World Heritage interpretation and presentation refer to the processes and methods of communicating the values and significance of a World Heritage site to local communities, visitors and the wider public. Interpretation and presentation are critical for the...
The AWHF in partnership with ICCROM and the UAE Ministry of Culture & Youth are pleased to announce the 7th African World Heritage Youth Forum under the theme: “Engaging African Youth in Climate Action for World Heritage Conservation”.
Closing date: 21 July 2023 The African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) was created in 2006 to support the effective conservation and protection of cultural and natural heritage of outstanding universal value in Africa. The main objective of AWHF is to address the...
Closing date: 11 August 2023 The African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) was created in 2006 to support the effective conservation and protection of cultural and natural heritage of outstanding universal value in Africa. The main objective of AWHF is to address the...
Apply before 4/8 for the Moses Mapesa Education and Research Grant.
AWHF seeks the inclusion of an Executive Director. The incumbent shall be responsible to carry out the mission of the Fund which aims to support the effective conservation and protection of natural and cultural heritage of outstanding universal value in Africa. This...
AWHF is delighted to announce that the Board awarded conservation grants to 5 World Heritage conservation projects and 2 Moses Mapesa research grants in 2021-2022. This is another step forward to protect and conserve our cultural and natural heritage in Africa.
Call for Coordinator and Resource Persons: 6th African World Heritage Youth Forum – Deadline 4 September 2022
Apply before 4/9 to become the coordinator or resource person for the 6th African World Heritage Youth Forum held from 10-15 oktober at the Dja Faunal Reserve, Cameroon.
The AWHF is welcoming applications from heritage professionals to evaluate the 2022/2023 Moses Mapesa and Conservation grant. Apply before 19 august 2022.
The African World Heritage Fund mandates to strengthen the implementation of the UNESCO World Heritage Convention (1972) by the African State Parties. The Committee’s mandate is to shortlist applicants and present the selection report to the Board. Therefore, the Fund is inviting eligible companies to submit investment proposals for consideration by the Committee.
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