World Heritage expertise

Our experts have unique expertise in World Heritage that relies on first-hand experience in the nomination, evaluation, and monitoring of World Heritage sites. We understand the expectations of UNESCO and of its advisory bodies and can help your projects meet these expectations ethically and professionally. We are members of the International Council on Monuments and on Sites (ICOMOS) and abide by its code of ethics.

© Christophe Rivet - Oil Springs Industrial Landscape (Canada)

© Christophe Rivet - Oil Springs Industrial Landscape (Canada)

Assessing potential for inscription

Considering a nomination? We can help you analyze your site to determine whether there is potential for inscription and prepare a submission to your country's Tentative List.

© Christophe Rivet - Grand Pré National Historic Site (Canada)

© Christophe Rivet - Grand Pré National Historic Site (Canada)

Preparing nominations

Our experts have led or contributed to all aspects of a nomination proposal. We can help you outline a process, develop key arguments, and prepare for evaluations.

© Christophe Rivet - Hamlet of Grand Pré (Canada)

© Christophe Rivet - Hamlet of Grand Pré (Canada)

Planning, evaluating condition, and assessing impacts

Whether you need to update your management plan, you are preparing to report to UNESCO on the condition of your site or you are considering a project near or in a World Heritage site, we can help you meet those goals knowledgeably and efficiently.

 

Some of our projects 

We have particular experience working on cultural landscapes that are living, dynamic, and functional. We thrive on working on complex challenging arguments and conservation approaches.

© Christophe Rivet   Landscape of Grand Pré World Heritage Site (2012) - Canada   Project management - consultation - strategy - technical expertise

© Christophe Rivet

Landscape of Grand Pré World Heritage Site (2012) - Canada

Project management - consultation - strategy - technical expertise

© Nick Bodle    The English Lake District World Heritage Site (2017) - United Kingdom                   Comparative analysis

© Nick Bodle

The English Lake District World Heritage Site (2017) - United Kingdom

                Comparative analysis

 
© Christophe Rivet   Tr'ondëk-Klondike (Canada)   Strategic advice - identification of OUV - comparative analysis - site visit support

© Christophe Rivet

Tr'ondëk-Klondike (Canada)

Strategic advice - identification of OUV - comparative analysis - site visit support

 
© Air Imex   Le paysage du Mont Royal (Canada)   Analysis of potential for inscription - support for submission to national Tentative List

© Air Imex

Le paysage du Mont Royal (Canada)

Analysis of potential for inscription - support for submission to national Tentative List

© Christophe Rivet   The Colonies of Benevolence (Netherlands and Belgium)   Strategic advice - review of key components

© Christophe Rivet

The Colonies of Benevolence (Netherlands and Belgium)

Strategic advice - review of key components

 
© Tourism New Brunswick - Metepenagiag Heritage Park   The Archaeological and Mi'kmaq Landscape of Metepenagiag (Canada)   Analysis of potential for inscription - submission to the national Tentative List

© Tourism New Brunswick - Metepenagiag Heritage Park

The Archaeological and Mi'kmaq Landscape of Metepenagiag (Canada)

Analysis of potential for inscription - submission to the national Tentative List