Project ID 504PAL4005

The overall objective of the project is to establish a model Palestinian interactive and multimedia museum in Bethlehem, called Riwaya (narrative) Museum. It will be a venue for safeguarding and promoting Palestinian cultural diversity and fostering intercultural dialogue as it will serve as a tourist destination. This particular phase aims at completing the renovation of the museum space started in Phase III of the project. Note: For detailed information about the scope and concerning the current project, please refer to the "Application for grants from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA)" in the attachments section.

  • On-going

USD 1,181,830

Total Project Budget

USD 1,014,159

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2016.12.02
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 - Tightly Earmarked Culture Norway 1,181,830 1,014,159

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
  • 10%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 10%