Ohrid’s Place in UNSECO World Heritage List Not under Consideration; Independent.mk


Macedonia – Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region

Whether to remove Ohrid from the UNESCO list of preserved natural and cultural heritage or not was never under consideration, said Wednesday Anna Sidorenko, who is part of a three-member UNESCO expert team visiting Ohrid in a monitoring mission.

The UNESCO team in Ohrid, which is surveying ongoing activities on the ground, is tasked with assessing to what extent UNESCO recommendations are being observed in relation to the scope of construction works in the area and their impact on the environment and the cultural heritage.

“In Ohrid, we are monitoring the entire cultural and natural heritage and the actions taken to preserve it,” she told reporters adding the team in meetings would present their recommendations on what needed to be done in the future.

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