World Cultural Heritage Conventions

 

As part of ECHO's dedication to disseminating information regarding the protection of Egypt's world cultural heritage, downloadable PDF versions of many of the conventions designed to safeguard cultural heritage are made available here in Arabic. There are also links to the websites of UNESCO and ICOMOS where versions of these conventions are available in English, Spanish, French, German and several other languages.

World Cultural Heritage Conventions available in Arabic:

Unfortunately, the following documents are currently available in English only:




 

Current Affairs

 

There has been and continues to be illegal encroachment on the UNESCO World Heritage Listed site of Dahshur. The Trustees of ECHO are supporting this petition to try and stop this illegal building activity and so can you, please sign the petition


The ECHO trustees are pleased to announce that ECHO is now a registered charity (number 1142484) this will enable ECHO to continue and develop into the future.


ECHO is now on Facebook


ECHO article detailing the endangered sites in the Faiyum is now available to download as a PDF


Protection of Cultural Heritage in Revolutionary Times: The International Workshop on Prevention of Destruction, Looting and Theft of Cultural Heritage. Cairo, September 2012.
Call for Papers


New Nubian Dams are planned by the Sudanese Government, none of which have the consent of the local population who will be the ones most affected.
Sign the petition to stop the building of these dams



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