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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...

Responding to July earthquake in the Philippines: Damage and risk assessments for efficient emergency response

Post-event damage and risk assessments for efficient emergency response - Responding to the earthquake in the Philippines

Emergency preparedness is crucial to building resilience, especially for countries, such as the Philippines and Japan, that are located on the Ring of Fire – a seismically-active belt of earthquake epicenters, volcanoes and tectonic plate boundaries on the rim of the Pacific Ocean. What first steps can cultural heritage professionals take to safeguard heritage in the face of a disaster, without...

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Safeguarding heritage in World Heritage site Bamiyan Valley, Afghanistan

ICCROM’s FAR programme is pleased to announce the successful completion of a three-day workshop on safeguarding heritage collections in the World Heritage site Bamiyan Valley in Afghanistan. The training aimed to empower Afghan heritage professionals to protect their heritage in challenging times. Through interactive discussions and online exercises, participants learned how to manage heritage...

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Wrapping up seven months of CollAsia RE-ORG

The International Course on the Reorganization of Collections Storage in Museums of Southeast Asia has officially concluded with the ten participating museums successfully implementing their RE-ORG projects. The main objective of the seven-month course was to help participants enhance their institutions’ collection management and optimize their use of storage space, thus ensuring their collections...

Visit from US Mission to the United Nations Agencies in Rome

Visit from US Mission to the United Nations Agencies in Rome

On 4 August 2022, ICCROM had the honour of receiving Deputy Permanent Representative, Deputy Chief of Mission Rodney M. Hunter and Samuel Rothenberg, Alternate Permanent Representative and Political/Economic Officer, from the US Mission to the United Nations Agencies in Rome.

International Summer School enhances heritage professionals’ communication and teaching skills

International Summer School enhances heritage professionals’ communication and teaching skills

The two-week ICCROM International Summer School on Communication and Teaching Skills in Conservation and Science, held in Alberta, Canada, wrapped up on 15 July 2022. The Summer School brought together 16 heritage professionals and educators from 12 countries.

Cultural Heritage for Inclusive Growth in Southeast Asia - Call for Applications

Cultural Heritage for Inclusive Growth in Southeast Asia - Call for Applications

We are thrilled to announce that the CH4IG Project: UK-Southeast Asia is now accepting applications until 31 August 2022, 6 p.m. CET. Cultural Heritage for Inclusive Growth (CH4IG) seeks to pioneer new ways for communities to actively share and protect their heritage while creating inclusive and sustainable growth.

Sustaining Digital Heritage, a human-centered capacity development initiative

Sustaining Digital Heritage, a human-centered capacity development initiative

The Sustaining Digital Heritage (SDH) programme is ICCROM’s newest initiative and aims to connect knowledge from diverse fields to make technologies accessible for capturing the potential of heritage in the digital realm. The 18 July virtual kick-off of this new initiative was a great success, with more than 500 registrations from 107 countries.

New guidance set to help reduce impacts from development on World Heritage sites

New guidance set to help reduce impacts from development on World Heritage sites

UNESCO and the Advisory Bodies to the World Heritage Committee have issued new guidance for assessing impacts from projects that could potentially affect the planet’s most precious heritage places. Designed specifically for heritage management institutions, governments and project developers, it aims to help find the best possible solutions to meet both conservation priorities and development...

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.