Who We Are
The Arab Regional Center for World Heritage (ARC-WH) is a Category 2 Center under the auspices of UNESCO. It was established on February 5 2010 as an autonomous and independent legal entity at the service of Arab States Parties to the World Heritage Convention.
As a non-profit organization under UNESCO, the ARC-WH serves 19 Arab countries towards the promotion and management of cultural and natural sites by providing international expertise and reinforcing the implementation of the 1972 World Heritage Convention. The Centre provides information, assistance, logistics and financial support to further protect and promote cultural heritage in the region.