International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
2021-2022 ICCROM-Sharjah Award winners

2021-2022 ICCROM-Sharjah Award winners

On 2 June 2022, the Regional Office for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage in the Arab States (ICCROM-Sharjah) announced the winning projects of the 3rd ICCROM-Sharjah Award for Good Practices in Cultural Heritage Conservation and Management in the Arab Region, and the 2nd Arab Cultural Heritage Award for the Young. The announcement was made during a high-profile ceremony at the House of Wisdom...

Experts program continues

Experts Program continues training specialized cadres in international cultural organizations

Within the framework of the cooperation between the Ministry of Culture of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (MOC) and ICCROM, we are conducting a comprehensive training on International Cultural Heritage Conventions and other cultural programmes, called the “Experts Program.”

Biennial ICCROM-Sharjah Awards to be Presented on 2 June

Biennial ICCROM-Sharjah Awards to be Presented on 2 June

Under the patronage of His Highness, ICCROM-Sharjah will hold a two-day event, from 1-2 June, to declare and celebrate the Award winners. The first day will be a final review of the shortlisted projects. The winners will be announced the following morning – at 9.00 on 2 June – at the House of Wisdom in Sharjah.

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan by Casa Rosada (Argentina Presidency of the Nation), CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan (1948 - 2022)

It is with a heavy heart that we commemorate the passing of United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan, who died on 13 May 2022. Sheikh Khalifa became Abu Dhabi’s leader in 2004 – succeeding his father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al-Nahyan, who is considered the country’s founder – and served as president until the end of his life. We offer our condolences to the UAE...

Dr Abdulameer al-Hamdani (1967 – 2022) and Prof Amir Pašić (1953 – 2022)

Dr Abdulameer al-Hamdani (1967 – 2022) and Prof Amir Pašić (1953 – 2022)

With the most profound sorrow, we received the untimely news of the passing away of a good collaborators with ICCROM: the Iraqi archaeologist, Dr Abdulameer al-Hamdani and Prof Amir Pašić. Both scholars were dedicated researchers, men of action, fearless of challenges, and wise teachers in our field.

Visit from the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to UAE

Visit from the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to UAE

On 21 March, the ICCROM Regional Office in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, received a delegation from the Republic of Korea. Led by H.E. Seokgu Lee, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United Arab Emirates, they met with the Director of the ICCROM Regional Office, Zaki Aslan and staff to discuss future possible collaborations in the field of cultural heritage.

ICCROM-Sharjah Award for Good Practices announces the shortlisted projects for the 2021-2022 Cycle

ICCROM-Sharjah Award for Good Practices announces the shortlisted projects for the 2021-2022 Cycle

Under the patronage of H.H Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and the Ruler of Sharjah, ICCROM-Sharjah announced the shortlisted projects nominated for the third cycle of its biannual “Award for Good Practices in Cultural Heritage Conservation and Management in the Arab Region” (2021-2022).

Jury for ICCROM-Sharjah Award announced

Jury for ICCROM-Sharjah Award announced

Under the patronage of H.H Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and the Ruler of Sharjah, ICCROM-Sharjah has announced the jury for the third cycle of the Award for Good Practices in Cultural Heritage Conservation and Management in the Arab Region (2021-2022).

Experts Programme

Experts Program

In the framework of the collaboration between the Ministry of Culture of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (MoC) and The International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), its Regional Office in Sharjah (ICCROM-Sharjah) designed, organized and launched a comprehensive capacity-building training on International Cultural Heritage Conventions and other...

Arab Cultural Heritage Award for the Young

Arab Cultural Heritage Award for the Young – entries now open

ICCROM-Sharjah and the National Commissions for UNESCO in the Arab Region are launching a regional competition on heritage and sustainable development for school students. 'Our heritage brings us together' aims to raise awareness about the importance of preserving cultural heritage in the Arab region.