Embassy of Mongolia

November 16, 2016

Visit of the Ambassador of MongoliaOn 16 November, the Ambassador of Mongolia in Rome, H.E. Tserendorj Jambaldorj, visited ICCROM and met with the Director-General, Stefano De Caro.

Member State represented: Mongolia


IES Abroad – Italy

November 3, 2016

DSC_0121On 3 November, a group of American students from IES Abroad – Italy visited ICCROM. Alison Heritage, Conservation Research Specialist of the Collections Unit gave them a tour of the Laboratory.

Member State represented: United States


Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

September 27, 2016

Wahee Omer, Ambassador of Afghanistan, visited ICCROMOn 27 September, the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Rome, H.E.  Waheed Omer, visited ICCROM and met with the Director-General, Stefano De Caro.

Member State represented: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan


Officials from France

September 16, 2016

Visit of a French delegation at ICCROMOn 16 September the Director General received the visit of three officials from France: Maxence Langlois-Berthelot, Inspector General of Finances (Ministry of Economy and Finances), Benoît Paumier, Inspector General of Cultural Affairs (Ministry of Culture) and Christophe Musitelli, Cultural Counsellor of the Embassy of France.

In attendance Sophy Janowski, Chief Management Officer and Catherine Antomarchi, Collections Unit Director.

Member State represented: France


Embassy of Zimbabwe

July 29, 2016

Visit of the Ambassador of Zimbabwe

On 29 July, the Director-General received the visit of the Ambassador of Zimbabwe, H.E. Godfrey Magwenzi and of Prof. Rungano Zvobgo, Vice Chancellor, Great Zimbabwe University. Also in attendance Joseph King, Sites Unit Director.

Member State represented: Zimbabwe


Agency for Cultural Affairs

July 27, 2016

JPN-group-photoOn 27 July, the Director-General received the visit of
Ryohei Miyata, Commissioner for cultural affairs, Agency for Cultural Affairs, Rio Higuchi, Senior Specialist for the International Cooperation on Cultural Properties, Fine arts Division, ACA and Urara Nakajima, Secretary to the Commissioner.

In attedance: Akiko Umezu, Sites Unit Project Manger, Joseph King, Sites Unit Director, Maria Teresa Jaquinta, Liaison Officer (Co-operation with Italy) and Paul Arenson, Manager, Knowledge and Communications Services.

Member State represented: Japan


Officials from China

June 10, 2016

Visit of a group of five officials from ChinaOn 10 June ICCROM received the visit of a group of five officials from China: Mr Li Sujie, Director-General, Yuncheng Foreign Affairs & Overseas Chinese Affairs, Cultural Relics and Tourism Bureau;  Mr Zhou Wenquan, Vice Director General Principal, Yuncheng Foreign Affairs & Overseas Chinese Affairs, Cultural Relics and Tourism Bureau &Yuncheng Museum; Mr Yang Mingzhu, Director, Yuncheng He Dong Museum; Mr Zhong Longgang, Director, Yun Cheng Cultural Relic Station, and Mr Hu Wu Ying, Chairman, Ji Shan county cultural relic tourism management service center.

They were welcomed by the Director-General, Stefano De Caro and Katriina Similä, Project Manager, Collections Unit. Joseph King, Sites Unit Director gave them a presentation on ICCROM.

Member State represented: China


Russian State Scientific and Research Institute of Cultural and Natural Heritage

June 3, 2016

Arseny Mironov and Nadezhda Filatova from the Russian State Scientific and Research Institute of Cultural and Natural Heritage visited ICCROMOn 3 June the Director-General received the visit of Arseny Mironov and Nadezhda Filatova from the Russian State Scientific and Research Institute of Cultural and Natural Heritage, Russian Federation.

Arseny Mironov and Nadezhda Filatova met the Director-GeneralThe two institutions signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding cooperation in the field of the World Heritage preservation and promotion, and for establishment of training courses on sustainable management of the World Heritage Properties of religious interest.

Member State represented: Russian Federation