Project ID 534LEB4001

The project aims to rehabilitate Sursok Museum form the damages caused by the Beirut Port blast, and to ultimately contribute to the reopening of the Museum to the public by early 2022, and putting the Museum in the conditions to restarting cultural activities. This will be achieved through the implementation of the indispensable rehabilitation works, including: lighting system in the exhibition galleries and service areas, fire rated doors, glass partitions (cafeteria, public toilets and audiovisual room), false ceilings in services areas, electro-mechanical cables, equipment and accessories (smoke detectors, cameras for CCTV system, ducting and AC related accessories etc...)

  • On-going

USD 1,186,462

Total Project Budget

USD 1,185,033

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2021.09.06
End Date 2023.05.01

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 1,186,462 1,185,033

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.CLT3 - Member States capacities strengthened for better preparedness, mitigation and response to emergencies affecting culture, including in situations of armed conflict and disaster
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 50%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 10%