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The Management of Natural Heritage in Support of Sustainable Development: An Institutional Challenge in the Arab States

Monday, 21 December 2015

The World Heritage Centre organized an international meeting on natural heritage protection and management in the Arab States on 21 December at the ...

World Heritage Volunteers 2015 Action Camps welcome the International Youth Day on 12 August

Tuesday, 11 August 2015

On the occasion of International Youth Day, over ten Action Camps will be carried on in the framework of the World Heritage Volunteers 2015 campaign. ...



World Heritage Volunteers 2015 and #UNITE4HERITAGE

Monday, 15 June 2015

The World Heritage Centre is pleased to announce the Call for Participants for the World Heritage Volunteers 2015 and #Unite4Heritage common ...

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International experts meeting on earthen architecture: its preservation and potential for the future

Forty of the world’s leading experts on earthen architecture—which serves as habitat for up to one third of the world’ ...

Friday, 14 December 2012

World Heritage Convention’s 40th anniversary celebration concludes and launches Kyoto Vision

The Closing Event of the 40thAnniversary of the World Heritage Convention concluded today in Kyoto, Japan, after three days of presentations and ...

Thursday, 8 November 2012

Twenty-six new sites inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List this year

The World Heritage Committee on Monday morning inscribed Lena Pillars Nature Park of the Russian Federation, the last site to be added to ...

Monday, 2 July 2012

Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route in Bethlehem, Palestine, inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List along with sites from Israel, Palau, Indonesia and Morocco

New sites have been inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List: Birthplace of Jesus: the Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, ...

Friday, 29 June 2012