The UNESCO General Conference adopted the World Heritage Convention on 16 November 1972. In the 40 years since then, 936 sites have been inscribed on the World Heritage List and 188 countries have committed to preserving this heritage for future generations.
To launch the celebration year, UNESCO is happy to make the following offer:UNESCO World Heritage Guide App free for one day
What can you do with the app?
Use the UNESCO World Heritage app to explore all the World Heritage sites at home or while on your travels, choosing your favourites and marking them off as you visit them.
The app is published by HarperCollins Publishers and developed by Aimer Media in partnership with UNESCO World Heritage Centre.