The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has the pleasure of hosting the extended 45th session of the World Heritage Committee. The Committee Session will take place in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from 10 to 25 September 2023.


All participation requests shall be submitted online. To register, please follow the instructions here using the registration code provided in the invitation letter addressed to either the Permanent Delegation, National Commission or your organization.

Once you have registered online and your accreditation has been granted, you will receive an email confirming your registration and you will be redirected to the Host Country's website to finalize logistics details of your participation. Should you require any assistance, encounter any difficulties with the online registration process, or if you have not received a confirmation e-mail, please reach out by using the contact form available here

For Media registration please refer to Media Section here.

All delegates and those who wish to attend the extended 45th session as observers are kindly advised to register as soon as possible and preferably before 1 August 2023. This will allow the session organizers sufficient time to process the information and make the necessary arrangements. Please see further details in VISA Process Section here

If you have not received the registration code, please contact your Permanent Delegation or National Commission. Contact Details.


All participants as well as the general public can follow the daily working sessions throughout the duration of the extended 45th session via the livestream

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Contact us

For further information about the World Heritage Committee and the World Heritage Convention, please see the UNESCO World Heritage Centre.

For all questions of an organizational nature concerning the extended 45th session of the World Heritage Committee, please do not hesitate to contact the session organizers:

Venue and Technical Issues: