Strengthening Capacities for World Heritage Professionals in collaboration with ICOMOS
The workshop programme aimed to build a strong network of Arab experts, that will contribute to effectively implement the 1972 World Heritage Convention.
During the five days of the workshop, 20 participants from 14 countries (Bahrain, Botswana, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Mauritania, Sudan, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen) from governmental and private sectors, including academics, heritage practitioners and Focal Points. Participants were introduced to topics and themes related to the application of the World Heritage Convention to different types of sites in the Arab region. They also explored the tools of the Convention and the role of the Advisory Bodies in its implementation.