Project ID 505INT4001

UNESCO is assembling the world's leading experts in digital technology and heritage for an unprecedented initiative: the world's cultural and natural heritage as well as its intangible cultural heritage accessible to everyone for the first time for exploration, safeguarding, preservation and reconstruction, through an online platform. This unique project that will enable the setting up of state-to-the-art technological structures demonstrates the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO's) continued commitment to promote and safeguard the world's cultural and natural heritage.

  • On-going

USD 2,500,000

Total Project Budget

USD 372,246

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2021.11.05
End Date 2024.12.31
Benchmark as of 2023.03.31

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 Saudi Arabia 2,500,000 372,246

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.CLT1 - Member States capacities strengthened to identify, protect and manage tangible heritage
Outcome 8 - Foster knowledge sharing and skills development in the digital age Output: 8.IP4 - National capacities strengthened to empower learners of all ages, women and men, with digital competencies and Media and Information Literacy skills
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 75%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 30%
  • Youth | 20%
  • Priority Africa | 40%