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ICCROM holiday card 2023

Best wishes from Webber Ndoro, ICCROM Director-General

I would like to thank all of you for the outstanding support I received during my six-year term as Director-General. Some moments have proved challenging but always very stimulating, and through the continuous and valuable support of our Member States and partners, the Organization has successfully achieved many goals for the protection and preservation of cultural heritage.

International Stone Course 2023: Bridging theory and practice in global stone conservation efforts

International Stone Course 2023: Bridging theory and practice in global stone conservation efforts

After three intense weeks, the on-site portion of the 2023 ICCROM International Stone Conservation Course in Campeche, Mexico, concluded with a celebration ceremony on 2 December 2023. The ceremony, led by organizing authorities from Mexico – INAH, UACAM and UNAM – and ICCROM Director-General Webber Ndoro, marked the successful completion of the 21st edition of the course.

A successful 33rd General Assembly, marking the beginning of a promising new chapter for ICCROM

A successful 33rd General Assembly, marking the beginning of a promising new chapter for ICCROM

The 33rd session of the ICCROM General Assembly has concluded in Rome. National delegations from our 137 Member States - as well as observers from non-Member States, intergovernmental organizations and other partnering institutions - attended the biennial two-day event hosted at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to assess our progress, set...

Interns at ICCROM

Volunteers, fellows and interns contribute to ICCROM’s mission

ICCROM headquarters was a full house in April, May and June – we have been happy hosts of fellows, interns and volunteers from across the globe.

Amb Guatemala visit

Visit from the Ambassador of Guatemala

ICCROM Director-General Webber Ndoro happily received the Ambassador of Guatemala to Italy, Olga Maria Pérez Tuna, and Ministro Consigliere, Cecilia Caceres Valdez, at ICCROM headquarters on 5 June 2023.

MS Meeting

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.

Ambassador of Spain to the Republic of Italy at ICCROM

Visit from Ambassador of Spain

On the 6 March 2023, ICCROM Director-General Dr Webber Ndoro was honoured to welcome the Ambassador of Spain to the Republic of Italy, H.E. Miguel Fernández-Palacios.

In Conversaciones… with Fernando Chueca Goitia and Carlos Flores Marini

In Conversaciones… with Fernando Chueca Goitia and Carlos Flores Marini

The newest publication on our virtual bookshelf is the 11th issue of Conversaciones, which shines a spotlight on Spanish professor of art and architecture Fernando Chueca Goitia and Mexican architect Carlos Flores Marini. Each volume focuses on one or two notable figures in conservation and one of their central texts, which has either never been published in Spanish, or whose circulation has been...

Q4 2022 interns and fellows

Cohort of interns and fellows close out 2022

In the fourth quarter of 2022, in addition to those interns and fellows who continued their work, we welcomed two new interns and one visiting researcher at ICCROM headquarters.