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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 ...

World Heritage properties are affected by the impacts of climate change at present and in the future. Their continued preservation requires understanding these impacts to their Outstanding Universal Value and ...

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 ...

Marine World Heritage in a Changing Climate © Climate change has become the biggest threat to the conservation of the 50 marine sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Some 70% of these ...

By Resolution 23 GA 11, the General Assembly of States Parties took note of the Policy Document on Climate Action for World Heritage as endorsed by the extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee ...

By Decision 44 COM 7C, adopted at its extended 44th session (Fuzhou/online, 2021), the World Heritage Committee requested the World Heritage Centre to convene a Panel of experts on Climate Change and World Heritage, ...

Shaping the future of climate adaptationthrough Resilient Reefs Climate change is today the biggest threat to coral reefs. Under a business-as-usual scenario, nearly 90% of the 29 World Heritage-listed ...

Climate change is becoming one of the most significant threats to World Heritage properties, jeopardizing the disappearance of their Outstanding Universal Value, their integrity and the potential for economic ...

UNESCO World Heritage Forests Title baseline © David Geldhof / Yosemite National Park Forests are some of the most biodiversity-rich habitats on Earth. They play a crucial role in ...

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 ...

This report provides an overview of the increasing vulnerability of World Heritage sites to climate change impacts and the potential implications for and of global tourism. It also examines the close relationship ...

Protecting visual integrity in the context of the energy transition. Inspiring practices from four European countries. This study presents examples from four European countries and shows how they deal with wind ...

Message given by the Director General delivered at the Press Conference of the 12th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Nairobi, Kenya (6-17 November 2006) One of the major ...

Originally published in 2007 in English, this publication has now been reprinted for the third time in English and translated into French, Spanish and Arabic. It presents twenty-six case studies from selected ...

At its 30th session in July 2006, the World Heritage Committee endorsed the report on "Predicting and managing the impacts of Climate Change on World Heritage" and the "Strategy to assist States Parties to implement ...

By its decision 30 COM 7.1 the World Heritage Committee endorsed the "Strategy to assist States Parties to implement management responses" and took note of the report on "Predicting and managing the impacts of ...

In May 2007 the Report on predicting and managing the impacts of climate change on World Heritage and Strategy to assist States Parties to implement appropriate management responses were published as "World Heritage ...

The 42nd issue of the World Heritage Review, published in June 2006, focuses on the issues of climate change and World Heritage Sites.  A background on the issues is given in a feature article which discusses coral ...

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