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Qatar Fund for Development boosts UNESCO’s Heritage Emergency Fund with US $2 million contribution

al_nouri_mosque_iraq.jpg © UNESCO ICONEM 02 March 2018The Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and UNESCO signed a new agreement this week to supplement the financing of UNESCO’s Heritage Emergency Fund (HEF) with US$2 million. “More than ever, we need to respond quickly and efficiently to assess, secure and safeguard threatened heritage, said UNESCO’s Director-General, Audrey Azoulay “The Heritage Emergency Fund is a key tool for doing this and I see this renewed contribution by QFFD as a call to the international community to join forces with UNESCO in this regard.” H.E. Khalifa Bin Jassim Al Kuwari,…

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