Topic outline

  • Unit 1 - Introduction

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    At the end of this unit, you will be able to:

    1. Describe the importance of conserving our common heritage
    2. Recall the origins and primary function of the World Heritage Convention
    3. Define natural heritage and cultural heritage
    Book: 1
  • Unit 2 - International System of Protection of Natural and Cultural Heritage

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    At the end of this unit, you will be able to:

    1. Recount the main components of the international system of protection established by the World Heritage Convention
    Book: 1
  • Unit 3 - Implementation

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    At the end of this unit, you will be able to:

    1. Describe the measures to facilitate the implementation of and compliance with the Convention
    Book: 1
  • Note that IUCN Academy of Environmental Law translated courses into Chinese and French, while the Legal Response Initiative prepared the Spanish and Russian translations. The English version would prevail in case of discrepancy.