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.
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 404,000 Duration: 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