According to China’s Great Wall Society, villagers who live near the wall routinely steal bricks from it to use as building materials or to sell. The group released a survey in 2014 that warned that many towers were also increasingly shaky.
The United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO) has issued a management plan to guide preservation and sustainable development initiatives in the Zona Colonial district of the Dominican Republic’s historic capital city of Santo Domingo.
An attraction both natural and cultural in Jamaica has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a first for the country.
Jamaica’s Blue and John Crow Mountains were designated World Heritage Sites by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
The World Heritage Committee had their annual session this week, and placed 27 new sites on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Dar es Salaam office in collaboration with Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA) has organized a four-day workshop at Karatu, Arusha region on the development of sustainable tourism.
Muscat Ministry of Tourism has bagged the UNESCO award for the creation of the ‘Muscat Geoheritage Auto Guide.’ The project has won the award for its imaginative concept. The Ministry of Tourism has expanded its initiative of spreading awareness about tourism and the Sultanate’s natural wealth among people of other countries.