World Monuments Fund Watch 2025

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Source-This post on World Monuments Fund Watch 2025 is based on the article Conservationists to propose Kazhuveli watershed region in T.N. for nomination to World Monuments Fund Watch 2025 published in “The Hindu” on 13th March 2024.

Why in the News?

Conservationists plan to propose the Kazhuveli watershed region in Villupuram district, Tamil Nadu, for nomination to the World Monuments Fund Watch 2025 programme.

About World Monuments Fund Watch 2025 programme

World Monuments Fund Watch 2025
Source: World Monuments Fund

1. About: World Monuments Fund is a private, international, non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of historic architecture and cultural heritage sites around the world through fieldwork, advocacy, grantmaking, education, and training

It is a nomination-based programme that connects local heritage preservation to global awareness and action.

2. Origin: It was launched in 1996. It is a biennial program.

3. Significance: It provides a critical platform to raise awareness of and support for heritage places of global significance that are facing pressures relating to the most important global issues of our time. The issue ranges from climate change and under representation to recovery from crisis and beyond.

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