On December 8, 2019, Mario Crecente, coordinator ofcandidature of Ribeira Sacra to World Heritage, granted an interview to Luis Iglesias, for A Vivir Galicia (Cadena Ser).
In this link you can listen to the interview. It is a review of the process followed until the approval of the candidature by the Spanish Historical Heritage Committee and the next steps before the final decision of UNESCO.
In the interview, the criteria that justify the Outstanding Universal Value of Ribeira Sacra are explained, as well as the strength of its current natural, cultural and landscape protection. The final part of the interview is a reflection on how Ribeira Sacra has evolved since 1996, the year of the beginning of the nomination process.