Conservation of St Hilarion Monastery and training for cultural heritage professionals, Gaza Strip

Gaza, Palestine

Amount $ 770 000

Years 2020 - 2021

Operator Première Urgence Internationale

project status Completed

Type of grant Call for projects

(c) Première Urgence Internationale
(c) Première Urgence Internationale
(c) Première Urgence Internationale

The Saint Hilarion Monastery is one of the oldest and largest monasteries in the Middle East and is still used regularly. This project will renovate the historic buildings for public use and expand local capacities for cultural heritage preservation in Gaza. These activities will enhance the conservation skills and knowledge of students and workers, promote cultural tourism, and raise public awareness of the importance of cultural heritage.