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Press Releases

Global Heritage Fund Transitions into New Era of Preservation, Board Appoints Stefaan Poortman as Executive Director

April 20, 2015


Private Screening of Dracula Untold Sponsored by NBCUniversal to Raise Funds for Global Heritage Fund’s Preservation Project in Transylvania

October 27, 2014


The Prince of Wales Receives Supporters of ARTTA and the Global Heritage Fund to Celebrate the Carpathian Villages Preservation Project

November 18, 2013


Global Heritage Fund and Prince Claus Fund Join Efforts to Protect World Heritage

May 10, 2013


Global Heritage Fund Promotes
Dr. Vince Michael to Executive Director

January 07, 2013


Global Heritage Fund Welcomes New Chief Conservation Officer and Board Chairman

June 05, 2012


Global Heritage Fund and Durham University Release Report on Syria’s Damaged Cultural Heritage Sites

May 21, 2012


Global Heritage Fund Releases New Report Featuring 10 of Asia’s Most Endangered Cultural Heritage Sites

May 03, 2012


Global Heritage Fund, Asia Society Host
“The Forum on Global Heritage in a Developing World: Focus on Asia”
May 3, 2012, New York

May 03, 2012


Global Heritage Fund Receives $400,000 Pledge from Vehbi Koç Foundation and $125,000 Pledge from J.M. Kaplan Fund for Conservation of Göbekli Tepe, Turkey

February 22, 2012


Global Heritage Fund Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer and Chief Development Officer

November 28, 2011


International Conference to Focus on Libyan Heritage Sites Endangered by Current Conflict

June 28, 2011


GHF, PACUNAM and Prince Albert Foundation Host Opening of Maya Exhibition at Quai Branly Museum in Paris

June 20, 2011


Global Heritage Fund Announces Recipients of 2011 Global Heritage Preservation Fellowships

June 20, 2011


Global Heritage Fund Project Site Göbekli Tepe Featured on Cover of National Geographic

June 17, 2011


Global Heritage Fund Selects Marcahuamachuco for Second New Conservation and Community Development Project in Peru

June 08, 2011


Global Heritage Fund’s Mirador Project Profiled in Smithsonian Magazine Cover Story

April 25, 2011


Prince Albert II of Monaco Visits Mirador to Support Conservation and Sustainable Development Efforts

April 20, 2011


Global Heritage Fund Launches Innovative Early Warning and Threat Monitoring System for Cultural Heritage Sites in Developing Countries

March 15, 2011


Report: Imperiled, Underfunded Global Heritage Sites a $100 Billion Opportunity for Developing Nations

October 17, 2010


Chavín de Huántar in Peru Received Major Grant for Sustainable Conservation and Community Development

July 20, 2010


Visit of His Royal Highness, Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester to The Banteay Chhmar Conservation Training Project, Cambodia

June 30, 2010


Global Heritage Fund (GHF) and British Ambassador Andrew Mace to host His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO At Prasat Banteay Chhmar, Cambodia

June 24, 2010


Preservation by Design: Safeguarding the World's Cultural Heritage Opens at Meridian International Center March 20, 2010 - May 16, 2010

March 20, 2010


Global Heritage Fund Invests in Archaeological Conservation and Sustainable Community Development in Ciudad Perdida

February 10, 2010


Global Heritage Fund and Heritage Watch International announce landmark agreement to support Prasat Banteay Chhmar

January 11, 2010


Global Heritage Fund (GHF) announces Cambodia Corporate Council to support Banteay Chhmar Conservation and Training Project

December 03, 2009


UNESCO World Heritage Site Cyrene in Libya Honored with 2009 World Tourism Award for Integrated Cultural Heritage Preservation

October 20, 2009


Global Heritage Fund Wins Prestigious 2009 Global Vision Award From Travel + Leisure Magazine for its Historic Preservation Work of Cambodia's Banteay Chhmar Temple Complex

October 16, 2009


CNN International "World's Untold Stories" to Recognize Global Heritage Fund's Successful Conservation of Early Mayan Cultural Sites at Mirador in Guatemala

October 12, 2009


GHF Congratulates John Hurd on Re-election to President of the ICOMOS International Advisory Committee

October 12, 2009


Global Heritage Fund Paticipates in Second International Conference to Achieve Conservation Support for The Banteay Chhmar Temple Complex

September 11, 2009


Global Heritage Fund Commends Preservation Partners for Role in Achieving UNESCO Approval of Sacred Wutai Mountain in China

July 16, 2009


Global Heritage Fund Receives Grant from the Tiffany & Co. Foundation to Further Preservation in Pingyao Ancient City - UNESCO World Heritage Site in China

July 09, 2009


Global Heritage Fund and Key Partners Invest $1.2 Million to Support Mirador Basin Community Development

May 29, 2009


Global Heritage Fund Celebrates Dr. Richard Hansen’s Award as Environmentalist of the Year

October 22, 2008


Global Heritage Fund Celebrates U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice Historic Visit to Libya

September 10, 2008


GHF UK adds new member to Board of Directors

July 16, 2008


Global Heritage Fund to Restore and Preserve Cambodia's Treasure in Multi-Year Conservation and Community Development Initiative

July 10, 2008


Global Heritage Fund Invests in Historic Preservation and Master Planning of Pingyao Ancient City, Shanxi, China

July 01, 2008


Global Heritage Fund Announces Continued Sponsorship From Leading Private Companies For The Preservation Of The Cultural And Natural Heritage Of Mirador Basin

June 20, 2008


Global Heritage Fund Applauds Lijiang Ancient Town Receiving 2007 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Award of Merit for Preservation

September 08, 2007


Global Heritage Fund Adds Two Distinguised Leaders to its Board of Directors

August 01, 2007


Global Heritage Launches Google Earth™ Initiative to Save Endangered World Heritage

June 26, 2007


Renowned International Conservation Leader John Hurd Joins Global Heritage Fund as Head of Archaeological Conservation and GHF's Senior Advisory Board

September 28, 2006


The United States Department of the Interior and the Government of Guatemala Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Protect El Mirador

September 12, 2006


GHF Leader in Conservation Dr. Richard Hansen Awarded National Order of the Cultural Patrimony of Guatemala

December 17, 2005


GHF Adds Two Distinguished Leaders to its Board of Directors

December 17, 2005


Global Heritage Fund Celebrates Three Years of Progress to Save Chavín De Huántar, Peru UNESCO World Heritage Site

September 18, 2005


Global Heritage Fund Applauds New Government Commitments to Preserve Guatemala's Maya Archaeological Sites and Biosphere

January 20, 2005


Global Heritage Fund Adds Three Distinguished Leaders to Its Board of Directors

January 20, 2005


Global Heritage Fund Commits Funds to Save 1,200-Year-Old Wooden Chinese Temple

November 01, 2004


Global Heritage Fund Teams With Singapore Airlines

October 25, 2004


Global Heritage Fund Instrumental in Transforming 1,000-Year-Old Chinese Town Into Top Domestic Tourist Destination.

August 01, 2004


Passing: GHF Advisory Board Member Martin Weaver

July 28, 2004


Global Heritage Fund Leads Efforts to Preserve Iraq's Heritage

July 19, 2004


Global Heritage Fund and the World Bank Host the First Iraq Heritage Congress Dedicated to Saving Endangered World Heritage Sites

June 03, 2004


Global Heritage Fund and Asia Society Bring Together Leading Conservationists and International Dignitaries at "Saving Asia's Treasures" Showcasing Conservation of Endangered World Heritage Sites in Asia

May 11, 2004


Peru's First Lady Graces GHF Lima Reception to Raise Urgently Needed Funding and Awareness for Chavín de Huántar

January 29, 2004


GHF Receives $100,000 from Grand Circle Foundation and UNESCO World Heritage for the Conservation of My Son Sanctuary in Vietnam

January 18, 2004


GHF Mission to Shanxi Province Provides Support for the Derelict Foguang Temple

January 06, 2004


GHF Lijiang Conservation Trust Completes Forty Ancient Restorations of Authentic Naxi Heritage Residents and Achieves Government Approvals for New Master Conservation Plan

January 01, 2004


Goldman Fund Awards Major Grant to Global Heritage Fund Project Aiming to Help Save the Cradle of Maya Civilization

October 30, 2003


Global Heritage Fund and FARES are Establishing a Break-Through 525,820-acre Road-less Wilderness, Wildlife and Archaeological Park - Mirador Basin National Monument, Guatemala

April 30, 2003


Draper Richards Foundation Awards Global Heritage Fund Three Year Fellowship

April 30, 2003


Global Heritage Fund Creates a New Model for Heritage Conservation in the People Republic of China (PRC)

April 26, 2003


Lijiang, China Working with Global Heritage Fund and Southeast University to Develop Master Conservation Plan for the Ancient Town of Lijiang and Surrounding Areas

April 01, 2002