Call for applications – World Heritage Site Managers’ Forum
April 17, 2023
The Ministry of Culture of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by the National Committee and the Heritage Commission alongside the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, ICCROM and IUCN, in close partnership with ICOMOS, will be hosting the 5th edition of the World Heritage Site Managers’ Forum (WHSMF23) which will be organized in conjunction to the extended 45th session of the World Heritage Committee, with the theme selected for the Forum as “Managing World Heritage for the Next 50 Years.”
The Forum will take place online as well as in person. UNESCO World Heritage site managers and persons working within World Heritage site management systems from across the globe are invited to participate in this year’s Forum, aimed at continuing to empower World Heritage site managers on the international stage.
Venues: Online (Zoom) and in-person (Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
First online session: 19 June 2023, 12:00–15:00, CET
Second online session: 4 July 2023, 12:00–15:00, CET
Third online session: 13 July 2023, 12:00–15:00, CET
10–16 September 2023
Participants will be required to attend both online and in-person components of the Forum.
Language: English (interpretation will be provided in Arabic and French during the plenary session only)
Application deadline: 7 May 2023, 23:59 CET
For details and to apply, please click here.
Image: Hegra Archaeological Site (al-Hijr / Madā in Ṣāliḥ) © Royal Commission for AlUla / Jonathan Irish