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At 2018 annual meeting, UNESCO adds 20 sites to World Heritage List

At the 2018 annual meeting of UNESCO's World Heritage Committee, 20 sites from around the globe have been added to the World Heritage List. Thirteen are cultural sites, 3 are natural, and 3 are mixed cultural/natural. In addition, the Sikhote-Alin WH site in Russia was expanded significantly.


List of newly added sites, with short descriptions: https://whc.unesco.org/en/newproperties/


New stories from the meeting on the additions:


Additions approved June 29, 2018: https://whc.unesco.org/en/news/1844/

Additions approved June 30, 2018: https://whc.unesco.org/en/news/1845/

Additions approved July 1, 2018: https://whc.unesco.org/en/news/1849/, https://whc.unesco.org/en/news/1848/

Additions approved July 2, 2018: https://whc.unesco.org/en/news/1850/