Saudi Arabia: Committed to a Better Future

Our vision

The most engaged version of Saudi Arabia.

Hand in hand with the international community, we strive to fulfill both UNESCO’s mandate as well as implementing our ambitious Vision 2030, mindful of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

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More by KSA

An introduction to noteworthy networks and initiatives.

From ministries to startups and movers and shakers, discover noteworthy projects in order to understand the direction in which Saudi Arabia’s youthful society is headed.

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About the Delegation

Initiatives by the Paris-based team.

Learn more about work by the Permanent Delegation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to UNESCO on promoting Education, Culture, and the Sciences, hand in hand with UNESCO and Saudi partner entities.

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Our past, our stories

Over a dozen elements inscribed as world heritage, and growing

From our decorative arts in Asir, to our lush palm oases and our millennia-old rock sites featuring structures and inscriptions by ancient civilizations, discover our growing list of tangible and intangible cultural treasures.

Discover KSA's World heritage List

KSA's Permanent Delegate to UNESCO

HH Princess Haifa Al Mogrin

It’s all about engagement. Every day, we’re learning more about how we can work with our peers, to better achieve UNESCO’s mandate.”

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Delegation’s Activities More news

March 11, 2022 Delegation's Activity

New Saudi addition to World Heritage List

Hima Cultural Area is the latest property to be inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Through a remarkable series of rock carvings, Hima boasts a substantial collection of rock art images that depict a cultural continuity of hunting, fauna, flora and lifestyles for 7,000 years.
February 20, 2022 Delegation's Activity

UNESCO-Al Fozan International Prize for the Promotion of Young Scientists in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

A new joint prize by Saudi Arabia and UNESCO will support the sciences by rewarding innovative achievements by young people that are conducive to socio-economic transformation and development on a global scale. The UNESCO-Al Fozan International Prize for the Promotion of Young Scientists in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) will be awarded every two years, starting in 2022, to five laureates from the five geographic regions of UNESCO.
January 1, 2022 Delegation's Activity

Farasan Islands Added to Global Biosphere Reserves Network

Farasan Islands, an archipelago of over 170 islands, were inscribed on the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves—a first for the Kingdom, and an important learning area for sustainable development under diverse ecological contexts.