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UNESCO - World Heritage
Freitag, 6.8.2021, 23:30
UNESCO Addis Ababa Liaison Office in collaboration with the World Heritage Centre (WHC) and financial support from the People's Republic of China, organized a Training workshop on "enhancing the implementation capacity of the 1972 World Heritage Convention ” which took place from 3 to 5 August 2021, in Adama Town, Ethiopia. The meeting brought together 43 participants from ministries and institutions that are stakeholders for the protection of cultural and natural heritage ...
Dienstag, 27.7.2021, 07:00
The World Heritage Committee today added 13 cultural sites to UNESCO's World Heritage List and one extension to an existing cultural site in Mexico. Roșia Montană Mining Landscape (Romania), was simultaneously inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger pending the removal of threats to its integrity posed by possible extractive activities.
These additions were made during the extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee held online and chaired from Fuzhou (China), ...
Freitag, 30.7.2021, 23:00
During the extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee, the side event, ‘Looking into the future: Highlights of the Regional Action Plan for Africa (2021 – 2027)' will take place on 30 July.
The event will take place on Zoom platform from 4pm to 5.30pm (Paris Time, GMT +2) and will reflect the Regional Report and Action Plan (2021-2027) for Africa, which is the result of the Third Cycle of the Periodic Reporting exercise in the region.
AgendaOpening remarksMs Mechtild ...
Sonntag, 25.7.2021, 07:00
The World Heritage Committee today inscribed Quanzhou: Emporium of the World in Song-Yuan China (China), Kakatiya Rudreshwara (Ramappa) Temple, Telangana (India), Trans-Iranian Railway (Iran), and Paseo del Prado and Buen Retiro, a landscape of Arts and Sciences (Spain), on UNESCO's World Heritage List during its 44th session held online and chaired from Fuzhou (China).
China, Quanzhou: Emporium of the World in Song-Yuan ChinaThe serial site of Quanzhou ...
Mittwoch, 18.8.2021, 16:00
The new guidelines published by UNESCO and the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) put forward a standard methodology for evaluating the impact of protected areas on the local economy.
The guidelines aim to help national stakeholders, protected area managers and researchers count visitation and measure economic impacts consistently through a standardized approach. Developed by a team of international experts from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) ...
Freitag, 30.7.2021, 07:00
The World Heritage Committee today inscribed the transnational property of the Frontiers of the Roman Empire – The Danube Limes (Western Segment) on UNESCO's World Heritage List. 
Frontiers of the Roman Empire – The Danube Limes (Western Segment) features components in Austria, Germany, and SlovakiaIt covers almost 600km of the whole Roman Empire's Danube frontier. The property formed part of the much large frontier of the Roman Empire that encircled the Mediterranean Sea. ...
Donnerstag, 12.8.2021, 17:00
Today is International Youth Day, when we focus on the future guardinas of our irreplaceable UNESCO World Heritage. 
If heritage is what we leave behind for future generations, we need to work with young people to protect it. This International Youth Day, we wish to highlight the Young Professionals Forum which took place during the extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee. 
In a first since the initiative's launch in 1995, the 2021 edition of the Forum was held ...
Samstag, 7.8.2021, 00:30
UNESCO wishes to express its deep concern about the reports on the expansion of the conflict to the city of Lalibela (Ethiopia), which hosts the Rock-Hewn Churches.
UNESCO calls for the respect of all relevant obligations under international law in ensuring the protection of the Outstanding Universal Value and legacy of this precious site by refraining from any act that may expose it to damage, and by taking all necessary precautions to prevent any attempts of looting and pillaging cultural ...
Freitag, 30.7.2021, 23:00
During the extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee, the side event, ‘Looking into the future: Highlights of the Regional Action Plan for Africa (2021 – 2027)' will take place on 30 July.
The event will take place on Zoom platform from 4pm to 5.30pm (Paris Time, GMT +2) and will reflect the Regional Report and Action Plan (2021-2027) for Africa, which is the result of the Third Cycle of the Periodic Reporting exercise in the region.
AgendaOpening remarksMs Mechtild ...
Mittwoch, 4.8.2021, 01:00
In parallel to the extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre (WHC), in close collaboration with the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF), organised an online side event, "Looking into the future: Highlights of the Regional Action Plan for Africa (2021 – 2027)” on 30 July. The event reflected upon the objectives and challenges foreseen in the implementation of the approved Action Plan (2021-2027) for Africa, as a result of the report of the ...
Mittwoch, 28.7.2021, 07:00
The World Heritage Committee today added four sites to UNESCO's World Heritage List and one extension to an existing transnational natural site in Europe.
The new cultural sites are located in Italy, Slovenia, the Russian Federation and the United Kingdom.  The natural site inscribed today is Ivindo National Park in Gabon. The World Heritage Committee also approved an extension to the existing World Heritage site of Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other ...
Donnerstag, 19.8.2021, 07:00
At its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), the World Heritage Committee highlighted that the List of World Heritage in Danger needed to be better understood and therefore decided that this issue be formally addressed in order to overcome the negative perception of this component of the Reactive Monitoring process (Decision 40 COM 7).
As presented to the World Heritage Committee at its extended 44th session (Fuzhou/online, 2021) (see Section B.3 of Document WHC/21/44.COM/7), the World ...
Montag, 26.7.2021, 07:00
The World Heritage Committee today added seven sites to UNESCO's World Heritage List. Four of the sites have been inscribed for the natural attributed: Amami-Oshima Island, Tokunoshima Island, northern part of Okinawa Island, and Iriomote Island (Japan), Getbol, Korean Tidal Flats (Republic of Korea), Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex (Thailand) and Colchic Rainforests and Wetlands (Georgia). Three were listed for their cultural properties, among them one transnational site: Arslantepe ...
Samstag, 24.7.2021, 07:00
The World Heritage Committee today inscribed five cultural sites, including one transnational property, in Saudi Arabia, Austria, Belgium, Czechia, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on UNESCO's World Heritage List during its 44th session held online and chaired from Fuzhou (China).
The following sites were inscribed today:
Saudi Arabia, Ḥimā Cultural AreaLocated in an arid, mountainous area of southwest Saudi Arabia, on one of the Arabian ...
Freitag, 30.7.2021, 07:00
Montag, 9.8.2021, 18:00
UNESCO and its World Heritage Centre have observed with concern the large number of fires that have struck Greece and other countries in Southern Europe and the Mediterranean in recent weeks.
According to information provided by experts and press reports, firefighters continue to battle major fires in Greece, including one that could impact the World Heritage site "Archaeological Site of Olympia”. The site has reportedly already been evacuated as firefighters were deployed near the ...
Montag, 9.8.2021, 15:00
In the Lakota language of North America, the word "Mitákuye Oyás'iŋ” means "all is related”
or "all my relatives” – both human and non-human. In Hawaiian, the phrase "ike loa”
means "to see much” and describes a philosophy of lifelong learning to better understand
our relationship with the world. And in the nearly extinct Nǀuu language of South Africa,
the word "lgqe” refers to the life-force shared by all living things.
In the face of global ...
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Montag, 7.6.2021, 16:01
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Scotland’s Galloway Hoard unveils new mysteries of the Viking Age
    (details)

  • National Guard mobilized to protect Teotihuacan from illegal building
    (details)

  • Piecing together countless fragments of the past, then and now
    (details)

  • Roman graves in England held decapitated victims of harsh legal code
    (details)


Montag, 21.6.2021, 16:24
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • German henge found to be both a residential space and ritual space for human sacrifices
    (details)

  • Researchers use Google Earth to identify large geoglyph in India
    (details)

  • Florida island shows evidence of a long-lost native settlement
    (details)

  • Sudanese pyramids face degradation as sand invades
    (details)


Montag, 20.9.2021, 16:56
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Bronze Age coffin unearthed on UK golf course yields new secrets during conservation
    (details)
    (details)

  • Handprints and footprints preserved in Tibetan mud may be oldest known art
    (details)
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  • Bone tools from Moroccan cave show how Pleistocene people made clothing
    (details)

  • Texas academics catalog African American graves at risk in American South
    (details)


Montag, 28.6.2021, 14:54
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Researchers identify remains of oldest known victim of shark attack
    (details)

  • DNA evidence reveals ancient Maya peoples tended to wild plant oases within city walls
    (details)

  • Pre-Neolithic grains may have fueled the elaborate constructions at Göbekli Tepe
    (details)


Sonntag, 22.8.2021, 16:48
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • January 3, 2021: Analysis of tree rings provides fresh evidence of climatic fluctuation
    (details)

  • May 2, 2021: Disruptions in Ancestral Puebloan societies attributed to the intersection of climate challenges with social tensions
    (details)

  • May 16, 2021: As climate change accelerates rock damage, world’s oldest cave art is disappearing
    (details)

  • July 25, 2021: Interdisciplinary team focuses on the archaeological history of climate changes
    (details)


Montag, 31.5.2021, 15:40
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • History of Black Pharaohs unearthed in northern Sudan
    (details)

  • Evidence of tools used for creating ancient tattoos found in Tennessee
    (details)

  • Ongoing excavations around Tulsa search for victims of Greenwood riots
    (details)

  • Ancient food scraps add evidence to the evolution of Kosher dietary practices
    (details)


Montag, 24.5.2021, 16:43
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • New machine learning method increases the efficiency and accuracy of sorting ancient pot sherds
    (details)

  • Fossil data demonstrate the devastating impact of European colonization on Guadeloupe’s reptile population
    (details)

  • Roman soldier under Vesuvius ash was possibly a rescuer
    (details)

  • Genetic material left behind in caves unlocks new discoveries about Europe’s Neanderthal populations
    (details)


Montag, 6.9.2021, 19:37
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Analysis of bone tools from Italy resets timeline of Neanderthal development
    (details)

  • First DNA evidence of ancient Toalean people recovered in Indonesia
    (details)

  • Louisiana earthworks created by rare group efforts from hunter-gatherers
    (details)

  • Artifacts reveal the softer side of Viking culture
    (details)


Montag, 16.8.2021, 15:28
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • New site in southern India adds insight on development of first urban cultures
    (details)

  • Roman artifact from Leicester suggests lions were brought to Britain
    (details)

  • Melting ice in Mongolia reveals new artifacts, and threats to conservation
    (details)

  • Peruvian villagers rally to repair rope bridges dating back to the Incas
    (details)


Montag, 5.7.2021, 15:41
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Dendrochronology puts a date on a Bronze Age wooden pool in Italy
    (details)

  • Human waste traces show how Maya population varied due to climate swings
    (details)

  • Harvard University returns historic pipe tomahawk to Nebraska tribe
    (details)

  • Neolithic snake staff found in Finnish wetland site
    (details)


Montag, 2.8.2021, 16:48
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • New finds in sunken Egyptian port of Heracleion
    (details)

  • Japanese lake sediments show that origins of agriculture depended on a stable climate
    (details)

  • Indigenous roots and modern technology combine in search for missing residential school children
    (details)

  • Fats, proteins, microbes: new techniques help identify the details of ancient cuisines
    (details)


Montag, 13.9.2021, 15:43
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Acropolis renovations draw criticism for covering centuries of history
    (details)

  • Further evidence of human sacrifice in construction of Korea’s Moon Castle
    (details)

  • Unique artifacts uncovered in China highlight the creativity of ancient peoples
    (details)

  • New research explores interactions of ancient Pueblo with turkeys
    (details)


Montag, 19.7.2021, 16:24
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Lakota shirt returned after a century in German museums
    (details)

  • Tomb of Hellenistic poet-astronomer uncovered in southern Turkey
    (details)

  • New Easter Island research finds population increase, not collapse
    (details)

  • Ancient Greek feasting grounds found on island of Cyprus
    (details)


Montag, 14.6.2021, 16:00
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Rare early coins found in Polish field
    (details)

  • New evidence shows prehistoric Amazonians protected the rainforest
    (details)

  • Native American tribe buys back ancestral home in Maine
    (details)

  • COVID-19 gives cover to increased looting of Italy’s antiquities
    (details)


Montag, 9.8.2021, 19:19
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Inscribed stone tablets show ancient Babylonians understood geometry
    (details)

  • Pristine artifacts from 4th century BC found off coast of Egypt
    (details)

  • Maya potters developed sophisticated techniques for creating glazes
    (details)

  • Study confirms pigments Neanderthals used to decorate Spanish cave
    (details)


Montag, 30.8.2021, 16:48
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Michigan farm field produces first Clovis site in the state
    (details)

  • Remains of early farmers in arid desert of Chile show a history of violence
    (details)

  • Mexican pictographs are first record of pre-Conquest earthquakes
    (details)

  • Herculaneum bone studies shows men and women ate different diets
    (details)


Montag, 12.7.2021, 15:26
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Burials from Gabonese cave show unique pattern of tooth removal
    (details)

  • Paleolithic carved bone from Germany shows Neanderthal use of symbols
    (details)

  • Mississippi dig shows how victorious Chickasaws put Spanish loot to use
    (details)

  • New expedition seeks Shackleton’s sunken Antarctic expedition ship
    (details)


Montag, 26.7.2021, 21:22
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Researchers discover ancient cuneiform inscription and image of Babylon’s last king
    (details)

  • Clues from the final meal of a 2,400-year-old bog body found in Denmark
    (details)

  • Remnants of an ancient Roman road found submerged in Venice lagoon
    (details)

  • Interdisciplinary team focuses on the archaeological history of climate changes
    (details)


Mittwoch, 18.8.2021, 16:00
The new guidelines published by UNESCO and the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) put forward a standard methodology for evaluating the impact of protected areas on the local economy.
The guidelines aim to help national stakeholders, protected area managers and researchers count visitation and measure economic impacts consistently through a standardized approach. Developed by a team of international experts from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) ...
Donnerstag, 12.8.2021, 17:00
Today is International Youth Day, when we focus on the future guardinas of our irreplaceable UNESCO World Heritage. 
If heritage is what we leave behind for future generations, we need to work with young people to protect it. This International Youth Day, we wish to highlight the Young Professionals Forum which took place during the extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee. 
In a first since the initiative's launch in 1995, the 2021 edition of the Forum was held ...
Samstag, 24.7.2021, 07:00
The World Heritage Committee today inscribed five cultural sites, including one transnational property, in Saudi Arabia, Austria, Belgium, Czechia, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on UNESCO's World Heritage List during its 44th session held online and chaired from Fuzhou (China).
The following sites were inscribed today:
Saudi Arabia, Ḥimā Cultural AreaLocated in an arid, mountainous area of southwest Saudi Arabia, on one of the Arabian ...
Donnerstag, 19.8.2021, 07:00
At its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), the World Heritage Committee highlighted that the List of World Heritage in Danger needed to be better understood and therefore decided that this issue be formally addressed in order to overcome the negative perception of this component of the Reactive Monitoring process (Decision 40 COM 7).
As presented to the World Heritage Committee at its extended 44th session (Fuzhou/online, 2021) (see Section B.3 of Document WHC/21/44.COM/7), the World ...
Montag, 9.8.2021, 18:00
UNESCO and its World Heritage Centre have observed with concern the large number of fires that have struck Greece and other countries in Southern Europe and the Mediterranean in recent weeks.
According to information provided by experts and press reports, firefighters continue to battle major fires in Greece, including one that could impact the World Heritage site "Archaeological Site of Olympia”. The site has reportedly already been evacuated as firefighters were deployed near the ...
Montag, 9.8.2021, 15:00
In the Lakota language of North America, the word "Mitákuye Oyás'iŋ” means "all is related”
or "all my relatives” – both human and non-human. In Hawaiian, the phrase "ike loa”
means "to see much” and describes a philosophy of lifelong learning to better understand
our relationship with the world. And in the nearly extinct Nǀuu language of South Africa,
the word "lgqe” refers to the life-force shared by all living things.
In the face of global ...
Freitag, 30.7.2021, 23:00
During the extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee, the side event, ‘Looking into the future: Highlights of the Regional Action Plan for Africa (2021 – 2027)' will take place on 30 July.
The event will take place on Zoom platform from 4pm to 5.30pm (Paris Time, GMT +2) and will reflect the Regional Report and Action Plan (2021-2027) for Africa, which is the result of the Third Cycle of the Periodic Reporting exercise in the region.
AgendaOpening remarksMs Mechtild ...
Freitag, 30.7.2021, 23:00
During the extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee, the side event, ‘Looking into the future: Highlights of the Regional Action Plan for Africa (2021 – 2027)' will take place on 30 July.
The event will take place on Zoom platform from 4pm to 5.30pm (Paris Time, GMT +2) and will reflect the Regional Report and Action Plan (2021-2027) for Africa, which is the result of the Third Cycle of the Periodic Reporting exercise in the region.
AgendaOpening remarksMs Mechtild ...
Samstag, 7.8.2021, 00:30
UNESCO wishes to express its deep concern about the reports on the expansion of the conflict to the city of Lalibela (Ethiopia), which hosts the Rock-Hewn Churches.
UNESCO calls for the respect of all relevant obligations under international law in ensuring the protection of the Outstanding Universal Value and legacy of this precious site by refraining from any act that may expose it to damage, and by taking all necessary precautions to prevent any attempts of looting and pillaging cultural ...
Mittwoch, 4.8.2021, 01:00
In parallel to the extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre (WHC), in close collaboration with the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF), organised an online side event, "Looking into the future: Highlights of the Regional Action Plan for Africa (2021 – 2027)” on 30 July. The event reflected upon the objectives and challenges foreseen in the implementation of the approved Action Plan (2021-2027) for Africa, as a result of the report of the ...
Dienstag, 27.7.2021, 07:00
The World Heritage Committee today added 13 cultural sites to UNESCO's World Heritage List and one extension to an existing cultural site in Mexico. Roșia Montană Mining Landscape (Romania), was simultaneously inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger pending the removal of threats to its integrity posed by possible extractive activities.
These additions were made during the extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee held online and chaired from Fuzhou (China), ...
Freitag, 30.7.2021, 07:00
Freitag, 6.8.2021, 23:30
UNESCO Addis Ababa Liaison Office in collaboration with the World Heritage Centre (WHC) and financial support from the People's Republic of China, organized a Training workshop on "enhancing the implementation capacity of the 1972 World Heritage Convention ” which took place from 3 to 5 August 2021, in Adama Town, Ethiopia. The meeting brought together 43 participants from ministries and institutions that are stakeholders for the protection of cultural and natural heritage ...
Sonntag, 25.7.2021, 07:00
The World Heritage Committee today inscribed Quanzhou: Emporium of the World in Song-Yuan China (China), Kakatiya Rudreshwara (Ramappa) Temple, Telangana (India), Trans-Iranian Railway (Iran), and Paseo del Prado and Buen Retiro, a landscape of Arts and Sciences (Spain), on UNESCO's World Heritage List during its 44th session held online and chaired from Fuzhou (China).
China, Quanzhou: Emporium of the World in Song-Yuan ChinaThe serial site of Quanzhou ...
Montag, 26.7.2021, 07:00
The World Heritage Committee today added seven sites to UNESCO's World Heritage List. Four of the sites have been inscribed for the natural attributed: Amami-Oshima Island, Tokunoshima Island, northern part of Okinawa Island, and Iriomote Island (Japan), Getbol, Korean Tidal Flats (Republic of Korea), Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex (Thailand) and Colchic Rainforests and Wetlands (Georgia). Three were listed for their cultural properties, among them one transnational site: Arslantepe ...
Mittwoch, 28.7.2021, 07:00
The World Heritage Committee today added four sites to UNESCO's World Heritage List and one extension to an existing transnational natural site in Europe.
The new cultural sites are located in Italy, Slovenia, the Russian Federation and the United Kingdom.  The natural site inscribed today is Ivindo National Park in Gabon. The World Heritage Committee also approved an extension to the existing World Heritage site of Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other ...
Freitag, 30.7.2021, 07:00
The World Heritage Committee today inscribed the transnational property of the Frontiers of the Roman Empire – The Danube Limes (Western Segment) on UNESCO's World Heritage List. 
Frontiers of the Roman Empire – The Danube Limes (Western Segment) features components in Austria, Germany, and SlovakiaIt covers almost 600km of the whole Roman Empire's Danube frontier. The property formed part of the much large frontier of the Roman Empire that encircled the Mediterranean Sea. ...
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Mittwoch, 28.7.2021, 07:00
The World Heritage Committee today added four sites to UNESCO's World Heritage List and one extension to an existing transnational natural site in Europe.
The new cultural sites are located in Italy, Slovenia, the Russian Federation and the United Kingdom.  The natural site inscribed today is Ivindo National Park in Gabon. The World Heritage Committee also approved an extension to the existing World Heritage site of Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other ...
Donnerstag, 12.8.2021, 17:00
Today is International Youth Day, when we focus on the future guardinas of our irreplaceable UNESCO World Heritage. 
If heritage is what we leave behind for future generations, we need to work with young people to protect it. This International Youth Day, we wish to highlight the Young Professionals Forum which took place during the extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee. 
In a first since the initiative's launch in 1995, the 2021 edition of the Forum was held ...
Freitag, 30.7.2021, 07:00
The World Heritage Committee today inscribed the transnational property of the Frontiers of the Roman Empire – The Danube Limes (Western Segment) on UNESCO's World Heritage List. 
Frontiers of the Roman Empire – The Danube Limes (Western Segment) features components in Austria, Germany, and SlovakiaIt covers almost 600km of the whole Roman Empire's Danube frontier. The property formed part of the much large frontier of the Roman Empire that encircled the Mediterranean Sea. ...
Freitag, 30.7.2021, 07:00
Mittwoch, 4.8.2021, 01:00
In parallel to the extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre (WHC), in close collaboration with the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF), organised an online side event, "Looking into the future: Highlights of the Regional Action Plan for Africa (2021 – 2027)” on 30 July. The event reflected upon the objectives and challenges foreseen in the implementation of the approved Action Plan (2021-2027) for Africa, as a result of the report of the ...
Freitag, 6.8.2021, 23:30
UNESCO Addis Ababa Liaison Office in collaboration with the World Heritage Centre (WHC) and financial support from the People's Republic of China, organized a Training workshop on "enhancing the implementation capacity of the 1972 World Heritage Convention ” which took place from 3 to 5 August 2021, in Adama Town, Ethiopia. The meeting brought together 43 participants from ministries and institutions that are stakeholders for the protection of cultural and natural heritage ...
Freitag, 30.7.2021, 23:00
During the extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee, the side event, ‘Looking into the future: Highlights of the Regional Action Plan for Africa (2021 – 2027)' will take place on 30 July.
The event will take place on Zoom platform from 4pm to 5.30pm (Paris Time, GMT +2) and will reflect the Regional Report and Action Plan (2021-2027) for Africa, which is the result of the Third Cycle of the Periodic Reporting exercise in the region.
AgendaOpening remarksMs Mechtild ...
Montag, 9.8.2021, 15:00
In the Lakota language of North America, the word "Mitákuye Oyás'iŋ” means "all is related”
or "all my relatives” – both human and non-human. In Hawaiian, the phrase "ike loa”
means "to see much” and describes a philosophy of lifelong learning to better understand
our relationship with the world. And in the nearly extinct Nǀuu language of South Africa,
the word "lgqe” refers to the life-force shared by all living things.
In the face of global ...
Montag, 9.8.2021, 18:00
UNESCO and its World Heritage Centre have observed with concern the large number of fires that have struck Greece and other countries in Southern Europe and the Mediterranean in recent weeks.
According to information provided by experts and press reports, firefighters continue to battle major fires in Greece, including one that could impact the World Heritage site "Archaeological Site of Olympia”. The site has reportedly already been evacuated as firefighters were deployed near the ...
Dienstag, 27.7.2021, 07:00
The World Heritage Committee today added 13 cultural sites to UNESCO's World Heritage List and one extension to an existing cultural site in Mexico. Roșia Montană Mining Landscape (Romania), was simultaneously inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger pending the removal of threats to its integrity posed by possible extractive activities.
These additions were made during the extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee held online and chaired from Fuzhou (China), ...
Freitag, 30.7.2021, 23:00
During the extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee, the side event, ‘Looking into the future: Highlights of the Regional Action Plan for Africa (2021 – 2027)' will take place on 30 July.
The event will take place on Zoom platform from 4pm to 5.30pm (Paris Time, GMT +2) and will reflect the Regional Report and Action Plan (2021-2027) for Africa, which is the result of the Third Cycle of the Periodic Reporting exercise in the region.
AgendaOpening remarksMs Mechtild ...
Donnerstag, 19.8.2021, 07:00
At its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), the World Heritage Committee highlighted that the List of World Heritage in Danger needed to be better understood and therefore decided that this issue be formally addressed in order to overcome the negative perception of this component of the Reactive Monitoring process (Decision 40 COM 7).
As presented to the World Heritage Committee at its extended 44th session (Fuzhou/online, 2021) (see Section B.3 of Document WHC/21/44.COM/7), the World ...
Mittwoch, 18.8.2021, 16:00
The new guidelines published by UNESCO and the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) put forward a standard methodology for evaluating the impact of protected areas on the local economy.
The guidelines aim to help national stakeholders, protected area managers and researchers count visitation and measure economic impacts consistently through a standardized approach. Developed by a team of international experts from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) ...
Montag, 26.7.2021, 07:00
The World Heritage Committee today added seven sites to UNESCO's World Heritage List. Four of the sites have been inscribed for the natural attributed: Amami-Oshima Island, Tokunoshima Island, northern part of Okinawa Island, and Iriomote Island (Japan), Getbol, Korean Tidal Flats (Republic of Korea), Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex (Thailand) and Colchic Rainforests and Wetlands (Georgia). Three were listed for their cultural properties, among them one transnational site: Arslantepe ...
Samstag, 7.8.2021, 00:30
UNESCO wishes to express its deep concern about the reports on the expansion of the conflict to the city of Lalibela (Ethiopia), which hosts the Rock-Hewn Churches.
UNESCO calls for the respect of all relevant obligations under international law in ensuring the protection of the Outstanding Universal Value and legacy of this precious site by refraining from any act that may expose it to damage, and by taking all necessary precautions to prevent any attempts of looting and pillaging cultural ...
Sonntag, 25.7.2021, 07:00
The World Heritage Committee today inscribed Quanzhou: Emporium of the World in Song-Yuan China (China), Kakatiya Rudreshwara (Ramappa) Temple, Telangana (India), Trans-Iranian Railway (Iran), and Paseo del Prado and Buen Retiro, a landscape of Arts and Sciences (Spain), on UNESCO's World Heritage List during its 44th session held online and chaired from Fuzhou (China).
China, Quanzhou: Emporium of the World in Song-Yuan ChinaThe serial site of Quanzhou ...
Samstag, 24.7.2021, 07:00
The World Heritage Committee today inscribed five cultural sites, including one transnational property, in Saudi Arabia, Austria, Belgium, Czechia, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on UNESCO's World Heritage List during its 44th session held online and chaired from Fuzhou (China).
The following sites were inscribed today:
Saudi Arabia, Ḥimā Cultural AreaLocated in an arid, mountainous area of southwest Saudi Arabia, on one of the Arabian ...
Montag, 9.8.2021, 19:19
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Inscribed stone tablets show ancient Babylonians understood geometry
    (details)

  • Pristine artifacts from 4th century BC found off coast of Egypt
    (details)

  • Maya potters developed sophisticated techniques for creating glazes
    (details)

  • Study confirms pigments Neanderthals used to decorate Spanish cave
    (details)


Montag, 13.9.2021, 15:43
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Acropolis renovations draw criticism for covering centuries of history
    (details)

  • Further evidence of human sacrifice in construction of Korea’s Moon Castle
    (details)

  • Unique artifacts uncovered in China highlight the creativity of ancient peoples
    (details)

  • New research explores interactions of ancient Pueblo with turkeys
    (details)


Montag, 31.5.2021, 15:40
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • History of Black Pharaohs unearthed in northern Sudan
    (details)

  • Evidence of tools used for creating ancient tattoos found in Tennessee
    (details)

  • Ongoing excavations around Tulsa search for victims of Greenwood riots
    (details)

  • Ancient food scraps add evidence to the evolution of Kosher dietary practices
    (details)


Montag, 19.7.2021, 16:24
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Lakota shirt returned after a century in German museums
    (details)

  • Tomb of Hellenistic poet-astronomer uncovered in southern Turkey
    (details)

  • New Easter Island research finds population increase, not collapse
    (details)

  • Ancient Greek feasting grounds found on island of Cyprus
    (details)


Montag, 30.8.2021, 16:48
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Michigan farm field produces first Clovis site in the state
    (details)

  • Remains of early farmers in arid desert of Chile show a history of violence
    (details)

  • Mexican pictographs are first record of pre-Conquest earthquakes
    (details)

  • Herculaneum bone studies shows men and women ate different diets
    (details)


Montag, 2.8.2021, 16:48
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • New finds in sunken Egyptian port of Heracleion
    (details)

  • Japanese lake sediments show that origins of agriculture depended on a stable climate
    (details)

  • Indigenous roots and modern technology combine in search for missing residential school children
    (details)

  • Fats, proteins, microbes: new techniques help identify the details of ancient cuisines
    (details)


Montag, 26.7.2021, 21:22
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Researchers discover ancient cuneiform inscription and image of Babylon’s last king
    (details)

  • Clues from the final meal of a 2,400-year-old bog body found in Denmark
    (details)

  • Remnants of an ancient Roman road found submerged in Venice lagoon
    (details)

  • Interdisciplinary team focuses on the archaeological history of climate changes
    (details)


Montag, 6.9.2021, 19:37
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Analysis of bone tools from Italy resets timeline of Neanderthal development
    (details)

  • First DNA evidence of ancient Toalean people recovered in Indonesia
    (details)

  • Louisiana earthworks created by rare group efforts from hunter-gatherers
    (details)

  • Artifacts reveal the softer side of Viking culture
    (details)


Montag, 16.8.2021, 15:28
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • New site in southern India adds insight on development of first urban cultures
    (details)

  • Roman artifact from Leicester suggests lions were brought to Britain
    (details)

  • Melting ice in Mongolia reveals new artifacts, and threats to conservation
    (details)

  • Peruvian villagers rally to repair rope bridges dating back to the Incas
    (details)


Montag, 5.7.2021, 15:41
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Dendrochronology puts a date on a Bronze Age wooden pool in Italy
    (details)

  • Human waste traces show how Maya population varied due to climate swings
    (details)

  • Harvard University returns historic pipe tomahawk to Nebraska tribe
    (details)

  • Neolithic snake staff found in Finnish wetland site
    (details)


Sonntag, 22.8.2021, 16:48
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • January 3, 2021: Analysis of tree rings provides fresh evidence of climatic fluctuation
    (details)

  • May 2, 2021: Disruptions in Ancestral Puebloan societies attributed to the intersection of climate challenges with social tensions
    (details)

  • May 16, 2021: As climate change accelerates rock damage, world’s oldest cave art is disappearing
    (details)

  • July 25, 2021: Interdisciplinary team focuses on the archaeological history of climate changes
    (details)


Montag, 7.6.2021, 16:01
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Scotland’s Galloway Hoard unveils new mysteries of the Viking Age
    (details)

  • National Guard mobilized to protect Teotihuacan from illegal building
    (details)

  • Piecing together countless fragments of the past, then and now
    (details)

  • Roman graves in England held decapitated victims of harsh legal code
    (details)


Montag, 12.7.2021, 15:26
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Burials from Gabonese cave show unique pattern of tooth removal
    (details)

  • Paleolithic carved bone from Germany shows Neanderthal use of symbols
    (details)

  • Mississippi dig shows how victorious Chickasaws put Spanish loot to use
    (details)

  • New expedition seeks Shackleton’s sunken Antarctic expedition ship
    (details)


Montag, 28.6.2021, 14:54
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Researchers identify remains of oldest known victim of shark attack
    (details)

  • DNA evidence reveals ancient Maya peoples tended to wild plant oases within city walls
    (details)

  • Pre-Neolithic grains may have fueled the elaborate constructions at Göbekli Tepe
    (details)


Montag, 14.6.2021, 16:00
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Rare early coins found in Polish field
    (details)

  • New evidence shows prehistoric Amazonians protected the rainforest
    (details)

  • Native American tribe buys back ancestral home in Maine
    (details)

  • COVID-19 gives cover to increased looting of Italy’s antiquities
    (details)


Montag, 21.6.2021, 16:24
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • German henge found to be both a residential space and ritual space for human sacrifices
    (details)

  • Researchers use Google Earth to identify large geoglyph in India
    (details)

  • Florida island shows evidence of a long-lost native settlement
    (details)

  • Sudanese pyramids face degradation as sand invades
    (details)


Montag, 20.9.2021, 16:56
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Bronze Age coffin unearthed on UK golf course yields new secrets during conservation
    (details)
    (details)

  • Handprints and footprints preserved in Tibetan mud may be oldest known art
    (details)
    (details)

  • Bone tools from Moroccan cave show how Pleistocene people made clothing
    (details)

  • Texas academics catalog African American graves at risk in American South
    (details)


Montag, 24.5.2021, 16:43
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • New machine learning method increases the efficiency and accuracy of sorting ancient pot sherds
    (details)

  • Fossil data demonstrate the devastating impact of European colonization on Guadeloupe’s reptile population
    (details)

  • Roman soldier under Vesuvius ash was possibly a rescuer
    (details)

  • Genetic material left behind in caves unlocks new discoveries about Europe’s Neanderthal populations
    (details)


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Montag, 24.5.2021, 16:43
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • New machine learning method increases the efficiency and accuracy of sorting ancient pot sherds
    (details)

  • Fossil data demonstrate the devastating impact of European colonization on Guadeloupe’s reptile population
    (details)

  • Roman soldier under Vesuvius ash was possibly a rescuer
    (details)

  • Genetic material left behind in caves unlocks new discoveries about Europe’s Neanderthal populations
    (details)


Montag, 14.6.2021, 16:00
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Rare early coins found in Polish field
    (details)

  • New evidence shows prehistoric Amazonians protected the rainforest
    (details)

  • Native American tribe buys back ancestral home in Maine
    (details)

  • COVID-19 gives cover to increased looting of Italy’s antiquities
    (details)


Montag, 20.9.2021, 16:56
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Bronze Age coffin unearthed on UK golf course yields new secrets during conservation
    (details)
    (details)

  • Handprints and footprints preserved in Tibetan mud may be oldest known art
    (details)
    (details)

  • Bone tools from Moroccan cave show how Pleistocene people made clothing
    (details)

  • Texas academics catalog African American graves at risk in American South
    (details)


Sonntag, 22.8.2021, 16:48
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • January 3, 2021: Analysis of tree rings provides fresh evidence of climatic fluctuation
    (details)

  • May 2, 2021: Disruptions in Ancestral Puebloan societies attributed to the intersection of climate challenges with social tensions
    (details)

  • May 16, 2021: As climate change accelerates rock damage, world’s oldest cave art is disappearing
    (details)

  • July 25, 2021: Interdisciplinary team focuses on the archaeological history of climate changes
    (details)


Montag, 2.8.2021, 16:48
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • New finds in sunken Egyptian port of Heracleion
    (details)

  • Japanese lake sediments show that origins of agriculture depended on a stable climate
    (details)

  • Indigenous roots and modern technology combine in search for missing residential school children
    (details)

  • Fats, proteins, microbes: new techniques help identify the details of ancient cuisines
    (details)


Montag, 12.7.2021, 15:26
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Burials from Gabonese cave show unique pattern of tooth removal
    (details)

  • Paleolithic carved bone from Germany shows Neanderthal use of symbols
    (details)

  • Mississippi dig shows how victorious Chickasaws put Spanish loot to use
    (details)

  • New expedition seeks Shackleton’s sunken Antarctic expedition ship
    (details)


Montag, 5.7.2021, 15:41
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Dendrochronology puts a date on a Bronze Age wooden pool in Italy
    (details)

  • Human waste traces show how Maya population varied due to climate swings
    (details)

  • Harvard University returns historic pipe tomahawk to Nebraska tribe
    (details)

  • Neolithic snake staff found in Finnish wetland site
    (details)


Montag, 30.8.2021, 16:48
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Michigan farm field produces first Clovis site in the state
    (details)

  • Remains of early farmers in arid desert of Chile show a history of violence
    (details)

  • Mexican pictographs are first record of pre-Conquest earthquakes
    (details)

  • Herculaneum bone studies shows men and women ate different diets
    (details)


Montag, 31.5.2021, 15:40
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • History of Black Pharaohs unearthed in northern Sudan
    (details)

  • Evidence of tools used for creating ancient tattoos found in Tennessee
    (details)

  • Ongoing excavations around Tulsa search for victims of Greenwood riots
    (details)

  • Ancient food scraps add evidence to the evolution of Kosher dietary practices
    (details)


Montag, 28.6.2021, 14:54
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Researchers identify remains of oldest known victim of shark attack
    (details)

  • DNA evidence reveals ancient Maya peoples tended to wild plant oases within city walls
    (details)

  • Pre-Neolithic grains may have fueled the elaborate constructions at Göbekli Tepe
    (details)


Montag, 13.9.2021, 15:43
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Acropolis renovations draw criticism for covering centuries of history
    (details)

  • Further evidence of human sacrifice in construction of Korea’s Moon Castle
    (details)

  • Unique artifacts uncovered in China highlight the creativity of ancient peoples
    (details)

  • New research explores interactions of ancient Pueblo with turkeys
    (details)


Montag, 21.6.2021, 16:24
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • German henge found to be both a residential space and ritual space for human sacrifices
    (details)

  • Researchers use Google Earth to identify large geoglyph in India
    (details)

  • Florida island shows evidence of a long-lost native settlement
    (details)

  • Sudanese pyramids face degradation as sand invades
    (details)


Montag, 6.9.2021, 19:37
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Analysis of bone tools from Italy resets timeline of Neanderthal development
    (details)

  • First DNA evidence of ancient Toalean people recovered in Indonesia
    (details)

  • Louisiana earthworks created by rare group efforts from hunter-gatherers
    (details)

  • Artifacts reveal the softer side of Viking culture
    (details)


Montag, 9.8.2021, 19:19
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Inscribed stone tablets show ancient Babylonians understood geometry
    (details)

  • Pristine artifacts from 4th century BC found off coast of Egypt
    (details)

  • Maya potters developed sophisticated techniques for creating glazes
    (details)

  • Study confirms pigments Neanderthals used to decorate Spanish cave
    (details)


Montag, 7.6.2021, 16:01
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Scotland’s Galloway Hoard unveils new mysteries of the Viking Age
    (details)

  • National Guard mobilized to protect Teotihuacan from illegal building
    (details)

  • Piecing together countless fragments of the past, then and now
    (details)

  • Roman graves in England held decapitated victims of harsh legal code
    (details)


Montag, 26.7.2021, 21:22
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Researchers discover ancient cuneiform inscription and image of Babylon’s last king
    (details)

  • Clues from the final meal of a 2,400-year-old bog body found in Denmark
    (details)

  • Remnants of an ancient Roman road found submerged in Venice lagoon
    (details)

  • Interdisciplinary team focuses on the archaeological history of climate changes
    (details)


Montag, 19.7.2021, 16:24
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • Lakota shirt returned after a century in German museums
    (details)

  • Tomb of Hellenistic poet-astronomer uncovered in southern Turkey
    (details)

  • New Easter Island research finds population increase, not collapse
    (details)

  • Ancient Greek feasting grounds found on island of Cyprus
    (details)


Montag, 16.8.2021, 15:28
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:

  • New site in southern India adds insight on development of first urban cultures
    (details)

  • Roman artifact from Leicester suggests lions were brought to Britain
    (details)

  • Melting ice in Mongolia reveals new artifacts, and threats to conservation
    (details)

  • Peruvian villagers rally to repair rope bridges dating back to the Incas
    (details)