India to Lead and Host UNESCO's World Heritage Committee in 2024

India to Lead and Host UNESCO's World Heritage Committee in 2024

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Category : International Published on: January 12 2024

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  • In a historic development, India is poised to assume the chairmanship and hosting responsibilities of UNESCO's World Heritage Committee in New Delhi from July 21 to 31, 2024.
  • This notable opportunity signifies the first instance of India leading the committee, showcasing international acknowledgment of the country's rich cultural and natural heritage.
  • The decision was formally approved during UNESCO's 19th extraordinary session in 2023, following India's proposal and discussions with the UNESCO Director-General.
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