The Italian candidate for 2023 might be "Evaporite karst and caves of Emilia Romagna Region"
Gessi triassici, sfida aperta per diventare patrimonio Unesco
The path to candidacy is still long, uncertain and difficult. There are deadlines: after the pre-evaluation in September 2021, the hypothetical official UNESCO evaluation will follow, perhaps in February 2022 or more likely in February 2023.
Whoa, this takes me off guard! Something is really moving! I'm curious to see what happens, if I'll happen to go there I'll try to intercept news. Just for your interest, the rocky formation in the background is the Pietra di Bismantova.