International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
Visit from Ambassador of Sudan to Italy 

Visit from Ambassador of Sudan to Italy

On 28 March 2023, ICCROM Director-General Webber Ndoro received HE Sayed Altayeb Ahmed, the new Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan to Italy, at ICCROM headquarters for the presentation of his credentials.

Celebrating one year of the “Experts Program”

Celebrating one year of the “Experts Program”

We are celebrating the success of the first phase of the "Experts Program," a year-long collaboration between ICCROM-Sharjah and the Saudi Heritage Preservation Society (SHPS) and the Ministry of Culture (MoC) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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ICCROM Member State Induction Briefing 2023

On 20 March 2023, ICCROM convened its second annual informational meeting, attended by representatives of our Member States and permanent observers from all regions of the world.

Zaki Aslan moderates at ALIPH Forum 2023

Joining cultural heritage leaders in critical discussions at ALIPH Forum

We joined our long-standing partner, the ALIPH Foundation, and other cultural heritage preservation leaders at the 2023 ALIPH Forum in Abu Dhabi. ICCROM team members engaged in multiple fora across the two-day workshop, which focused on protecting and utilizing cultural heritage for peacebuilding at the nexus of conflict and climate change.

The proceedings of the second Arab Forum for cultural heritage now available

The proceedings of the second Arab Forum for cultural heritage now available

The Arab region is home to diverse cultural heritage with many themes to consider. This complexity called for a continuation of the ICCROM Arab forum for Cultural Heritage, the second edition of which centred on the theme of “authenticity, community and heritage conservation.” The forum’s proceedings (in Arabic) are now available for free digital download.

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Congratulations to the newly-elected UAE Minister of Culture and Youth

ICCROM congratulates the UAE’s former UNESCO Delegate HE Mr Sheikh Salem Khaled Abdulla Mohammed Alqassimi, who has been named Minister of Culture and Youth of the United Arab Emirates.

Davos Alliance 2023

Launching the Davos Baukultur Alliance

This past week, ICCROM has been in Davos, Switzerland, to endorse the importance of Baukultur.

Dena Assaf visit

Visit from UN Resident Coordinator for the UAE

We were happy to welcome Dr Dena Assaf, United Nations Resident Coordinator for the United Arab Emirates, to our Regional Office in Sharjah, UAE, on 12 January.

Amb. McCain visit

Ambassador Cindy McCain visits us in Sharjah, UAE

On 11 January, Dr Zaki Aslan, Director of the ICCROM Sharjah Regional Office, met the US Ambassador to the UN Agencies in Rome, Ambassador Cindy McCain, together with a delegation from the United States Mission to the United Nations (USUN), in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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Visit from ICOMOS and Climate Heritage Network at our Regional Office

Dr Zaki Aslan, Director of the ICCROM-Sharjah Regional Office, welcomed Mr Andrew Potts and Ms Haifaa AbdelalHaleem at our Regional Office in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Mr Potts is the coordinator of the Climate Heritage Network and has previously served as ICOMOS Focal Point for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and Ms AbdelalHaleem is an ICOMOS Jordan Heritage...