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A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.

Recommended Listening
The future of heritage – Has the high value of a World Heritage listing compromised the original idealistic goals of UNESCO?

Headlines
Reforming UNESCO’s World Heritage – Mats Djurberg and Tora Aasland@matsdjurberg @tora_aasland
‘World Heritage’ site selection is Eurocentric – and that shapes which historic places get love and money – The Conversation

Wikipedia
World Heritage site

2020

44th Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee

Previously

43rd Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee

Disappearing World Heritage Glaciers as a Keystone of Nature Conservation in a Changing Climate

Planeta.com

World Heritage Links

Outstanding Universal Value

Parks

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Heritage

International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)

World Heritage Day

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