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41st session of the World Heritage Committee, 2-12 July 2017, Kraków, Poland
IUCN is the advisory body on nature and makes recommendations on sites proposed for inscription and on action to support sites facing threats.
A key decision of the World Heritage Committee in 2017 was the removal of Côte d’Ivoire’s Comoé National Park from the List of World Heritage in Danger, following IUCN’s advice. IUCN – the World Heritage Convention’s advisory body on nature – caught up with...
As the 41stWorld Heritage Committee meeting closes today in Kraków, Poland, Tim Badman, Director of IUCN’s World Heritage Programme and head of the IUCN delegation at the Committee, shares his thoughts on how the meeting went this year.
Members of Indigenous communities living in or close to African World Heritage sites have highlighted how site conservation can be more effective when it considers human rights, last week at UNESCO’s 41st session of the World Heritage Committee, taking place...