World Heritage - A few figures

Sabratha Flickr gordontour(October 2016)

UNESCO World Heritage Convention

Year of adoption of the World Heritage Convention : 1972
Properties on the World Heritage List : 1052
Cultural properties on the List : 814
Natural properties on the List : 203
Mixed properties on the List : 35
Properties on the Liste of World Heritage in Danger : 55
States Parties to the Convention : 192
States Parties on the World Heritage Committee : 21
Last revision of the Operational Guidelines for the Implementation of the World Heritage Convention : 2015
World Heritage Fund : 3 millions $US/year


Year of creation : 1965
Individual members : 9500 (in 151 countries)
Institutional members : 300
National committees : 106
International Scientific Committees : 28


Monitoring missions: 15
Advisory missions: 17
Evaluation of nominated properties : 45
State of conservation reports (SOC) : 81


Photo : Archaeological site of Sabratha, Libya © Gordontour / Flickr

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