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World Heritage brings together exceptional cultural sites that belong to all humankind, such as the pyramids of Egypt, the city of Venice, the Taj Mahal and Machu Picchu. The International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) takes part in the protection of this unique legacy.

Angkor, Siem Reap © Miel Delphine / ICOMOS

Call for application for the Strengthening Capacities of World Heritage Professionals in the Arab Region for Cultural and Natural sites

vrac-1The Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage (ARC-WH) and ICOMOS International, in collaboration with ICCROM, IUCN, UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in Egypt, are organizing a Capacity Building programme for World Heritage Professionals in the Arab Region.

This programme aims to build a strong network of experts from the Arab Region that will assist the Arab States, the Advisory Bodies, and all World Heritage stakeholders in the effective implementation of the World Heritage Convention

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ICOMOS-IUCN workshop with Djibouti

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In the framework of the international assistance "Establishment of the Tentative List of Djibouti", two online workshops were organized by the World Heritage Centre, in collaboration with ICOMOS and IUCN, on Wednesday 15 June and Wednesday 27 July 2022 for the elaboration of the Tentative List of Djibouti.

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