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Now accepting applications for the Arab Cultural Heritage Award for the Young 

Now accepting applications for the Arab Cultural Heritage Award for the Young 

Now accepting entries to our regional competition on the “notion and importance of cultural heritage” for school students, entitled: “Our heritage brings us together.”

Now accepting applications for the ICCROM Sharjah Award

Now accepting applications for the ICCROM Sharjah Award

ICCROM invites applications for the 2024 ICCROM-Sharjah Award for good practices in cultural heritage conservation and management in the Arab Region. This biennial award seeks to honour and reward outstanding work that contributes to the protection and vitality of tangible cultural heritage in the Arab world.

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Strengthening World Heritage network at the World Heritage Site Managers Forum

From 11 to 15 September 2023, 80 World Heritage site managers from across the globe met in Riyadh, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for the 5th World Heritage Site Managers Forum held in conjunction with the extended 45th session of the World Heritage Committee. The 2023 Forum offered a space to discuss where we are with the on-the-ground implementation of the World Heritage Convention and reflect on...

Visit from the Ambassador of South Africa 

Visit from the Ambassador of South Africa 

On 15 September, ICCROM Director-General Webber Ndoro was honoured to meet with HE Ambassador Nosipho Nausca Jean Ngcaba, Ambassador of South Africa to Italy, at ICCROM headquarters.

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Unique initiative to improve museum storages in Poland

The first task following the teacher training course will be to implement the methodology through a two-week workshop at the National Museum in Gdansk, with the full support of the National Institute for Museums and the National Museum in Poznan. The objective is to create a long-term plan to develop the pool of specialists able to teach the method across the country and create centres of...

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Sending our condolences to Libya

ICCROM is deeply saddened by the recent flooding that has devastated Libya. We offer our sincerest condolences to the government and people of Libya for the lives tragically lost and the extensive damage caused.

HE Bassam Rady, Ambassador of Egypt to Italy

Visit from the Ambassador of Egypt

On 14 September, ICCROM Director-General Webber Ndoro was honoured to meet with HE Bassam Rady, Ambassador of Egypt to Italy, at ICCROM headquarters.

Call for applications – 7th African World Heritage Youth Forum

Call for applications – 7th African World Heritage Youth Forum

The 7th edition of the African World Heritage Youth Forum will be held under the theme “Engaging African Youth in Climate Action for World Heritage Conservation,” with an online phase taking place from 23 to 28 October 2023, followed by an in-person meeting in Cairo, Egypt, from 20 to 24 November 2023.

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Sending our condolences to those affected in Morocco

ICCROM is deeply saddened by the recent earthquake that has devastated Morocco. We offer our condolences for the lives tragically lost and the extensive damage caused. We express our solidarity with the affected communities, as well as those engaged in first aid and civil protection activities. When appropriate, we stand ready to offer technical assistance.

Government of Australia pledges $510,000 AUD for joint Capacity Development Project on Climate Action for World Heritage to be implemented by UNESCO, ICCROM, ICOMOS and IUCN

Australian Government pledges 510,000 AUD for joint Capacity Development Project on Climate Action for World Heritage to be implemented by UNESCO, ICCROM, ICOMOS and IUCN

The Australian Government has generously committed $510,000 AUD to the World Heritage Leadership programme to support the first phase of this project, which will be implemented over the next 15 months. The joint team will undertake a scoping study to assess current responses, take stock of existing tools and guidance, conduct a series of workshops engaging a wide range of actors involved in the...