Translating EAMENA’s platform into Arabic: challenges and solutions

The EAMENA project documents endangered heritage in 20 countries in the Middle East and North Africa. In all but Iran, Arabic is the main language spoken in these countries. Therefore, in order to enhance the value of the EAMENA database as a heritage mapping and management tool for researchers and institutions based in the MENA region, the team has prioritised translating the platform into this language.

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Cultural Rights

This week saw the publication of the new report by the Special Rapporteur in the Field of Cultural Rights, to be submitted to the UN General Assembly in the October session. Her topic – the intentional destruction of cultural heritage in conflict.

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