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Periodic Reporting

Third Cycle


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Access to specific State Party or World Heritage property Periodic Reporting questionnaire is restricted to National Focal Points and World Heritage Site Managers.

Completing the questionnaire

Sections I and II of the revised questionnaire have been pre-filled by the World Heritage Centre with information contained in official documents. However, Site Managers and National Focal Points are invited to complete and update this information.

Filling in the questionnaire requires the gathering of substantial amounts of information. Hence, the time necessary to fill in the questionnaire depends on the availability and accessibility of this information. It is recommended to start the exercise as soon as possible in order to get an overview of the information needed and to effectively organize the work.

Section I and II

Each World Heritage Site Manager is responsible for completing Section II of the Questionnaire for her/his respective World Heritage site, while the National Focal Point is responsible for the completion of Section I and for validating Section II of the questionnaire after it is completed by the respective Site Manager(s).

Guidance and Training Tools

Handbook for
Site Managers

With this  Handbook, we provide you with an overview of the Periodic Reporting process.

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What is
Periodic Reporting?

A video explaining
the Periodic Reporting exercise, a global conservation monitoring activity and a requirement of the World Heritage Convention.

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Questionnaire tutorial

A video aimed primarily at World Heritage Site Managers explaining section II of the questionnaire, a global conservation monitoring activity and a requirement of the World Heritage Convention.

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Module 1 | Module 2
Module 3 | Module 4

List of
Key Terms

Asked Questions


Should you have any technical questions, please contact the World Heritage Centre.
Site Managers should copy their National Focal Points in the email

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