42nd session of the World Heritage Committee, 24 June-4 July 2018, Manama, Bahrain
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.
Official event websites
Look back at the Committee debates through the video records.
Browse images of the event through the organisers' photo galleries.
Three events will take place in Bahrain ahead and during the Committee meeting
Young Heritage Professionals Forum: 17-26 June
World Heritage Site Managers Forum: 20-28 June
5th International NGO Forum on World Heritage: 22-23 June