World Heritage

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “World Heritage” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Tabe’a initiative & activities coordinates IUCN’s work on the UNESCO World Heritage Convention in the Arab States region and under close collaboration with the IUCN Global World Heritage...
The Arab States are home to a wealth and diversity of natural heritage, with desert landscapes and marine sites being particularly noteworthy. The number of natural sites currently listed is,...
World Heritage Convention, created in 1972, is one of the most important global conservation instruments and has almost universal adoption amongst the nations of the World. The Convention embodies a...
A Brighter Outlook for World Heritage, a project supported by the MAVA Foundation following the former Agenda for Nature project (2010-2014), is at the heart of IUCN’s vision for natural World...
IUCN Members come together every four years at the World Conservation Congress to take joint decisions on the global conservation agenda. In 2012, they adopted two Resolutions in an effort to...
Agenda for World Heritage over the next decade The sixth IUCN World Parks Congress, IUCN’s landmark global forum on protected areas taking place every 10 years, was organised from 12 to 19 November...
The Protected Areas, Biodiversity & World Heritage programme with this three thematic areas work in harmony to help ecosystems to be resilient and continue to provide services to secure the...
Reinforcing the implementation of the World Heritage Convention IUCN, ICOMOS and ICCROM have been working together since 2010 to strengthen links between cultural and natural heritage under the...
Project title: Medium to long-term multi-sector and multi-stakeholder strategy and action plan for the management and conservation of the Kelani River Basin Location: Western, Central and...
Climate change is the biggest potential threat to natural World Heritage sites, but these sites can be part of the solution   Impact on natural World Heritage sites According to the IUCN World...
Project title: Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai World Heritage Site Location: Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai World Heritage Site, Thailand Duration: 2013 – 2016 Project background: The Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai World...

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