UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Centre for Preservation of Afghanistan's Cultural Heritage (UMCPACH)

Since the 26 October 2010, Mme Irina Bokova, UNESCO Director-General announced that the 12 SAF Institutions of Excellence will be able to use UNESCO logo and named UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Institutions of Excellence.

Director: Mr Fawad Adalatpoor 
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Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Madanjeet Singh, The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and The Ministry of Information and Culture of Afghanistan for the creation of the UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Institute for Afghanistan's Culture Heritage in Kabul.
22nd March 2004

‘I commend Madanjeet Singh’s excellent initiatives to foster regional cooperation through the medium of education and to offer a real chance to so many disadvantaged students across South Asia to make a difference in the world’, stated the Vice President of the European Commission, Margot Wallström. ‘Furthermore, I think it is a wonderful idea to have an Institute for Cultural Heritage in Kabul, considering how relatively recently Afghanistan’s cultural heritage was destroyed by the Taliban.’

News Afghanistan, Kabul - 8th March 2021
News Kabul, Afghanistan - 30th November 2015

SAF-Afghanistan seeks Herat’s cultural heritage preservation through “Dissemination Courses”

One-time capital of the Timurid empire and seat of learning and the arts, Herat has flourished throughout history as a rich city-state, and been repeatedly fought over. The city is as much Persian as it is Afghan, and wears an air of independence as the country’s old cultural heart.

News Bamyan, Afghanistan - 18th September 2015

UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Center for Preservation of Afghanistan's Cultural Heritage organised an Awareness course in Bamyan

SAF-Afghanistan and UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Center for Preservation of Afghanistan's Cultural Heritage (UMCPACH) organized an awareness course on Afghanistan's cultural heritage preservation in the first Cultural Capital of SAARC, Bamyan....

News Kabul, Afghanistan - 16th July 2015

Appreciation letter to Mme Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO by Prof Omara Khan Masoudi,Chairman, SAF-Afghanistan

wanted to take a moment to say how much I appreciated your recent statement expressing concern over the destruction of cultural heritages in Iraq and Syria, Mali and Afghanistan. Your outstanding and tireless efforts to preserve world’s shared cultural wealth is invaluable. I heard through the news that you referred to the destruction of historic monuments and cultural heritages of religious, education, art .....

Conference Vasant Vihar, Delhi, India - 18th November 2014

Slide Presentation by Mr Hamidullah Arefi, SAF- Afghanistan, Secretary in the Meeting of Governing Council

SAF-Afghansitan briefed the activities took place in 2014 and shared future Plan with slide show.