World Heritage inscription of “The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier”
19th September 2016, Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine, Paris, France
“On 19 September 2016 at the Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine (Architectural and Heritage Centre), Paris, the representatives of seven States Parties, Argentina, Belgium, France, Germany, India, Japan and Switzerland were presented with the certificates of inscription on the List of World Heritage of the serial property “The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement”.
On the occasion of an event organized by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication, the Cité de l’architecture et du patrimoine, the Le Corbusier Foundation and the Association Le Corbusier sites, the chief of UNESCO’s Movable Heritage and Museums section, Heritage Division, Culture Sector, Mr. Ieng Srong, on behalf of the Assistant Director-General for Culture, Mr. Francesco Bandarin, and the Director of Heritage Division and Director of the World Heritage Centre, Ms. Mechtild Rössler, presented the certificates and emphasized the importance of solidarity and transnational cooperation for the protection, conservation and enhancement of World Heritage through the development of transnational partnerships, and the importance to invite further reflection on the role of heritage as an integral part of communities’ contemporary life and as a resource for a new culture of modern and sustainable development.”
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