Effective transboundary cooperation among Botswana, Angola and Namibia on management of the shared Cubango-Okavango River Basin is critical for the conservation of the Okavango Delta World Heritage property (Botswana), inscribed on the World Heritage List in 2014 under criteria (vii) (ix) and (x) due to its exceptional biodiversity and scenic values. Almost all water that flows to the ...
Invitation: The World Heritage Policy Compendium and its online tool Download invitation On the occasion of the 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre will be hol ding a side event: The World Heritage Policy Compendium The event will aim at presenting and explaining the rationale and process of elaboration of the Policy Compendium (Phase II) ...
On Friday 5 July, the World Heritage Centre and partners will present the scope, aim, and expected deliverables of the Resilient Reefs climate adaptation initiative. The initiative is a 4-year USD$9 million public-private consortium that will build climate resilience leadership in an initial five UNESCO World Heritage Listed coral reefs, including Rock Islands Southern ...
The participants of the 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (Baku, Azerbaijan) are invited to attend a side-event on the implementation of the UNESCO Initiative on Heritage of Religious Interest organized by the World Heritage Centre/Advisory Bodies Steering Group on 2 July 2019 (1pm to 3pm, meeting room A8) at Baku Congress Center during the 43rd session of the World Heritage ...
The participants at the 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (2019, Baku) are kindly invited to attend the side event on "Planning the Reconstruction and Recovery of World Heritage: the case of the Ancient City of Aleppo in Syria"Congress Centre of Baku3 July 20196.30pm - 8.00 pmRoom B2 Since December 2016 and after several years of conflict that extensively destroyed and damaged the ...
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World Heritage Site Managers Forum 2019
26-Jun-2019 - 04-Jul-2019
2019 World Heritage Site Managers Forum The World Heritage List includes over 1.000 properties covering over 276 million hectares under the 1972 World Heritage Convention’s protection. Increased understanding of the World Heritage decision-making processes among Site Managers has become crucial in order to achieve more effective protection of the Outstanding Universal Value ...
The Director-General of UNESCO, Ms Audrey Azoulay, announced on 14 February 2019 the launch of nominations for the prestigious UNESCO Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Conservation. The prize will be awarded for the 15th time during the World Science Forum in Budapest, Hungary, from 20-23 November 2019. The prize is USD 100,000 and is allocated every two years. The purpose is to afford ...
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