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Visit from Instituto Politécnico de Tomar

Visit from Instituto Politécnico de Tomar

​On 12 May 2023, students from Instituto Politécnico de Tomar, Portugal, visited us at ICCROM headquarters. ​

Transforming Collections-based Institutions with Our Collections Matter

Transforming collections-based institutions with Our Collections Matter 

The Our Collections Matter (OCM) Field Projects and Workshops Series successfully concluded in January 2023, eight months after the kick-off meeting held in May 2022. Over the extensive period, participating collections-based institutions of different kinds and scales from Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America attended bi-monthly workshops and actively worked on their field projects inspired by...

Happy African World Heritage Day!

On 5 May, we join the international community in commemorating the African World Heritage Day. On this day, we want to celebrate the authenticity of African natural sites, traditions, beliefs, folklore, but also modern entrepreneurship, art, and cultural projects curated and run by young Africans.

Director of Fondazione Scuola dei beni e delle attività culturali

Visit from Fondazione Scuola dei beni e delle attività culturali

On 3 May 2023, we had the honour of receiving the Director of Fondazione Scuola dei beni e delle attività culturali, Alessandra Vittorini, to sign a Memorandum of Understanding for a training project within the framework of the Youth.Heritage.Africa programme.


Halfway through the International Course on Conservation of Built Heritage

The International Course on Conservation of Built Heritage (CBH) is our ongoing educational programme designed to explore the multifaceted nature of heritage preservation. The course mainly focuses on sustainability and a variety of ways it can be achieved in heritage conservation practices. The course started on 17 March and will go on until 2 June; with one month to go, participants have...


Graduation ceremony for craftspeople and exhibition on ICCROM's Mosul Heritage Recovery Programme

On 1 May 2023, ICCROM celebrated the graduation of the 79 craftspeople who successfully completed the second track on Building Crafts Revival and Upgrading of the Heritage Recovery Programme in Mosul project, based on a needs assessment to map the existing typology of crafts, the level of skills available in Mosul, the locations of craftspeople, their demographic, social and economic profiles, the...

From Climate Change to Climate Chance: Learning from Place-Specific Knowledge Held in Cinque Terre and Beyond

From climate change to climate chance: Learning from place-specific knowledge held in Cinque Terre and beyond

The National Park of Cinque Terre welcomed Net Zero’s five innovation teams in Manarola, Cinque Terre, a World Heritage Site in Northern Italy to share their knowledge and experiences in implementing a climate change adaptation plan for recovering their traditional abandoned terraces and rejuvenate endangered marine life.

Breaking Language Barriers: FAR translates two more resources in Arabic

Breaking language barriers: FAR translates two more resources into Arabic

A Story of Change 3: Success Stories from the Alliance for Cultural First Aid, Peace and Resilience Project and Community-Based Heritage Indicators for Peace are now available in Arabic

RE-ORG training to improve storage at eleven museums in Portugal

RE-ORG training to improve storage at eleven museums in Portugal

The RE-ORG project continues to be very active and dynamic in Portugal after holding RE-ORG Lisboa in 2018. This year's workshop was held in Santarém on March 20, 21, and 27,28, where 35 museum professionals belonging to the group of 11 "Museums of Lezíria do Tejo" were trained to implement the RE-ORG method in their storage spaces.

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Be a learning partner and join the Sustaining Digital Heritage programme

Do you work for a cultural institution seeking to improve its management strategy for digital heritage? Do you want to design digital operations which deliver value while responding to the needs of your users and stakeholders? Do you wish to learn how to communicate effectively with technologists and demonstrate impact to decision-makers? Become a learning partner of the Sustaining Digital...