Al Ahwar of Southren Iraq inscribed on the World Heritage list

The World Heritage Committee, on the last afternoon of its 40th session which opened on 10 July, inscribed the Al Ahwar of southern Iraq on the World Heritage list.

Sanganeb Marine National Park and Duangobab Bay inscribed on the World Heritage List

The 40th World Heritage Committee Inscribes Sanganeb Marine National Park and Dungonab Bay – Mukkawar Island Marine National Park, Sudan on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (vii), (ix) and (x);

Sand and Sea in the Arab World Exhibition

ARC-WH in partnership with IUCN presented a exhibition on Sand and Sea in the Arab World during the World Heritage Committee meeting held in Istanbul.

ARC-WH Chariperson participates in the opening session of the 40th World Heritage Committee meeting

The Chairperson of ARC-WH Sh.Mai bint Mohamed Alkhalifa participated in the opening session of the 40th World Heritage Committee meeting held in Istanbul,Turkey.

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  • Technical visit to Sanganeb Marine National Park and Dungonab Bay-Sudan

    ARC-WH organized a technical visit to Sanganeb Marine National Park and Dungonab Bay in Sudan.

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  • ARC-WH Director meets UNESCO Director General and pledges support to Palmyra

    In continuation of ARC-WH engagement with the international community towards increasing the support to the World Heritage site of Palmyra, Mounir

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  • Personal Representative of His Majesty the King visits ARC-WH

    Personal Representative of His Majesty the King and President of the Supreme Council for Environment (SCE) Shaikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Khalifa vis

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  • Strengthening the role of local communities in the management and conservation of World Heritage Sites

    ARC-WH participated in the regional workshop for strengthening the role of local communities in the management and conservation of World Heritage s

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    The ARC-WH celebrated on the 25th of Feburary ''Arab tourism day'' with the attendance of Dr.Taleb Rifai the Secretary-General of United Nations’ W

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  • UNWTO International Conference on Heritage Tourism

    The ARC-WH represented by its Director Dr.Mounir Bouchnaki participated in the International Conference on heritage tourism held at the Todaiji Tem

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  • Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development

    The Scientific Research Council of Oman‎ organized an international workshop ‎about Cultural ‎Heritage and Sustainable Development from the 16th to

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  • Training Course on the Management of Cultural Heritage

    The Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage ‎(ARCWH) organized and hosted a regional ‎training course on managing cultural heritage inscribed on Wo

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  • ARCWH Governing Board

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  • August 2016

    World Heritage Sites: an introduction

    Have you come across cultural and natural sites labeled a “UNESCO World Heritage Site” while trav

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  • July 2016

    “Sand and Sea in the Arab World’’ Exhibition

    Date: Tuesday July 12 ,2016Time: 1:00 pmLocation: Istanbul Congress Centre, B3 Floor Hallway The

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  • May 2016

    Film screening of the documentary "Petra: Lost City of Stone"

    As part of our "Eye on Heritage" project launched last month, the Arab Regional Centre for World

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  • March 2016

    Arab Poetry Day symposium

     On the occasion of Arab Poetry Day and in cooperation with the Arab Organization for Education a

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  • March 2016

    Green Archaeology : The case of Qal'at al-bahrain

    National Museum Talk Series  Bahrain National Museum –Auditorium15th of March,2015 at 18:30Talk p

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