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National Heritage Debate

World Heritage UK took part in Heritage Alliance‘s Heritage Debate 2022 on 24th November, where over 200 heritage professionals discussed…

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National Heritage Debate

50th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention

Thursday 16th November 1972 – Wednesday 16th November 2022 The Convention concerning the Protection of World Cultural and Natural Heritage…

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50th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention

European World Heritage Associations meeting

Switzerland recently hosted the 2022 meeting of the European WH Associations, along with a number of UNESCO National Commissions. Over…

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European World Heritage Associations meeting

Features

World Heritage Lost

There have been three recent articles in professional journals reflecting on the recent loss of Liverpool’s World Heritage Site status.…

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World Heritage Lost

World Heritage UK’s COP 26 statement

World Heritage UK (WHUK) calls upon the UK Government and all the leaders of signatory State Parties to the World…

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World Heritage UK’s COP 26 statement

Visitor Centres in a Changing World webinar

A report by webinar chair and WH:UK Trustee, Jane Gibson, Durham World Heritage Site Coordinator On 18th February, World Heritage…

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Visitor Centres in a Changing World webinar

In memory of Mark Suggitt

The Board of Trustees of World Heritage UK were shocked and saddened to hear of the untimely death of Mark…

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In memory of Mark Suggitt

Opportunities

World Heritage UK – call for new Trustees

World Heritage UK (WHUK) is seeking new Trustees. The Trustees of WHUK are by necessity, closely involved in both planning…

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World Heritage UK – call for new Trustees

Building New Audiences for WHSs

Are you interested in attracting new and more diverse audiences to your archaeology or heritage project/organisation? Have you ever had…

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Building New Audiences for WHSs

Stonehenge WHS job opportunity

Wiltshire Council Archaeology Service Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site Partnership Officer (full time, temporary 18 month) £25,419 – £27,514…

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Stonehenge WHS job opportunity