Walled city of Baku with Shirvanshah’s Palace and Maiden Tower in Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan to host 2019 session of World Heritage Committee

Walled city of Baku with Shirvanshah’s Palace and Maiden Tower in Azerbaijan. The 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee ...
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Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley, part of the Mesoamerican region in Mexico, has been inscribed into the UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

Four sites added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List

Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley, part of the Mesoamerican region in Mexico, has been inscribed into the UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The World ...
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Belize has established a moratorium on oil exploration and other petroleum operations

UNESCO welcomes Standard Chartered’s new policy to deny funding activities that damage World Heritage sites

Belize has established a moratorium on oil exploration and other petroleum operations in the entire maritime zone of Belize including ...
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A cruise ship in the West Norwegian Fjords-Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord World Heritage site.

Norwegian parliament adopts a resolution to halt emissions from cruise ships at World Heritage fjords

A cruise ship in the West Norwegian Fjords-Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord World Heritage site. The Norwegian Parliament has adopted a resolution ...
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Canada’s Rocky Mountain Parks world heritage site.

UNESCO World Heritage Centre backs Barclays’ policy to prevent finance projects in world heritage sites

Canada’s Rocky Mountain Parks world heritage site. The UNESCO World Heritage Centre has welcomed Barclays bank’s policy to prevent financing ...
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UNESCO director-general Audrey Azoulay (right) and Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa

The 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee to take place in Bahrain from June 24

UNESCO director-general Audrey Azoulay (right) and Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, the president of the Bahrain Authority for Culture ...
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UNESCO director-general Audrey Azoulay.

UAE, UNESCO and Iraq in a $50 million partnership to rebuild cultural heritage of Mosul

UNESCO director-general Audrey Azoulay. The United Arab Emirates, UNESCO and Iraq have signed a historic agreement whereby the Emirates will ...
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World Heritage Youth forum in Cambodia. April 18 is the international day for Monuments and Sites.

Celebrating young people on the international day for Monuments and Sites

World Heritage Youth forum in Cambodia. April 18 is the international day for Monuments and Sites. The UNESCO World Heritage ...
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania.

Participate in the African World Heritage Day photo contest- #MyAfricanheritage

Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania. Specially conceived for young people between the ages of 18 and 28, #MyAfricanheritage is an ...
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Youth, who participated in a workshop on culture and heritage

Kenya National Commission for UNESCO engaging youth in conservation and promotion of World heritage

Youth, who participated in a workshop on culture and heritage, which was organised by the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO ...
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