Project ID 526DRK4002

Following the success of Phases I to III of the FiT project to preserve Koguryo-era tombs in the Democratic People' s Republic of Korea, this fourth phase will focus on scientific research and documentation on the tombs' mural paintings and emergency on-site conservation activities, along with training to further reinforce national capacities in the field of conservation. Coordinated by the World Heritage Centre, in close co-operation with the UNESCO Beijing Office and the Permanent Delegation of the DPRK, the project involves international experts from different fields and focuses on two tombs located within the World Heritage property, the Jinpa-ri Tombs I and IV.

  • On-going

USD 820,736

Total Project Budget

USD 256,668

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2018.11.30
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 Republic of Korea 820,736 256,668

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
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 100%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 20%