Safeguarding World Heritage: UNESCO Asia-Pacific In Graphic Detail #6
World Heritage sites are a vital link to our past, yet in the Asia-Pacific alone, six are registered as in danger, with threats ranging from conflict and climate change to overdevelopment and mismanagement. Marking UNESCO’s 73rd anniversary and the 1972 adoption of the World Heritage Convention on 16 November, UNESCO Bangkok is highlighting safeguarding World Heritage with the sixth in a series of infographics released in recent weeks.
- Tuesday, 23 October: ‘Writing Peace’ manual launch – Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education
- Saturday, 27 October: World Day for Audio Visual Heritage – Memory of the World
- Friday, 2 November: International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists – Safety of Journalists
- Tuesday, 6 November: 19th UNESCO Asia-Pacific Programme of Educational Innovation for Development International Conference – Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)
- Saturday, 10 November: World Science Day for Peace and Development – Shared Groundwater Resources
- Friday, 16 November: UNESCO’s birthday / Adoption of UNESCO World Heritage Convention – Safeguarding World Heritage
These infographics convey core concepts of UNESCO’s work in areas that profoundly affect the lives of people throughout the region.
We encourage everyone to share widely and utilise these resources in their own projects and campaigns.