Renewal of Bulgaria’s Tentative List of Natural Properties for Inscription on the World Heritage List and Development of a New Nomination for Rila Mountain (June 2009 – April 2010)
Client: UNESCO National Commission to the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Project is financed by UNESCO
Goals of the project:
Bulgaria has 2 natural properties on the World Heritage List of UNESCO – Pirin National Park and Srebarna Nature Reserve. The cultural monuments of Bulgaria on the World Heritage List are nine, two of them in the category “intangible cultural heritage”. Six natural properties are on the Bulgarian tentative list.
The Project provided review, update and systematization of the information
about the natural properties on the Bulgarian tentative list. Nominations
of new properties with potential to be included in the World Heritage
List were developed. Web site presenting the Bulgarian properties on the
UNESCO World Heritage List and on the tentative list was created. The
capacity of the institutions responsible for work on the tentative list
and implementation of the Convention in country was raised.