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Bundesamt für Naturschutz

50 years of the WH Convention - The way forward for Natural World Heritage

International Academy for Nature Conservation
International cooperation
Protected areas
Date, time
24.10.2022 (Mon) 16:00 
28.10.2022 (Fri) 08:00 
International Academy for Nature Conservation Isle of Vilm
Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) and IUCN
Barbara Engels (BfN)
Target group
only invitation

In November 2022 the UNESCO World Heritage Convention will celebrate its 50th anniversary.
Experts from all global regions will discuss during this international workshop the following topics:

  • Identification of natural sites that are needed to "complete" the WH list based on existing thematic and regional gap analysis and studies
  • Identification of ways how to get there
  • Development of a strategic approach and methodology
  • Exploration of technical solutions to make the application of thematic and regional studies easily applicable and accessible.

Contact at BfN

Barbara Engels
Head of Directorate I 2 Society, Economy and International Nature Conservation
+49 228 8491-1710
Konstantinstr. 110, 53179
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