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Protecting a World Natural Heritage site in China – a UNESCO & Mercedes-Benz partnership

Summary

Since 2007, UNESCO and Mercedes-Benz (China) Ltd. have cooperated to assist in the Conservation and Management of the Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries.

On the 28th August 2007, a new partnership was signed between the UNESCO Office Beijing and Mercedes-Benz (China) Ltd. to assist the Chinese Government authorities entrusted with World Natural Heritage Sites in the conservation and management of the Sichuan Panda Sanctuaries.

Mercedes-Benz donated RMB1,000,000 (RMB 1 million) for the implementation of activities for the Conservation and Management of Worlds Heritage sites in China, namely: Sichuan Panda Sanctuaries, World Natural Heritage Site.