Empowering Communities and Protecting the Past for a Sustainable Future

IHP will empower communities to become stewards of their own heritage through education and training programs, contributing to economic development and strengthening local commitment to safeguarding heritage.

Heritage Management Field Program

In the field of cultural heritage management there are very few opportunities to gain international, practical, field based experience specifically in heritage management. The HMFP will provide the opportunity to gain practical field experience in the specific discipline of heritage management.

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Integrated Heritage Management

The Integrated Heritage Project will be designing and implementing sustainable Integrated Heritage Management  programs, in collaboration with local communities, that are fully integrated into the communities around them.

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Recent News

US withdraws from UNESCO

The United States has announced its decision to withdraw from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), citing ‘anti-Israel bias’ from the UN’s cultural body.

The Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, announced the resolution on Thursday morning, stating the US would remain as a non-member observer state.… Read On

US and Egypt sign historic agreement to prevent the illegal trade of antiquities

The first bilateral agreement between the US and a Middle Eastern country concerning the protection of cultural heritage was signed late last year, establishing an important precedent in the fight against illegal trafficking of cultural property.… Read On