Response from the World Heritage Centre

Monday, June 11, 2012

After receiving over 200 letters from concerned citizens regarding the threat that the global dam building boom poses to World Heritage sites, the Director of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre issued a public response. The response addresses a number of  key concerns and highlights recent developments to improve access to information, including a live webcast of the upcoming 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (available soon) and the publication of all state of conservation reports and draft decisions ahead of the 36th session.