First Aid for Cultural Heritage in Syria

Three years after the conflict in Syria, the cultural heritage of the country ‎ has become more ‎vulnerable to destruction, looting and illicit excavation. Finally, the first concrete step in the process of protecting Syrian cultural assets came in the ‎form of organizing a training course entitled: "first Aid for Cultural Heritage in Syria”.‎

ARAB CHARTER TO PRESERVE CULTURAL HERITAGE

IUCN World Park Congress

The city of Sydney-Australia is hosting from 12 until 19 November 2014 the IUCN World Parks Congress. This congress is a landmark global forum for sharing knowledge and innovation, setting the agenda for protected areas conservation for the decade to come.

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova to visit Iraq

Director General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, will visit Iraq on Sunday, 2 November to discuss threats and attacks against the country’s cultural heritage and diversity.

Workhsop: World Heritage Nominations: developing a Global Comparative Analysis

Dr.Mounir Bouchnaki: the Preservation of Historical Cities is immensely important

During an event organized by the Ministry of Culture in the Kingdom of Bahrain to discuss its future plans and projects for the historical city of Manama, ARCWH Director Dr.Mounir Bouchenaki highlighted the importance of preserving Arabian historical cities and praised the efforts made by the Ministry of Culture to conserve and protect the historical city of Manama.

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  • first Aid for Cultural Heritage in Syria

    Three years after the conflict in Syria, the cultural heritage of the country ‎ has become more ‎vulnerable to destruction, looting and illicit exc

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  • ARAB CHARTER TO PRESERVE CULTURAL HERITAGE

    In the framework of the programme of activities for safeguarding the Cultural Heritage in the Arab states region, the Arab Regional Centre for Worl

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  • IUCN World Park Congress

    The city of Sydney-Australia is hosting from 12 until 19 November 2014 the IUCN World Parks Congress. This congress is a landmark global forum for

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  • UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova to visit Iraq

    In order to cope with the impending danger that threatens the integrity of Cultural heritage in Irak, The Director General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova,

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  • Director Bouchenaki: in mission to Saudi Arabia and Egypt

    The Director of the ARC-WH and Special Adviser to the World Heritage of UNESCO and ICCROM Directors General, Mounir Bouchenaki, visited Egypt and S

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  • State Secretary Kerry and Director-General Bokova Call for End to Cultural Destruction in Iraq and Syria

    The event was held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, in a splendid room devoted to the Temple of Dendur, given to the United States by

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  • Stealing Syria’s Past

    It came at the end of a long conversation in the cool heat of early March in the Turkish border town of Antakya.

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  • The Impact of War on Syria's Archaeological Sites and Damage Prevention Efforts

    Syria has been home to some of the most ancient civilizations in the world.

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  • A Glimmer of Light in a Dark Era of Zabid Urban History

    The golden age of Zabid is strongly connected with the spread of Islam during the Rasulid dynasty from the 13th to the 15th centuries.

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  • November 2014

    Arabic Language Day

    On December 18, 2014, the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage will be celebrating with a set

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  • October 2014

    Workshop on World Heritage Nominations: developing a Global Comparative Analysis



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