International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property


Germaine Joseph, ICCROM, Conservation of Built Heritage participant from Saint Lucia.

CBH course participant: Germaine Joseph from Saint Lucia

Being aware of current challenges in my sector in the Caribbean, I came to the Course seeking formal training and a deeper understanding of the field of resilience and sustainability of heritage buildings to safeguard our historic buildings against deterioration and, more recently, the effects of climate change.


Modern technology isn’t enough to reduce the risk of disaster: We need traditional & Indigenous knowledge

This blog post, authored by Rohit Jigyasu, ICCROM Project Manager, Urban Heritage, Climate Change & Disaster Risk Management, explains the importance of integrating Indigenous and traditional knowledge into Diaster Risk Reduction (DRR) plans.