UNESCO - The World Heritage List
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The World Heritage Committee has inscribed the following properties on the World Heritage List:
Morocco / Maroc - Fez / Fès: the tanneries - Medina - Unesco world heritage (photo by F.Rigaud) 1981 Medina of Fez Morocco / Maroc -Volubilis: Roman glory - Unesco world heritage site  (photo by Marta Zaraska) 1997 Archaeological Site of Volubilis
Morocco / Maroc - Marrakesh / Marrakech / Marraquexe: tower at sunset - medina - Unesco world heritage site (photo by F.Rigaud) 1985 Medina of Marrakesh Morocco / Maroc /  Titawin - Tétouan: girl in the Medina - Unesco world heritage - photo by J.Banks 1997 Medina of Tétouan (formerly known as Titawin)
1987 Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou Morocco / Maroc - Mogador / Essaouira: view of the battlements - Unesco world heritage (photo by J.Kaman) 2001 Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador)
Morocco / Maroc - Meknes: Moulay Ismail's tomb - gate - Unesco world heritage (photo by J.Kaman) 1996 Historic City of Meknes Morocco / Maroc - Mazagão / El Djadida: Portuguese castle - over the harbour - Uesco word heritage site (photo by F.Rigaud) 2004 Portuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida, Mazagão)

The World Heritage List was established under terms of The Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage adopted in November 1972 at the 17th General Conference of UNESCO.

The Convention states that a World Heritage Committee "will establish, keep up-to-date and publish" a World Heritage List of cultural and natural properties, submitted by the States Parties and considered to be of outstanding universal value.

One of the main responsibilities of this Committee is to provide technical co-operation under the World Heritage Fund for the safeguarding of World Heritage properties to States Parties whose resources are insufficient.

States Parties can request international assistance under the Fund for the preparation of tentative lists and nomination forms, expert missions, training of specialized staff, and supply of equipment when appropriate; they can also apply for long-term loans and, in special cases, non-repayable grants. Requests must concern work necessary for the preservation of cultural or natural sites included in the World Heritage List or assistance to national or regional training centres.

Emergency assistance is also available under the Fund in the case of properties severely damaged by specific natural or man-made disasters or threatened with imminent destruction.

source: www.unesco.org

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