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ICCROM Council gathered in Rome once again

ICCROM Council gathered in Rome once again

The 97th session of ICCROM Council took place on 26 and 27 October 2022. We were pleased to welcome several Council Members in person at ICCROM Headquarters for the first time in three years. The 97th session of Council was held in a hybrid format, so we were also able to include Council Members who could not be in Rome.

ICCROM welcomes Ambassador of South Africa to Italy

ICCROM welcomes Ambassador of South Africa to Italy

On 19 October, ICCROM Director-General Webber Ndoro had the honour of welcoming H.E. Nosipho Nausca-Jean Jezile, Ambassador of South Africa to Italy, at ICCROM headquarters. In May 2022, ICCROM teamed up with the Government of the Republic of South Africa, alongside the African World Heritage Fund, to commemorate Africa Day 2022 by reflecting and taking action to support and advance the protection...

MEETING WITH ARC-WH

Continuing cooperation and support for world heritage in Arab countries

On 17 July 2022, President of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities H.E. Sheikha Mai Bint Mohammed Al Khalifa welcomed ICCROM Director-General Webber Ndoro and Dr Zaki Aslan, Director of the Regional Centre for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage in the Arab World (ICCROM - Sharjah) at the authority's headquarters in Manama, Bahrain. Also present was Dr Hiba Aziz, Director of ARC-WH...

Meeting with Representatives of Goppion

Meeting with Representatives of Goppion Technology

On 17 May, 2022, ICCROM Director-General Webber Ndoro had the honour of meeting with Goppion Technology SpA's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Alessandro Goppion. Goppion Technology specializes in conserving and displaying cultural heritage through engineering, creative, thoughtful and human processes. Goppion is a supporting partner of ICCROM's flagship programme, Youth.Heritage.Africa., which...

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...