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Director General opens Berlin expert meeting on the safeguarding of Syria's heritage

Thursday, 2 June 2016

UNESCO Director-General opened the Expert meeting on the safeguarding of syria's heritage, with Maria Böhmer, Minister of State to the Foreign ...

Message from the Director of the World Heritage Centre on World Migratory Bird Day

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

With the slogan “ … and when the skies fall silent?", the World Migratory Bird Day 2016 on 10 May aims to highlight the incredible numbers of ...



UNESCO experts take preliminary stock of destruction in World Heritage site of Palmyra

Wednesday, 27 April 2016

On their return from a technical rapid assessment mission to the Palmyra yesterday, UNESCO’s experts presented their preliminary findings regarding ...

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UNESCO Executive Board unanimous to protect Palmyra and other Syrian heritage

The 199th session of UNESCO Executive Board unanimously adopted a decision regarding UNESCO’s role in “safeguarding and preservation Palmyra and other ...

Saturday, 16 April 2016

Reactive Monitoring Mission to The Sundarbans World Heritage property (Bangladesh)

As requested by the World Heritage Committee at its 39th session in 2015 (Bonn, Germany), a joint Reactive Monitoring Mission involving the UNESCO ...

Monday, 21 March 2016

UNESCO World Heritage Wadden Sea partners with the UNESCO World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Programme at the ITB Berlin

Under the motto “Protection, Prosperity and Conservation”, the Wadden Sea World Heritage and the UNESCO World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism ...

Wednesday, 2 March 2016