• 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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Cours sur l’élaboration des dossiers d’inscription au Botswana

November 20, 2014


Un atelier est en cours au Botswana jusqu’au 28 novembre au Delta de Okavanga en collaboration avec le Musée National. Treize participants travaillent sur les dossiers d’inscription : Paysage Culturel de Mulanje (Malawi), Zoma du Isandra (Madagascar), Asmara (Érythrée), Paysage culturel de Borotse (Zambie), Tongo Tengzuk (Ghana) et Parc National Chobé (Botswana). Le Delta de […]

Nomination Training course in Botswana

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A nomination training courses is underway in Botswana until 28 November at the Okavanga Delta in collaboration with the National Museum. Thirteen participants are working on the following nomination dossiers: Mulanje Cultural landscape ( Malawi), Zoma of the Isandra (Madagascar), Asmara (Eritrea), Borotse Cultural landscape (Zambia), Tongo Tengzuk (Ghana) and Chobe National Park (Botswana). The […]

La cérémonie d’ouverture du ‘Expériences du patrimoine mondial en Afrique’ / Opening ceremony of ‘World Heritage Experiences in Africa’

October 29, 2014

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La cérémonie d’ouverture du séminaire a eu lieu à Marrakech au Maroc le 28 octobre. La cérémonie était présidée par le ministre de la Culture du Maroc, M. Mohamed Amine Sibihi et il a dit dans sa déclaration que le patrimoine pourrait jouer un rôle vital dans l’économie des pays africains Il encourage les frères […]



Le diner des partenaires s’est tenu le 7 octobre 2014 à la résidence d’Afrique du Sud à Paris. Pour plus information veuillez cliquer ici. The partners’ dinner was held on 7 October 2014 in the South African residence in Paris. For more information please click here.  


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la 1ère Réunion du Comité technique spécialisé sur la jeunesse, la culture et le Sport (STC) doit se tenir à Addis-abeba (Éthiopie) du 27 octobre au 1er novembre 2014. La STC de la jeunesse, de la Culture et des Sports se réunit une fois tous les deux (2) ans. Entre autres objectifs les experts et […]

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