ATHAR Centre responds to the needs of its Arab states members and sets priorities of its programmes through consultation with the responsible ministries and departments as well as with cultural heritage experts from the  Arab region. The Centre’s training courses provide unique learning opportunities designed to meet the multiple and diverse expectations and needs of heritage institutions and professionals in the region.

ATHAR Centre implements training courses on the regional level and it works to follow up, evaluate and review regularly the results and outcome of these courses these course.  Both international activities of ICCROM and regional initiatives of ATHAR Centre in the field of capacity building and training, aspire to meet the highest standards of quality and seek to enhance ICCROM’s contribution to the fields of conservation and restoration of cultural heritage.