Project ID 570CPR4005

This project is a continuation and upgrade of the project "Conservation and Management of World Heritage Sites in China" from the previous 3 phases since 2011, funded by China Youth Development Foundation Mercedes-Benz Star Fund. The Project Phase IV seeks to provide solid evidence in elaborating culture's enabling role in promoting sustainable economic, social and environmental development in China, and to consolidate good practices and case studies that could be shared and adapted on an international scale. The project design aligns with the 3 priorities of the 2021-2025 United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework in China (UNSDCF).

  • On-going

USD 6,203,808

Total Project Budget

USD 5,379,637

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2011.02.24
End Date 2024.06.30
Benchmark as of 2023.06.30

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation

Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
China Youth Development Foundation
Chinese Youth and Development Foundation (CYDF)

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Culture
Outcome 5 - Enhance the protection and promotion of the diversity of heritage and cultural expressions Output: 5.CLT1 - Member States capacities strengthened to identify, protect and manage tangible heritage
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 92%
  • 8%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 30%
  • Youth | 11%