Cultural preservation programme of the Federal Foreign Office

Preservation of cultural heritage

The Federal Foreign Office supports the preservation of cultural heritage in developing countries and protects German...


Syrian Heritage Archive Project

The Syrian Heritage Archive Project helps to preserve Syrian cultural objects through their digital... more

Nepal: Restoration of Patan Royal Palace

Patan Royal Palace is one of the most important cultural heritage sites in the Kathmandu Valley. more

Mali: Preserving the manuscripts from Timbuktu

Now they have been saved from destruction, the aim is to conserve the centuries-old Islamic documents. more

Brazil: Restoration of a synagogue in São Paulo

Funding from the Cultural Preservation Programme made it possible to restore the Beth‑El synagogue built in... more

Namibia: preserving historic audio recordings

Namibia has a rich pop music heritage. The Federal Foreign Office supports a project to preserve historic... more

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