International experts gather to discuss ways to save Iraqi heritage from destruction.

ARCWH Director Dr.Mounir Bouchenaki participated in the conference which was organized by UNESCO to discuss ways to protect Iraqi Heritage from destruction.

Mounir Bouchenaki in mission to Saudi Arabia and Cairo

The Director of the ARC-WH and Special Adviser to the World Heritage of UNESCO and ICCROM Directors General, Mounir Bouchenaki, visited Egypt and Saudi Arabia, where he attended several cultural and institutional events and accomplished different tasks.

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

On 22 September, UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, took part with John F Kerry, United States Secretary of State, in an event on Heritage in Peril: Iraq and Syria, highlighting protection and preservation efforts of Syrian and Iraqi cultural heritage.

FOURTH CAPACITY-BUILDING WORKSHOP ON THE PREPARATION OF THE WORLD HERITAGE NOMINATION DOSSIER OF WADI AL-SALAM CEMETERY IN NAJAF

At its headquarters in Manama, Bahrain, the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage (ARCWH), under the auspices of UNESCO, is running from the 5th to the 8th of August 2014 the 4th Capacity Building Workshop on the preparation of the World Heritage nomination dossier of Wadi Al-Salam Cemetery in Najaf, Iraq.

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    At its headquarters in Manama, Bahrain, the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage (ARCWH), under the auspices of UNESCO, is hosting from the 5th

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