A new book Les 200 plus beaux sites du monde (The 200 most beautiful sites in
the World), published by Hachette-Tourism to commemorate 10 years of the Voir collection,
was launched in Paris at UNESCO Headquarters on 11 October 2004.
Among the 200 sites selected by the editors, 125 are inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage
List. Published in large format, two full pages of the book ...
The World Heritage Centre deeply regrets to announce the passing away, in Paris on Monday 27 September, of Michel Batisse (1923-2004), UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Science from 1972 to1984 and one of the founding fathers of the 1972 World Heritage Convention.
He played a critical role in the preparation and negotiation of this Convention, by guaranteeing the rightful place of ...