World Heritage

Haifaa Abdulhalim

TABE’A Programme Manager

HaifaaHaifaa joined IUCN in July 2007, progressing to become the Protected Areas programme assistant in IUCN West Asia, and has been the main focal point for IUCN’s work on World Heritage in the Arab States since 2011.  She has developed and manages the TABE’A Programme, a joint activity between IUCN and the UNESCO-recognised Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage (ARC-WH) based in Bahrain. TABE’A is part of IUCN’s global World Heritage Programme and involves coordination with all IUCN country offices in the Arab region, and with the State Parties and other World Heritage actors in the region. Haifaa has co-authored two IUCN reports in 2011 and 2015, which are the basis for the TABE’A programme and mobilise regional efforts and collaboration on World Heritage in the Arab States. She has also contributed to a range of other technical publications.


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