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 officially launches on 25 May, 2022.
Alessandro Goppion was accompanied by former Italian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Honourable Ugo Intini and David Desmet, Goppion's sales and marketing coordinator. Also present on behalf of ICCROM were Special Advisor to the Director General Gaël de Guichen, Programmes Unit Manager Valerie Magar, and Youth.Heritage.Africa. Manager Espéra Donouvossi. The meeting was an opportunity to discuss continued collaboration in promoting cultural heritage, particularly for activities in Africa, including African museums, and skills development and entrepreneurship for African youth and emerging museum professionals.