Protection, Preservation and Promotion of Palestinian Cultural Heritage in the Gaza Strip

The Saint Hilarion Monastery is one of the oldest and largest monasteries in the Middle East. This project will renovate the historic buildings for public use and expand local capacities for conservation skills, as well as knowledge of the site’s importance to promote cultural tourism and raise public awareness.

The Saint Hilarion Monastery is one of the oldest and largest monasteries in the Middle East and is still used regularly. This project will renovate the historic buildings for public use and expand local capacities for cultural heritage preservation in Gaza. These activities will enhance the conservation skills and knowledge of students and workers, promote cultural tourism, and raise public awareness of the importance of cultural heritage.

Project Details


Location: Gaza, Palestine, State of Organiser(s): Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI) Project partner(s): Cultural Protection Fund (CPF)- British council École biblique et archéologique française de Jérusalem (EBAF) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Agence Française de Développement (AFD) EuropeAid Funder(s): ALIPH Funding received: $770,000 Commencement Date: 01/2020 Project Status: Active
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