As part of our role as Advisory Body on natural heritage to the World Heritage Committee, IUCN undertakes training and capacity building for natural World Heritage Site managers, State Parties to the Convention, and other stakeholders involved in the management and conservation of the exceptional sites.
Training and developing the skills and knowledge of those involved in World Heritage is key to managing and protecting World Heritage sites effectively.
Capacity Building Programme
IUCN has partnered with the Swiss Government and the advisory bodies ICCROM and ICOMOS to enhance international and regional capacity on natural heritage
Enhancing our Heritage toolkit
IUCN and UNESCO undertook a seven-year joint project to demonstrate how using an assessment, monitoring and reporting framework can enhance effective management of World Heritage sites.