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

Under the patronage of Her Excellency the Prime Minister of Tunisia, Mrs. Najla Bouden Ramadan, the Arab Regional Center for World Heritage (ARC-WH) inaugurated, on Wednesday, 14 September 2022, the second part of the book "The World Heritage of the...

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World Heritage days Competition in Minecraft World

Within the framework of the Arab Youth For Heritage initiative and the celebration of World Heritage Days, the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage invites all Minecraft gamers to participate in the competition by building a World Heritage site or...

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ARC-WH conducts mission to Old Walled City of Shibam to supervise the implementation of its ALIPH project partnerships

The Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage was on a mission to the World Heritage site of the Old Walled City of Shibam in the Republic of Yemen in order to assess the completion of its first fruitful partnership project...

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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) announced 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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