Special issue on World Heritage sites in the Baltic region, at the occasion of the 30th session of the World Heritage Committee held from July 8-16 in Vilnius, Lithuania.

Table of Contents

  • A Message from UNESCO Director-General Mr Koïchiro Matsuura
  • An Interview with His Excellency Valdas Adamkus, President of the Republic of Lithuania and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for the Construction of Knowledge Societies

In Focus

  • Vilnius – A city of dreaming spires
  • Tallinn, a city of monks, knights and merchants
  • The Historic Centre of Riga – a Jugenstil jewel
  • Kernave – An archaeological treasure trove
  • The Struve Geodetic Arc – Measuring our world
  • The Curonian Spit - Created by nature, rescued by people
  • Plus news on preservation, sites in danger, outreach activities, publications and more.