World Heritage Fund

Fonds du patrimoine mondial
Fondo del Patrimonio Mundial

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History

Nov 1976, Nairobi (Kenya), as a Fund for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage of Outstanding Universal Value -- Fonds pour la protection du patrimoine mondial culturel et naturel de valeur universelle exceptionnelle -- Fondo para la Protección del Patrimonio Cultural y Natural Mundial de Valor Universal Excepcional, within the framework of World Heritage Committee, under Articles 15-18 of the Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (World Heritage Convention). Constitutes a trust fund in conformity with the provisions of Financial Regulation of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The World Heritage Centre (WHC) is responsible for the administration of the Fund.

Aims

Help States, upon their request, to safeguard the World Heritage properties situated on their territory; as a mechanism for international solidarity, translate responsibility of the world's community for the world's heritage into action.

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Activities

Assistance provided by the Fund through the Committee can take 5 forms: preparatory assistance; technical cooperation; training assistance; emergency assistance; assistance for educational, information and promotional activities.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 0 countries
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UIA Org ID

F9830

Last News Received

20061127p
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