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ICCROM’s pioneering resource on First Aid to Cultural Heritage now in Dari

ICCROM’s pioneering resource on First Aid to Cultural Heritage now in Dari

To break language barriers and enhance emergency preparedness to safeguard cultural heritage in Afghanistan, Hashimi translated ICCROM-FAR’s First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis Handbook and Toolkit into Dari, one of the official languages of Afghanistan. The Handbook will help the heritage community implement coordinated cultural rescue and risk reduction operations. The Toolkit...

World in Florence 2022

ICCROM engages youth and the international community in integrating heritage into disaster risk reduction, climate action and peacebuilding

Through a participatory game on disaster risk governance and two formal panels on climate action and peacebuilding, ICCROM’s First Aid and Resilience (FAR) Programme engaged 90 high school kids and a diverse heritage community at “The World in Florence,” an international festival about the diversity of the world’s cultural expressions, organized by the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation in Florence...


Western Sudan Community Museums Project Workshop

We invite you to livestream the Western Sudan Community Museums (WSCM) Project workshop on 8 December 2022 at 9:00 (GST) via Zoom or YouTube. This workshop is part of a larger event that will include a musical and folkloric performance at the Africa Hall theatre on 8 December and an exhibition from 8 to 12 December at the Africa Institute in Sharjah.

Celebrating 50 years of the World Heritage Convention

Celebrating 50 years of the World Heritage Convention

On the 50th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, ICCROM looks back with pride on the important role it plays as an Advisory Body, helping shape the basic principles and practices in managing and conserving places of Outstanding Universal Value.


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.