Release added: "Money from the Fund, which is worth Au30million, will be used by selected organisations to work in conflict-affected countries - such as Syria, the Occupied Palestinian Territories and Yemen - to allow specialists to carry out projects designed to protect and preserve cultural heritage, including: - A proposal from the World Monument Fund
Britain to teach Syrian refugees stone-masonry skills; - A project by the University of Liverpool to work with vulnerable and displaced Yazidis in Iraq.
The historic Moseley Road Baths, in Balsall Heath, has been highlighted by experts at the World Monument Fund
for its 'remarkable' heritage.
Tenders are invited for World monument fund
- university college for women, koti - Restoration of Durbar Hall Building at University College for Women, Koti, Hyderabad
Recently, the Citadel was included as one of the 100 most-endangered cultural sites in the world by the World Monument Fund
(WMF) in New York.
These townhouses are registered under the "2010 Watch List of Cultural Heritage Sites at Risk" as announced by the World Monument Fund
, a private organization dedicated to saving the world's historical heritage.
They hope the international attention of the World Monument Fund
will signal the end to any plans to demolish the suq and replace it with a shopping mall.
Belfast Buildings Preservation Trust patron Fionnuala Jay O'Boyle said: "We are delighted by the news that this Belfast landmark has been recognised by the World Monument Fund
as critically important.
The city has already been listed by the World Monument Fund
as one of the world's 100 most endangered sites.
In 2008, the World Monument Fund
placed the West Bank on its watch list of the world's 100 Most Endangered Sites.
Money was raised, requests for proposals were sent around the world, the World Monument Fund
provided financial support through its "Modernism at Risk" program, and private donors contributed matching funds.
The World Monument Fund
included the ancient structure on its watch list in 2002 and 2004 due to perceived threats from human activity, sandstorms and erosion.
The World Monument Fund
(WMF, a New York City-based nonprofit organization that works to protect and preserve important international historic sites, this year named the cemetery one of the world's one hundred most endangered sites.