“World Heritage Sites and Museums” – International Conference

Co-organized by UNESCO and the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage (ARCWH), the International Conference on World Heritage Sites and Museums concluded its two days meeting with the participation several organizations and experts.the confrence was held in cooperation also with ALECSO, ICCROM, ICOM, ICOMOS, and IUCN.

Amal in Heritage Workshop

The workshop co-organized with the Global Heritage Fund aimed to test AMAL in heritage mobile application. The app is an assessment tool to Damages of immovable and movable cultural heritage, and to gather feedback from key stakeholders, cultural heritage professionals and targets users for MENA region.

World Heritage Sites and Museums

The International Conference "World Heritage Sites and Museums" co-organized by UNESCO and the Arab Regional Center for World Heritage in cooperation with ICCROM, ICOMOS, IUCN and ICOM, will take place from 2 to 3 November 2016.

IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaii

ARC-WH represented by it's Natural Heritage Specialist Haifaa Abdulhalim is attending the World Conservation Congress organized by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature)

Seminar ''Introduction to World Heritage''

Ms. Haifaa Abdulhalim, Tabe'a Program Coordinator and Natural Heritage Specialist at the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage, led an informal seminar to the general public in Bahrain earlier this week. She spoke about the history of the 1972 Convention, and the partnership between UNESCO World Heritage Centre and IUCN towards protection of both cultural and natura

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    The Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage representeted by its cultural heritage programme Specialist Dr.

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  • Regional Workshop "World Heritage Nominations: application of the Statement of Outstanding Universal Value’’

     The Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage continued its efforts towards supporting the nomination and preservation of Natural Heritage sites in

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  • December 2016

    Arabic Language Day ''Promoting the Spread of Arabic Language''

     To commemorate Arab Language Day, the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage hosts a special ce

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  • November 2016

    International Conference '' Museums and World Heritage Sites''

    UNESCO and the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage are organizing an international confrence

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  • November 2016

    TABE’A Programme Training Series: Tentative Lists and Nomination preparation for Natural World Heritage sites

     IUCN and Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage are organizing a workshop on the application of

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  • October 2016

    Amal in Heritage Workshop

    In Partnership with the Global Heritage Fund (GHF) The Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage(AR

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