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.
Please visit our theme and region pages for more specific information.

Nominations are proposals by state parties to inscribe new sites on the World Heritage List. IUCN evaluates all nominations with natural components. IUCN’s evaluations are released by UNESCO's World...
Explore natural World Heritage sites through photos from our mission experts. 2018 World Heritage inscriptions following IUCN advice Discover our Multimedia feature from 2018 inscriptions....
IUCN studies provide guidance for the effective implementation of the World Heritage Convention IUCN produces reports and studies with a variety of partners, on topcis related to World Heritage,...
CEESP NEWS - by IPBES Secretariat and submitted by one of the lead authors, Riccardo Simoncini The world’s biodiversity is being lost and nature’s...
  IPBES is the global science-policy platform tasked with providing the best-available evidence to inform better decisions affecting nature - by Governments, businesses and even individual...
Discover the 247* natural and mixed sites on the World Heritage List  The World Heritage List comprises 1092 properties of Outstanding Universal Value. Natural sites represent about 23% of this list...
Regional Office for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean San Jose, Costa Rica Ph: ++ (506) 2283 8449 Fax: ++ (506) 2283 8472 Email: ormacc@iucn.org
IUCN organises side events throughout the duration of the World Heritage Committee meeting, in collaboration with various partners. The side events organised by IUCN, or by partners in collaboration...
Submit comments You can help us by submitting information on natural sites monitored for the World Heritage Commitee. To submit comments or information on a natural or mixed World Heritage site...
The World Heritage Programme mobilises action across IUCN’s wide network of members and experts to promote natural World Heritage IUCN’s World Heritage Programme has a dual approach to conserving...
We work with more than 100 Members in this area, as well as with other regional partners and non-governmental organisations interested in the construction of a just world which values and committed...
The Theme on Culture, Spirituality and Conservation (CSC) focuses on increasing understanding of the relationships between culture, biocultural...
Theme on Culture, Spirituality and Conservation Chairs   Kevin ChangBio Ashley MasseyBio Vatsoa RakotondrazafyBio CSC provides technical advice on evolving norms, policies and the...
IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas (IUCN-WCPA) today has issued new guidance to help practitioners assess ecosystem services within important...
The report, “Tools for measuring, modelling, and valuing ecosystem services: Guidance for Key Biodiversity Areas, natural World Heritage sites, and protected areas”, is the result of collaboration...

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