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Basic Terms of the World Heritage Convention First Edition 2008
Date: 2009-01-16
The first edition of the Basic Terms of the World Heritage Convention in English, French, Arabic and Persian languages published by UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office.

Dear Colleague,

It is with great pleasure to present to you for your information and use, the first edition of the Basic Terms of the World Heritage Convention. This publication, in English, French, Arabic and Persian languages, has been prepared based upon the definitions of technical and specialized terminology as cited in the 2008 operational Guidelines for the Implementation of the World Heritage Convention. I would be grateful if you could share this publication with your professional colleagues.

UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office welcomes your valuable comments. Please transmit your comments to the following email: Tehran@unesco.org

I hope this publication will facilitate the implementation of the 1972 UNESCO Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage.

Qunli Han

UNESCO Representative To the I.R. of Iran & Turkmenistan & Director, UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office

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