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Monday 16 November 2020

Rock Art on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

by Pilar Fatás Monforte

Director, Altamira National Museum and Research Centre, Spain

Directora Museo Nacional y Centro de Investigación de Altamira, España

In association with the Rock Art Network and the Bradshaw Foundation

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Rock Art on UNESCO’s World Heritage List by Pilar Fatás Monforte, Director, Altamira National Museum and Research Centre, Spain.

48 years ago on this day - 16 November - the 1972 World Heritage Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage was signed at the UNESCO General Conference in Paris.

'The most significant feature of the 1972 World Heritage Convention is that it links together in a single document the concepts of nature conservation and the preservation of cultural properties. The Convention recognizes the way in which people interact with nature, and the fundamental need to preserve the balance between the two.' UNESCO 1972.

Click here for the Rock Art on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

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