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Edinburgh World Heritage’s strategy is as follows:


World Heritage status is a dynamic force that benefits everyone.


We connect people to their heritage.


  • Integrity: Authenticity in our work and honesty in our dealings with one another and partners
  • Quality: All our work has purpose and depth
  • Impact: We enable others, making a positive difference and using our empathy
  • Creativity: We harness our enthusiasm, determination and freedom to design projects, solve problems and execute our mission
  • Growth: We support the¬†growth and stability of our team and those we work with

Our Objectives

We carry out our mission in order to:

  • Protect and support the Outstanding Universal Value of the World Heritage Site
  • Champion and promote understanding of the values of our historic city centre World Heritage Site
  • Build capacity and resilience in the World Heritage Site, in response to the Climate Emergency

Our Tools

We carry out our mission through:

  • Engagement with different audiences
  • Partnership to enable
  • Technical Expertise

Edinburgh World Heritage is committed to valuing and encouraging diversity.

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