The 27th of April marks the 60th anniversary of the signature of the Agreement between Italy and UNESCO regulating the establishment and legal status of ICCROM on the Italian territory. This signing ceremony took place in Paris on 27 April 1957.
The speech of the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Amintore Fanfani, supported Italy’s adhesion to the Statute, and the ratification of the Agreement between Italy and UNESCO regulating the establishment and legal status ICCROM on the Italian territory.
The document underlines the relevance for Italy to host the organization at that time, in 1958.
- ICCROM and the Conservation of Cultural Heritage: A histor y of the Organization’s first 50 years, 1959-2009
- ICCROM Newsletter 35