Project ID 505RAB5000

This project aims to raise awareness of the global significance of Saudi Arabian documentary heritage and that of the larger Arab region among stakeholders as well as the public, including by creating the Kingdoms Institute Platform for the Promotion of Documentary Heritage in the Arab World. It also aims to build capacity for the identification, preservation, and accessibility of documentary heritage among memory institutions in AlUla and Saudi Arabia through the creation of a National MoW Committee, and possibly a National Register, and enhancing scholarly research and academic reflection on documentary heritage for intercultural dialogue.

  • On-going

USD 2,595,850

Total Project Budget

USD 252,258

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2022.02.01
End Date 2025.10.31
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 Communication and information Saudi Arabia 2,595,850 252,258

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Communication and information
Outcome 8 - Foster knowledge sharing and skills development in the digital age Output: 8.CI4 - Member States are enabled to foster universal access to information and knowledge, including through the Information for All Programme (IFAP), as well as through Open Solutions, and through the identification, preservation and accessibility of documentary heritage
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 20%
  • 40%
  • 40%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 10%
  • Youth | 5%
  • Priority Africa