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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 10, 2022 News

Arab Group States Celebrate Calligraphy Inscription

Each year across the Arab world and beyond, Arabic Language Day (December 18th) is a reason to celebrate. Spoken daily by over 420 million...
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January 06, 2022 News

Our Year in Review: 2021

2021, despite its challenges, was an exciting year of collaboration with UNESCO. From protecting petroglyphs to the Kingdom’s natural biospheres, discover some of our...
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