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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January 01, 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.
June 23, 2021 News

Saudi Arabia joins the UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission’s Executive Council

On June 22, 2021, during its 31st Assembly, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO welcomed Saudi Arabia to its Executive Council.      ...
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April 08, 2021 News

‘Journey Through Time’: a masterplan to responsibly and sustainably develop AlUla

The newly-announced Masterplan is the first design and spatial vision for the UNESCO World Heritage Site of AlUla, including a massive green dimension poised...
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March 29, 2021 News

Announcement of the Green Saudi & Green Middle East initiatives

Two monumental ecological initiatives were announced by Saudi Arabia on March 27, reflecting holistic thinking around heritage preservation, growth, and sustainability. The initiatives aim...
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December 18, 2020 News

Arabic Language Day

December 18 is Arabic Language Day : spoken by some 422 million individuals worldwide! In 1966, a resolution was adopted to increase the presence of...
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