The Conservation and Management Plan for the restoration and conservation of the archaeological sites
Under the Conservation and Management Plan for the restoration and conservation of the archaeological sites, UNESCO signed and endorsed agreements to benefit the areas of Tell Balata in Nublus and Bethlehem Governorate.
Funded by the Kingdom of the Netherlands ($431,655), a Plan of Operations was signed on 2 March 2010 by the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities and the Head of the UNESCO Ramallah Office. The Representative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Palestinian Authority witnessed the signing along with local officials. After the signing ceremony a visit to the site, which is located in the outskirts of the city of Nablus, was organized.
On the other hand, The “Guidelines for the Conservation and rehabilitation of the Historic Towns of Bethlehem, Beit Jala and Beit Sahour” was endorsed on 3 March 2010 by all key stakeholders, Government of Italy, Minister of Local Government, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Governor of Bethlehem, Mayors of Bethlehem, Beit Jala and Beit Sahour, the agreement was signed by the Director of the Centre for Cultural Heritage Preservation-Bethlehem (CCHP), witnessed by the Director of the Italian Cooperation in Jerusalem and the Head of the UNESCO Ramallah Office.
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