Centro Internacional de Estudios de Conservación y Restauración de los Bienes Culturales
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 and Natural Heritage.

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.

Visit from Iraqi Minister of Culture

On Friday 2 July 2021, Director-General Webber Ndoro was honoured to meet with H.E. Al-Dafar Al-Hamdani, Minister of Culture in Iraq, and Mr Zaid Al-Ani, First Secretary of the Embassy of Iraq in Rome. Zaki Aslan, Director, ICCROM-Sharjah Regional Office and Rohit Jigyasu, Project Manager, Programmes Unit, also attended online and in person, respectively.

Delegation from the Republic of Uzbekistan

On 21 May 2021, the Director-General, Webber Ndoro, was honoured to receive a delegation from the Republic of Uzbekistan led by H.E. Mr. Aziz Abdukhakimov, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism and Sport. Mr. Abdukhakimov was accompanied by H.E. Mr. Umid Shadiev, Ambassador and Permanent Delegate of the Republic of Uzbekistan to UNESCO, H.E. Mr. Otabek Akbarov, Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan to Italy, and Mr. Farkhod Fayzillaev, Deputy Permanent Delegate of the Republic of Uzbekistan to UNESCO.

Ambassador of Israel, Dror Eydar

On Thursday 5 March at 15:00 the Director-General received the visit of the Ambassador of Israel, H.E. Dror Eydar.

H.E. Mammad Ahmadzada, Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan

On 3 March at 10:30 the Director-General received the visit of H.E. Mammad Ahmadzada, Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan, who was joined by Mr Elvin Ashrafzade, Second Secretary at the Embassy.

Ms Daniela Porro

On 12th of February 2020 the Director-General received the visit of Ms Daniela Porro, Soprintendente Speciale Archeologia, Belle Arti e Paesaggio di Roma, and Alessandro Mascherucci, Architect in charge of the Portion of San Michele Complex.

Maria de Fátima Jardim

On 7th of February 2020 the Director-General received the visit of the Ambassador of Angola, H.E. Maria de Fátima Jardim.  

Andrea Meloni

On 5th of December  2019 the Director-General received the visit of Amb. Andrea Meloni, International School of Cultural Heritage of the Fondazione Scuola dei beni e delle attivitá culturali.

Domingo Nolasco

On 26th of November the Director-General received the visit of Philippine Ambassador to Italy, H.E. Domingo Nolasco, and of Andrei Bauzon, Alternate Permanent Representative, Permanent Representation  of the Philippines to the UN Agencies in Rome.