Investing in heritage conservation


The Fund for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage of Outstanding Universal Value, called The World Heritage Fund, is a trust fund consisting of: (1) compulsory and voluntary contributions made by States Parties to the World Heritage Convention; (2) contributions, gifts or bequests which may be made by: (i) other States; (ii) the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, other organizations of the United Nations system, particularly the United Nations Development Programme or other intergovernmental organizations; (iii) public or private bodies or individuals; (3) any interest due on the resources of the Fund; (4) funds raised by collections and receipts from events organized for the benefit of the fund; and (5) all other resources authorized by the Fund's regulations, as drawn up by the World Heritage Committee.

Interpreting heritage
Type Classification:
E: Emanations of other strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land