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Technical Assistance
21
Dec 2014
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Iraq

The management planning process included three main phases: data collection and assessment, policy-making and plan compilation and finalizing the Cultural Management Framework Plan by integrating the management plan of natural components. During the one-day technical meeting which was organized in Basra to launch a consultation process, special attention was given [...]

Public Event
18
Dec 2014
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage

ARC-WH celebrated Arabic Language Day at its premises in Manama, Bahrain. The event featured an exhibition from Mali’s World Heritage site of Timbuktu’s manuscripts and displayed the great history of Arabic as a Language. The World Heritage site of Timbuktu received financial support to restore some of its manuscripts in [...]

Capacity Building
Technical Assistance
24
Nov 2014
06
Dec 2014
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Lebanon

As part of the initiative of ARC-WH to support cultural heritage in danger, a First Aid Course to Build Heritage in Syria was organised in Beirut, Lebanon, with the participation of several experts from Syria. This initiative stemmed from the MoU that was signed between ARC-WH and the Directorate-General of [...]

Meetings and Conferences
10
Oct 2014
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Bahrain

ARC-WH hosted an Arab expert preparatory meeting to draft a unified charter for the protection and promotion of cultural Heritage in the region. The expert meeting was jointly organised by the Arab Organization for Education, Science and Culture (ALECSO) ARC-WH and Athar/ICCROM.

Meetings and Conferences
30
Sep 2014
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
France

ARC-WH, represented by its director Mounir Bouchenaki participated in the international workshop held at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France and the embassy of Iraq to UNESCO. The meeting focused on the situation of cultural heritage in Iraq. The urgent plan of action, [...]

Capacity Building
05
Aug 2014
08
Aug 2014
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage

ARC-WH hosted the fourth Capacity Building Workshop on Wadi Al-Salam Cemetery in collaboration with UNESCO’s Office of Iraq. The central theme of the workshop was the preparation of the nomination file for the site. It aimed to build the Iraqi policymakers, Site Managers and researchers’ capacities to be capable of [...]

Capacity Building
05
Aug 2014
08
Aug 2014
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage

The third national workshop on the ‘application of the ecosystem approach to maintaining oyster beds in the Kingdom of Bahrain’ was organised on 18 March 2014 and was attended by the general public, representatives from the private sector, civil society organisations and academics. The workshop fell within the framework of [...]

Technical Assistance
09
Jun 2014
10
Jun 2014
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Bahrain

This coordination meeting came as a continuation of the efforts undertaken since 2009. Supporting the compilation of the nomination process requirement and designating Iraq’s Marshlands as a World Heritage site, this workshop brought together the United Nations Environmental Programme-Regional Office for West Asia (UNEP-ROWA), the Arab Regional Office for World [...]

Meetings and Conferences
13
Apr 2014
15
Apr 2014
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage

Under the patronage of the Tourism Sector of the Ministry of Culture and ARC-WH, and in collaboration with the Supreme Council for the Environment (SCE), the Embassy of France to the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Coastal Protection Agency, UNEP-ROWA and IUCN organised a seminar on the “Tourism Development and World [...]

Technical Assistance
16
Mar 2014
21
Mar 2014
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

ARC-WH, in coordination with IUCN and the Ministry of Environment of Iraq, conducted a field visit, which formed part of the technical support programme for the nomination preparation process of the Marshlands and its conservation and management. This mission progressed the programme to a more advanced level of support, as [...]

Capacity Building
19
Jan 2014
21
Jan 2014
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage

Under the title of the legislative framework for natural World Heritage in the Arab countries, a workshop on natural World Heritage in the Arab region was held from 19 to 21 January 2014. The workshop took place at ARC-WH in Manama, Bahrain, and was organised within the technical cooperation programme [...]

Technical Assistance
06
Jan 2014
13
Jan 2014
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Mauritania

The mission undertaken from 6 to 13 January 2014 was a joint IUCN/World Heritage Centre reactive monitoring mission to Banc d’Arguin to assess the conservation status of the site. The mission followed the World Heritage Committee decision no. 37 COM 7B.8. The rapidly increasing pressures upon the site encouraged the [...]

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