The Czech Republic joined the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on 22 February 1993 and in doing so continued the active work of Czechoslovakia, a founding member of the organization. Since joining, the Czech Republic has shown exceptional interest in taking part in the formulation of the programs undertaken by the organization and taking an active role in their implementation. The Czech Commission for UNESCO and the Permanent Delegation of the Czech Republic to UNESCO have also played a crucial role in terms of strengthening cooperation.
The Czech Republic takes great pride in its monuments, many of which have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The Czech Republic takes great pride in its monuments. they have been registered on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Currently, there are 16 Czech sites on the list:
The historic town centers of Český Krumlov, Telč, Prague and Kutná Hora with St Barbara’s Cathedral and the Church of the Assumption of Our Lady in Sedlec, the pilgrimage Church of St John of Nepomuk in Žďár nad Sázavou, the Lednice–Valtice Cultural Landscape Area, the village of Holašovice, the gardens and chateau in Kroměříž, the Column of the Holy Trinity in Olomouc, Tugendhat Villa in Brno, the Jewish Quarter and St Procopius’ Basilica in Třebíč, the Litomyšl Chateau, and now also the National Stud Farm in Kladruby nad Labem, the Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří Mining Region, Jizera Mountains forest, and the famous spas Karlovy Vary, Mariánské Lázně, and Františkovy Lázně.
In the Czech Republic there are a total of 16 listed heritage reservations recognized by the international organization UNESCO.