Capacity Building on World Heritage Risk Management in the Arab Region

From 24 to 28 July 2022, the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage (ARC-WH), in partnership with the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), organised a Capacity Building workshop on World Heritage...

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The Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage welcomes the Director-General of ICCROM and the Director of ICCROM- Sharjah

The Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage had the pleasure of welcoming the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) Director-General Dr Webber Ndoro and Dr Zaki Aslan, Director of ICCROM-Sharjah to its...

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ARC-WH attends the 9th Session of the ICH General Assembly

During the 9th Session of the General Assembly of the State Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH), which was held at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France, from 5 to 7 July 2022, ARC-WH...

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Annual Report 2021

ARC-WH is pleased to present our annual report for 2021. We would like to thank our partners and collaborators who assisted us in carrying out various activities and projects last year.

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ARC-WH participates in the "Red Sea Wrecks at Risk" Project in the context of strengthening synergies between the World Heritage 1972 Convention and the Underwater Culture Heritage Convention of 2001

ARC-WH was invited by the UNESCO Chair for Underwater Cultural Heritage at the Alexandria University, Egypt to participate in the Red Sea Wrecks at Risk project, funded by the UK-based Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). The project is directed...

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ARC-WH organises a workshop on enhancing the role of local communities in dugong and seagrass conservation

In partnership with the Secretariat of the Convention for Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), ARC-WH organised a national workshop to evaluate the impacts of fishing activities on the dugong population and seagrass habitats around the Kingdom of...

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On the occasion of World Environment Day Bahrain launches Invasive Alien Plant and Animal Species Blacklist project

The Supreme Council for the Environment and the Bahrain Institute of Pearls and Gemstones (Danat) announce that the Kingdom of Bahrain has commenced work on a project to compile an invasive alien plant and animal species blacklist. The project, which...

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The Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage completes the two workshops for the short-film competition, My Heritage – Arab Youth for Heritage

From 27-28 May 2022, the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage (ARC-WH) completed the two-day online workshop, which had a total number of 127 participants from 16 Arab countries including, Algeria, Sudan, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Yemen, Morocco, Oman, Libya...

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Inauguration of the second edition of the book "World Heritage in the Arab Countries"

Yesterday, Thursday, 26 May 2022, the Arab Regional Center for World Heritage (ARC-WH) inaugurated the second edition of the book "World Heritage in the Arab Countries", with the generous support of GFH Financial Group, during a celebration at the...

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The Arab Regional Centre attends ceremony for the inscription of Hima Cultural Area in Saudi Arabia

The Arab Regional Center for World Heritage (ARC-WH), represented by the Director of the Center, Dr. Heba Abdulaziz and Deputy Director Sheikh Ebrahim bin Hamoud Al Khalifa, participated in the ceremony of the Heritage Commission of the Ministry of Culture...

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