The International Workshop on the Practical Application of the Salalah Guidelines for the Management of Public Archaeological Sites was opened by the authorities of the Sultanate of Oman (Office of the Advisor to His Majesty the Sultan for Cultural Affairs), with the Director of the World Heritage Centre, ICOMOS and the Director General of ICCROM.

The workshop focused on the application of the Salalah Guidelines by examining different case studies in all regions of the world and holding panel sessions on tourism, community participation, new technologies and challenges encountered. Participants included international and national experts, universities, representatives from governments, World Heritage Committee members, Advisory Bodies as well as NGOs. The conclusions will be dissiminated on this website.