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ICCROM and UNESCO World Heritage Centre join forces to enhance World Heritage capacities in Africa

ICCROM and UNESCO World Heritage Centre join forces to enhance World Heritage capacities in Africa

Our Youth.Heritage.Africa. and World Heritage Leadership programmes are working together with the Africa Unit of the World Heritage Centre (WHC) on a three-phase capacity building project in support of UNESCO’s Priority Africa initiative. Improving Management Effectiveness in African World Heritage properties is strengthening the capacities of African heritage professionals and institutions to...

Mr Abdoul Aziz Guissé (1955-2022)

Abdoul Aziz Guissé (1955-2022)

ICCROM is deeply saddened by the recent death of a well-known professional, long-time collaborator and member of the ICCROM Council, Mr Abdoul Aziz Guissé.

Six new interns on board!

Seven new interns on board!

Since the creation of our Internship and Fellows Programme in 2002, more than one hundred and fifty people have benefitted from the experience. This month we welcome seven new interns, who will join our team for the following months

Fondazione Romualdo Del Bianco

Meeting with representatives of Fondazione Romualdo Del Bianco

On 9 December 2021 the Director-General, Webber Ndoro, the Liaison Officer, Anna Zeichner and the Director of Partnership and Communication, Joseph King met Ms Carlotta Del Bianco, Vicepresident, The Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation, and Mr Simone Giometti Secretary General, The Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation. The Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation a non-profit institution endorsing an array of cultural...

Course participants offer hope for Mosul’s future

Course participants offer hope for Mosul’s future

As 22 young Moslawi architects and engineers came together for the first in a series of training workshops, they took a significant step towards helping their city recover its cultural heritage.

Bridging the past with the future

Bridging the past with the future: heritage and foresight

The events of the last few years have demonstrated time and again that the world is rapidly changing, and with it, the cultural heritage sector. Out of mounting global uncertainties rises an urgent need to reconsider how strategic planning can help us better prepare for the future. Within this context, we explore the concept of strategic foresight and highlight ICCROM’s recent investigation into...

The Climate.Culture.Peace conference is starting today!

Climate.Culture.Peace conference runs until Friday!

Register at the official website to access sessions all this week! Climate.Culture.Peace is a knowledge-building initiative exploring the interconnections between culture, climate change, peace and disaster resilience.

Survey on New meanings and significance of sculptural heritage in public spaces: challenges for its preservation

Survey on New meanings and significance of sculptural heritage in public spaces: challenges for its preservation

The survey will be open until 21 February 2022. It aims to gather information on existing practices and policies on the conservation and management of open-door sculpture in public spaces, and how societal changes are challenging their perception, meanings and uses. If you are working on this topic, or are interesting in debating about this complex subject, please fill the survey.

World Heritage Leadership: a look at 2021 and the year ahead

World Heritage Leadership: a look at 2021 and the year ahead

Our flagship programme had a productive 2021, marked by digital transition, new activities and expanded resources to help effectively manage World Heritage and heritage places globally. This year is shaping up to be another milestone.

Climate.Culture.Peace Youth Forum and Workshops – register now

Climate.Culture.Peace Youth Forum and Workshops. Register now!

We are excited to announce that registrations are open for the Climate.Culture.Peace Youth Forum – Voices of Now and the Future, as well as five interactive workshops being held later this month. Places are limited, so don’t miss out!