The conservation of the World Heritage properties : a major challenge for Mali
The Malian cultural heritage has been suffering unprecedentedly during the crisis. For UNESCO, the government of Mali and its partners, the essential role that the cultural heritage is playing in the peace process and the social cohesion is evident. The rehabilitation of the damaged cultural heritage is not only about the material reconstruction, but also about identity and dignity issues, and peacebuilding in Mali. This pamphlet shows the progress of the Heritage element of the project: “Damaged heritages in Mali: conservation, reconstruction and rehabilitation, restoration, revitalization” (“Patrimoines endommagés du Mali: sauvegarde, reconstruction et réhabilitation, restauration, revitalisation”).
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