Welcome to UNESCO in the UK

The UK National Commission for UNESCO

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Discover all the latest news, events, press releases, and opportunities from the UNESCO network in the UK all in one place.

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Learn about Accreditation, and other ways to engage 

Accreditation in a flash

accreditation is the UNESCO ‘badge’ which demonstrates that a place, item or location is unique and of global significance and interest.

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The United Kingdom’s UNESCO Sites cover 12% of the country

and protect our most outstanding culture and nature

Discover their #NationalValue

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Key Figures

12% of the UK is UNESCO protected

25,000 km2 across the UK covered

64 physical UNESCO sites

£150 Million generated in annual revenue to the UK

174 Designations in the UK

32 UNESCO World Heritage Sites