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Director-General meets Slovak Republic Delegation to discuss Sustainable Tourism at World Heritage Sites

Friday, 5 February 2016/i>

The Director General and the Director of the World Heritage Centre met on 5 February 2016 with a Delegation from Slovak Republic including Mr ...

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. ...



Director-General meets Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

On 4 May, during her official visit to Estonia, the Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, Ms ...

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Sites in Germany and Italy bring to 19 the number of sites inscribed on the World Heritage List this year

Two new sites and one extension to a Polish site were inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List on Sunday afternoon, bringing to 19 the total ...

Sunday, 23 June 2013

Sites in Ukraine, the Iran and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

The World Heritage Committee inscribed the following three sites on Sunday morning: Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora (Ukraine). The ...

Sunday, 23 June 2013

Hill Forts of Rajastan and Wooden Churches of the Carpathian region inscribed on World Heritage List

The World Heritage Committee today inscribed two new cultural World Heritage sites, one in India and the other astride the border of Poland and ...

Friday, 21 June 2013