The regional assessment of the Kingdom of Bahrain was launched on Monday 9th January and considered the first attempt of its kind to assess the current status of selected species using the guidelines and techniques adopted by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
The Chairperson of the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage, Shaikha Mai Bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Shadia Touqan as its new Director, succeeding Dr. Mounir Bouchenaki who served as Director of the Centre from 2013 to 2016.
The Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage representeted by its cultural heritage programme Specialist Dr.
The Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage continued its efforts towards supporting the nomination and preservation of Natural Heritage sites in the Arab world by organizing a regional workshop "World Heritage Nominations: application of the Statement of Outstanding Universal Value’’ with the
ARC-WH organized a technical visit to Sanganeb Marine National Park and Dungonab Bay in Sudan. the visit aims to provide support for local authorities in their bid to recognize the natural world heritage potential in the site.
In continuation of ARC-WH engagement with the international community towards increasing the support to the World Heritage site of Palmyra, Mounir Bouchnaki met UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova in Paris and discussed the upcoming experts mission to Syria, A mission of extreme importance as it
Personal Representative of His Majesty the King and President of the Supreme Council for Environment (SCE) Shaikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Khalifa visited the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage, he was welcomed by President of Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) and ARC-WH boar
The ARC-WH prepared and presented the report documenting the n
The Arab States Region continues to face tremendous challenges in r