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A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.

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The future of heritage – Has the high value of a World Heritage listing compromised the original idealistic goals of UNESCO?

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‘World Heritage’ site selection is Eurocentric – and that shapes which historic places get love and money – The Conversation

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