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

Sharjah hosts a workshop on the Western Sudan Community Museums Project 

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah, the Regional Office for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage in the Arab Region (ICCROM - Sharjah) in cooperation with the National Cooperation of Antiquities and Museums in Sudan (NCAM) and The Africa Institute, organizes a workshop on the Western Sudan Community Museums (WSCM) project on 8 December 2022 at The Africa Institute in Sharjah.  

Mosaic Conservation Course in Lebanon Concludes

The Directorate General of Antiquities of Lebanon (DGA), Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) and the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) through its Sharjah Regional Office have announced the conclusion of a four-week course in Sidon, Lebanon. The “MOSAIKON Training Worksite for the Conservation of Mosaics in Storage” took place from 10 October to 4 November 2022.

HIST and ICCROM sign agreement for collaboration on space technologies for world cultural heritage conservation

On 24 October 2022, Professor Huadong Guo, Director of the International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage (HIST) under the auspices of UNESCO, met online with Dr Webber Ndoro, Director-General of the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage (ICCROM), to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

ICCROM partners with US National Park Service and Nantucket Historical Association to host climate change symposium in the United States

The three-day event in Nantucket, Massachusetts, the United States of America, will confront the negative impacts of climate change on cultural heritage around the world.

People-Nature-Culture Forum takes a closer look at the benefits of heritage places

Heritage practitioners and institutions meet in Suwon, Republic of Korea, to reflect on the People-Nature-Culture course and to map the services and benefits heritage places provide to people

ICCROM and the Republic of Korea extend cooperation on capacity building for the protection of cultural heritage

ICCROM and Korean governmental and higher education institutions join forces to protect heritage worldwide through capacity building.

Advanced Course on Conservation of Mosaics concluded in Jordan

The two-week “MOSAIKON Advanced Training on Preventive Conservation Measures for Archaeological Sites with Mosaics: Shelters & Reburial” concluded its activities in the Jordanian capital, Amman, yesterday. The training was organized by the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) and the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), through its Sharjah Regional Office, in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in Jordan, as part of the MOSAIKON initiative.

Norway renews commitment to future of World Heritage

Norway's Ministry of Climate and Environment signs a cooperation agreement with World Heritage Advisory Bodies ICCROM and IUCN in support of global environmental and cultural heritage

Courses in Jordan and Lebanon Focus on Conservation of Mosaics

The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) and International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) have announced they will hold two advanced training courses in Jordan and Lebanon focused on the conservation of mosaics in the region.

Joint ICOMOS-ICCROM mission to Ukraine

ICOMOS and ICCROM undertook a joint mission to Ukraine from 9 to 16 July 2022 in order to provide support to the efforts made by the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine, as well as heritage organisations and professionals in the country, in the current conflict situation. The purpose of the mission was to assess the damage caused to cultural heritage, to identify immediate needs, and to offer technical assistance for the preparation of a systematic and coordinated national strategy for first aid interventions and recovery planning of cultural heritage.