Project ID 514INT4004

The project shall increase the ratification of the 2001 Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage by the organization of three national policy meetings in Nicaragua, the Philippines and Uruguay and four national exhibitions based on panels and selected artifacts in Chile, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Panama. The events will also serve to build capacity of national authorities in the implementation of the 2001 Convention and augment awareness of challenges and issues concerning submerged heritage.

  • On-going

USD 150,000

Total Project Budget

USD 125,602

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2021.01.01
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 Spain 150,000 125,602

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
  • 50%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 20%
  • Youth | 50%
  • Small Island Developing States