34 nominations for the UNESCO World Heritage List during the 41st Session of the World Heritage Committee
Paris, 19 June—The World Heritage Committee will assess the nomination of 34 sites for inscription on UNESCO’s World Heritage List during its 41st Session, which will be chaired by Jacek Purchla, founder and director of the International Cultural Centre in Krakow, the Polish city that will host the session from 2 to 12 July. read more
Culture isn't merchandise: it embodies history and has a symbolic value for the local people.
UNESCO Beirut Office in the framework of the Emergency Safeguarding of the Syrian Cultural Heritage project, funded by the European Union and supported by the Flemish Government and the Government of Austria has produced a movie paying attention to the illegal trade of cultural goods. read more
Press briefing at the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Warsaw
On the 26th of May 2017, the headquarters of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage hosted a morning press briefing for journalists and editors interested in themes relating to the protection of cultural and natural heritage, as well as efforts being made to preserve world heritage sites. read more