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Mounir Bouchenaki has been appointed honorary president of the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation

A Florentine cultural institution welcomes in its organization a world-renowned archaeologist, formerly a high-ranking director at UNESCO and ICCROM. The Algerian Mounir Bouchenaki, currently Special Advisor to the Director-General of UNESCO, has taken on the role of Honorary President of the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation, thus consolidating the long-lasting relationship with the Florentine foundation and the city of Florence. It is a matter of fact that Bouchenaki, with his long-life commitment for the defence of heritage and the promotion of historical and archaeological culture his own, collaborates with the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation and with the Life Beyond Tourism-Travel to Dialogue Movement. Already as ICCROM Director General (from 2006 to 2011) he signed a collaboration agreement with the Foundation.
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UoS holds "Rethinking the Future of Islamic Arts and Heritage"

The Forum aims to provide a venue for multi-disciplinary discussions on Islamic artistic and architectural legacies in the present and future. The Forum brings together prominent speakers, consisting of academics and practitioners, to explore the role of Islamic artistic legacy in bridging times and geographies, converging cultures, and promoting inter-cultural dialogue. Participants in the Forum present various case studies from various Islamic contexts, highlighting how Islamic arts evolved to define various cultures and how these cultural legacies define the present and future.
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Kick off an International Forum entitled: "Rethinking the Future of Islamic Arts and Heritage"

The Regional Office for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage in the Arab States (ICCROM-Sharjah) And Sharjah International Foundation for the History of Muslim and Arab Sciences at the University of Sharjah
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Digital transformation nelle ONG, ecco un testimonial di eccellenza

Solitamente, quando si parla di trasformazione digitale ci si riferisce principalmente all’innovazione nelle aziende o alla digitalizzazione della pubblica amministrazione, ragionando in termini di maggiore efficienza e maggiore efficacia nella risposta alle esigenze di clienti e cittadini. Rischia così di rimanere in secondo piano un aspetto, fondamentale ma troppo poco evidenziato, dell’impatto che la trasformazione digitale ha per supportare uno sviluppo sostenibile.

ICCROM-Sharjah Regional Meet for Stronger Administrative, Legal Frameworks to Protect Cultural Heritage

Sharjah Govt Media Bureau, 24 October 2018
A regional meeting on “Enhancing Administrative and Legislative Frameworks for the Protection of Cultural Heritage" organised by the Regional Centre for Cultural Heritage Conservation in the Arab World (ICCROM - Sharjah), with support from the Swiss government, and the UAE’s Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development, discussed the significance of the United Arab Emirates initiatives aimed at preserving cultural heritage and the dissemination of heritage culture in upcoming generations.

The BBC's Front Row interviews ICCROM's Aparna Tandon and José Luiz Pedersoli and UNESCO's Giovanni Boccardi on protecting heritage in times of crisis

BBC, 4 October 2018
The BBC's Front Row interviews ICCROM's Aparna Tandon and José Luiz Pedersoli and UNESCO's Giovanni Boccardi on protecting heritage in times of crisis, (interview begins at 18 mins 30 seconds).
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Brazil's Museum Fire Proves Cultural Memory Needs a Digital Backup

Wired, 7 September 2018
Fire doesn’t heed history. It doesn’t care about posterity or culture or memory. Fire consumes everything and anything, even if that thing is the last of its kind. On Sunday night, it came for the National Museum of Brazil, burning for six hours and leaving behind ashes where there had been dinosaur fossils, the oldest human remains ever found in Brazil, and audio recordings and documents of indigenous languages.

Panel set up to revive state’s cultural heritage

The Times of India, 6 September 2018
Thiruvananthapuram: The recent floods, which killed hundreds of people and destroyed thousands of homes, have left a devastating impact on the state’s rich cultural heritage as well. The makers of Aranmula Kannadi (mirror), for instance, have lost their source of livelihood, having lost their homes and workshops after the Pamba River spilled over its banks.

ICOMOS-India launches initiative to save cultural heritage damaged in flood-hit Kerala

Business Standard, 22 August 2018
The ICOMOS, a global monument conservation body, has launched an initiative to assess the damage to the rich cultural and built heritage in flood-devastated Kerala and set up an emergency response platform, an official said today.

The Taj Mahal Is Turning Green: The Struggle to Preserve Priceless Monuments

Howstuffworks, 1 August 2018
The Taj Mahal is one of the seven new wonders of the world, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and easily the most famous cultural landmark in India. But a caustic combination of air pollution, water pollution and bug poop (yes, bug poop) has left its mark, literally, on the nearly 400-year-old, palatial marble mausoleum.