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13 October 2010

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02 March 2010

First conference of the European project INTERREG IVC VITOUR Landscape

The first conference of the European project INTERREG IVC VITOUR Landscape took place in Cinqueterre (Riomaggiore) from 3rd to 6th February 2010. The topic for this meeting was the preservation and the promotion of UNESCO World Heritage Wine Landscapes.

02 March 2010

Sharing knowledge on the Nam Khan Valley: first workshop

4 and 5 February 2010 saw the launch of a series of workshops seeking to capitalise on and diffuse knowledge acquired over the past few years on the human and natural environment of the Nam Khan Valley and the complex socio-ecological dynamics of its ecosystem.

12 February 2010

Reinforcing the Association of French World Heritage Sites

Since 1st January 2010, the association has had a permanent part-time employee for running the network of sites listed as a UNESCO World Heritage.

05 February 2010

VITOUR Landscapes European project

This INTERREG IVc project (2010-2012) seeks to protect and enhance historic vineyards and involves 14 European vineyards that are listed as World Heritages. This follows on from the first European project (2005-2007).

05 February 2010

World Heritage: France recommends including the coal basin of Nord-Pas-de-Calais in the list

This application concerns a “cultural landscape”, i.e. a key territory still marked by mining activity through the technical facilities (mine dumps, mine shafts, head frames, coal transportation and treatment equipment), residential areas (numerous workers’ estates with schools, community centres...

05 February 2010

Niger-Loire project, governance and culture: December 2009 mission

This Val de Loire Mission trip (involving Vincent Rotgé and Jennifer Millereux) to Mopti from 6th to 14th December 2009 took in the Mopti workshop (8th-9th December), focusing on guidelines for developing the Mopti port and training initiatives with the help of Professor Bani Touré as part of the...

11 January 2010

European winegrowers make a commitment to sustainable viticulture

On 7th December 2009 a thousand winegrowers from 20 European countries adopted the “Vignerons d'Europe” Manifesto through which they undertake to practise sustainable viticulture.

11 January 2010

Google-World Heritage Centre partnership

UNESCO and Google have initiated a partnership to enable Web users to access some of the incomparable UNESCO World Heritage Sites from Google Maps, Google Earth (3D) and Street View.

25 November 2009

UNESCO/TripAdvisor partnership

UNESCO and TripAdvisor, the world’s largest online travellers’ community, have forged a partnership to mobilise travellers with a view to protecting the cultural and natural sites included on the UNESCO World Heritage list.

25 November 2009

France joins the World Heritage Committee

The 17th General Assembly of States Parties elected 10 new members (with a four-year mandate) to the World Heritage Committee.

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