Statement by the United States Delegation to the Forty-first session of the World Heritage Committee

Statement by the United States Delegation to the Forty-first session of the World Heritage Committee Krakow, Poland July 4, 2017 Item 41 COM 7A:  Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls   As we have emphasized in the past, these politicized and one-sided resolutions are damaging to the credibility of UNESCO, and greatly hinder the ...
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Nomination for World Heritage List: Key Works of Modern Architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright

The United States is pleased to announce the nomination of a group of 10 buildings in seven states designed by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright for inclusion on the World Heritage List. The UNESCO World Heritage List recognizes the “outstanding universal value” of the most significant cultural and natural sites on the planet. The nomination, ...
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San Antonio Missions Dedicated as UNESCO World Heritage Site

On July 5th, at the 39th Session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committeein Bonn, Germany, The San Antonio Missions were officially inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The 23rd World Heritage Site in the U.S, the Missions contain the nation’s largest collection of Spanish colonial architecture in North America. Built in the early 1700s, the Missions ...
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Remarks from United States Delegation

39th Session of the World Heritage Committee July 5, 2015 – Bonn, Germany Remarks from U.S. Ambassador to UNESCO, Amb. Crystal Nix-Hines,Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff and San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor. “Merci, Madame la présidente. C’est un plaisir d’être ici pour la première fois. We are honored to receive this inscription, and thank ICOMOS ...
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