-floor heating system as well as a new brick floor to respect the original floor covering, and restoration of a painted wooden ... Restoration 2022-03-05 14:06:20.0
Early archaeological sites and the beginning of cultural diversity The related properties account for many innovations in culture, behavior, adaptation, and technology which shaped the future course of humanity as we know it today. This long process has increasingly transformed the ... Human Evolution 2022-03-02 23:34:43.0
Human evolution and sites related to early human origins Properties linked to Human Evolution have evidence for natural and cultural processes related to human lineage as part of the record of life and of the earth's history. Therefore Human Evolution sites are also ... Human Evolution 2022-03-02 23:35:14.0
Rock Art Concerning Rock Art, for the purpose of the Thematic Programme, it is understood in the form of paintings and engravings as clear and long-lasting evidence for the transmission of human conceptual thoughts and ... Human Evolution
Rock art
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Support for the annual seminar of the UNESCO Chair for "Culture, Tourism and Development" Tourism represents an important but double-edged challenge for World Heritage Properties, which is the subject of ongoing discussion through initiatives and programmes launched by the World Heritage Centre. In 2012, ... Cultural 2022-06-27 12:53:43.0
Support for production of a documentary film on earthen architecture The France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement supported the production of a documentary on earthen architecture. In 2004, François Le Bayon directed the documentary “New Forms in Earthen Architecture.” The documentary was ... Earthen Architecture 2021-11-12 09:18:12.0
Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae Egypt Monuments of Nubia-International Campaign to Save the Monuments of Nubia In 1954 the decision to build the Aswan High Dam was made. This dam would lead to the creation of a huge artificial lake covering the Upper Nile Valley from Aswan in Egypt to the Dal Cataract in Sudan - a culturally ... Restoration 2022-03-02 23:40:50.0
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
Ethiopia Adadi Maryam This rock-hewn church is a 600-year-old sanctuary in the building tradition of the northern part of Ethiopia, and marks the advent of Christianity in the southern part of Adadi Mariam, badly damaged by time, has ... Restoration 2022-03-02 23:44:02.0