Project ID 534AFG4005

In continuation of the UNESCO's carried out Heritage Conservation, Development and Coordination Project for Afghanistan, Phase I (2013-2014), UNESCO aims to keep its support to the Afghan authorities to safeguard the Shar-i-Gholgholah heritage site in Bamiyan and Minaret Jam in Ghor within the phase II of the project. This project is also aimed to involve heritage awareness and education for youth and the broader community, as well as capacity-building for the local and national authorities in relation to cultural heritage management and heritage disciplines in Afghanistan.

  • On-going

USD 1,139,075

Total Project Budget

USD 696,979

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2017.07.10
End Date 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 Italy 1,139,075 696,979

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 | 30%