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Why you should come to Cambodia next June

Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh will be the backdrop of the next World Heritage Committee, from 17-27 June 2013. The annual event represents a key opportunity for civil society to advocate onsite issues and the World Heritage Convention’s policies and procedures. …  

12 Apr 2013 | News story

Plane in Eger, Hungary

Hungarian Plane Tree wins European Tree of the Year award

The winner of the third international contest European Tree of the Year organized by the Czech Environmental Partnership Foundation is the Plane tree in Eger, Hungary which scored 14,205 votes. Over 45,000 votes were cast in this year’s contest that aspires to bring attention to trees and their stories.  …  

01 Mar 2013 | News story
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The World Heritage Convention: back on the right track?

By Jim Thorsell, IUCN Senior Advisor on World Heritage …  

12 Feb 2013 | News story
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Lee Talbot

US Secretary of State accolade for former IUCN Director General

As part of the 40th anniversary celebrations of the World Heritage Convention, former IUCN Director General Dr Lee Talbot has been awarded by the US Secretary of State for his leadership in helping to make the Convention a reality. …  

04 Jan 2013 | News story

Chad - Ounianga-Serir - Formations de grès Lac Teli

Five new African World Heritage sites

Five new African world heritage sites were inscribed this year on the World Heritage List, including the first site for Chad (Lakes of Ounianga), Cameroon, Congo and the Central African Republic (Sangha Tri national). The additions include Morocco’s elegant capital city (Rabat); the old colonial capital of Cote d’Ivoire (Grand-Bassam); a diverse “cultural landscape” in rural Senegal (Bassari, Fula and Bedik). …  

19 Dec 2012 | News story

Dugong

En réponse à l'appel SOS de la nature, des dauphins, des rhinocéros, des tigres et d’autres animaux menacés bénéficieront d'un financement accru

Gland, Suisse, 22 novembre 2012 (UICN) – L'initiative phare de conservation des espèces Save Our Species (SOS) va pouvoir étendre ses activités grâce à un financement supplémentaire de 2,5 millions de dollars US qui lui permettra de lancer 25 nouveaux projets. …   | English | Spanish

22 Nov 2012 | News story

A volcano in the Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra, Indonesia

Une direction mondiale renforcée s’imposera pour sauver les merveilles naturelles de la planète

À l'occasion du 40ème anniversaire de la Convention du patrimoine mondial, l'UICN (Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature) a lancé un cri d'alarme sur les menaces grandissantes qui pèsent sur nombre des sites existants du Patrimoine mondial et a appelé au renforcement des mesures pour en garantir l'avenir. …   | English | Spanish

11 Sep 2012 | News story
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Now available: Pocket guide to World Heritage events at IUCN Congress

Be part of the World Heritage agenda at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju Island, Republic of Korea -- take advantage of up to 20 sessions tackling core issues affecting conservation of the world’s iconic natural places. …  

21 Aug 2012 | News story

Palau - Rock Islands Southern Lagoon

世界遗产——未来有风险?

St. Petersburg, Russia, 6 July, 2012 (IUCN) – As the number of natural wonders on the World Heritage List continues to grow, too many sites are left with little resources to manage them properly and conserve the very values they were inscribed for, say IUCN experts. Many face a barrage of threats, not least from mining and oil exploration. …   | English

06 Jul 2012 | News story
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Lakes of Ounianga in Chad.

Six merveilles naturelles sont déclarées Sites du Patrimoine Mondial

Saint-Pétersbourg, Fédération de Russie, le 2 juillet 2012 (UICN) - Le complexe forestier du Trinational de la Sangha, partagé par le Cameroun, la République centrafricaine et la république du Congo ; les lacs d’Ounianga au Tchad et le site fossile de Chengjiang en Chine ont été inscrits à la Liste du Patrimoine Mondial par suite des recommandations de l’UICN (Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature). Le parc naturel des Piliers de la Lena en Russie et la chaîne montagneuse des Ghâts occidentaux en Inde ont également été ajoutés à cette liste prestigieuse par le Comité du Patrimoine mondial, composé de représentants de 21 pays. …   | English

02 Jul 2012 | News story
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