Djerba, a candidate for Unesco World Heritage list

UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) has a mission to encourage countries to sign the World Heritage Convention, to ensure the protection of their natural and cultural heritage. Today, UNESCO preserves 1073 World Heritage sites in 167 countries.

In this writing moment, the national campaign is launched to support Djerba’s candidacy for UNESCO World Heritage status and aims to preserve what makes the uniqueness of the island of Djerba, its old heritage, cultural richness, and its culture of communities peacefully coexisting on the Island, to name a few.

The national campaign is formed as a mini-documentary, highlighting the uniqueness of the Island.

“Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Our cultural and natural heritage are both irreplaceable sources of life and inspiration.” UNESCO

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