Project ID 527RAF4000

To improve the implementation of the World Heritage Convention in the East Africa region, the Sultanate of Oman supports a new initiative with a three-year capacity-building programme for nominations and promotion of World Heritage in five East African States Parties (Comoros, Kenya, Madagascar, Somalia and United Republic of Tanzania), to i) support the updating of Tentative Lists; ii) assist in the preparation of robust nomination files for sites in four countries (Comoros, Kenya, Madagascar, and Somalia); iii) strengthen national capacities to implement the World Heritage Convention.

  • On-going

USD 708,210

Total Project Budget

USD 218,925

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2021.02.01
End Date 2024.01.31
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 Oman 708,210 218,925

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 | 15%
  • Youth | 10%
  • Priority Africa | 100%
  • Small Island Developing States | 21%