WMF Journal


February 12, 2015

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"Zona de Frontera” is a cultural park and buffer zone surrounding the perimeter of the Chan Chan archeological site in Peru. This area is under a constant threat from urban expansion and illegal occupation. “Zona de Frontera” is a multidisciplinary project that aims to:

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February 4, 2015

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An Update on the Status of Battersea Power Station

Posted by Keith Garner, Director, Battersea Power Station Company
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Photo courtesy of Stuart Tappin

Battersea Power Station was returned to World Monuments Fund's 2014 Watch list ten years after it was first included.

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January 29, 2015

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From January 15 to 17, 2015, World Monuments Fund (WMF), in cooperation with the Yangon Heritage Trust (YHT) and with generous support from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and the Asian Cultural Council, hosted a forum in Yangon titled "Building the Future: The Role of Heritage in the Sustainable Development of Yangon." The event brought together a group of more than 80 attendees, including Mya

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January 22, 2015

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Participants in a hands-on exercise during “First Aid to Cultural Built Heritage in Syria,” ©DGAM

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) reported last month that 290 Syrian cultural heritage sites have been damaged since fighting broke out in the country in 2011.

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January 7, 2015

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Cerro Sechín and the 2014 Watch: An Opportunity for Change

Posted by Dr. Ivan Ghezzi, Instituto de Investigaciones Arqueológicas
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In Andean prehistory, Cerro Sechín represents the link between the Kotosh religious tradition (2500–200 B.C.) and Chavin civilization (800–200 B.C.).

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