International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
ICCROM welcomes Ambassador of South Africa to Italy

ICCROM welcomes Ambassador of South Africa to Italy

On 19 October, ICCROM Director-General Webber Ndoro had the honour of welcoming H.E. Nosipho Nausca-Jean Jezile, Ambassador of South Africa to Italy, at ICCROM headquarters. In May 2022, ICCROM teamed up with the Government of the Republic of South Africa, alongside the African World Heritage Fund, to commemorate Africa Day 2022 by reflecting and taking action to support and advance the protection...

African Youth Declaration on World Heritage Convention

Youth in Africa declare their vision for the next 50 years of World Heritage Convention

As we mark 50 years of the World Heritage Convention, young Africans have come together to plan for the next 50 years of heritage conservation in Africa.

Strengthening Euro-African collaboration through Youth.Heritage.Africa.

Strengthening Euro-African collaboration through Youth.Heritage.Africa.

Our belief in the potential of heritage to be a source of social and economic opportunity for young people led to the creation of our flagship programme, Youth.Heritage.Africa. In a short time, this programme has brought together hundreds of young professionals from across the African continent for training on best practices in heritage management and conservation while seeking to inspire youth to...

Engaging youth and technology in heritage conservation

Rwanda Heritage Hub - Engaging youth and technology in heritage conservation

ICCROM and the Rwanda Cultural Heritage Academy (RCHA) have partnered to enable the valorization and celebration of Rwanda's cultural heritage, which is rich in cultural and natural resources – both tangible and intangible. On 19 August 2022, ICCROM and the RCHA will hold a pre-launch event for the Rwanda Heritage Hub (RHH). The event will take place at the Kandt House Museum in Kigali and will be...

Call for applications for the Second Edition of the Training Workshop on Virtual Exhibitions in Museums.

Call for applications for the Second Edition of the Training Workshop on Virtual Exhibitions in Museums.

The workshop's goal is to equip African professionals to create virtual exhibitions to make the museums' heritage resources available online in an entertaining and attractive way. The specific aim is to provide 30 professionals with the means, techniques and methods necessary to design a quality virtual exhibition.

Visit from Representatives of the African Union Commission

Visit from Representatives of the African Union Commission

On 1 July 2022, ICCROM Director-General Webber Ndoro had the honour of welcoming Cisse Mariama Mohammed, Director for Health, Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development of the African Union Commission, and Angela Martins, Head of the Culture Division of the African Union Commission.

Africa Day 2022: Celebrations, Reflections and Concrete Actions

Africa Day 2022: Celebrations, Reflections and Concrete Actions

ICCROM, in partnership with the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) and the Government of the Republic of South Africa, will commemorate Africa Day 2022 by reflecting and taking action to support and advance the protection and promotion of Africa’s heritage.

Meeting with Representatives of Goppion

Meeting with Representatives of Goppion Technology

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...

African World Heritage Young Leaders Workshop 2022

Advancing Youth Skills to Excel in World Heritage Preservation and Management in Africa 

From 20 to 25 May, 25 young people from 17 African countries will come together to gain knowledge, skills and experience in protecting and managing cultural heritage. The African World Heritage Young Leaders Workshop – to take place in Cape Town and Robben Island, South Africa – aims to nurture young Africans’ leadership skills to support the implementation of the World Heritage Convention and...

ICCROM and UNESCO World Heritage Centre join forces to enhance World Heritage capacities in Africa

ICCROM and UNESCO World Heritage Centre join forces to enhance World Heritage capacities in Africa

Our Youth.Heritage.Africa. and World Heritage Leadership programmes are working together with the Africa Unit of the World Heritage Centre (WHC) on a three-phase capacity building project in support of UNESCO’s Priority Africa initiative. Improving Management Effectiveness in African World Heritage properties is strengthening the capacities of African heritage professionals and institutions to...