Merk: Unesco

Sorteer: Datum | Titel | Uitsigte | | Willekeurig Sorteer oplopend
Beskou:

We don’t need Unesco listing, says new Liverpool heritage chief

6 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

Liverpool’s new heritage chief has insisted the city does “not need” Unesco world heritage status – but said he was still considering a fresh effort to reclaim its once-cherished title. Alan Smith, Liverpool’s head of...

Spanish village seeks Unesco world heritage status for outdoor chats

27 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

It’s a nightly summer ritual across much of Spain: as the sweltering heat of the day eases off, chairs are hauled out to the street for an al fresco chat. Now an enterprising village in southern Spain is seeking to ha...

‘No parallels’: 2,300-year-old solar observatory awarded Unesco world heritage status

44 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

The oldest solar observatory in the Americas has been awarded Unesco world heritage status and dubbed “a masterpiece of human creative genius”. The 2,300-year-old archaeological ruin Chankillo which lies in a desert v...

Unesco urged not to give heritage status to Thai park amid claims of Indigenous abuses

42 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

UN human rights experts have urged Unesco not to grant World Heritage Site status to a national park in Thailand, where they said Indigenous people are being arrested and evicted from their traditional lands. The UN e...

Liverpool has been vandalising its waterfront for a decade – it’s shocking Unesco didn’t act sooner

37 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

“A certificate on the wall” is how Liverpool’s former mayor Joe Anderson used to describe the city’s Unesco world heritage status. The unbridled contempt he showed for his own city’s architectural heritage has now com...

Unesco strips Liverpool of its world heritage status

39 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

Liverpool has been stripped of its coveted world heritage status after Unesco blamed years of development for an “irreversible loss” to the historic value of its Victorian docks. The UN’s heritage body concluded at a ...

Unesco strips Liverpool waterfront of its world heritage status

44 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

Liverpool has been stripped of its coveted world heritage status after Unesco blamed years of development for an “irreversible loss” to the historic value of its Victorian docks. The UN’s heritage body concluded at a ...

Chinese Unesco official defends plan to list Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’

34 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

The Chinese host of a United Nations world heritage committee has defended a proposal to label the Great Barrier Reef as “in danger”, and rejected Australian government suspicion that China influenced the finding for ...

Italy bans cruise ships from Venice lagoon after Unesco threat

25 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

Italy has banned cruise ships from the Venice lagoon in what appears to be a definitive move welcomed by anti-cruise ship campaigners. “We finally seem to have got there,” said Tommaso Cacciari, the leader of No Grand...

Unesco says ‘in danger’ listing would be ‘call to action’ on Great Barrier Reef

23 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

Unesco officials have rejected concerns raised by Australia and ambassadors from 11 other countries that processes were not followed ahead of a key meeting next month that could see the Great Barrier Reef placed on a ...

Liverpool deserves better than the humiliation of losing of its Unesco status

37 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

Britain could next month become only the second country in the world to have a monument stripped of world heritage status by Unesco. That monument is Liverpool’s magnificent waterfront. En, as if to brush off this sh...

Great Barrier Reef should be listed as ‘in danger’, Unesco recommends

42 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

The Great Barrier Reef should be placed on to a list of world heritage sites that are “in danger”, according to a recommendation from UN officials that urges Australia to take “accelerated action at all possible level...