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  • Arabic Language Day

    07th Jan, 2015

    Arabic, in addition to English, French, Spanish, Russian and Chinese is one of the United ‎Nations’ six official and working languages. It is spoken by 422 people in an area stretching ‎from the Atlantic ocean to the Arabic gulf.


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  • Twenty-two conservation experts of the Syrian Directorate General of Antiquities and ‎Museums (DGAM)‎, coming from different areas of Syria, attended ‎ from ‎24 ‎November ‎to 6 ‎December 2014 a training course: The “First Aid to Cultural Built Heritage in Syria”, held at the ‎UNESCO Office in Bei


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  • In the framework of the programme of activities for safeguarding the Cultural Heritage in the Arab states region, the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage (ARC-WH) hosted on 15 and 16 November 2014 an Arab expert preparatory meeting for drafting a Charter for the protection and promotion of th


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  • IUCN World Park Congress

    11th Nov, 2014

    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. Building on the theme, it will present,


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  • In order to cope with the impending danger that threatens the integrity of Cultural heritage in Irak, The Director General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, visited Iraq on Sunday, 2 November.


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  • 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.In Egypt with a delegation of representative


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  • 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 Egypt, after the UNESCO-led campaign to save the Nubian temples.The event featured keynote speeches from John F.


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