IUCN at #43WHC


43rd session of the World Heritage Committee, 30 June-10 July 2019, Baku, Azerbaijan

Follow IUCN's updates on #WorldHeritage and #43WHC on Twitter. The 43rd World Heritage Committee meeting will be live-streamed by the organiser. All official documents are issued by UNESCO's World Heritage Centre.

Each year, IUCN experts attend the annual session of the World Heritage Committee, and make recommendations on all matters related to natural World Heritage. The Committee discusses and makes decisions based on these recommendations.

Composed of representatives from the 21 States Parties to the World Heritage Convention, the Committee is the governing body on World Heritage. IUCN is the advisory body on nature.


43rd World Heritage Committee meeting Photo: UNESCO / Azerbaijan

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All official documents related to #43WHC

Mission reports for consideration at #43WHC

Committee decisions database



Live webcastVideo recordings

The Committee's debates will be livestreamed and recorded here.






Three events will take place in Bahrain ahead and during the Committee meeting

Young Heritage Professionals Forum: 23 June-2 July

World Heritage Site Managers Forum: 26 June-4 July

International Indigenous Peoples' Forum on World Heritage: Dates tbc


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