„Old Town of Kuldīga” recognized as UNESCO World Heritage

At 4:20 pm local time on September 17, 2023, the "Old Town of Kuldīga" was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage property. This event took place in context of the 45th session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. IHM was present with its Managing Director Dr. Britta Rudolff and Project Coordinator Lea Brönner as part of the Latvian delegation.

IHM has been involved in this project in an advisory capacity since 2018. Its tasks included supporting the development of attribute mapping activities, the development of the nomination dossier and the participatory development of management strategies.

"Old Town of Kuldīga" is the 5th successful nomination involving the IHM team.