Paris-Sorbonne University

February 19, 2016

visit of a group of students from the Paris-Sorbonne UniversityOn 19 February ICCROM received the visit of a group of students of the Master Course from the Paris-Sorbonne University. The group, accompanied by Gael de Guichen, made a tour of the Library and attended a presentation of Catherine Antomarchi, Collections Unit Director.

Member State represented: France


Officials from Tunisia

December 7, 2015

A group of officials from Tunisia visited ICCROMOn 7 December ICCROM received the visit twenty officials of different Tunisian government institutions (Parliament, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Women and Family Affairs, Ministry of Cooperation and International Affairs) attending a course at the Sapienza University of Rome.

The group was welcomed by Maria Teresa Jaquinta, Liaison Officer (Co-operation with Italy).

 Member State represented: Tunisia


Italy’s Culture Minister Visits ICCROM

December 1, 2015

Hon. Dario Franceschini

On 26 November, Dr Stefano De Caro, Director-General of ICCROM, received the Honourable Dario Franceschini, Italy’s minister of cultural heritage and tourism (Ministro dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo, or MiBACT). Minister Franceschini’s visit to ICCROM occurs the week after his address to ICCROM’s General Assembly, on the role of Italy and the international community in preserving heritage as a means towards social development and peaceful coexistence between cultures. His address noted ICCROM’s important role in training and heritage protection, particularly in crisis-affected areas.

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Embassy of Iran

November 30, 2015

Kourosh Jafari from the Embassy of Iran visited ICCROMOn 30 November, Kourosh Jafari, Third Counsellor, Legal and International Affairs of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran visited ICCROM. He was received by Sophy Janowski, Chief Management Officer.

Member State represented: Iran


Silvia Costa, European Parliament

November 12, 2015

Silvia Costa, Member of the European Parliament visited ICCROMOn 12 November the Director-General received the visit of Silvia Costa, Member of the European Parliament, Chair of the Committee on Culture and Education (CULT). In attendance, Maria Teresa Jaquinta, Liaison Officer (Co-operation with Italy).

Member State represented: Italy


Delegation from LABORA

October 30, 2015

LABORA meeting On 19 October ICCROM received a delegation from LABORA (Laboratorio di Restauro Architettonico del Dipartimento di Architettura dell’Università degli Studi di Ferrara). The delegation was composed of: Mr. Raymond Bondin, former Ambassador and Permanent Delegate of Malta to UNESCO and former ICCORM Council Member; Ms. Maria Vittoria Marini Clarelli, Director of the Direzione generale educazione e ricerca per il Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo; Mr. Claudio Modena,  Università degli Studi Padova;  Mr. Carlo Ostorero, Politecnico di Torino; Mr. Manlio Montuori, Università degli Studi di Ferrara; Mr. Michele Rossetto and Ms. Maria Luisa Zerilli, Leonardo Solutions S.r.l. Mr. Giorgio Zavarise and Mr. Paolo Congedo, Università del Salento. They were welcomed by Stefano De Caro, Director-General and Maria Teresa Jaquinta, ICCROM’s Liasion Officer.

Member state represented: Italy


The National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage (NRICH)

October 13, 2015

Visitors from KoreaOn 13 October a delegation from the National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage (NRICH), Republic of Korea visited ICCROM. The delegation was composed of: Mr. KIM Sun-gwan (Senior Curator), Ms. An Ji-yoon (Assistant Curator), Ms. Shin Hyo-young (researcher). They were welcomed by Catherine Antomarchi, Unit Director of the Collections Unit and Katriina Similä, Project Manager of the Collections Unit.


The National Commission of the Democratic Republic of Congo to UNESCO

September 22, 2015

Democratic Republic of CongoOn 18 September ICCROM received the visit of the delegation of the National Commission of the Democratic Republic of Congo to UNESCO. The delegation was composed of: Mr.  Lazare Liema Ibongo Botie, Permanent Secretary, Mr. Ruphin Musembo Mukilango, Director and Mr. Félicien Kitungwa Pungu, Director. They were welcomed by Stefano De Caro (Director- General), Sophy Janowski (Chief Management Officer), Catherine Antomarchi (Director of the Collections Unit), Paul Arenson (Manager of Knowledge and Communication Services), and Florence Lamy- Joly (EPA Fund Coordinator).


US Permanent Mission to UN Agencies in Rome

August 13, 2015

Robert Mearkle from the US Permanent Mission to UN Agencies in RomeOn 13 August the Director-General received the visit of Mr Robert Mearkle, First Secretary, Alternate Permanent Representative and Political/Economic Officer, US Permanent Mission to UN Agencies in Rome. In attendance Bruno Pisani, Manager of Finance and Administration.

 Member State represented: United States