• Dave Harmon, PW editor

UK lobbies to have Russia removed as host of 2022 World Heritage Committee meeting

LONDON — Britain is lobbying other countries to remove Russia as the host and chair of the next annual meeting of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee because of its invasion of Ukraine.

The committee meets once a year to discuss the management of World Heritage Sites — landmarks and sites granted special legal protection because of their cultural significance — and to accept nominations by countries for additions to the list.

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