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Unesco launches fundraising platform for World Heritage projects
POSTED 11 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Unesco’s World Heritage Centre (WHC) has launched a new platform aiming to help donors find heritage projects in need of funding.

Called the Marketplace for World Heritage, the service allows would be donors to explore in depth what kind of funding heritage projects need and what impact their donation would have on these projects.

The Marketplace features a variety of projects, from funding development of an official Unesco World Heritage app to safeguarding the Temple of Bel in Palmyra, Syria. The platform will also show success stories with the aim of increasing visibility of heritage work being carried out worldwide. Proposals, which are currently listed between US$60,000 (€52,600, £46,500) and US$750,000 (€658,000, £581,000), will be submitted by WHC and Unesco’s regional offices.

On the website a detailed breakdown is given for each proposal in terms of context, objectives, budget, outcomes, beneficiaries, relevance and project timeline. If a donor chooses to fund a project, a community and visibility plan will developed in consultation with them.

“The World Heritage Centre takes this opportunity to call for strengthened support, not only from states parties, but also from the private sector, civil society, charitable organisations and all those interested in joining the community of World Heritage partners and contributing to the implementation of the World Heritage Convention,” said a Unesco statement.

“Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Its protection must be a collective effort, so that future generations enjoy the same irreplaceable places as we did. So joins us for to preserve the world’s heritage.”
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Unesco launches fundraising platform for World Heritage projects
POSTED 11 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Unesco’s World Heritage Centre (WHC) has launched a new platform aiming to help donors find heritage projects in need of funding.

Called the Marketplace for World Heritage, the service allows would be donors to explore in depth what kind of funding heritage projects need and what impact their donation would have on these projects.

The Marketplace features a variety of projects, from funding development of an official Unesco World Heritage app to safeguarding the Temple of Bel in Palmyra, Syria. The platform will also show success stories with the aim of increasing visibility of heritage work being carried out worldwide. Proposals, which are currently listed between US$60,000 (€52,600, £46,500) and US$750,000 (€658,000, £581,000), will be submitted by WHC and Unesco’s regional offices.

On the website a detailed breakdown is given for each proposal in terms of context, objectives, budget, outcomes, beneficiaries, relevance and project timeline. If a donor chooses to fund a project, a community and visibility plan will developed in consultation with them.

“The World Heritage Centre takes this opportunity to call for strengthened support, not only from states parties, but also from the private sector, civil society, charitable organisations and all those interested in joining the community of World Heritage partners and contributing to the implementation of the World Heritage Convention,” said a Unesco statement.

“Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Its protection must be a collective effort, so that future generations enjoy the same irreplaceable places as we did. So joins us for to preserve the world’s heritage.”
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Palestine’s Hebron old city, the UK’s Lake District and the male-only sacred Japanese island of Okinoshima are among 23 new additions to Unesco’s World Heritage list, following the organisation’s 41st annual session of the World Heritage Committee.
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Unesco launches fundraising platform for World Heritage projects
POSTED 11 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Unesco’s World Heritage Centre (WHC) has launched a new platform aiming to help donors find heritage projects in need of funding.

Called the Marketplace for World Heritage, the service allows would be donors to explore in depth what kind of funding heritage projects need and what impact their donation would have on these projects.

The Marketplace features a variety of projects, from funding development of an official Unesco World Heritage app to safeguarding the Temple of Bel in Palmyra, Syria. The platform will also show success stories with the aim of increasing visibility of heritage work being carried out worldwide. Proposals, which are currently listed between US$60,000 (€52,600, £46,500) and US$750,000 (€658,000, £581,000), will be submitted by WHC and Unesco’s regional offices.

On the website a detailed breakdown is given for each proposal in terms of context, objectives, budget, outcomes, beneficiaries, relevance and project timeline. If a donor chooses to fund a project, a community and visibility plan will developed in consultation with them.

“The World Heritage Centre takes this opportunity to call for strengthened support, not only from states parties, but also from the private sector, civil society, charitable organisations and all those interested in joining the community of World Heritage partners and contributing to the implementation of the World Heritage Convention,” said a Unesco statement.

“Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Its protection must be a collective effort, so that future generations enjoy the same irreplaceable places as we did. So joins us for to preserve the world’s heritage.”
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Unesco makes 23 new additions to World Heritage list


Palestine’s Hebron old city, the UK’s Lake District and the male-only sacred Japanese island of Okinoshima are among 23 new additions to Unesco’s World Heritage list, following the organisation’s 41st annual session of the World Heritage Committee.
Vienna designated World Heritage in Danger as other major heritage sites avoid Unesco listing


Vienna has been added to Unesco’s list of World Heritage in Danger, while notable sites including Machu Picchu and the Great Barrier Reef have narrowly missed out joining the Austrian capital on the list of sites in need of protection.
Coral reefs at risk of extinction unless global warming effects are curtailed, warns Unesco


Unesco’s World Heritage Centre has said that its listed reefs are likely to disappear by the end of the century unless global CO2 output can be reduced drastically.
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The Peruvian government has introduced a permit system for Machu Picchu in an attempt to better control footfall at the Unesco World Heritage site.
 


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