World Heritage Committee

Great Barrier Reef left off UNESCO's 'in danger list'

Great Barrier Reef left off UNESCO's 'in danger list'

Australia`s management of the Great Barrier Reef has come under sustained criticism amid the biggest ever coral die-off as a result of the strongest El Nino in 20 years, a weather event that scientists believe is exacerbated by climate change.

Jul 06, 2017, 10:16 AM IST
Ah, it's a World Heritage site! Check out which Indian places made it to the list

Ah, it's a World Heritage site! Check out which Indian places made it to the list

The World Heritage Committee on Sunday evening agreed to put 12 new sites on the World Heritage List before ending its 40th session in Turkey's Istanbul city.

Jul 18, 2016, 10:10 AM IST
'Delhi still could be in UNESCO heritage tag race next year'

'Delhi still could be in UNESCO heritage tag race next year'

Delhi is not vying for being named the UNESCO World Heritage City this year but conservators feel "all is not lost" for the historic city and it maybe in the global reckoning next year as the AAP government is pushing for the coveted status.

Jul 05, 2015, 13:23 PM IST

Great Barrier Reef kept off UNESCO ''danger'' list for now

A heritage committee of the UNESCO cultural agency stopped short of placing Australia`s Great Barrier Reef on an "in danger" list, but the ruling on Friday raised long-term concerns about its future.

May 30, 2015, 05:21 AM IST

Mount Fuji listed as World Heritage site by UNESCO

The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO has included Mount Fuji on the UN agency`s prestigious World Heritage list.

Jun 23, 2013, 18:12 PM IST