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Building a global network of site managers

27-31 August 2016

World Heritage marine managers share a wealth of solutions and best practices on how to deal with the conservation challenges they face. Bringing these success stories together in ways that make them suitable for replication in other marine areas, is a central part of our work.

Our Best Practice Guide

for site managers shares the marine spatial planning methodology and provides examples of its application in World Heritage marine sites

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World Heritage Marine Properties

Navigating the Future of Marine World Heritage. Slideshow of all 49 sites inscribed on the World Heritage List.

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3rd UNESCO Marine World Heritage site managers conference

This video shows the third Marine World Heritage site managers conference which was held in the Galápagos Islands (Ecuador) from 27-31 August 2016.

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Connecting 49 marine sites in 37 countries

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Third World Heritage Marine Managers Conference

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador • 27-31 August 2016

Venue: Lindblad Expedition ship National Geographic Endeavour
(Upon invitation only)

List of Speakers

Previous Marine World Heritage
Manager Conferences

Highlights from the
first conference

Honolulu, USA,
1-3 December 2010

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Highlights from the
second conference

Ajaccio, France,
18-20 October 2013

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First Formal
Cooperation Agreement

First formal cooperation agreement between Banc d’Arguin National Park and Wadden Sea

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