25 sites worldwide added to UN heritage list

new additions to World Heritage List

new additions to World Heritage List

Twenty-five unique sites from around the globe have been added to the World Heritage list put out by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

They range from the Ningaloo Coast, located in a remote part of Australia, which includes one of the longest near-shore reefs in the world to the Wudalianchi National Park in China.

 The World Heritage List, which now numbers 936 properties, helps protect sites of cultural significance and universal value.

Julie Walker spoke with Kishore Rao, the Director of UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre about this year's additions.

For the complete list of World heritage Sites and pictures visit the UNESCO website.

Duration: 3’07″

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