Published: Jul 19, 2021
This week, in what Minister of Culture Dario Franceschini called a "historic" move, Italys cabinet of ministers approved a ban on ships weighing more than 25,000 metric tons or longer than 180 meters (590 feet) entering the lagoon basin near Venices St. Marks Square, the narrow Giudecca Canal and the surrounding areas starting Aug. 1.
Published: Jan 15, 2020
Designation of the Kaeng Krachan rainforest straddling Ratchaburi, Phetchaburi and Prachuap Khiri Khan provinces as a Unesco World Heritage Site was discussed on Wednesday (January 15) by a national committee on world heritage protection.
Published: Jul 15, 2019
The chief of Kaeng Krachan National Park has pledged to settle the conflict between ethnic Karen locals and the authorities, which has been blamed for the park’s failure to be listed as a world-heritage site by Unesco this year.
Published: Jul 12, 2019
Experts from many institutes are putting their heads together to come up with an engineering plan that will help the centuries-old Wat Phra Mahathat Woramahawihan win the approval of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) and allow the temple to be inscribed a world heritage site.
Published: Jul 08, 2019
In a meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan, this afternoon, the World Heritage Committee added Italy’s Le Colline del Prosecco di Conegliano e Valdobbiadene site and the 20th Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright to Unesco’s World Heritage List, ending this year’s inscriptions.