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43rd Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee #43whc

Poster: #43WHC

Azerbaijan hosts the 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee from June 30 to July 10, 2019, in Baku. Hashtag: #43whc

The event is notable for its adoption of new world heritage sites as well as the potential for delisting sites that are not fulfilling their commitments.

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Planeta Challenge
Be kind and generous to others. Curated coverage from Planeta.com is only as good as what others post that we can like, embed, fave and retweet about. If you are attending the conference, bonus points if you can take and share photos and videos of information tables, side-events and corridor chats.

Questions for the organizers and participants

Technical questions

  • Does the public have access to what’s on the screen? Slides, edited word document, announcements?
  • Will press conferences be streamed online and if so, will they accept questions from remote participants?
  • Do videos have transcripts or captions?
  • Can we access or create transcripts?
  • Are there shared Google docs?
  • Is there a Twitter list of registered participants, sponsors or superfans?

Questions for the participants

  • How does this meeting compare to similar events?
  • Are you touring or exploring the host country during your visit?

Questions for UNESCO

Questions for the IUCN

  • Is there overlap in these discussions and travel and tourism in protected areas? Are members of TAPAS contributing to or following the meeting?



Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries


Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

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During the World Heritage Committee session, the Committee reviews the state of conservation of World Heritage sites, inscribes new sites on the World Heritage List, and attends to other matters involved in the implementation of the World Heritage Convention.

Reforming UNESCO’s World Heritage – Mats Djurberg and Tora Aasland




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