Preservation of Cultural Heritage Sites of Minority Communities in Northern Iraq

This project involves conservation needs assessments of sites in and around Mosul and the emergency stabilization and conservation of a subset of assessed sites.

Cultural heritage sites hold historic, artistic, or cultural significance to minority communities in Iraq and were targeted for destruction by ISIS and other terrorist groups. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details


Location: Iraq, Middle East, Asia Organiser(s): University of Pennsylvania Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $2,000,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2018 Project Status: Active
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