The 44th session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO

Source:  Published:2021-07-21 17:38:36  Browser times:880



The 44th session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO was convened on 16th July at Fuzhou Strait International Conference & Exhibition Center in Fuzhou, the capital of Fujian Province. The session will review candidates for entry to the UNESCO World Heritage list, including Quanzhou, a coastal city in Fujian Province and a global maritime trade center in ancient China, and examine the state of conservation of sites already inscribed on the list, including Livrpool and Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the session, saying China is willing to work with all countries across the globe and UNESCO to strengthen exchanges and cooperation, promote dialogue and mutual learning, support the cause of world heritage protection, jointly safeguard the cultural and natural treasures of humanity, and promote the building of a community with a shared future for humanity. It will also see a number of activities, including the World Heritage Site Managers' Forum.
Fuzhou, the host city, has set up a live broadcast platform on the official website of the event, offering services such as delayed live stream and playback. The city is the second Chinese city to hold World Heritage Committee sessions after east China's Suzhou in 2004.