Accredited NGOs located in this country

The list of accredited NGOs is presented below, along with corresponding accreditation forms. You can search the list using the criteria provided on the right.

Name, address and sourceActivities related to ICH
الجمعية السعودية للمحافظة على التراث
Saudi Heritage Preservation Society - SHPS [en]
Saudi Arabia
Tel.: 00966114030954; 00966562979935
Next report due 2025
Accredited in 2020 (Request: English/Arabic) - No. 90473
Decision-making meeting: 8.GA - 2020
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Year of creation: 2010

- oral traditions and expressions
- performing arts
- social practices, rituals and festive events
- knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe
- traditional craftsmanship
- other
- Hosting Saudi chapters of b oth ICOM and ICOMOS

Safeguarding measures:

- identification, documentation, research (including inventory-making)
- preservation, protection
- promotion, enhancement
- revitalization


Inventorying and documentation of traditional crafts, of ICH about nature and
the universe and traditional architecture; assisting traditional craftspeople
during the pandemic; supporting a sustainable agricultural project using
traditional methods for planting coffee; tourism program for pilgrims of the
hajj, including oral stories, cultural and heritage dimensions of Mecca and
Medina for national and international visitors.