Story | 01 Déc, 2023
A new article was co-written by Kamaljit Sangha, Co-Chair of the CEESP Local Economies, Communities, and Nature Specialist group. "Expert Corner: A Unique Coexistence of an Indigenous Tribe (Adivasi) with Tigers in the Western Ghats of India"
News | 27 Nov, 2023
This introductory report's target audience is professionals from governments, civil society, private sector, and other stakeholders who know multilateral processes and treaties but are not high seas “BBNJ (biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction) experts”. The report is more digestible than…
Actualité | 21 Nov, 2023
L'UNESCO et les Organisations consultatives du Comité du patrimoine mondial - l'ICCROM, l'ICOMOS et l'UICN - ont publié une nouvelle version de la boîte à outils pour évaluer l'efficacité des systèmes de gestion des biens du patrimoine mondial. La Trousse à outils : Amélioration de notre…
News | 21 Nov, 2023
UNESCO and the Advisory Bodies to the World Heritage Committee – ICCROM, ICOMOS and IUCN – today released a newly revised toolkit for assessing the effectiveness of management systems of World Heritage properties. Enhancing Our Heritage Toolkit 2.0 offers a World Heritage-specific methodology…
Story | 24 Oct, 2023
IUCN welcomes WRC Promoter’s commitment to safeguard World Heritage sites, making the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) and FIA European Rally Championship (ERC) the first FIA championships and motorsport stakeholders to take this pledge.
Blog | 27 Sep, 2023
The extended 45th session of the World Heritage Committee has just closed here in Riyadh, a mammoth event covering two years of work instead of the normal one. IUCN has had a good meeting, with a fantastic, diverse and hardworking delegation that has both brought our advisory role to the World…
News | 21 Sep, 2023
Cold Winter Deserts of Turan and Tugay Forests of the Tigrovaya Balka Nature Reserve are newly added to the UNESCO World Heritage List, following IUCN’s advice and the dedicated work of national authorities and international experts who supported the nominations.
News | 21 Sep, 2023
The World Heritage Committee has enlarged natural World Heritage areas by more than 100 million hectares, an area roughly 26 times the size of Switzerland.
Story | 06 Sep, 2023
Gland, Switzerland 6 September 2023 (IUCN) – The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), as the official advisor on nature to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, recommends inscription of seven sites on the World Heritage List. The Volcanoes of Kamchatka, in…
Press release | 31 Aoû, 2023
Gland, Switzerland, 31 August 2023 – Over 20% of mapped global species richness are found in World Heritage sites, despite these areas making up just 1% of the Earth’s surface, according to a joint assessment by IUCN, International Union for Conservation Nature, and UNESCO,…