• Al Qal’a of Beni Hammad


    The Qal’a of Beni Hammad is a remarkable archaeological site located 36 km to the north-east of the town of M’Sila. This ensemble of preserved ruins, at 1,000 m altitude, is located in a mountainous setting of striking beauty on the southern flank of Djebel Maâdid. The Qal’a of Beni Hammad was founded at the [...]
  • Lake Malawi National Park


    The park, which covers some 94 km2 , is composed of the Cape Maclear peninsula, three other disjunct mainland areas, 12 islands and lake waters that lie within 100 m of the park’s terrestrial components. Total water area is estimated as 7 km2 . Habitat types vary from rocky shorelines to sandy beaches and from wooded hillsides to swamps and [...]
  • Bassari Country


    (Bassari, Fula and Bedik Cultural Landscapes) The cultural landscape of Bassari is located in south-eastern Senegal, close to the Mali and Guinean borders, in a hilly territory, formed by the northern foothills of the Fouta Djallon Massif. Two distinct geographic environments feature the region: the alluvial plain and the peneplain to the north and the [...]
  • Kasubi Tombs


    The Kasubi site bears eloquent witness to the living cultural traditions of the Baganda. The spatial organization of the Tombs represents the best extant example of a Baganda palace/architectural ensemble. Built in the finest traditions of Ganda architecture and palace design, it reflects technical achievements developed over many centuries. The built and natural elements of [...]
  • The Island of Meroe


    The Island of Meroe is the heartland of the Kingdom of Kush, a major power in the ancient world from the 8th century BCE to the 4th century CE. Meroe became the principal residence of the rulers, and from the 3rd century BCE onwards it was the site of most royal burials. The property consists [...]

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“Expériences sur le patrimoine mondial et le développement de l’Afrique”

October 24, 2014



Experiences on World heritage and development in Africa

October 23, 2014

The Ministry of Culture of Morocco in collaboration with the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) is preparing a Seminar to be held from the 28th – 30th October 2014 in Marrakech entitled“Experiences on World Heritage and Development in Africa”. The main objective of the seminar is to reflect the experiences of World Heritage in Africa, [...]



ADRESSE PAR IRINA BOKOVA, DIRECTRICE GÉNÉRALE DE L’UNESCO, À L’OCCASION DU DÎNER DES PARTENAIRES DU FONDS DU PATRIMOINE MONDIAL AFRICAIN.

October 9, 2014

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        Paris, 7th October 2014 – Excellency Dr Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the Africa Union Commission Excellency Dolana Msimang, Ambassador of South Africa to France and Permanent Delegate to UNESCO, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for this invitation. I am deeply honoured to speak to this Partners’ Dinner of the African [...]



ADDRESS BY IRINA BOKOVA, DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF UNESCO ON THE OCCASION OF THE PARTNERS’ DINNER OF THE AFRICAN WORLD HERITAGE FUND

October 8, 2014

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        Paris, 7th October 2014 – Excellency Dr Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the Africa Union Commission Excellency Dolana Msimang, Ambassador of South Africa to France and Permanent Delegate to UNESCO, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for this invitation. I am deeply honoured to speak to this Partners’ Dinner of the African [...]



LE FOND DU PATRIMOINE MONDIAL AFRICAIN LANCE LE PROJET DE CHANTIER EN ENTREPREUNARIAT POUR LE PATRIMOINE MONDIAL à MOSI-OA-TUNYA SITE DU PATRIMOINE MONDIAL

October 1, 2014

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        Le Fonds du Patrimoine Mondial africain (FPMA), en partenariat avec le Centre pour le Développement du Patrimoine en Afrique (CHDA), le centre du Patrimoine Mondial d’UNESCO, la Commission de la Conservation du patrimoine national de la Zambie par l’intermédiaire de son ministère de chefs traditionnels , a lancé le chantier en [...]

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