The World Heritage Centre is at the forefront of the international community’s efforts to protect and preserve.
World Heritage partnerships for conservation
Ensuring that World Heritage sites sustain their outstanding universal value is an increasingly challenging mission in today’s complex world, where sites are vulnerable to the effects of uncontrolled urban development, unsustainable tourism practices, neglect, natural calamities, pollution, political instability, and conflict.
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Read more about the Nomination process
A Tentative List is an inventory of those properties which each State Party intends to consider for nomination. More about the Tentative List Process
State of conservation of World Heritage properties since 1979 and the threats they have faced in the past, or are currently facing. More about State of Conservation