UNESCO designates Odesa as World Heritage site amid war threats

UNESCO designates Odesa as World Heritage site amid war threats

UNESCO designates Odesa as World Heritage site amid war threats The decision is designed to protect the ‘outstanding universal value’ of the historic Black Sea port. The United Nations’ cultural agency has decided to add the historic centre of Ukraine’s Black Sea port city of Odesa to its list of World Heritage sites to recognise “the outstanding universal value of the site and the duty of all humanity to protect it” as the city faces the threat of destruction. The …