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Part III Relation of the World Heritage Convention with Other Relevant International Treaties, The World Heritage Convention and Other Conventions Relating to the Protection of the Natural Heritage

Catherine Redgwell

From: The 1972 World Heritage Convention: A Commentary

Edited By: Francesco Francioni

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 02 July 2022

Cultural property / heritage — Biodiversity — Marine environment, protection — Climate change — NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations)
The Convention does not explicitly address its relationship with other treaty instruments. This lacuna may be explained by the novelty of the Convention’s approach to heritage in 1972, and the relative paucity of related instruments at that time. The closest acknowledgement of existing governmental and non-governmental organizations with similar remit is found in Article 13, paragraph 7, which requires the Committee to cooperate with such ‘organizations having objectives similar to those of the Convention’ and, in the implementation of its programmes and projects,...
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