Call for Application: My Heritage - Arab Youth for Heritage #AY4H

Learn to produce an engaging video to tell the story of your heritage and win a trip to Bahrain for a one to one training on how to produce an award winning short film delivered by the Emmy award-winning director...

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The Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage welcomes students from Carleton College

Today, 6 April 2022, the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage welcomed a group of undergraduate students from Carleton College, based in Minnesota, United States of America, to its premises in Manama, Bahrain. The students were introduced to the strategic...

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Training Workshop on the Mechanisms and Concepts of the World Heritage Convention

From 27 to 30 March 2022, the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage (ARC-WH), in collaboration with the Heritage Commission of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, organised a ‘Training Workshop on the Mechanisms and Concepts of the World Heritage Convention’...

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Capacity building on World Heritage Risk Management in the Arab Region

The Arab region is home to invaluable and significant forms of cultural and natural heritage, ranging from collections of antiques and objects, ancient monuments, archaeological sites, historic buildings, towns, cities, cultural landscapes, unique ecosystems, habitats, to customs, relics, music, craftsmanship...

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The International Expert Meeting on Underwater Cultural Heritage and World Heritage Sites

From 21 to 23 March 2022, the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage organised the ‘International Expert Meeting on Underwater Cultural Heritage and World Heritage Sites’ at its premises in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain in a hybrid format. This meeting...

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Restoring Syrian heritage & reviving local communities

ARC-WH participated in the two-day workshop from 19 to 20 March 2022, titled ‘Restoring Syrian heritage & reviving local communities’ held in Dubai, UAE. The workshop was organised by the Syrian Trust for Development. The objective of the workshop was...

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Launch of the book ‘World Heritage Sites in the Arab Countries’

The Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage launched the second edition of "World Heritage Sites in the Arab Countries" at its premises in Manama, Bahrain on 16 March 2022. Her Excellency Sheikha Mai Bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, Chairperson of the...

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ARC-WH Convenes 11th Governing Board Meeting

Yesterday 21 February 2022, ARC-WH successfully convened its 11th Governing Board meeting held online. During the meeting, the board members discussed and praised several endeavours, including the six publications produced during 2021 despite the challenges presented by the global pandemic...

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ARC-WH participation in the Second ALIPH Donors’ Conference

On 31 January 2022, ARC-WH was invited to present the fruitful partnership project entitled ‘Emergency Restoration Programme for Damaged Buildings in the World Heritage Site of the Old Walled City of Shibam’ located in the Republic of Yemen. The project...

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World Arabic Language Day: 'Arabic Language, a bridge between civilisations'

Join us this Saturday at 11 am at the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage in Manama, Bahrain, to celebrate World Arabic Language Day, held annually on 18 December. This year’s lecture will examine the topic of “Arabic Language, a...

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