UNESCO & European Heritage Label

While there is a main list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, there are also other aspects of protection that UNESCO does. Here are some dealt with in this blog:

UNESCO Memory of the World:
Universal Bibliographic Repertory, Belgium
The Archives of the University of Leuven (1425-1797)
Business Archives of the Officina Plantiniana in Belgium
Diaries of Anne Frank in Netherlands
Construction and Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Two-Plus-Four-Treaty of 1990 in Germany

UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage:

Beer culture in Belgium
Falconry, a living human heritage in Belgium
Safeguarding the carillon culture in Belgium
Procession of the Holy Blood in Bruges, Belgium
Processional giants and dragons in Belgium and France
Craft of the miller operating windmills and watermills, Netherlands

UNESCO Geo Parks:
Famenne-Ardenne UGGp

UNESCO Creative Cities Network:
Chennai, India for Music (Top 10 things to do in ChennaiTrees of Kalakshetra)
Edinburgh, UK for Literature
Ghent, Belgium for Music
Milan, Italy for Literature
Barcelona, Spain for Literature
Prague, Czech Republic for Literature


European Heritage Label:

Apart from UNESCO Sites, there are some sites given the European Heritage Label. These are important for the history of Europe, but more often than not, not in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites List.

Heart of Ancient Athens, Greece

Mundaneum, Mons, Belgium
Village of Schengen, Schengen, Luxembourg

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