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Agreement between Italy and UNESCO – 60th anniversary

The 27th of April marks the 60th anniversary of the signature of the Agreement between Italy and UNESCO regulating the establishment and legal status of ICCROM on the Italian territory. This signing ceremony took place in Paris on 27 April 1957.

Visit: Fondazione IES Abroad

On Tuesday 18 April, three American students from the Fondazione IES Abroad Italy course on 'Repairing the Past: Conservation, Theory and Practice' visited ICCROM. Their visit was led by Prof. Christina Danielli.

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Sok An (1950 – 2017)

ICCROM joins the Cambodian people and all lovers of heritage in mourning the loss of the Cambodian Vice Prime Minister Samdech Vibol Panha Sok An, who died on 15 March 2017. He was 67 years old.

Kizhi Museum: guardian of wooden architecture traditions

Kizhi Museum: guardian of wooden architecture traditions

On 9 and 10 May, a series of events will be held at the Istituto Superiore per la Conservazione ed il Restauro (ISCR) in Rome. The series, entitled “Wooden architecture: learning from ancestors, keeping for posterity, teaching our contemporaries,” has been organized by the Kizhi State Museum, an open-air venue devoted to history, architecture and ethnography

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LATAM Newsletter January-March 2017 now out

The aim of the LATAM Newsletter is to give the opportunity to conservation professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean to share their research and professional experiences throughout the region using the LATAM network.


A New EU Alliance for Cultural Heritage

On 29 – 31 March, ICCROM participated in a series of planning meetings in Florence, Italy for the E-RIHS project for heritage science in collaboration with CNR (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche) and a range of other institutional partners.

Comando Carabini Tutela Patrimonio Culturale Visit

Visit: Comando Carabinieri Tutela Patrimonio Culturale

On 5 April, the Director-General received the visit of Gen. Fabrizio Parrulli, Generale of the Comando Carabinieri Tutela Patrimonio Culturale.

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RE-ORG in Chile, 2018!

On 13 March, more than 200 Chilean heritage professionals attended a public lecture given by Gaël de Guichen on Los depósitos: lugar prioritario para animar los museos (Storage – a priority location to enliven museums) at the Centro Nacional de Conservación y Restauración (CNCR) in Santiago, Chile.

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ICCROM at the G7 Culture Meetings in Florence

On 30 March, Director-General Stefano De Caro addressed the G7 Culture meetings, held in the Sala Bianca of the Palazzo Pitti, in Florence, Italy. These were the first-ever such meetings, held on the initiative of Italy’s Culture Minister, Dario Franceschini.

Korean Cultural Heritage Administration visit

Visit: Korean Cultural Heritage Administration

On 24 March the Director-General received the visit of a delegation from the Korean Cultural Heritage Administration.