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UNESCO World Heritage Committee 2021-2025

This November 25, the elections for the World Heritage Committee will take place on the occasion of the 23rd General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention.

Particularly in these times, we believe the contribution of heritage to society and the challenges we are facing is significant.

As a Member of the World Heritage Committee, Belgium would like to invest in this discussion, looking at the 5 C’s – credibility, conservation, capacity building, communities and communication for guidance.

This is only the second time that Belgium expresses its wish to become a Member of this prestigious Committee, after a first membership in 1999-2003 with a lasting impact.

Stoclet Palace by the architect Josef Hoffmann, listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List since June 27th 2009, ©Bildarchiv Foto Marburg
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