International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property

International Advisory Committee launched

The main activities of the International Advisory Committee are to strengthen the protection of tangible cultural heritage sites and territories (sites) included in the UNESCO World Heritage List, consider issues arising in the process of their protection and rational use, improve the qualifications of personnel, prepare proposals and recommendations for the rational development of historical cities to create a decent lifestyle for the population and other issues related to the preservation of the country’s historical and cultural heritage.
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Young Professionals Forum

Discover the 2022 Young Professionals Forum - Emerging skills for heritage conservation (February 17th - June 16th I Final event 1st July)! The Forum aims to inspire the young generation of tomorrow’s decision-makers to operate with an open mind, strengthening personal skills and networks for easier access and positioning in this professional field.
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Kick off an International Forum entitled: "Rethinking the Future of Islamic Arts and Heritage"

The Regional Office for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage in the Arab States (ICCROM-Sharjah) And Sharjah International Foundation for the History of Muslim and Arab Sciences at the University of Sharjah
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UoS holds "Rethinking the Future of Islamic Arts and Heritage"

The Forum aims to provide a venue for multi-disciplinary discussions on Islamic artistic and architectural legacies in the present and future. The Forum brings together prominent speakers, consisting of academics and practitioners, to explore the role of Islamic artistic legacy in bridging times and geographies, converging cultures, and promoting inter-cultural dialogue. Participants in the Forum present various case studies from various Islamic contexts, highlighting how Islamic arts evolved to define various cultures and how these cultural legacies define the present and future.
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Mounir Bouchenaki has been appointed honorary president of the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation

A Florentine cultural institution welcomes in its organization a world-renowned archaeologist, formerly a high-ranking director at UNESCO and ICCROM. The Algerian Mounir Bouchenaki, currently Special Advisor to the Director-General of UNESCO, has taken on the role of Honorary President of the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation, thus consolidating the long-lasting relationship with the Florentine foundation and the city of Florence. It is a matter of fact that Bouchenaki, with his long-life commitment for the defence of heritage and the promotion of historical and archaeological culture his own, collaborates with the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation and with the Life Beyond Tourism-Travel to Dialogue Movement. Already as ICCROM Director General (from 2006 to 2011) he signed a collaboration agreement with the Foundation.
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Madagascar reviews outcomes of UNESCO-ICCROM-ICOM Madagascar ‘Re-Org’ preventive conservation programme

On 22 October 2021 at the headquarters of the Malagasy Academy Tsimbazaza in Antananarivo, Madagascar, the International Council of Museums National Committee in Madagascar (ICOM Madagasikara), in collaboration with the Ministry of Communication and Culture, UNESCO, and the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), and with generous funding from the Embassy of Japan in Madagascar, organized a restitution ceremony to present the successful outcomes of the UNESCO project ‘Preventive Conservation of the royal collections in Andafiavaratra Palace Museum’.
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Saving the world site by site - World Heritage Committee meets in Baku

It's here in Azerbaijan’s capital that Unesco’s 43rd World Heritage Committee met to decide over the course of ten days which sites and monuments needed to be added to the list - and which ones are in danger. More than 2,500 delegates, committee members and experts participated in this annual forum... but who can apply for their site to be included? And what are the criteria that must be fulfilled to be part of the list?
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Musée du Palais d'Andafiavaratra : L'ouverture au public sera prévue en novembre 2019

Les personnels du musée du Palais d'Andafiavaratra et ceux d'autres musées en province bénéficieront une formation sur la méthodologie RE-ORG et la réorganisation des salles de réserves.
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Marie Kondo do património passou pelas reservas do Museu de Lisboa

Não, não está tudo no Google – e ainda bem. Ainda é possível descobrir tesouros do património e as reservas do Museu de Lisboa são uma caixa de surpresas. A partir de setembro, vão ser parcialmente visitáveis depois de uma intensa e eficaz operação de arrumação. Fomos espreitar as novidades escondidas.
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Digital transformation nelle ONG, ecco un testimonial di eccellenza

Solitamente, quando si parla di trasformazione digitale ci si riferisce principalmente all’innovazione nelle aziende o alla digitalizzazione della pubblica amministrazione, ragionando in termini di maggiore efficienza e maggiore efficacia nella risposta alle esigenze di clienti e cittadini. Rischia così di rimanere in secondo piano un aspetto, fondamentale ma troppo poco evidenziato, dell’impatto che la trasformazione digitale ha per supportare uno sviluppo sostenibile.
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