Applications are currently open for the fully funded 42nd UNESCO World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2018. As a basic piece of the 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee, and in accordance with the UNESCO World Heritage Education Program, the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities will have the World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2018 under the topic of “Protecting Heritage in an Ever-changing World”.
The Forum is routed to youthful experts and means to transmit the estimations of World Heritage, featuring the potential that World Heritage instruction may have for encouraging practical advancement. Toward the finish of every Forum an assertion is delivered from the members and displayed to the World Heritage Committee.

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Host Country:

  • Bahrain

Program Duration:

  • 10 Days

Program Dates:

  • 17-26 June 2018

Program Theme:

  • Protecting Heritage in an Ever-changing World

Money related Support:

All movement and convenience costs for the elected members will be secured by the Kingdom of Bahrain-for the length of the gathering. The coordinators will aid the movement arrangements (counting visas) and appointments.

In the event that any member wishes to expand their stay until the finish of the Committee session, every related cost ought to be secured by the member with the assent of the State Party concerned. This data ought to be conveyed to the coordinators ahead of time to make the important game plans.

Qualification Criteria:

Members of the Youth Forum will originate from various Heritage fields and nations and must be particularly inspired by World Heritage. Thirty members will be chosen to partake in the current year’s gathering considering sex balance and provincial portrayal.
Applications can be sent through the UNESCO National Commissions or other individual administrative establishments, or specifically from the candidates to the coordinator.


Candidates ought to be late youthful experts between the ages of 23 to 30 with no less than one year involvement in the field of either Cultural or Natural legacy. We acknowledge an extensive variety of foundations including yet not restricted to archaic exploration, design, protection, urban arranging and recovery, rebuilding, craftsmanship history, legal advisors, legacy supervisors.


The working dialect of the Forum is English. A decent learning of English is fundamental, for the advantage of the individual members and the improvement of the gathering.


  • Essential PC abilities will be required to team up to draft the last statement and a little show about the Forum itself.
  • Required Documents:
  • Individual Photo [1MB max]
  • CV [5MB max]
  • Recommendation Letter from your supervisor [5MB max], please download the format

The most effective method to Apply:

Applicants who wish to apply for cooperation in the World Heritage Young Professionals Forum should fill in and present the online application frame. If you don’t mind take note of that competitors ought to join their CV, and additionally a record of underwriting marked by a boss and their own mark (e.g. proficient manager, college educator and so on.).

It would be ideal if you ensure that you incorporate all the required data in the application shape and you append the asked for records. Inadequate applications won’t be considered.

Application Deadline:

  • 31st March, 2018
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