Project ID 402EGY4001

Within the framework of the International Campaign for the Establishment of NMEC and the Nubia Museum in Aswan, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) which was launched as a follow up of the International Campaign to Save the Monuments of Nubia (1960-1980), this project supports the institutional development and human capacity building of the NMEC to assume its full functions as a Cultural Hub in Egypt and beyond. The project has been implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities (MoTA) in Egypt.

  • On-going
  • Multi-donor

USD 3,303,004

Total Project Budget

USD 2,651,901

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2008.07.24
End Date 2023.12.31
Benchmark as of 2023.06.30

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation

Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Flexible Funding Culture Multi-donor 3,303,004 2,651,901

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Culture
Outcome 5 - Enhance the protection and promotion of the diversity of heritage and cultural expressions Output: 5.CLT2 - Member States capacities strengthened to fight the illicit trafficking of cultural property and promote its return and restitution, to protect underwater cultural heritage and to promote the role of museums for societies
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 30%
  • 10%
  • 50%
  • 5%
  • 15%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 30%
  • Youth | 10%
  • Priority Africa | 100%