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Resolution of the ICCROM Council on Ukraine

Resolution of the ICCROM Council on Ukraine

This resolution was adopted by Council on 4 May 2022 by the following vote: 14 yea votes, 0 nay votes, and 11 abstentions.

Protecting Cultural Heritage in Ukraine

Protecting Cultural Heritage in Ukraine

ICCROM expresses its growing concern about the ongoing impact of the conflict in Ukraine for both its people and its cultural heritage, and has been active according to its mandate in supporting heritage professionals to protect the heritage in this difficult period.

Qatar Ambassador

ICCROM receives credentials of Qatar Ambassador

On 8 March 2022, ICCROM had the honour of welcoming H.E. Khalid bin Youssef Khalifa Abdullah Al Sada, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar to the Italian Republic. On this occasion, he presented his credentials to ICCROM's Director-General Webber Ndoro. The Ambassador was accompanied by Dr Akeel Hatoor, Expert to the UN Agencies. Also present on behalf of ICCROM was...

Little India, Singapore

Best wishes for a bright year ahead

From everyone at ICCROM, thank you for supporting our work in 2021. We hope you can enjoy some time with family and friends as we head into the new year.

Lazare Eloundou Assomo attends the 31st ICCROM General Assembly in 2019.

ICCROM welcomes announcement of new World Heritage Centre head

Director-General Webber Ndoro and the entire ICCROM team congratulate our collaborator and friend Lazare Eloundou Assomo on his appointment as Director of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre. He brings a fresh perspective combined with a wealth of knowledge and experience gained from his more than two decades leading vital projects and programmes in places such as Mali, as well as at the World...

Meeting with representatives from UNESCO on African World Heritage

Meeting with representatives from UNESCO on African World Heritage

On 29 November ICCROM received a visit from Muhammad Juma, Chief of the Africa Unit of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, and Dawson Munjeri of Zimbabwe. Mr Munjeri has been appointed by UNESCO to lead a Working Group that will develop a new strategy for African World Heritage, as part of the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the 1972 Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural...

Visit: Centre for Critical Heritage Studies, Department of Conservation, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Visit: Centre for Critical Heritage Studies, Department of Conservation, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

On 29 November the Director-General, Webber Ndoro met with Ola Wetterberg, Director of the Centre for Critical Heritage Studies, Department of Conservation at the University of Gothenburg and member of the ICCROM Council. Also in attendance were José Luiz Pedersoli, Manager of the Strategic Planning Unit and Valerie Magar, Manager of the Programmes Unit.

GA32

Watch ICCROM’s General Assembly live

The 32nd ICCROM General Assembly is fast approaching and will take place entirely online. Delegates will meet between 12:00 and 15:00 (Rome, Italy - CET) on 27 and 28 October 2021, with proceedings to be livestreamed each day.

A panel discussion at the IUCN congress

Making strides in the Nature-Culture Journey

ICCROM recently joined practitioners, decision-makers and leaders from around the world at the IUCN World Conservation Congress, held in a hybrid format in Marseille, France, and online after being postponed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our two organizations are close partners on the World Heritage Leadership programme and share a commitment to improving conservation and management...

Soft Power Conference II

Culture and environment at the heart of sustainable recovery

After the success of last year's inaugural Soft Power Conference, the second edition was held on 30 and 31 August 2021, with our Director-General Webber Ndoro, a member of the Soft Power Club, representing ICCROM at the event in Venice, Italy. The members of the club are strong proponents of multilateral dialogue and collaboration as a means for nations to promote their interests, in what is the...