World Heritage

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Contribute to the IUCN World Heritage Outlook

The IUCN World Heritage Outlook assesses all listed natural World Heritage sites. You can help us improve it by sharing your knowledge of natural World Heritage sites.

  • Provide feedback on the accuracy of Conservation Outlook Assessments, which are available on, by leaving your comments on the website or emailing
  • Register interest in participating in IUCN’s next World Heritage Outlook consultation process, due to take place in 2016. To do so, please download an IUCN World Heritage Outlook Consultation Form (see downloads links to the right) and send your information to

Submit information on natural World Heritage sites affected by threats

Each year, IUCN prepares State of Conservation (SoC) reports for about 60 of the most threatened natural and mixed World Heritage sites in collaboration with UNESCO and ICOMOS. You can help us by submitting information on these sites. 

  • See the list of site reports prepared for the 2016 World Heritage Committee meeting
  • Download the IUCN World Heritage Soc Consultation Form (see links to the right) and email it to

Participate in World Heritage Committee meetings

Register for the next World Heritage Committee meeting in Istanbul in July 2016 by writing to the Director of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre at:

The World Heritage Centre
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
7, place de Fontenoy
75352 Paris 07 SP, France

More information on the 40th session of the World Heritage Committee, 10-20 July 2016, Istanbul, Turkey

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