Other Initiatives

Titlesort descending Description Keywords
Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East & North Africa (EAMENA) Supported by the Arcadia Fund and based at the Universities of Oxford, Leicester, and Durham EAMENA was established in January 2015 to respond to the increasing threats to archaeological sites in the Middle East and North Africa. Archaeological sites
Ettijahat Ettijahat is an organization that stimulates the growth of independent culture in Syria. It does this by encouraging a positive and real relationship between culture and Syria’s diverse communities. Culture, Policy
Focus Raqqa Project Joint project between the University of Leiden and the DGAM to support the archaeological museum of Raqqa. Archaeology, Raqqa, Museum
Hekkaya Heritage Initiative The Hekkaya Heritage Initiative aims to facilitate a new relationship between locals and their heritage, and to make both tangible and intangible heritage of benefit to local communities. Intangible heritage
Iconem Iconem is a Paris-based company that sends specialists to support Syrian archaeologists and architects by providing them with advanced techniques to document their heritage. Technology, Archeology, Documentation
International Coalition for the Protection of Ancient Heritage Ten countries have banded together to form a new coalition that seeks to protect ancient heritage from extremism and senseless destruction. The announcement was made at the “Ancient Civilizations Forum” in Athens on April 24, 2017. Ancient Heritage
Lamba Art A team of young artists and designers using recycled handmade bottle lamps, chandeliers and other materials to create decorative objects inspired by the Syrian and Near Eastern cultural heritage. Art, Design, Heritage
Mosaic Stories Telling stories about endangered diversity and cultural heritage in the Middle East. Intangible heritage
National Campaign - Save Syria's History A national campaign under the banner “Save Syria’s History” was launched to raise awareness on the current looting of museums and illegal excavation of archaeological sites. National campaign, History
National Workshop against Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Property To further raise awareness of the Syrian people to the need to protect their cultural heritage, a two-day workshop focused on the fight against the illicit trafficking of cultural property in Syria, was held at the National Museum in Damascus in May 2013. Illicit trafficking