Following the tasks established in the Bahrain Marine World Heritage Strategy meeting, a report providing guidance on application of World Heritage criteria and concepts to marine features was developed by IUCN, it is role as technical advisor on natural heritage to the Convention.
The report was formally launched at IMPAC3 in October 2013.
A publication providing further guidance was developed and published in the journal Aquatic Conservation of Freshwater and Marine Ecosystems.
Visit the IUCN World Heritage programme and UNESCO World Heritage marine programme for further details, and for versions in Arabic, French and Spanish.
See all CORDIO’s marine World Heritage resources in the bookshelf below.