Solovetsky Islands Can Be Included in UNESCO World Heritage List

14.07.2017

At the 41st session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, held in Krakow, the issue of including Solovki in the World Heritage List was considered. In the near future, international experts intend to visit the archipelago.

Solovetsky Islands Can Be Included in UNESCO World Heritage List

The status of the landmark site will make it possible to implement plans for the modernization of Solovki's infrastructure and the development of the historical and cultural complex.

In addition, the session discussed the possibility of creating an Arctic center for the study and preservation of a World Heritage site on the basis of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University.