Building on the inclusion of culture and heritage in the Sustainable Development Goals, the CHST CoP fosters knowledge sharing with a clear operational focus, connecting interested staff across Global Practices and externals, leveraging new IT tools and social media, with the objective of helping to identify cutting-edge solutions for the benefit of our clients. The CoP will integrate these practices into the World Bank agenda by elevating CHST to greater importance, sustainability and resilience. The Community aims to use the virtual space for knowledge exchange and discussion, and also as a forum to share information and maintain contact between its members.
Publishing platform for digital magazines, interactive publications and online catalogs. Convert documents to beautiful publications and share them worldwide. Title: World Heritage Nº86, Author: PFD Media LTD., Length: 104 pages, Published: 2018-01-16
First, effective urban regeneration must respect residents' needs and aspirations. Communities' residential rights need to be protected from unintended consequences such as over-crowded tourism sites and urban gentrification. Second, urban regeneration is a two-way street. Partnership between concerned, active residents and local governments craft regeneration plans that are tailored, sustainable, and economically efficient.
The Sahara is the world's largest hot desert, spanning the entire northern part of Africa. Yet it hasn't always been dry - archaeological and geological research shows that it has undergone major climatic changes over thousands of years. This period between 11,500-5,000 years ago is called the African Humid or "Green Sahara" period.
Come to visit ‘Butterfly’: Promoting Peace through Arts, at World Bank Main Complex until November 17, 2017.
The "Butterfly" initiative shows how Lebanese students and their refugee peers have worked together to produce artworks. The children and young teenagers developed stories on the theme of coexistence and depicted them in drawings on canvases.