38th World Heritage Committee Meeting in Qatar

The World Heritage Committee will consider the inscription of 40 sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List when it meets in Doha (Qatar) from 15 to 25 June under the chair of Sheikha Al Mayassa Bint Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani.

Sites to be considered include five that are extensions to sites already on the List. The state of conservation of existing World Heritage sites will also be reviewed during the session.

Big Tree Society 2013-2014

The Big Tree Society Kuwait 2013-2014

UNESCO Doha would like to congratulate all 128 participating schools of the Big Tree Society Programme in Kuwait 2013/2014!

This year was a huge success, and all the students have every right to be proud of themselves.

We also thank our partners Boubyan Bank and the Kuwait National Commission for all their hard work and support!




Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage - State of Qatar

Ministry of Culture organizes a workshop about Qatar cultural heritage in partnership with the UNESCO

A two-day workshop under the title “Cultural Heritage and Education" was organized by the Heritage Department in cooperation with the UNESCO. The workshop was attended by Mr. Hamad Hamdan Al-Muhannadi, Director of Heritage Department and Mrs. Anna Paolini, Director of the UNESCO Office in Doha in addition to a number of interested persons in heritage preservation.