Grant for strengthening the private sector's commitment to the protection of natural World Heritage, 2020
Project: Building climate adaptation capacities at natural World Heritage sites - especially in Africa - with a focus on communication, training and fundraising. Beneficiary: Unesco Amount: USD 99,951 Duration: 2020 - 2022 Studies show that more than half of all natural World Heritage sites are threatened by large-scale industrial projects, with adverse effects on the ecosystem.
Project: Building climate adaptation capacities at natural World Heritage sites - especially in Africa - with a focus on communication, training and fundraising.Beneficiary: UnescoAmount: USD 404,000Duration: 2020 - 2022 This project supports the start-up of Unesco's climate programme for natural World Heritage, which is led by the Flemish Fanny Douvere. The ultimate goal of this project is to strengthen the resilience of natural World Heritage sites in developing countries - and in Africa in particular - by building capacities for climate adaptation and developing a sustainable financing por
Project: Contributions to the Special Account for support to countries in post-conflict and post-disaster situations: crisis response in Nepal Beneficiary: UNESCO Amount: 25.000 USD Duration: 2015 With this contribution Flanders supports UNESCO's emergency actions in the aftermath of the major earthquakes on 25 April and 12 May 2015 in Nepal. These earthquakes caused great damage in the Kathmandu Valley, a World Heritage site known for its unique temples, stupas and historic houses.
Grant for strengthening subregional cooperation and national capacities in seven southern African countries for the preservation of intangible cultural heritage (2014)
Project: Strengthening subregional cooperation and national capacities in seven southern African countries to implement the 2003 Convention for the preservation of intangible cultural heritage (PART I) Beneficiary: Unesco Amount: 250 000 USD Duration: 2014 This project aims to establish a subregional cooperation platform to help seven southern African countries in their efforts to protect the heritage living within their borders. This platform consolidates the results of previous projects funded by Flanders.