Emergency actions in Mali

Minaret of the Djingarey Ber Mosque seen from the Northern entrance, Timbuctu, Mali, 2003 ©T. Joffroy /CRATerre-EAG

February 2014

October 2013

July 2013

June 2013

May 2013

April 2013

February 2013

January 2013

December 2012

June and July 2012

May 2012: emergency mission

A UNESCO emergency mission took place from 18 to 20 May 2012, composed of the Assistant Director-General, the Director of the World Heritage Centre and the Head of the Africa Unit of the World Heritage Centre in Mali. The objective of this mission was to hold discussions with the authorities in Mali in order to seek ways and means to save the world heritage of this country.

April and May 2012: alerts and international appeals

In view of the serious threats to the Malian cultural heritage, the Director-General has alerted the international community.

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