Establishment of the National Committee of Al-Quds Permanent Capital of Arab Culture

Where
Palestine
When
2017
Who
National Committee of Al-Quds Permanent Capital of Arab Culture
Key objectives of the measure:

 

  • Participate in activities of cultural capitals of Arab and Islamic countries.
  • Support of culture institutions and cultural events in occupied Jerusalem.
  • Promote cultural endurance in the occupied city of Jerusalem.
  • Implement cultural projects and programs about occupied Jerusalem including conferences, seminars, exhibitions, films, research and books.
Scope of the measure:
National, International
Nature of the measure:
legislative, regulatory, financial
Main feature of the measure:
  • Preservation of the cultural identity of the occupied city of Jerusalem against illegal Israeli occupation's settlement, displacement and house demolition activities  Participation of the occupied city of Jerusalem in  the Arab and regional events.
  • Cooperation with cultural institutions in the occupied city of Jerusalem.
  • Publishing “Masharef” magazine.
Results expected through the implementation of the measure:
  • Assessment of cultural affairs in the occupied city of Jerusalem.
  • Strengthening the presence of the occupied city of Jerusalem in the Arab cultural capitals.
  • Granting the Prize of Jerusalem for Culture and creativity for creative figures from Palestine and abroad in various fields.
Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

National Committee of Al-Quds Permanent Capital of Arab Culture

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Cultural Value Chain
Creation
Participation