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Convention for the Protection of World Cultural and National Heritage

Category: Legislation
Binomial Name: UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation)
Date: 1972
Sub Category:Legislation
Subject Matter:Environmental Heritage
Summary Information:

The World Heritage Convention defines the kind of natural or cultural sites which can be considered for protection under the World Heritage List. The Convention sets out the duties of States Parties, explains how the World Heritage Fund is to be used, and sets out reporting obligations for States Parties regarding conservation of their World Heritage Properties.

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