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, including: advice on nominations, identifying gaps on the World Heritage List, global or regional analyses of natural World Heritage, thematic studies and advice on site management.
Publications catalogue on World Heritage
Browse publications related to World Heritage by IUCN and partners
Key IUCN publications on World Heritage
Osipova, E., Shi, Y., Kormos, C., Shadie, P., Zwahlen, C., Badman, T.
The Benefits of Natural World Heritage : identifying and assessing ecosystem services and benefits provided by the world
Osipova, E., Wilson, L., Blaney, R., Shi, Y., Fancourt, M., Strubel, M., Salvaterra, T., Brown, C., Verschuuren, B.
Managing MIDAS. Harmonising the management of Multi-Internationally Designated Areas : Ramsar Sites, World Heritage sites, Biosphere Reserves and UNESCO Global Geoparks
Clamote Rodrigues, D., Schaaf, T.
Terrestrial biodiversity and the World Heritage List : identifying broad gaps and potential candidate sites for inclusion in the natural World Heritage network
Ali, M., Badman, T., Bertzky, B., Engels, B., Hughes, A., Shi, Y.
Marine natural heritage and the World Heritage List : interpretation of World Heritage criteria in marine systems, analysis of biogeographic representation of sites, and a roadmap for addressing gaps
Abdulla, A., Bertzky, B., Obura, D. O., Shi, Y.