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NCTA to attend Unesco's heritage Convention

and Antiquities (NCTA) will be sending a representative to participate in the World Heritage Convention being organised by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre in Bangkok, Thailand.Announcing this, NCTA Director General ... Techniques, Issa Abbas Hussein. UAE was nominated as a member of the World Heritage Centre at the General ...

16/05/2010 - 16:08 - comment 0

Hundreds Gather for Glimpse of Qatar National Library’s Remarkable Arab and Islamic Heritage Collection

the archaeological site, which UNESCO declared as Qatar’s first entry on to the World Heritage list in June 2013. ... UNESCO’s International Day for Monuments and Sites, hundreds of visitors flocked to its Heritage ... Heritage Collection. Qatar National Library (QNL) hosted a second successful Open ...

Press Release - 20/04/2014 - 06:00 - comment 0

panasonic lumix cameras to begin photographing the largest ever world heritage photographic project

UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre has announced a partnership between UNESCO and Our Place Publishing, a New ... , a project that will create the largest ever photographic collection of UNESCO World Heritage Si ... photographic collection of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. World Heritage sites are selected for inclusion ...

18/05/2010 - 10:49 - comment 0

Palestinian village becomes UNESCO World Heritage site

Organization (UNESCO) added Battir to its list of protected World Heritage Sites. Battir received an emergency nomination during UNESCO's World Heritage committee meeting in Qatar Friday in response ... of a Palestinian village in the West Bank to its list of world heritage sites Friday. ...

Editor's Choice - 21/06/2014 - 15:08 - comment 0

Syrian UNESCO World Heritage site bombarded in Homs

An air raid on Syria's famed Krak des Chevaliers castle, a UNESCO World Heritage site, has damaged ... It was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list in 2006, and is one of six sites in Syria designated as such. In 2013, UNESCO decided to add all six of Syria's World Heritage sites to its World ...

14/07/2013 - 09:17 - comment 0

Did you know Saudi Arabia could be 'touristy'? Historic Jeddah ready to be included in World Heritage List

in the UNESCO’s World Heritage site list, the SCTA’s media center said on Monday. Stating that the file has ... on the site at the meeting of the UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee,” the officials said, adding the various ... for registration of Jeddah historic area in the UNESCO’s World Heritage site list, the SCTA’s media center said ...

14/01/2014 - 22:47 - comment 0

A heritage under siege: Egypt's SOS to rescue Syria's old cities

of the Old Souk (market) in Aleppo, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. UNESCO believes that five of Syria’s six World Heritage Sites, which include the ancient desert city of Palmyra, the Crac des ... heritage from further destruction amid the country's civil war. Under ...

Editor's Choice - 01/10/2012 - 15:20 - comment 0

Moroccan City of El Jadida on UNESCO's World Heritage List

on the UNESCO's world heritage list. &lt;i&gt;Le Matin&lt;/i&gt; reported Thursday that this city ... 's world heritage list. <i>Le Matin</i> reported Thursday that this city has been just added to the six other Moroccan cities listed in UNESCO's world heritage. Known formerly under the name ...

18/05/2010 - 13:16 - comment 0

UNESCO Adds Record 61 New Sites to World Heritage List

UNESCO added a record 61 sites to its World Heritage ... such as UNESCO added a record 61 sites to its World Heritage List on Thursday, including places of outstanding ... plantations in Cuba.  This year's list, unveiled at a meeting of the World Heritage Committee ...

19/05/2010 - 10:10 - comment 0

Qatar National Library hosts top regional libraries for a heritage preservation and awareness event

QATAR NATIONAL LIBRARY teamed up with the World ... Development, recently teamed up with the World Digital Library (WDL) to host the 2014 WDL Arab Peninsula Regional Group Symposium which focused on heritage preservation and awareness.  The two-day symposium, ...

Press Release - 11/06/2014 - 09:51 - comment 0