Project ID 504PAL4006

The objective of this project proposal is to make of the Center for the restoration of Islamic Manuscripts of the Haram al Sharif, in Jerusalem, an operational, autonomous and sustainable entity by the end of the project, in 2020, able to safeguard this unique Islamic heritage. The project will include a Conservation assessment of the Center; the elaboration of a 10-year conservation and management strategy; the reinforcement of the capacities of the staff; the restoration of the premises; the digitization and inventory of the collections; and the human and material reinforcement of the Center. The project will be developed over an estimated period of 3 years.

  • On-going

USD 863,302

Total Project Budget

USD 334,012

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2020.08.01
End Date 2024.07.31
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 863,302 334,012

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
  • 100%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 10%