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Biennial Report 2008-2009

Extrabudgetary Support for UNESCO’S World Heritage Convention The opportunities for the application of the World Heritage Convention regarding the identification and conservation of the world’s most outstanding ...

New life for historic cities: The historic urban landscape approach explained

This booklet calls to involve more people in preservation efforts, raise levels of awareness, and seek innovative schemes. By actively engaging public, private and civic sectors the city, historic and contemporary, ...

The World Heritage Brochure

The World Heritage Brochure

World Heritage at the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014: the promise of Sydney

For the one-year anniversary of the IUCN World Parks Congress, UNESCO has published the proceedings of this Congress to highlight the recommendations of the global conservation community on World Heritage for the ...

World Heritage Education Programme Brochure

The World Heritage Education Programme gives young people a chance to voice their concerns and to become involved in the protection of our common cultural and natural heritage. This brochure offers overview of the ...

World Heritage Information Kit

Mission Statement Heritage: A Gift from the Past to the Future A Brief History The Convention and its Committee The World Heritage Fund The Nomination Process The Global Strategy List of World Heritage in ...

The KIT: World Heritage in Young Hands

The KIT: World Heritage in Young Hands Developed in 1998, the World Heritage in Young Hands Educational Resource Kit for secondary school teachers is one of the main tools of the World Heritage Education ...

World Heritage, Today and Tomorrow, With Young People

Why take an interest in world heritage? Why study and protect World Heritage? Common responsibility? Heritage: a lifelong undertaking?

Development of Policy Document on Impacts of Climate Change and World Heritage (2006)

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 ...

Report of the 40th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention

The UNESCO World Heritage Centre published a brochure reporting the events and activities carried out in 2012 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention. This colorful, illustrated ...