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April 2019

Celebrating World Heritage Day: Tebaida Leonesa

Each year on April 18, we celebrate World Heritage Day to bring global attention to the conservation needs of treasured sites and celebrate the diversity of our shared, global heritage. This year’s theme is rural heritage, raising awareness about the relevance of rural landscapes and the... Read more
Country: 
Spain
Date: 
March 2019

A Joyous Occassion at Beta Golgotha & Mika'el

Since 2007, WMF and ARCCH have partnered to address the conservation of the rock-hewn churches in Lalibela, Ethiopia, engaging in the management and presentation of the site and training local personnel in sustainable conservation practices for its long-term maintenance. ... Read more
Country: 
Ethiopia
Date: 
September 2018

Venturing into the Mellah’s Past

Yousef El Miadi and Laura Brandt met while pursuing their master’s in World Heritage Studies at Brandenburg University of Technology in Cottbus, Germany. A joint project led Yousef and Laura to nominate the Jewish Quarter of Essaouira, Morocco, to the 2018 World Monuments Watch. Now, they... Read more
Country: 
Morocco
Date: 
February 2018

20 Places That Changed the World

Included among the 25 sites on the 2018 World Monuments Watch are the Alabama Civil Rights Sites, a consortium of 20 homes, churches, and community spaces in Alabama that were at the epicenter of the African-American Civil Rights movement. Today, many are privately owned,... Read more
Country: 
United States

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