IUCN at #42WHC

42nd session of the World Heritage Committee, Manama, Bahrain, 24 June-4 July 2018

IUCN is the advisory body on nature and makes recommendations on sites proposed for inscription and on action to support sites facing threats.

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  • Chiribiquete National Park - "The Maloca of the Jaguar", Colombia Chiribiquete National Park – “The Maloca of the Jaguar”, Colombia Photo: IUCN / Charles Besancon

    IUCN recommends two vast indigenous peoples’ territories for World Heritage listing

    14.05.2018

    Two very large areas in Canada and Colombia are recommended for inscription on the World Heritage List by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the official advisor on natural World Heritage. Both places highlight the important role of...

  • IUCN World Heritage Panel 2017-2018 Photo: IUCN / Christelle Perruchoud

    IUCN reviews eight World Heritage nominations for 2018

    23.01.2018

    The IUCN World Heritage Panel recently gathered in Gland, Switzerland to review eight natural areas nominated for potential inscription on the World Heritage List in 2018. Among these sites, three are in Asia, two in Europe, while the remaining three are...

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