IUCN World Heritage Outlook

The IUCN World Heritage Outlook is the first global assessment of natural World Heritage, and our flagship for assessing all natural World Heritage sites. With three sets of data over a six-year period now available, it provides an opportunity to identify evolving trends in the global status of natural World Heritage.

The IUCN World Heritage Outlook 3 is composed of a website and a three-yearly global report. Launched in 2014 and with two subsequent updates in 2017 and 2020, it assesses all natural natural World Heritage sites together at a given point in time, and thus complements the monitoring mechanisms under the World Heritage Convention. Hundreds of assessors and reviewers from IUCN's wide network of experts have contributed to it.

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