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Call for case studies: Collections and conservation supports sustainable development

Submit a case study by 28 February 2023 to potentially be included in an online Our Collections matter course and featured on the website!

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Call for applications - Digital Storytelling Workshop

If you are interested in digital storytelling for heritage, engaging new audiences and sustaining such stories in the digital realm, apply online to participate in our upcoming workshop, The Digital Story Circle: Telling and Preserving Heritage Stories in the Digital Realm.


Congratulations to Jeanne Marie Teutonico

Congratulations are in order to ICCROM family member Jeanne Marie Teutonico for receiving the International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics (ICCM) Triennial Award for her mosaic conservation work.

Our library is participating in Europe Challenge 2022!

Our library is participating in Europe Challenge 2022!

We are proud to announce that the ICCROM Library is a winner of the Europe Challenge 2022 - an annual programme promoted by the European Cultural Foundation that provides funding and support to libraries and their communities to design, test and implement solutions to local challenges that can benefit all of Europe.

Socorrista cultural traduce de forma voluntaria al español el manual y las herramientas de la FAC

Cultural First Aider voluntarily translates FAC Handbook and Toolkit into Spanish

Growing up in Guatemala meant that volcanic eruptions, hurricanes and earthquakes were simply part of life for Mr Samuel Franco Arce. He has been working in Latin America and the Caribbean for many years to promote risk preparedness using ICCROM’s First Aid for Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis (FAC) methodology - what he calls his Bible. Mr Arce has long been informally translating messages...

WHL-ARCH-WH workshop

Development of training team on impact assessment for the Arab region

The ICCROM-IUCN World Heritage Leadership (WHL) programme and the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage (ARC-WH) delivered a joint session to develop training teams to enhance Arab regional capacities and create a regional roster of resource people that will work with ARC-WH and WHL in delivering capacity building and assistance.

Managing risks to cultural heritage with the ABC System

Managing risks to cultural heritage with the ABC System

The ABC Risk Management System for Cultural Heritage (or ABC System) is a tool to assist professionals and institutions interested in implementing the ABC method of risk management. We partnered with the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) and the Casa de Oswaldo Cruz (Fiocruz) to create this risk-based, decision-support tool for cultural heritage managers. The free tool can be accessed online...

Mosaic Conservation Course in Lebanon Concludes

Mosaic conservation course in Lebanon concludes

The MOSAIKON course in Sidon assembled mosaic conservation trainees to tackle the long-term preservation of mosaics in storage.

PREVENT - Mitigating Fire Risk at Heritage Places, an ICCROM-led international symposium resonates a global concern

PREVENT - Mitigating Fire Risk at Heritage Places, an ICCROM-led international symposium resonates a global concern

On 17 and 18 October 2022, we reunited with PREVENT course alums to catch up on the successes and challenges of managing fire risk at heritage sites across the globe. The two-day international symposium - the first of its kind for the PREVENT initiative - was held in Trogir, Croatia, and online.

Saudi Arabia, Ministry of Culture, concludes training course on "Creative Cities Network"

Saudi Arabia Ministry of Culture concludes training course on UNESCO Creative Cities Network

In October, the Ministry of Culture (MoC) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia concluded a training course on the Creative Cities Network (UCCN) – a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) programme and one in a series of training courses within the Experts Program, which is being implemented by MoC and ICCROM.