Mission / Vision


ICCROM-Sharjah aims to support ICCROM`s Arab Member States in protecting their cultural heritage through dissemination of good practices in heritage conservation and management, capacity building of professionals, and raising awareness among the public. ICCROM-Sharjah also works with partners to build institutional capacities for sustainable conservation of cultural heritage by providing tools, knowledge, and expertise to its Member States.


Knowledge… the future of our heritage

ICCROM-Sharjah believes in the crucial role of cultural heritage as vector in socio-economic development. It is a knowledge platform that promotes continuous protection of cultural heritage and the advancement of its management and conservation in the Arab region, as well as broadening access, appreciation, and understanding of the region`s past.