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Toward greater understanding and use of The World Heritage Convention

E. A. Alder

Toward greater understanding and use of The World Heritage Convention

proceedings from a Canadian seminar on the World Heritage Convention, November 5-6, 1992

by E. A. Alder

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Published by University of Waterloo, Heritage Resources Centre in Waterloo, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Congresses,
  • Conservation of natural resources,
  • Protection,
  • Cultural property,
  • World Heritage Convention

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe World Heritage Convention.
    Statementedited by J.G. Nelson and E.A. Alder
    SeriesWorking paper -- #22, Working paper (Heritage Resources Centre) -- 22.
    ContributionsHeritage Resources Centre
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 116 p. :
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26572997M
    ISBN 100921245688

    You should now have a clear understanding of the history of the World Heritage Convention and the World Heritage List, and the selection criteria that are used to justify the inclusion of items on the list. You have also begun to take a critical approach to the concept of World Heritage by undertaking a close critical reading of the Venice. relates to the World Heritage Convention’s ability to pull states towards meaningful compliance with obligations connected to protecting, conserving, presenting, and transferring to future generations the world’s natural (and cultural) heritage. After a general introduction to the World Heritage Convention.

    World Heritage Convention is consistent with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and that indigenous peoples can effectively participate in the World Heritage Convention’s decision-making processes.” The members of the Expert Mechanism highlighted both the importance of the. A World Heritage Site designation is the only global marker of Outstanding Universal Value. People the world over increasingly use this stamp of approval when planning travel. Sites with robust tourism planning, implementation and management enjoy the economic and quality of life benefits of World Heritage List inscription.

    It shows how World Heritage expanded from cultural to natural and other sites, as well as embracing landscapes, and intangible and industrial heritages. It provides case studies of New Lanark as industrial heritage, Bath and Edinburgh as World Heritage Cities, and the Tarragona archaeological and historical ensemble as a driver of economic. The World Heritage Convention aims to promote cooperation among nations to protect heritage around the world that is of such outstanding universal value that its conservation is important for current and future generations. The World Heritage Convention was adopted by the UNESCO General Conference in Currently, countries (known as.


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The UNESCO World Heritage Convention has become one of the most successful UN instruments for promoting cultural diplomacy and dialogue on conservation of cultural and natural heritage. This book provides an overview of the convention through an Cited by: 1. Towards World Heritage is an invaluable volume for scholars and practitioners alike.' Max Page, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA 'Overall, this book is an interesting volume, which sheds light on the neglected study of the initial phase of international preservation efforts of world heritage and the related politics on the local and Format: Hardcover.

The remarkable success of the UNESCO Convention Concerning the Protection of World Cultural and Natural Heritage is borne out by the fact that nearly 1, properties have now been designated as possessing Outstanding Universal Value and recognition given to Cited by: the very principle on which the World Heritage Convention is based.

So how do we merge our convic- manual outlines a process to guide site managers toward this end. The first in a series of “how to” World Heritage manuals, it is dedicated to the men and women who give This book aims at building a better understanding ofFile Size: KB. The World Heritage Resource Manual Series.

Since the World Heritage Convention was adopted inthe World Heritage List has continually evolved and is growing steadily. With this growth, a critical need has emerged for guidance for States Parties on the implementation of the Convention. Various expert meetings and results of the periodic.

The most significant feature of the World Heritage Convention is that it links together in a single document the concepts of nature conservation and the preservation of cultural properties. The Convention recognizes the way in which people interact with nature, and the fundamental need to preserve the balance between the two.

The Map is now available. This large format full-colour map features World Heritage sites and brief explanations of the World Heritage Convention and the World Heritage conservation programmes. It is available in English, French and Spanish, as well as superb photos of World Heritage sites with explanatory captions.

The World Heritage Convention, twenty years later. This study, undertaken on 10 June and revised on 4 December on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, has been graciously delivered to UNESCO by its. in selected properties nominated for inclusion to the World Heritage List.

Key words: authenticity, integrity, World Heritage List, heritage values Universality vs. Diversity The World Heritage List is based on the definition of the outstanding universal value (OUV). In defining cultural heritage, the World Heritage Convention notes thatCited by: The UNESCO World Heritage Convention has become one of the most successful UN instruments for promoting cultural diplomacy and dialogue on conservation of cultural and natural heritage.

This book provides an overview of the convention through an interdisciplinary approach to by: 1. For the purpose of this Convention, international protection of the world cultural and natural heritage shall be understood to mean the establishment of a system of international co-operation and assistance designed to support States Parties to the Convention in their efforts to conserve and identify that heritage.

crucial role of culture as an enabler for sustainable development and mutual understanding. The implementation of the Convention will be a key contributor to the implementation of this vision. UNESCO’s Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage is a key constituent in this advocacy Size: KB.

Towards World Heritage is an invaluable volume for scholars and practitioners alike.' Max Page, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA 'Overall, this book is an interesting volume, which sheds light on the neglected study of the initial phase of international preservation efforts of world heritage and the related politics on the local and Format: Paperback.

2 Operational Guidelines for the Implementation of the World Heritage Convention 5. To ensure, as far as possible, the proper identification, protection, conservation and presentation of the world's heritage, the Member States of UNESCO adopted the World Heritage Convention in The.

The IUCN World Heritage Programme also initiates innovative ways to enhance the role of the World Heritage Convention in protecting the planet’s biodiversity and natural heritage and positioning the worlds’ most iconic places as exemplars of nature-based solutions to global challenges.

The Convention for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage, in short, the World Heritage Convention, aims to protect unique monuments such as the Cologne Cathedral, groups of buildings like the Historic Centre of Florence, and sites such as Palmyra in Syria – so-called cultural heritage.

The World Heritage Convention defines the kind of natural or cultural sites which can be considered for inscription on the World Heritage List. The States Parties are encouraged to integrate the protection of the cultural and natural heritage into regional planning programmes, set up staff and services at their sites, undertake scientific and.

(iii) ‘‘Convention’’, as well as ‘‘World Heritage Convention’’, means the Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage, adopted by the General Conference of United Nations Education,File Size: KB.

The Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (the World Heritage Convention) is a successful global instrument for the protection of cultural and natural heritage.

Background. The World Heritage Convention was adopted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) General Conference at its 17th session. The World Heritage Committee meets once a year, and consists of representatives from 21 of the States Parties to the Convention elected by their General Assembly for terms up to six years.

The Committee is responsible for the implementation of the World Heritage Convention, defines the use of the World Heritage Fund and allocates financial.

A World Heritage Site is a landmark or area, selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization for having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, which is legally protected by international treaties. The sites are judged to be important for the collective and preservative interests of humanity.

To be selected, a World Heritage Site must be an already Condition: 20 ratifications.THE INDIGENOUS WORLD Compilation and editing: David Nathaniel Berger Regional editors: Arctic and North America: Kathrin Wessendorf Mexico, Central and South America: Alejandro Parellada Australia and the Pacific: Diana Vinding Asia: Signe Leth The Middle East: Diana Vinding Africa: Marianne Wiben Jensen and Patrick Kulesza International Processes: Lola García-Alix and Kathrin .THE WORLD HERITAGE CONVENTION: AN OVERVIEW The World Heritage Convention, whose full title is "The Conve*,tion Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage," was adopted by UNESCO in The Convention today has countries that are party to it.