World Heritage Volunteers 2020 CFP

And it’s that time again, our yearly opportunity to mobilize for the forces of good in this world, where for purposes of this post we define “good” as “protecting World Heritage” — are you involved with a youth organization, or an NGO/institution that sponsors youth-involved projects? If so, it’s time to:

Join the World Heritage Volunteers Campaign 2020
“Fostering Youth Commitment towards World Heritage”


The UNESCO World Heritage Centre is pleased to announce the Call for Projects for the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Campaign 2020. This Call welcomes the participation of all interested organisations and institutions. In addition, it offers a new opportunity to apply for not only one-year cycle, but also two-year cycle process, with the aim to foster and encourage the commitment to World Heritage.

The World Heritage Volunteers Initiative (WHV) was launched in 2008 to encourage young people to undertake concrete actions and to play an active role in the protection, preservation and promotion of World Heritage sites. It consists of action camps organized by youth organizations or institutions in cooperation with multiple stakeholders and partners, which work all together for the state of conservation of World Heritage sites. The initiative mobilizes national and international volunteers through hands-on and awareness-raising activities for the conservation of our common cultural and natural heritage…


p dir=”ltr”>Sound interesting? If you’ve got an idea for a project to protect World Heritage — download the CFP here and apply using the form here, and if you know anyone who might have, be sure to pass these links along!

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