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WHSMF 2023

More than 100 heritage managers from 63 countries discuss World Heritage needs for #TheNext50 at WHSMF

In mid-June 2023, the ICCROM-IUCN World Heritage Leadership (WHL) programme, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the Ministry of Culture of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by its Heritage Commission in cooperation with ICOMOS launched the 5th edition of the World Heritage Site Managers’ Forum. The online component of the Forum, delivered between June and July, brought together more than...


Now available for the first time – explore Cultural Heritage 4 Inclusive Growth (CH4IG) projects in Southeast Asia

Now available for the first time – explore the Cultural Heritage for Inclusive Growth (CH4IG) UK-Southeast Asia Collaboration projects! These projects are some of the many grassroots initiatives taking place in the region. The insights from these case studies have contributed to an expanding knowledge base that will influence future initiatives, policies and interventions.

View our archives online through our new portal! 

View our archives online through our new portal!

We are pleased to announce the launch of the ICCROM Records and Archives web portal, a new platform providing access to our Digital Collections and ICCROM's historical archive inventory.

ICCROM in Egypt for Sudan

LIVE: ICCROM in Cairo to help Sudanese heritage professionals respond to crisis

ICCROM, through our First Aid and Resilience for Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis (FAR) programme and our Sharjah Regional Office (UAE), in close collaboration with the National Corporation for Antiquities and Museums (NCAM), UNESCO and the Egyptian Heritage Rescue Foundation (EHRF), is organizing a five-day workshop on crisis response, risk mitigation, and first aid for Sudan's endangered...


Third PNC course held to meet growing demand for capacity building on World Heritage management 

This year's third edition of our People Nature Culture (PNC) course brought together 22 World Heritage site managers and practitioners from 19 countries. This international flagship foundational course of the ICCROM-IUCN World Heritage Leadership (WHL) programme has become a hallmark event of learning and exchange between natural and cultural World Heritage places.

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.

More languages added! Guidance and Toolkit for Impact Assessment in the Context of World Heritage

More languages added! Guidance and Toolkit for Impact Assessment in the Context of World Heritage

With the help of worldwide partners, the Guidance and Toolkit for Impact Assessment in a World Heritage context, published last year, is now available in five languages – Arabic, English, French, Japanese and Macedonian.

Visit from Angola

Visit from Minister of Culture and Tourism and Ambassador of Angola

On 27 June 2023, ICCROM Director-General Webber Ndoro had the honour of receiving H.E. Mr. Felipe Silva de Pina Za, Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Angola and H.E. Ms. Maria de Fátima Domingas M. Jardim, Ambassador of Angola to Italy, accompanied by a delegation.

Once, the search and rescue operations were over, the work of salvaging the historic timber fragments and wooden carvings of Kahstmandap was undertaken with the aim to restore the building, which continues to be a center for several religious and cultural activities.  

INSARAG-UNESCO-ICCROM issue guidelines for urban search and rescue at heritage sites

In 2018, UNESCO, INSARAG-International Search and Rescue Advisory Group, ICCROM and ICOMOS-ICORP Türkiye began a formal collaboration with the aim to enhance interagency cooperation and coordination for heritage safeguarding during urban search and rescue (USAR) and also as part of the ‘flexible response’ given by USAR teams upon request of the authorities of the host country.

Asia Pacific MS meeting

First Asia-Pacific Regional Information Meeting gathers ICCROM network to exchange perspectives and ideas for collaboration

On 26 June 2023, ICCROM held its first Asia-Pacific Regional Information Meeting for our Member States, partners and those interested in our work in the region. The event provided an overview of ICCROM’s programmes and activities while facilitating discussions on regional challenges and opportunities for collaboration.