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Bridges: UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe's biannual newsletter, issue 2 July - December 2022 is now available online. The issue illustrates World Heritage-related activity in the region. You can access and download the newsletter through the UNESCO Digital Library below:Bridges: UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe, issue 2, ...
News Score 0.3733743 Date 04/2023
Andijon is the biggest historical and cultural centre in Central Asia. It is one of the ancient cities located in the busiest crossroad of the Great Silk Road. Andijon had a significant role in economic and cultural relations of Bactria, Sogd, Shosh with China (Southern Turkestan). As the other countries of Central Asia, Andijon also consist of "Old" and ...
Tentative Lists Score 0.25205645 Date 01/2008
The remains of the vestiges of the structure of old church of Jacagua, built in masonry and bricks, maybe can appreciate part of the cruciform pilasters, buttresses and fragments of vaults, some arks are complete. The church of Jacagua was a construction of 8 x 8 meters that constitute the small space. This was preceded of a nartex, of about 5 x 8 mts. The nartex and ...
Tentative Lists Score 0.16167581 Date 11/2001
Within the framework of the 23rd session of the General Assembly of States Parties to the 1972 Convention, the publication Qhapaq Nan, Andean Road System: New steps towards its sustainable conservation will be launched at a special side-event which will take place on 25th November at 13h45 in Room II with the presence of the Director of the World Heritage Centre a.i. and ...
News Score 0.16167581 Date 11/2021
The report on the third regional workshop for Europe on “The Role of Visitor Centres in UNESCO Designated Sites,” held between 23 September and 2 October 2021, has been released. During online and in-presence activities, held in Ercolano, Italy, participants explored the role of visitor centres through a sustainable development lens and reflected on their potential as a ...
News Score 0.16167581 Date 04/2022
The new guidelines published by UNESCO and the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) put forward a standard methodology for evaluating the impact of protected areas on the local economy. The guidelines aim to help national stakeholders, protected area managers and researchers count visitation and measure economic impacts consistently through a standardized ...
News Score 0.15242942 Date 08/2021
Khinalig village is the highest residential area of Azerbaijan. Located at the highest level in the Great Caucasus Mountains of Azerbaijan, this village is inhabited by the Khinalig people, who are considered Caucasian minorities. Archaeological findings and historical studies prove that the village’s area was inhabited for about 4 thousand years ago, dating back to Bronze ...
Tentative Lists Score 0.13856718 Date 06/2020
The President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya, the Director-General of UNESCO, Koichiro Matsuura and the World Bank's Vice President for Europe, Jean-Francois Rischard, will open a conference and an exhibition at UNESCO Headquarters celebrating the cultural heritage of Mauritania and its ancient cities of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and ...
News Score 0.13472983 Date 04/2005
“As I have stated on many occasions, and most recently during the 40th session of the World Heritage Committee, Jerusalem is the sacred city of the three monotheistic religions - Judaism, Christianity and Islam. It is in recognition of this exceptional diversity, and this cultural and religious coexistence, that it was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list. “The ...
News Score 0.13472983 Date 10/2016
On the occasion of the Forum of Ministers of Culture on 19 November 2019 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France, the Culture Sector proudly introduces the Culture|2030 Indicators. The Culture|2030 indicators is a framework of thematic indicators whose purpose is to measure and monitor the progress of culture’s enabling contribution to the national and local implementation ...
News Score 0.13472983 Date 12/2019
According to World Heritage in the face of COVID-19 (2021), World Heritage sites experienced a 66% drop in visitation and a 52% decline in ticket sales in 2020 as a result of COVID-19. In collaboration with the Advisory Bodies to the 1972 World Heritage Committee in the framework of the UNESCO Task Force on Culture, Tourism and COVID-19, UNESCO is now working on gathering ...
News Score 0.13472983 Date 09/2021
La tour de Goto-Goulfey se présente comme un monticule de construction en terre ayant une forme cubique d’une hauteur de 12 mètres et d’une largeur de 9 mètres. Elle est plus large à sa base et sa forme se rétrécit au fur et à mesure que l’on évolue vers le sommet où on retrouve un espace rectangulaire de 7,50m de long et de 6,5mètres de large, soit une superficie de ...
Tentative Lists Score 0.12247723 Date 02/2018
From 8 to 13 February, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, hosted the 10th session of the World Urban Forum dedicated to Cities of Opportunities: Connecting Culture and Innovation, a theme that resonates closely with UNESCO’s mission and priorities. The event brought together decision-makers, representatives of international organizations, civil society and international ...
News Score 0.116679475 Date 02/2020
The Samaria Gorge is the acknowledged natural site and symbol of the island of Crete. It holds a unique and distinguished position in Cretan, Greek and Mediterranean history, as a place that has served throughout history as an ark for life and a haven of freedom. It is also identified with the unceasing production of the material and immaterial cultural heritage of Crete ...
Tentative Lists Score 0.11432207 Date 01/2014
On the Occasion of the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15), UNESCO has issued new guidance for the corporate sector to ensure that their operations do not put World Heritage at risk.  play_arrow “This guidance is based on over two decades of collaboration with the corporate sector. During this time, companies have really stepped up their support to UNESCO World ...
News Score 0.11432207 Date 12/2022
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre and IUCN are deeply saddened by the loss of one of nature conservation’s leading lights. Dr Kenton R. Miller, a former IUCN Director General and globally-recognized leader in protected area management, has passed away. Kenton Miller served as IUCN Director General from 1983 to 1988 and recently finished a third term as Chair of IUCN’s World ...
News Score 0.10778387 Date 05/2011
The World Heritage Centre launched today the Arabic translation of the publication “Managing effectively the world’s most iconic Marine Protected Areas. A Best Practice Guide”. There are currently three World Heritage marine sites in the Arab region, in Mauritania, Sudan and Yemen. Download Now The publication lays the groundwork for a common approach to a more pro-active, ...
News Score 0.10778387 Date 08/2019
From 25 to 29 November 2019, experts from World Heritage marine sites met in Indonesia to support the Komodo National Park with the management of its marine component. See the pictures Komodo National Park was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1991 for its outstanding ecosystems and biodiversity. While perhaps best known for the Komodo Dragon, Komodo National ...
News Score 0.10778387 Date 12/2019
World Heritage forests: Carbon sinks under pressure, a report by UNESCO, World Resources Institute (WRI) and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) released today, provides the first global scientific assessment of greenhouse gas emissions and sequestration by forests in UNESCO World Heritage sites. It reveals that despite substantial carbon stored and ...
News Score 0.10778387 Date 10/2021
The 2021 UNESCO Marine World Heritage Annual Overview, made public today, summarises a year of conservation successes for marine World Heritage, but also underscores the urgent need for greater action to protect sites from the rapidly increasing threat of climate change. Consistent with its mandate, the work of the UNESCO World Heritage Marine Programme concentrates on ...
News Score 0.10778387 Date 03/2022